Best Prepaid Plans Comparison Malaysia

best mobile prepaid plans Malaysia

*The original was published in October 2018. Since then many Telcos have totally refreshed their prepaid plan. 
*Post update No.1 on 5th June 2020- removed ookyo, Tron
*Post update No. 2 on 4th Sept 2021 – added TuneTalk Hi-Value plans, Digi Next, Hotlink Prepaid Unlimited, a total refresh of article

In 2020-2021, the latest trend in Malaysia’s mobile plan is definitely the affordable unlimited internet plans. Almost every telco now provide an unlimited internet mobile package.

Another important update is the Jaringan Prihatin Program, which offers a monthly discount of RM15 for subscription to new mobile plan and up to RM300 subsidy for device package (valid from 5 Mei 2021 to 30 September 2021). So, please use this opportunity properly if you’re eligible.

Having reviewed all the prepaid plans available in Malaysia right now, these are the best prepaid plans I have shortlisted:

Comparison Of Cheap Prepaid Plans In Malaysia

Prepaid PlansPriceData QuotaSpeedFUPFree CallsHotspotExtra
TT Hi-Value 25RM 2525GBUncappedNot applicableUnlimited TuneTalkShared
TT Hi-Value 35RM 3535GBUncappedNot applicableUnlimited All NetworkShared10GB Booster @ RM10
TT Hi-Value 48RM 48Unlimited6Mbps100GBUnlimited All Network5GBBooster Hotspot 5GB @ RM3
Hotlink Prepaid Unlimited 35RM 35Unlimited3Mbps50GBUnlimited All NetworkNo hotspotUnlimited Hotspot @ RM5
Hotlink Prepaid Unlimited 45RM 45Unlimited6Mbps50GBUnlimited All NetworkNo hotspotUnlimited Hotspot @ RM6
Hotlink Prepaid Unlimited 60RM 60Unlimited18Mbps50GBUnlimited All NetworkNo hotspotUnlimited Hotspot @ RM7
Celcom XPAX UnlimitedRM 35Unlimited3MbpsNo hard limitUnlimited All NetworkNo hotspot20GB Hotspot @ RM10
Digi Data Khas BeliaRM 2015GBUncappedNot applicable-SharedUnlimited TikTok, IG
Digi NEXT 30RM 3015GBUncappedNot applicable-Shared
Digi NEXT 35RM 3530GBUncappedNot applicableUnlimited All NetworkShared
Digi NEXT 45RM 4540GBUncappedNot applicableUnlimited All NetworkShared
Umobile GX30RM 30Unlimited6MbpsNo hard limit-6GB
Umobile GX38RM 35Unlimited6MbpsNo hard limitUnlimited All Network12GB
Yoodo Unlimited 35RM 35Unlimited3MbpsNo hard limit100 minutes6GB
Yoodo Unlimited 43RM 43Unlimited6MbpsNo hard limit100 minutes6GB

Why You Should Go For Prepaid

There are various factors to go for prepaid plans instead of postpaid plans. Among the factors, the two biggest driving factors for using prepaid plans are the flexibility of usage and money-saving.

Flexibility of Usage

For prepaid plans, there is no need to commit to any fixed term contract whether it is one year or two years. You can enjoy the privilege to change or swap to any new Telco whenever you want.

There is also no fixed monthly commitment. For postpaid plans, you are tied to a fixed amount of commitment but prepaid plans allow you to switch to cheaper or more expensive plans depending on your monthly budget. Or you may stop subscribing to a new monthly plan if you are away for long holidays.


Generally, prepaid plans are always cheaper than postpaid plans because they are meant for consumers with a lower budget. Effective 6th September 2018, prepaid reload services are exempted from 6% Service Tax for Malaysians based on Section 34(3)(a) while the postpaid plans charge an additional 6% service tax (SST). 

You can also use the Lazada and Shopee app to reload which gives nearly 5%-10% discount. And possibly earning some cashback or coin cashback.

As the Malay saying goes, ‘sedikit-sedikit, lama-lama jadi bukit’. Over time, all these little savings and cash backs add up to a significant amount. 

Throughout the years, I have been a user of various mobile plans in Malaysia so I have a knowledge or two on advantages and disadvantages among the local telcos. 

