With 4G coverage expanding particularly in the Klang Valley, Maxis has finally introduced its 4G LTE MiFi modem which allows you to create a mobile hotspot. The MiFi modem worth RM500 is bundled for free with its wireless broadband plans of RM88/month and above. If you’re planning to get one, below are the list of eligible broadband options:
RM88/month (5GB Peak + 15GB Off Peak)
RM128/month (7GB Peak + 21GB Off Peak)
RM158/month (12GB Peak + 36GB Off Peak)
The Peak hours are defined as 8AM to 2AM while off peak is a 6 hour window between the 2AM to 8AM. All wireless modem bundles are tied with a 12 month contract. During sign up, there’s a RM100 activation fee and an upfront payment of RM240 which will be rebated back across 12 months.
The bundled device is a Huawei E5776 which supports Cat4 4G LTE with speeds up to 150Mbps. On Maxis network, the claimed average download speeds is about 10-30Mbps with the potential of going up to 75Mbps. The MiFi is capable of connecting up to 10 WiFi devices and has a claimed battery life of up to 10 hours with its rather huge 3,000mAh battery. You can check out more details of the Huawei 4G MiFi modem here.
For more information, head over to Maxis Wireless Broadband.