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Maxis Q2 Net Profit Up 9% to RM483 Million



Year-on-Year (YoY) – Q2 2016 vs Q2 2015:

  • Service revenue dropped slightly to RM2,055 million against RM2,089 million in the same period last year
  • Stable postpaid revenue at RM975 million against RM972 million, supported by over 1.3 million MaxisONE plan subscriptions
  • Prepaid revenue 5.2% lower at RM959 million against RM1,012 million in Q2 last year. Towards end of Q2, prepaid acquisition momentum is improving with the introduction of Hotlink FAST
  • Earnings Before Interest, Tax, Depreciation and Amortisation (EBITDA) declined marginally to RM1,050 million from RM1,101 million
  • Profit After Tax (PAT) up 9.0% to RM483 million from RM443 million in the same period last year
  • Declared a second interim dividend of five sen net per share


Year-on-Year (YoY) - H1 2016 vs H1 2015:

  • Service revenue at RM4,177 million against RM4,211 million a year ago
  • EBITDA improved 5.4% to RM2,263 million from RM2,148 million
  • PAT up 17.3% to RM1,003 million from RM855 million


Steady Financials in Q2:

  Q2 2015 (RM'm)
Q2 2016 (RM'm)
Change (%) H1 2015 (RM'm)
H1 2016 (RM'm)
Change (%)
Service Revenue 2,089 2,055 (1.6) 4,211 4,177 0.8
EBITDA 1,101 1,050 (4.6) 2,148 2,263 5.4
PAT 443 483 9.0 855 1,003 17.3
Capex 218 333   353 492  


Intensified efforts in giving unmatched customer experience:

  • Upgraded over a million customers overnight with up to 5x more data and introduced more ways to use the data
  • Along with lots more data, introduced MaxisONE Share with new shareable DataPool that allows MaxisONE customers to share data with anyone and across all their other phones and tablets – locally and even overseas
  • The Hotlink FAST prepaid plan now gives customers free 2GB of 4G Internet every weekend for life. That’s 8GB/month of non-stop weekend streaming, surfing and sharing
  • The widest 4G LTE coverage in the country, covering 80% of the population and supported by more than 13,000 km fibre
  • Surpassed 1 million MaxisONE Plan subscriptions in April, recording 1.3 million subscriptions in June


Comment by Morten Lundal, Chief Executive Officer, Maxis Berhad:

“This wasn’t our easiest quarter, where competition tried to improve subscriber market share by lowering prices. After some initial market turbulence, we saw at the closing of the quarter our results improve and we managed to keep our revenue and profit at similar levels compared to last year.

We witnessed a data explosion in the last three to five months. People are using data and video much more than before, and just in the last 3 months, average mobile internet usage has grown from 1.7GB to 2.5GB, which is tremendous. For Maxis, it has always been about enabling our customers to enjoy their digital experiences in a completely worry-free way. In April, we upgraded over a million customers with a lot more data. That was the largest auto-upgrade we’ve ever done at Maxis and largest ever in Malaysia. For our Internet hungry prepaid customers, we offered a very attractive proposition in Hotlink FAST that gives customers Free 2GB of 4G Internet every weekend for life.

But it’s not just about giving more data - what’s important is to have your large data allowance on a quality network. Maxis invested over RM1.3 billion last year, and we’re going to invest the same amount this year, which is substantially more than other industry players. We are particularly proud of our industry leading LTE network, which has reached 80% of the population, covering more than 220 cities and towns.

We are also progressing well in our ambition to be a fully digitalised Maxis where most of our interactions with our customers are digital, we move from products to solutions and we are fully digitalised in the way we operate as a company.”

To view Maxis’ Q2 2016 financial results video release, please click here: https://youtu.be/Jq07JDYxfC8



Celcom, Digi, Maxis sign definitive agreement to collaborate on fibre to base station for faster roll out to consumers

Celcom, Digi, Maxis sign definitive agreement to collaborate on fibre to base station for faster roll out to consumers

Celcom Axiata Bhd (“Celcom”), Digi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (“Digi”), and Maxis Berhad (“Maxis”) announced that they have concluded a Definitive Agreement to jointly develop and share fibre infrastructure, allowing for faster and more efficient deployment of fibre backhaul to base stations and avoiding duplication of fibre infrastructure in the country. This collaboration will enable improved widespread of 4G connectivity to all Malaysians and increase the country’s fibre infrastructure in line with ambitions under the National Digital Infrastructure Plan (JENDELA), as well as preparing for tower infrastructure for a 5G future.

Maxis announces Chairman transition

Maxis announces Chairman transition

Maxis today announced that Raja Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Arshad bin Raja Tun Uda has decided to step down as Chairman of the Board of Maxis Berhad (Maxis) effective 22 April 2021, upon conclusion of the Company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM). Raja Tan Sri Arshad served as Chairman of Maxis since its listing on Bursa Malaysia in 2009.

Maxis provides aid to B40 communities in conjunction with recent CNY to help families stay safe

Maxis provides aid to B40 communities in conjunction with recent CNY to help families stay safe

In the spirit of encouraging families to stay healthy together in conjunction with the recent Chinese New Year festive season, Maxis provided essential aid to B40 households in the Central and Northern regions. These included face masks, hand sanitisers and basic household necessities such as rice, flour, oil and assorted groceries.