I understand an average consumer’s needs because I am standing in the same shoes. Combined with my thorough research and comparison of various prepaid plans, I am confident that I can help you to find the best Malaysia mobile prepaid plan.

Why You Should Trust Me

Throughout the years, I have been a user of various mobile plans in Malaysia so I know the advantages and disadvantages among the local telcos. 

I understand an average consumer’s needs because I am standing in the same shoes. Combined with my thorough research and comparison of various prepaid plans, I am confident that I can help you to find the best Malaysia mobile prepaid plan.

How I Picked The Best Prepaid Plan

Network Coverage

Network coverage is the most crucial factor you should consider whenever choosing your mobile network provider. 

The performance of a mobile network can vary depending on location. Some mobile networks perform well in both rural and city areas while some are just pure sh*t in the rural area as they do not have the infrastructure to support it. Without good network coverage, everything else on a prepaid plan is meaningless.


Data speed is the second most important factor and it is directly related to network coverage. There are 3G, 4G, 4G LTE and 5G networks. 


Each prepaid plan is packaged and priced differently. I am looking for the best and most practical bargain of them all.

Data, Call Time and SMS

Among these three, I consider data/internet is the most essential. Because apps like WhatsApps can easily replace conventional calls and messages (SMS). So, call time and SMS is less of my priority.


I will focus specifically on the 30-days validity prepaid package. Users with specific needs like extra-long validity periods can explore other available options which are currently out of my list.

How To Find The Best Telco Network In Your Area

Telco network coverage varies according to location. Generally, I would say Celcom has the widest network coverage which includes many rural areas. Maxis followed closely at second. Digi is in third place and the last one will be U Mobile.

To find out the best telco for yourself, please download the OpenSignal app from Google Playstore or Apple App Store.

Download OpenSignal> Open the app> Click on the map icon> View Network Stats

OpenSignal app instruction to view network status

From here, you can see the best network speed based on real-world performance that is crowdsourced from other real users. In my area, you can see Celcom, Digi and Maxis are the top three telcos.

Best High Speed Prepaid Plan For Casual Users

TuneTalk Hi-Value 35

TuneTalk Hi-Value 35 the best prepaid plan  for most people

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For working adults, TuneTalk Hi-Value 35 is the best value high-speed prepaid plan. It is great for its generous 35GB data and unlimited call time to all networks.

Nowadays most telcos go for the unlimited data route with limited speed, this makes TT Hi-Value 35 plan an interesting and favourable choice. Because this TuneTalk prepaid plan offers high-speed data with no speed limit and no data limitation on WiFi hotspots.

The majority of us who already work have broadband internet both at home and at work. So, the 35GB of data should be sufficient to last for a full month. 

In the worst-case scenario that you depleted your data, you can get a 10GB data booster for only RM10. It is the cheapest data booster among all prepaid plans.

Speed of mobile data internet is more important for us in order to get things done quickly. This plan is especially great for people who often need to download documents or videos on the go. 

Moreover, Tunetalk is riding on the Celcom network which has the widest network coverage area in Malaysia. 

With TuneTalk Hi-Value 35, you can enjoy the most stable and fastest mobile network speed on your smartphone.

Best Prepaid Plan For Students

Yoodo Unlimited 35

Yoodo Unlimited 35

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In my opinion, Yoodo Unlimited 35 is the best prepaid plan for students. It offers unlimited internet with 3Mbps maximum download speed.

As a former undergraduate who stayed in University’s hostel, I understand how poor the school and hostel’s public WiFi is. Most of the time, they are almost unusable.

Students always need tons of data and also ideally, unlimited call time. As we all know, teenagers can binge watch YouTube/Anime for the whole day without any problem.

Given the current Covid19 condition, most students have to attend online classes and Zoom meetings too. It is best for students to go for a prepaid plan with an unlimited data plan, despite having a slower internet speed.

Yoodo doesn’t have unlimited calls but it has 100 minutes of free calls to all networks, which should be sufficient for most people. We can always use WhatsApp calls for less urgent matters.

Besides that, Yoodo has a 6GB WiFi hotspot quota. Although not much, it is good enough for occasional data sharing to other devices or with friends.

