WE THANK Dr Feriz Omar for his letter, “Reduce charges for broadband connection,” (The Star, March 22).
The 2004 Budget presented by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the then Prime Minister, on Sept 12, last year, stated that broadband rates be reduced by 30% for consumers and 50% for business use.
The reduction was to take effect this year. But in keeping with the spirit of the Budget, we moved forward the effective date of the new rate much earlier to November, last year.
TM Net has done this in such a way that the most popular bandwidth is given as much discount as possible, which is more than that stipulated by Budget 2004.
In a recent study conducted by the Malaysian Communication Multimedia Commission, TM Net’s package is ranked among the lowest rates compared with rates offered by ISPs in countries like Japan, Korea, US, Singapore, Australia, Britain and France.
It is also a fact that TM Net’s rates for its business package makes it one of the more competitive in the region.
Customers who may want to opt for volume-based pricing will be glad to hear tmnet streamyx will be introducing it soon.
For now, there is tmnet prepaid ONE, a new integrated Internet prepaid card that encompasses tmnet dial-up Internet, wireless broadband and Voice Over IP besides other value-added software and applications.
Public Relations Unit,
TM Net Sdn Bhd,