Upon approval from Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to trial 200MHz of 3.5GHz C-band spectrum, Maxis successfully achieved 2.96Gbps for single user peak speeds, recording a new high at two of its trial sites in Subang Jaya recently. The new record further reinstates the position of Maxis being in the forefront of technology leadership for the nation’s 5G development.
Maxis Expands 4G Network In Sabah, Upgrades MaxisONE Plan With 10GB Additional Data
Maxis continues to expand its 4G network to even more locations beyond key towns in Sabah. Customers in the towns of Papar, Kimanis, Beaufort, Felda Sahabat, Balung, Sipitang, Kota Belud, Kudat, Kota Marudu, Ranau, Keningau, Semporna, Labuan, Pulau Gaya, Pulau Mantananni, Pulai Mabol and Pulau Kapalai can now enjoy superfast 4G speeds on their mobile phones for surfing and streaming. This means more Sabahans are enjoying the best data experience on Maxis’ No. 1 4G LTE network, which has now reached 89% of the population.
“Our priority is to continue to deliver a great Internet experience through our No. 1 4G network and worry-free products. We’re also continuously enhancing our customers’ experience, which includes expanding our retail and online presence,” said Ng Chak Khin, Maxis’ Head of Sabah Region.
On the products side, Maxis recently upgraded all its MaxisONE plan customers with 10GB of data to share, which can be used every day - with more data to share. MaxisONE Home Fibre was also officially launched earlier this year in East Malaysia, which offers superfast home Internet speeds of up to 100Mbps, unlimited data, voice calls and professional Wi-Fi setup.
For prepaid, Hotlink FAST was introduced in East Malaysia in June this year, offering customers free 8GB of 4G Internet every weekend each month, 1,000 min of free calls to Friendz and free 30GB of Hotlink Happy Hour. Hotlink customers can also enjoy 999GB of free fast Facebook every day.
And exclusive for East Malaysia customers, Hotlink recently teamed up with Grab to launch the Hotlink FAST Track GrabRewards promotion. From 11 to 24 December, all Maxis and Hotlink customers can also earn 4x times GrabRewards Points for each ride in Sabah and Sarawak when they enter unique promo code for their next Grab ride. For Hotlink customers, they can get their promo code at www.hotlink.com.my/grabrewards while Maxis customers can get their promo code from MyMaxis App under the Deals tab.
In addition to launching new products and services, Maxis also continues to expand its retail footprint in Sabah to better serve customers. In 2017, Maxis opened two new Maxis Centres at Api Api and Lintas, as well as 10 new hybrid stores, covering Kota Kinabalu, Penampang, Putatan, Sipitang, Tawau, Lahad Datu, Keningau, Beaufort and Semporna.
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Celcom Axiata Bhd (Celcom) and Maxis Berhad (Maxis) successfully conducted Southeast Asia’s first 5G Multi Operator Core Network (MOCN) trial, achieving peak speeds of more than 1.1Gbps in an outdoor environment at trial sites in Langkawi, Kedah.
In line with its ambition to be the leading ICT and solutions provider for Enterprise customers, Maxis is proud to announce its collaboration with Microsoft (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (Microsoft) through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), committing to use their respective expertise, technology and capabilities to create innovative digital solutions for organisations in Malaysia. Concurrently, the collaboration makes Maxis the first telco in Malaysia to offer fixed line voice calls with Microsoft Teams unified communications, as part of Microsoft’s Modern Workplace solutions.