On a side note, 3Mbps is only good enough for 480p video streaming. If you try to stream video at a higher resolution, you will get a lot of video buffering. 

For students who have a low budget but need unlimited internet, I highly recommend getting the Yoodo Unlimited 35. Yoodo Unlimited 35 is the cheapest unlimited internet with no FUP limit. Hotlink Prepaid Unlimited 35 is not suitable because it has 50GB FUP (fair usage policy), which essentially is only a 50GB plan with a speed cap. And the Celcom XPAX unlimited has no free calls at all.

Best Prepaid Plan Under RM30

TuneTalk Hi-Value 25

TuneTalk Hi-Value 25

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If you want the cheapest prepaid plan in Malaysia, look no further, you should get the TuneTalk Hi-Value 25. It has a total of 25GB high-speed internet quota per month.

Digi Data Khas Belia is another option at only RM20 which is only available for users aged between 12-25 years old. It has only 15GB data but it has unlimited TikTok and IG usage. Still, I don’t recommend it since Digi doesn’t have the best network coverage.

Another competitor is U Mobile GX30, which has unlimited data and a 6Mbps speed limit. However, the GX30 plan is also not recommended because of the poor network coverage of U Mobile and the 6GB hotspot limit.

On the other hand, TuneTalk Hi-Value 25 has no speed limit and you can use the full 25GB data for WiFi hotspot/tethering.

All of the prepaid plans below RM30 have no unlimited calls features. The TT Hi-Value 25 has a slight advantage among these 3 prepaid plans as it has unlimited TuneTalk free calls. 

In general, I’m neutral on whether to subscribe to prepaid plans under RM30. Because most of us are going to make some calls each month. And we will incur additional costs from those calls.

To be safe, I’d suggest getting RM35 prepaid plans with unlimited calls.

If you’re certain that you don’t need any call times at all, then I think TuneTalk Hi-Value 25 plan offers the best value for under RM30.

Best Prepaid Plan With Unlimited Hotspot

TuneTalk Hi-Value 35

TuneTalk Hi-Value 35

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The thing is, there has never been an unlimited hotspot prepaid plan, at least until today. If you are always using WiFi hotspot, then TuneTalk Hi-Value 35 is the best choice

Hotlink claim that their unlimited prepaid plans have unlimited hotspot. Users only need to pay an extra RM5 to unlock unlimited hotspot.

BUT! Don’t forget that hotlink has a hard limit FUP of only 50GB for all of its unlimited data plans. So, they are not the real deal, they are not unlimited as they claim.

Next, let me show you some simple math why Hotlink Prepaid Unlimited is not worth the money.

Hotlink prepaid unlimited 45 vs TuneTalk hi-value 35

From the comparison above, you can clearly see that you are paying RM1 for 1GB of data for both Hotlink and TuneTalk prepaid plans. So, they are both equal in terms of internet quota.

However, TuneTalk Hi-Value 35 has no speed limit while the Hotlink Prepaid Unlimited is limited to only 6Mbps.

If you’re a heavy hotspot user, it is best to get the TuneTalk Hi-Value 35 which gives unlimited free calls to all networks as well. If you use more than 80GB hotspot per month, then you may want to check out Yoodo customized plan.

Best Prepaid Plan With No FUP

Yoodo Unlimited 43

Yoodo Unlimited 43

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We all hate FUP on unlimited internet mobile plans. Because FUP is just another way that Telco tells you that it is actually a “glorified high quota limited data plan”.

There are a total of three qualified prepaid plans with no FUP: Celcom XPAX Unlimited, U Mobile GX38 and Yoodo Unlimited 43.

Out of the three, Yoodo Unlimited 43 offers the best value with 6Mbps speed, wide network coverage, and 6GB WiFi hotspot.

Celcom XPAX unlimited is capped at 3Mbps. Personally, I think we will need at least 6Mbps for a smooth internet experience in today’s standard. And, it doesn’t come with any free hotspot data. So, I don’t really encourage getting Celcom XPAX. 

In fact, U Mobile GX38 is the cheapest unlimited data mobile plan with no FUP limit. It only costs RM35. The speed limit is 6Mbps and the hotspot quota is 12GB, which is quite generous. 

However, U Mobile is still suffering from poor network coverage after all the years. If you are living in an area with a good U Mobile signal, then the GX38 is a sweet deal.

