PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Communications and Digital (KKD) has launched the Unity Package known as Prepaid Internet Mobile Package for the youth aged till 30, B40 group, handicapped, senior citizen and veteran beginning February 2023.
Its Minister Fahmi Fadzil said, the package is offering a lower price for prepaid Internet subscription compared to the current market package.
The package he said is an extension of the Teens’ Package that was earlier offered to those aged 12 until 24.
“The package is aimed at reducing the cost of living for the target groups to have the Internet service as it is the basic utility required by the people.
“The Unity Package is targeted to be enjoyed by the youths, B40, handicapped, senior citizens and the Malaysian Armed Forces
Veterans and the police veterans.
“The reduction in the cost includes the prepaid subscription package that is offered by five telecommunication service provider companies namely CelcomDigi, Maxis, U Mobile, Telekom Malaysia (TM) and YTL Communications,” Fahmi said in a statement.
The Minister added, the RM30 Unity Package offers an increase in the mobile Internet speed from 1 Mbps to 3Mbps with the quota elevated from 20GB for three months (90days) to 30GB for a longer period of six months (180 days).
“The users will enjoy a 50% cost saving compared to the existing package that is from RM10 a month to RM5 monthly. This is a basic package available and depends on the service provider to offer an added value to this package.
“I am confident the efforts implemented by KKD with the strategic cooperation from the service provider companies is in line with the Unity Government’s aspiration to reduce the cost of living and at the same time to ensure a comprehensive digital connectivity,” Fahmi said.
Therefore, he said the price reduction clearly shows the people’s need to have access to telecommunication services by paying a lower and affordable price have been attended to by the government. –Malaysia World News