TM Now Says RM79 Unifi Basic Plan Is Available To Everyone Regardless Of Income Level

Everyone can sign up for Unifi Basic.

A broadband plan initially designed for Malaysians in the B40 income bracket is now available for all, telco conglomerate TM announced yesterday, 29 August

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For RM79 per month, the 30Mbps with 60GB quota broadband-only plan was introduced in July exclusively to those with a monthly household income less than RM4,500.

Applicants would have to submit supporting documents such as a verified payslip to qualify for the plan.

However, at the company's financial briefing yesterday, TM said the plan will be available to all from September onwards

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"Affordability and accessibility of quality high-speed broad services is important to TM, and we are committed to lead the charge to unlock the potential of a digitally-savvy Malaysia. As such, we are happy to announce that we are extending the Unifi Basic plan to all," said TM acting CEO Datuk Bazlan Osman in a statement posted on Facebook yesterday, 29 August. 

At the time of writing, the company has yet to update the Unifi Basic website to reflect the change

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Nevertheless, we expect more details to be available come this Saturday, 1 September.  

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Unifi Basic was introduced after Communications and Multimedia Minister Gobind Singh Deo said he wanted to make Internet access more affordable to the masses:

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