In short, I prefer Yoodo Unlimited 43 over U Mobile GX38 because of its better network coverage, despite it being slightly more expensive.


Malaysians are lucky to have a competitive and vibrant mobile network ecosystem. We have the choice of more than 10 mobile service providers available on the market (including redONE, XOX, Yes and Unifi Mobile). 

Personally, I am a bit disappointed to see Digi no longer offering any competitive prepaid plan packages in 2021.

Remember that there is no “one size fits all” when it comes to mobile plan choice. Everyone has different needs and consumption habits. Take the time to explore all the available prepaid plans, and you will surely find one plan that suits your requirements.

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Kai is a tech enthusiast staying in Kuala Lumpur. is where he reviews on the best gadgets, apps, life hacks, tips for save money and make money.
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2 years ago

Just to ask, I haven’t switched my plan in the last 8 years and I’m totally out of touch with the topic of telco plans. Would the author (Kai) still recommend TT Hi-35? And is the charges for Hi-35 flat RM35 a month or is there any additional charges and/or separate monthly reload amounts needed?

2 years ago

amazing analysis! Bravo

2 years ago

I think validity is an important aspect to consider for any package, especially the issue of unused data which can be carried forward.

2 years ago

Appreciate this can update by yearly

2 years ago

welk too bad Celcom has fup now 60GB

2 years ago

i love celcom xpax unlimited cause i can get free iQiyi VIP access for 6 months! now i can watch kdramas all day long

2 years ago
Reply to  Amir

everyone loves unlimited entertainment!! thats why i switch to celcom xpax unlimited too

Last edited 2 years ago by Deana
2 years ago

actually for celcom xpax unlimited it gives 3gb free hotspot for consumers.

2 years ago
Reply to  tiara

yupp i just used the hotspot yesterday, and celcom also offer 5gb uncapped speed data internet which is so useful for students like me. i always use it for my online classes so i can enter the virtual meeting smoothly without any internet connection problem

2 years ago

Thansk for the suggestion

2 years ago

hi there, did you try Jaringan Prihatin yet from Tunetalk? is that okay??

Khalil Asyraf
2 years ago

Hi kai, recently I changed my tunetalk plan from value pack to cun value pack, but now my speed for streaming totally slow as Tunetalk make speed cap for streaming netflix and youtube only 1 mbps for CUN value pack, im really regret for changing the old plan to cun value pack, can u suggest me other prepaid plan that best for streaming and also cheap like the old value pack plan?

2 years ago

I am using celcom, can i apply using this simcard for prepaid and change to postpaid? Postpaid i think more worth

2 years ago
Reply to  jawen

i think can, just the account info there will change and you will receive the monthly statement, now many telco offer good package

2 years ago
Reply to  janet

owh okok, i just browse through the celcom web, the rebat is rm360, i plan to buy with it since is worth

2 years ago
Reply to  jawen

You can try it out if you think is worth and need hurry, because until end of this month only

2 years ago

Applicable for this year?

Muh san
3 years ago

Hi bro, could you compare the tonewow plans? I found it quiet competitive.. with rm30 we get 750mins call to all networks and 8gb data (5gb hi-speed).. with rm50 we get unlimited calls and 89gb data (10gb hi-speed)! All the data can be used for hotspot.

Sutheswaran Ramasamy
3 years ago

Hi Bro,

nak tanya. i ada idea nak beli 4G LTE modem router yg boleh guna sim card. sim card yg terbaik? speed yg paling laju dan takde data quota…

3 years ago

Hi.. mbps is megabit not megabyte.
Megabyte is MBps.
8megabit=1Megabyte 😁😁😁

Chris Chan
3 years ago

Hi Bro do you know how many Mbps for TuneTalk’s high speed Internet?

Jeremy Low
3 years ago

I just changed to Maxis Hotlink Prepaid RM 45 Unlimited data at 6 Mbps, unlimited calls to local network, add another RM 5 for unlimited hotspot. I really think this is the best package at the moment. RM 50 for everything unlimited 🙂

3 years ago

As an active user of Hotlink RM35 package (prepaid) based in Ipoh, I’m truly frustrated with the line service recently. I can’t even send or receive simply a Wechat or WhatsApp message for the whole day while I’m outdoor. I was a Maxis user before MCO but since I cannot finish the data subscribed under MaxisOne 128 plan, I switched to Hotlink, thought the line would be fine as it’s under Maxis. Well, I found that I’m wrong – at least in Ipoh, it’s suck.

