Minister: New internet packages for disadvantaged families available from tomorrow | Malaysia





Minister of Communications and Multimedia Tan Sri Annuar Musa speaks at the launch of Malaysian Family Youth and Device packages in Putrajaya, October 14, 2021. - Photo by Shafwan Zaidon
Minister of Communications and Multimedia Tan Sri Annuar Musa speaks at the launch of Malaysian Family Youth and Device packages in Putrajaya, October 14, 2021. – Photo by Shafwan Zaidon

KUALA LUMPUR, October 14 – Two new Internet packages aimed at disadvantaged families will be available from tomorrow, according to the Ministry of Multimedia and Communications.

Its minister, Tan Sri Annuar Musa, said the Malaysian Youth Family Package and Malaysian Family Device Package will be available for six months – until April 15, 2022 – and will be provided by telecommunications companies Celcom, Digi, Maxis, U Mobile, Telekom. Malaysia and YTL.

“I hope that providing these two packages to the young and the underprivileged not only will help them enjoy better connectivity, but also that they will use the packages to increase their productivity,” he said at the conference. launch of the packages to his ministry in Putrajaya today. .

The Youth Family plan will cost RM 10 per month (billed as RM 30 for three months) and provide 20 GB of data for three months.

It will also include 1 GB of free data per day with limited internet access. This free data is to be used for “productive activities” such as online learning and working from home.

Meanwhile, the Family Device Package will allow Malaysian families to own or upgrade to mobile devices with Voice over Long-Term Evolution (VoLTE) compatibility for free, enabling high quality calls over the 4G network.

The plan will be available through subscriptions starting at RM40 and will require 12-24 month contracts.




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