What’s great about this Maxis wireless broadband plan?
Enjoy high speed 4G internet with one of the best networks in Malaysia. The Maxis Pocket WiFi is one of the best wireless broadband plans on the market with up to 20GB of data that fits in the palm of your hand.
When you sign up for this product you will have the choice of the green option where you can buy the SIM card-only plan or bundled with a modem: the Maxis 4G LTE MiFi modem.
Is there 4G LTE coverage where I live?
Maxis provides 4G LTE coverage to all of Klang Valley and across all major towns and cities in both East and West Malaysia. They have incredible coverage and you can always check out the Maxis Network Map to be sure.
What do I get from this wireless broadband plan?
In this plan, you will receive 20GB of data where the first 10GB is for everything from social media, surfing, to work and more, with the remaining is exclusive to the streaming of videos, both from YouTube and your favorite TV channels via TVNow.
Here's the catch: if you want to be contract-free, the SIM card-only plan would be the safest choice as you can go mobile, enjoy voice call and SMS as well as roaming.
But, for captain generous out there, you can you sign up for a modem plan, which can share your data up to 8 devices for 12 months, at RM99 only!
MaxisONE customers, you might want to hold onto your seat because you can purchase the device at only RM1!!! If you wish to discard the 1-year contract altogether, you can buy the modem at retail price of RM299, which can be pricey, but worth the cost in the long run.
Can I reload my data if it runs out?
Yes, you can. Be sure to check your data quota usage beforehand by dialing *100# on your smartphone. If you have reached the speed bump, well then pick up one of their time-based data boosters by logging into your Maxis account via the MyMaxis App or go online to their site.
What are the charges that I need to look out for?
Here are among significant charges you might want to pay attention to:
Monthly Fee: based on the chosen plan, in this case RM78;
Deposit Fee: RM500 for foreigners, which will be refunded to you at the end of your contract period;
Early Termination Fee: The early termination charge is calculated based on [Recommended Retail Price ( RRP) – Upfront Cost) x (Remaining month(s) ÷ 12 months)] + RM 100 administration fee; and
GST: where applicable.