3 years ago

what will be the cheapest prepaid mobile internet? just need the internet access when the kids are outside the wifi coverage.

4 years ago

Many plans by various telcos have no support or limited support for wifi modem and hotspot/tethering. You should include that factor in your review. Thank you.

3 years ago
Reply to  Kai

once we know the apps that can bypass the ‘limited hotspot data limit’, we can get full use by extend it to our pc & family.. should we mention the apps..?
so we only need to choose the speedy, stable & widest coverage telco.. then 10 or 20 RM differ would not be an issue..

Nathaniel Lee
4 years ago

Hi Kai,

With TuneTalk Vibe 30 already discontinued and Ookyo dropping dead next month, this article is getting outdated real fast. Hope to see an updated article soon. If there is an upcoming review for prepaid plans in 2020, I hope telcos like Unifi mobile (BEBAS), OneXOX and Yoodo will be included into the comparison along with other major telcos.

I’m hoping that the updated review will be ready soon, so I know which plans will suit my data-heavy needs the best.

Best wishes~

4 years ago

HI Kai,

What would you say is the best Sim for data allowance? I was hoping to get at least 20gb for my P30 Pro as I will be in Malaysia for a month traveling.
Data is most important for me but I could also do with 100-300 mins talk time, txts are not that important to me.

I noticed the review is a year old now, has anything changed (Any better deals?)

Many thanks for your time and support.

Kind regards.


4 years ago
Reply to  Kai

I WILL NEVER BUY DIGI AGAIN. Twice Digi SIM cards have suddenly failed with loads of credit locked inside. Went in to Digi Service Centre and they said they could do nothing because I could not produce my original old passport! They would not accept copy or my new passport. All details the same except PP number change. What! So I had to manually recover all my contacts, change my business card and website contact, call or visit my banks, business and personal contacts to give them my new SIM number. Of course Digi never refunded the credit in the failed cards. Bad technology, poor coverage, brain dead customer services, no credit refund. This company deserves to be struck off.

4 years ago

Ookyo is no more in months time..time to update your article

4 years ago

Hi, what’s your thought on Umobile’s GX 30 plan ?

4 years ago

Hello Kai, I’m currently using iMobile postpaid.i would like to switch to tune talk yearly plan rm200/year. However, the number is currently registered under my sister’s name. I would like to switch the number as well. What is the best way to do?

4 years ago

For Yoodo calls, it is now RM12 for 2,000 minutes.

4 years ago

Hi Kai,
Great article!
My streamyx line is terrible! Can you suggest for a prepaid stand alone for internet only?
I am still using the old style mobile phone (no android).

Thank you ~Lela

4 years ago

Ported to ookyo. RM 37. 80 (GST for RM 30,and RM 6 add on) with 8gb (promo) and unlimited calls.

5 years ago

First off, thanks for all your hardwork in helping us netizens summarize information for these mobile plans. Going through their individual websites (esp Digi) is a massive headache and sore to the eyes. Anyways, I’ve been a Maxis postpaid user for more than a decade now (currently on Maxis 128) and been thinking of changing to a prepaid as sometimes I’m paying the 128 even though I’m not in the country.

I’m getting 40GB with unlimited calls & SMS for RM 128++. Also tried converting to Yoodo cos of the strong data customisation but the app crashes on my phone despite all my efforts to use it (even reset phone to factory settings!). Can you recommend any prepaid plans that I can go for? Thanks heaps

5 years ago
Reply to  Kai

Thanks a lot man for your help

sembur it
5 years ago
Reply to  Cornelius

got money enjoy la.. if not.. main point here is money..

5 years ago

Hi Kai, thanks for the article, it’s really helpful and informative. My monthly budget now is MYR 50 and I would like to switch to another telco, and I wonder if, TuneTalk #SureOne should be the one for me now? I consider me as a heavy data user, I do gaming and also call people. Can you help me with this, please? Much appreciated.

