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Best Postpaid All in One Plan for Smartphone

According to The Star Tech News, penetration of smartphone in Malaysia hit 63% in September 2013, I believe now should be close to 70%, therefore when choosing a postpaid package, call and internet data bundle all in one plan will be my first choice. SMS would not weight as heavy as before, since almost every smartphone users got Whatsapp, Line, WeChat, KakaoTalk, and so on.

There areĀ  more than 10 telcos in Malaysia that offering various packages, but I’m choosing only the Top 4 largest telcos (Celcom, DiGi, Maxis and U Mobile) and we focus on postpaid packages.

Best Postpaid All in One Plan for Smartphone

The first comparison chart will be all the introductory plan (aka cheapest plan) from each telcos.

Telco Celcom DiGi Maxis U Mobile
Plan Celcom First One Plan 3GB DG SmartPlan 50 MaxisONE plan lite U28
Advanced Payment RM 68 RM 45 RM 78 RM 28
Monthly Commitment RM 68 RM 45 RM 78 RM 28
Bundle Usage
Call to same network 60 minutes 100 minutes Truly Unlimited
Call to other networks
SMS to same network 60 SMS 200 SMS Truly Unlimited 100 SMS
SMS to other networks 100 SMS 200 SMS
Internet Usage 3 GB 2 GB 1 GB 1 GB
Exceed data usage Throttle 64kbps Throttled to unknown speed
Regular speed for Whatsapp + Opera Mini
Throttled to unknown speed Throttled to unknown speed
Exceed bundle usage
Call to same network RM 0.20/minute RM 0.15/minute Free RM 0.18/minute
Call to other networks RM 0.15/minute RM 0.20/minute
SMS to same network RM 0.20/SMS RM 0.10/SMS Free RM 0.05/SMS
SMS to other networks RM 0.10/SMS RM 0.12/SMS
Internet Top Up 100MB RM3
500MB RM 10
1GB RM 15
5GB RM 50
RM 1/hour 50MB
RM 3/day 150MB
RM 25/billing cycle 1GB
200MB RM 10
500MB RM 20
1GB RM 30
1.5GB RM 10/3 days
Supplementary lines
Lines Unknown 6 DG Family (any combination of DG Smart Family, DG Postpaid Plus Family and DG Family Prepaid) 2 1 U10 Supplementary
Bundle Usage 100 hours call
3800 SMS
3800 MMS
SurfMore30 or Value Plus Internet 30 unknown
Extra Rebate
AutoBilling via Credit Card 5% off bill (excluded tax) RM 5 x 6 months unknown 250MB data


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