For those who need a data-only SIM for WiFi sharing or for home broadband, Maxis has just revised its Wireless Broadband offering with their MaxisONE Go WiFi. These new plans offer up to 65GB of data which you can use anywhere with no weekday/weekend restrictions.
In case you didn’t know, webe is also offering wireless broadband over 4G LTE. Initially available as a SIM-only plan, the new mobile operator is finally offering a MiFi modem which you use to share the connection with up to 10 devices.
webe was initially launched with a single mobile postpaid plan that provided unlimited calls, SMS and data on a single device. For those who need a SIM for data sharing, webe has finally introduced its webe broadband at RM59/month.
If you love watching your TV series and movies at home, Digi has introduced its new 4G broadband plans that come with free video streaming. This is similar to U Mobile’s Video-ONZ, where you can stream your video content without consuming your normal data quota.
P1, which was famous for its bold Potong campaign has kicked off its new “Ready to P1ay” offering. The 4G WiMAX telco says they have made improvements to its network and the campaign signifies its confidence to take on new subscribers. This is made possible with its backing by TM and SK Telekom.
With the new promotion, new customers can sign up with P1 Broadband with RM0 upfront payment and RM0 first month subscription fee. This gets you connected without paying anything until your first bill.
TM’s LTE broadband service, TMgo has expanded its wireless footprint to 7 more states including East Malaysia. The new broadband service uses 4G LTE on 850MHz frequency was launched a few months ago with Kedah and Melaka as initial service area.
So now they have a total of 9 states covered which includes Kedah, Kelantan, Melaka, Negeri Sembilan, Pahang, Perak, Sabah, Sarawak and Selangor. In Sarawak, they are now available in Kuching, Kota Samarahan, Sri Aman, Sibu and Mukah. Meanwhile in Sabah, they cover Kota Kinabalu, Menggatal, Kinarut, Papar, Beaufort, Sandakan and Tawau.
Like most wireless broadband service, TMgo offers both single user USB Modem as well as a MiFi Hotspot starter packs. It is charged on a prepaid model and they offer a variety of data packs from 1GB for RM10/week to 6GB for RM50/60 days. Its expansion from 2 to 9 states in just a few months is quite fast. Some parts of Johor such as Pontian and Kota Tinggi are covered too according to their latest coverage map.
For more info, head over to TMgo’s product page.
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Telekom Malaysia has officially launched TMgo, marking its foray into the 4G broadband space. This is a technology refresh of its earlier CDMA offering which aims to provide faster broadband across different segments. The TMgo 4G service is based on LTE running at 850MHz, which is able to deliver download speeds up to 20Mbps.
Catering for both single and multiple user scenarios, you have a choice between a personal USB 4G Mobile Adapter and a 4G Mobile router. Since this is a prepaid service, you would need to purchase a device starter pack and subsequent you would need to top up from their variety of options to suit your usage.
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UPDATE: TM has officially launched TMgo, a new 4G service which now covers Kedah and Melaka.
TMgo, Telekom Malaysia’s own LTE-based 4G service will be launched tomorrow, 8th August. The event is set to take place at Alor Setar, Kedah which is likely to be one of their initial coverage areas. The launch is the first phase of TM’s wireless offering and is part of the company’s CDMA technology refresh
Earlier on, its TMgo product page had appeared abruptly which revealed its price plans and offering. Based on what we’ve seen earlier, TMgo would be available in both USB Dongle and wireless MiFi hotspot offering.
While the TM-P1 partnership is still pending approval, TMgo will be operating at a lower 850MHz frequency instead of the usual 1800MHz/2600MHz bands used by the mainstream 4G operators.
In terms of speed, its initial FAQ has mentioned download speeds up to 20Mbps and had listed 2 locations – Pendang, Kedah and Melaka Tengah, Melaka as its initial service areas.
The full TMgo plans and offering will be revealed tomorrow. We’ll see how it will fare against other wireless offerings in the market.
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UPDATE: The TMgo product page is now password protected.
Fixed broadband player TM is expected to launch its 4G LTE service this year. Just recently it had acquired a major stake in P1 which will provide them with the necessary spectrum to roll out commercial services.
Now a new product page has appeared online which reveals TMgo as the official name for its upcoming 4G LTE service. At time of writing, the TMgo page seems to be incomplete and the contents might subject to change pending its actual launch. From what we can gather, there will be 2 wireless solutions available – a USB 4G LTE modem and a 4G LTE MiFi.