Sharen Toh
5 years ago

Thanks for the informative reviews. Yoodo is not reliable as i could not access its data server despite still having 2GB balance. This is quite frequent and hence, opting me to search for an alternative. Also, Yoodo does not allow SMS to nos. 66300, etc.

Btw, i could not subscribe to OOKYO Prepaid 30 as it indicated not available in Malaysia. Please do advise on this. I am staying in Kuala Lumpur.


5 years ago
Reply to  Kai

Hi Kai, do u happen to know that Ookyo has discontinued the unlimited calls and sms plan for RM8? I am using it now currently but wondering what is the next alternative for unlimited calls.

5 years ago

Hi, I am planning to buy Pre Paid card, My I know what is the best plan for kids of 10 years old.

4 years ago
Reply to  James

You should get XOX as the validity is 28 months. Upon buying a xox number plus topup RM60 is RM70 where you can get 333 minutes validity following your prepaid card validity. If you want data topup RM50 and buy season pass 10 GB. Every month subscribe from season pass min 500Mb from season pass so your season pass will last 20 months provided you do not use more than 500Mb monthly. If you subscribe 1Gb monthly then your 10Gb can only last for 10 months. Every time you topup your validity extends RM1 equals 1 day ie above you topup RM110 thus your expiry will extend by 110 days from 28 months. Good for low user and people working overseas ythat only use their mobile when they return to malaysia.

5 years ago

Thank you Kai, definitively the best prepaid plan review in Malaysia at the moment

5 years ago

Thanks for info. How bout next, you make the data + phone package. Which one is very ‘berbaloi’ for money. Really appreciate it. Thanks man

5 years ago

Hi Cake-san,

I think the Tune Talk Vibe 30 is back ON…

5 years ago
Reply to  Kai

Hi Kai. Does this mean there is no more Vibe plans for new user of TuneTalk?

5 years ago
Reply to  Kai

That is a shame because I’m looking for a well rounded prepaid (with data, free calls to all networks, and reasonable rates) under RM30 and this was perfect.

I don’t think there’s any such service for all the telco now. Unless there’s something i missed out?

Alternatively there’s also Hotlink Flex but it’s RM40/month but comes with unlimited calls/sms and 5GB. It’s a postpaid plan but it’s not exactly cheap when compared to Vibe.

There’s also ONEXOX though it’s doesn’t seem to be in the list. Any particular reason for this?

5 years ago

Like me,a data hungry person, am using hotlink fast plan + yes konfem 4G plan.

Hotlink fast every week get 2GB data sat/sun. RM3 10GB or reward 2GB 1-7am to download big files. Speed 50-70Mbps at my location.

Yes konfem 4G plan unlimited data speed capped at 4Mbps RM30/month, for everyday use.
(Need band 38/40 lte compatible phone to use & manually set APN setting in simcard setting if the APN is empty)

So if I topped up my maxis every week RM5, I will probably have to pay RM50 per month.

5 years ago
Reply to  Kai

You’re welcomed bro.

My condolence for your Unifi mobile experience. Unifi mobile to me is pretty expensive.
Better to have backup.

Well, I’m using lenovo zuk z2 plus, so I think it’s dual 4G support phone ? But I can only use one cellular data line at a time. Also, yes konfem 4G prepaid plan cannot be share by mobile hotspot,only your current phone can use the data, except if you have a device that can bypass that lah (using apps or custom rom).

So, if I want to download files more than 1GB and I want it fast, I switch to maxis, else, I switch to my yes 4G. In my experienced using yes konfem 4G, you can still watch youtube in hd (1080p) quality without buffering (4Mbps lol). I haven’t try playing online game yet.

Yes has volte but I never use it (no one calling me,gg), from other’s people saying, the call quality is pretty good.Ofcourse, you need phone that has that features lah.


5 years ago

thanks man.. i appreciate ur time and money to give us a good input. hope u succees in every way u do.

5 years ago

If you subscribe to TuneTalk +Vibe 30 for RM28.30, you will not get the free 4GB high-speed internet.
I’m not sure whether it’s due to the price you pay is less than RM30, or the subscription of +Vibe plan is not considered as top up.

5 years ago
Reply to  Kai

You mentioned “users get as much as 16GB per month for RM28.30”.

