Maxis Customers Enjoy Additional 1GB Data Throughout MCO Extension

Maxis is offering 1GB of free mobile data every day for all Maxis postpaid, Maxis Business postpaid, Hotlink Prepaid and Hotlink postpaid customers. Customers can redeem the data starting 1 April 2020 throughout the extended MCO period, for use between 8am to 6pm daily.

“The nation has had to make significant lifestyle adjustments since the commencement of the MCO. We therefore want to be even more supportive by giving an extra 1GB every day for all our customers. We also continue to ensure uninterrupted connectivity by keeping our fixed and mobile networks healthy despite the traffic surge with continued investments and our network staff in the field. ” said Gokhan Ogut, Maxis’ Chief Executive Officer.

How to redeem the free 1GB data every day

Customers can redeem the pass daily from MyMaxis app, MyMaxis Biz app, Hotlink Flex app or Hotlink RED app, or UMB to select the 1GB Daily pass option:

  1. MyMaxis App, MyMaxis Biz app & Hotlink Flex App – Click on ‘Get More Data’ and select ‘FREE 1GB / Day Pass’ under Time Based Pass
  2. Hotlink RED App – Click on the Homepage Banner and select FREE 1GB / Day Pass. You can also find the Pass in the ‘Shop’ tab

With the new 1GB commitment, the one-time 3GB previously announced will still be available for redemption until 2 April.

Maxis customers will also continue to have free access to selected websites for all the latest updates and important information, including free calls to the Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CRPC) hotline and telephone numbers of all State Health Departments during the MCO period.

Other initiatives announced earlier on 23 March will continue throughout the extended MCO period, and can be accessed through the MyMaxis and Hotlink RED apps for ease and convenience:

  • Easy digital top ups with up to 30% cash back
  • Hotlink Rewards points that can be redeemed for free Internet
  • Free 20GB free with HotlinkMU purchases
  • SOS top ups for every customer in need

Corporate and Education

For business plan subscribers, as announced earlier businesses can enjoy a six-month free subscription on Maxis’ Managed Unified Communications through Microsoft Teams for Teams Phone System and Teams Calling packages (first-come-first-serve). There is also a two-month free trial for fixed mobile convergence via Voice Connect App.

Maxis also continues to support the community with its flagship programme eKelas, by enabling students from the rural communities to continue learning during the MCO, with free access and unlimited use of data on the eKelas portal from their homes. The portal provides learning content for Science, Mathematics and English for Year 6 to Form 5. Additionally, eKelas students have special access to the National Library’s 14,000 eBooks and audio books.

eKelas is also ramping up digital engagement in its portal, where students will be able to interact with the portal’s Community Manager, Abang Portal, for guided learning, every Monday to Friday between 9am to 4pm. Students will be directed to the learning modules for the day for discussions and questions. Meanwhile, live tutorial sessions on exam-focused topics will be available on 3-4 April and 17-18 April for interactive learning with experienced teachers. Every action or task that eKelas students complete in the portal will gain them points which will qualify them to be selected to participate in experiential activities such as exam clinics or workshops.

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