Pakej P-hailing Rahmah: Telcos offer monthly rebates and discount for 5G phones


The initiative aims to provide affordable mobile Internet plan packages for p-hailing riders and drivers in Malaysia, which Fahmi said are being offered from 'as low as RM33 with at least 40GB'. — Bernama

PETALING JAYA: Telcos are offering rebates and discounts for 5G phones through the newly-announced Pakej P-hailing Rahmah initiative.

Maxis on its website stated that customers on Hotlink Postpaid 60, 70 and Maxis Postpaid 79 will receive a RM10 rebate for 24 months while those on Maxis Postpaid 109, 139, 169 and 199 will receive RM20 rebate for 24 months.

Based on the FAQ, the offer is available from now till June 30, open to “business individuals who are employees/riders of selected P-hailing companies with valid staff ID or active riders’ app access”.

Yes announced on its website that p-hailing drivers and riders can sign up for its Yes Power 35 postpaid plan offering 150GB data for RM35/monthly. The company is also offering selected 5G devices such as the Honor 90 5G Lite at a discounted rate of RM200 (originally priced at RM1,099).

U Mobile is offering a rebate for 12 months to customers on its selected Enterprise SIM plans – RM5 for U Biz 38 with 120GB data, RM10 for U Biz 68 with 300GB data and Biz 98 1000GB data.

Communications Minister Fahmi Fadzil said the Pakej P-hailing Rahmah initiative is the result of a strategic collaboration between telcos CelcomDigi, Maxis, U Mobile, TM Tech (Unifi Mobile) and YTL Communications (Yes 5G) with 16 p-hailing platform service providers in Malaysia such as FoodPanda, Grab and Bungkusit.

The initiative aims to provide affordable mobile Internet plan packages for p-hailing riders and drivers in Malaysia which Fahmi said are being offered from “as low as RM33 with at least 40GB”.

Telco operators in a joint statement today (Jan 23) said p-hailing riders and drivers can find out more about the available offers through their respective p-hailing service providers’ portal or app starting now.

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