5 years ago
Reply to  Kai

Kai, I signed vibe 30 because of your article. Despite being little confusion about the free 4gb data, I’m satisfied with the plan in overall!

Thanks man and keep it up! 😀

5 years ago
Reply to  Sylvia

Ya, can’t get the free 4gb data

5 years ago

Thanks for the research! I’ve applied to switch to Tunetalk based on your recommendation. Can’t wait for my sim card!

5 years ago

i’m looking for best prepaid for hotspot. does any of the prepaid offer so call unlimited date for hotspot?

5 years ago

Hi Kai, thank you for the insightful analysis.

Just a heads-up: XPax Youth (Prepaid) offers 50% extra data for eligible customers, so the price per GB is more favourable compared to regular XPax plans. For instance, the 15GB monthly plan is available for RM50, thus the price per GB is at RM3.33/GB.

Do you have any plans to include special offers like above into the comparison?

Also, why does your “prepaid plans under 60” comparison table include 3 plans above RM60?

5 years ago

This is really very useful for me. Especially the table.
Appreciate you work on that and share to us generously.
Thanks a lot Kai.
Anyway, can you help to fix the facebook link?

5 years ago
Reply to  Kai

Thanks Kai.
I was actually looking at Tune Talk (“TT”) other plans after looked at the TT Online Plans +VIBE.
I found that there’s a TT 120 Gigabytes (“GB”) Yearly Plan priced at RM200 which gives user 10GB/Month for 12 months (“plan”).
Hence, I think you may want to add this plan in your article to provide another option for people ONLY needs data plan. As the plan does not offer free calls/sms.
So basically the user just need to pay approximately RM 16.67 per month for 10GB of data which is approximately RM1.67 of price per GB.
Meanwhile when you top up RM100 after you sign up, TT will give you 100 days validity + 8GB (for 15 days)
Another top up of RM100 on the 16th day will give you another 100 days validity + 8GB (for 15 days)
Basically you would have 16 GB free data on the first month before subscribe to the plan if you top up in that way.
So you may ask if the data plan are for one year, do we have to top up RM 365 in order to get one year validity or a smarter way which is purchase the one year validity for RM28.
Let me tell you, there’s no need to worry about this yet.
According to the terms and condition, you will get one year validity after subscribing the plan.
“120GB* Yearly Plan – 10GB* allocation per month (30 days) for 12 months from date and time of subscription at the cost of RM200 per year and comes with 1 year airtime validity from date of subscription. (*Limited Time Offer)”.
Source:, “Terms and Conditions; 2(e)”
Hence at the moment, by paying only RM200. You can get 8GB (for 15 days) + 8GB (for 15 days) + 10GB (30 days) for 12 months.
A total of 136 GB for only RM 200 which gives approximately RM1.47 of price per Gigabytes and it can last for 390 days.
Last but not least, although this plan are extremely cheap.
Here are the cons, which you have to ensure the place you went and stay have extremely good coverage for Celcom services or at least acceptable before you decided to make this significant decision.
Also the plan are marked with asterisk which means Limited Time Offer. Grab it fast before TT discontinued the plan like they did on +VIBE 200
Be sure to correct me if you found something wrong about my strategy. Cheers =]

Tan Jie Chuen
4 years ago
Reply to  Kai

Hi Kai & Kelvin , is the plan still valid if i sign by this month ? And 136GB will be valid for 12 month ? Thanks .

Kisaa ie
5 years ago

want to ask regarding ookyo plan, we already choose the 4 unlimited apps. for examples Telegram. Is it all the activities we do in the app is unlimited? (ie. video call, receiving pictures & videos.)

Kisaa ie
5 years ago
Reply to  Kai

Hi Kai,

thank you so much for your information. *thumbs up

5 years ago

Useful information. Thank you for sharing

5 years ago

you are wrong on your yoodo statement

“However, there is one huge disadvantage of Yoodo. It does not allow data/call time/SMS add-on in middle of the month which can be risky when you over utilized your call time or mobile data. You do not have any means to top up additional call time or mobile data.”

you can add more in the middle of your plan using ‘booster’ ie buy more in the app

Zainul Kambali
5 years ago

Awesome research and info bro. Brilliant! Keep it up.