Pokemon Go has taken the world by storm. Gamers everywhere are leaving their incredibly comfortable gaming seats and venturing outside to satisfy their gaming needs, something that hasn’t happened since the arcade days.
Unfortunately, Pokemon Go hasn’t hit our shores just yet, so it can be a little frustrating to watch the rest of the world get a great big head start on their Pokemon adventures.
Maxis is now turning its attention to prepaid with their most generous data offering yet. The Hotlink FAST prepaid is now upgraded with a whopping 8GB of free high-speed data each month. This is offered for life and it is more than any other prepaid in Malaysia.
There’s lots of excitement in the mobile space in the first quarter for 2016. Malaysian telcos were dishing out competitive postpaid plans with lots of data, while TM prepares to make an entry with its new 4G service.
Despite the aggressive price war, Maxis remains steady according to its latest Q1 2016 financial update.
Maxis has just added two new services to their list of available video-on-demand library, bringing the total offerings to four. Earlier this month they had announced that they had iflix and Viu on board, now they have ErosNow and Hopster in their library.
Maxis has finally jumped on the iflix bandwagon and they are offering 2 months free subscription for both postpaid and Hotlink prepaid customers. If you love Korean series, they are also offering Viu, a video on demand service that lets you watch TV shows 8 hours after its original broadcast in South Korea.
The war for 4G LTE supremacy continues, this time it has spilled over to the prepaid sector as Maxis‘ Hotlink has introduced their latest plan, Hotlink FAST, which is supposedly designed for the 4G LTE Millennial user. Well, they certainly weren’t kidding when they said it was designed specifically for the 4G LTE user.
Just recently there are stronger calls for telcos to make broadband more affordable for all. In a bid to make it more accessible with greater value, Hotlink has slashed its new Tablet Plan SIM pack from RM60 to just RM30. It comes preloaded with 1GB of data and best of all, it is valid for 365 days.
While this is good for those with very minimal data usage, the additional data top ups have been reduced as well. Initially priced at RM30 per GB, you can now top up 1GB extra at RM25 which is valid for 60 days. For greater value, you can top up 2GB for RM45 and this would be valid for 365 days. With a year long validity, you can top up more without the fear of wastage that’s usually the case for monthly validity plans.
Hotlink has just partnered up with some of the nations’ more popular online game publishers to launch the Game Credits Top Up facility which allows gamers to top up their games using Hotlink Top Up Tickets.
Partnering up with publishers Asiasoft, CIB, Garena, Cubinet and IAHGames, users who are already Hotlink customers will get additional benefits like in-game items for League of Legends, EA FIFA ONLINE 3, Blackshot and extra in-game cash for IAH Games titles like Granado Espada and CounterStrike.
Heading to Sepang International Circuit for F1 this weekend? Maxis has got you covered, connectivity wise. From 27 until 29 March, they are offering Free Wifi to its Maxis postpaid and Hotlink prepaid customers.
To connect, just scan for ‘Maxis Free Wifi’ or ‘Maxis-Sim’ from your device and enter your mobile number when the browser login page appears. After that you should be receiving a username and password via SMS in order to start using.
Take note that this is applicable from 10AM to 8PM at the Welcome Centre, Grandstand and Paddock Club. For more info, you can head over to their Free WiFi info page.
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Hotlink, the prepaid brand under Maxis is offering high speed 4G LTE data for cheap and you get to enjoy a gig of data from as low as RM5/day. This is part of its November promotion where you get to subscribe 1GB of mobile internet at RM5 for 24 hours or RM11 for 72 hours validity.
This makes it perfect if you plan on using your smart phone as a WiFi hotspot or you have a sudden need to watch HD YouTube videos back to back on 4G. If you’re a #Hotlink subscriber, speeds will be throttled to 64kbps once you’ve finished your quota and there’s no excess charge. For other Hotlink prepaid plans, the expensive pay per use rates would kick in, so it is advisable that you have an active mobile internet plan at all times.
The 1GB internet promotion is valid from 17th November until 30th November. You can subscribe to as many passes as you wish if you need more data in a single day. To activate, just dial *100*2# and select FAAAST Internet Promo II. Of course, make sure you have a 4G LTE smart phone and a 4G activated SIM before subscribing.
For more information, head over to Hotlink’s Surprise November promo page.