Maxis rolls out 21Mbps home Wi-Fi modem
By Digital News Asia March 18, 2013
- New modem available for free with 20GB, 28GB and 48GB Maxis Home Wireless Internet packages
- Existing Home Wireless Internet users can visit their nearest Maxis Center to upgrade
MAXIS Bhd has refreshed its existing Home Wireless Internet offering with a new 21Mbps Home Wi-Fi modem. With faster internet speeds, customers will be able to enjoy uninterrupted HD video streaming, and upload or download large files at more than twice the speeds previously enjoyed, the company said in a statement.
The new 21Mbps Home Wi-Fi modem is easy to set up with plug-and-play convenience, and allows multiple users to go online simultaneously, Maxis claimed.
“The 21Mbps Home Wi-Fi modem, which is available for free with 20GB, 28GB and 48GB Maxis Home Wireless Internet packages, will provide users with a truly enhanced experience with faster connectivity,” said Ebru Dorman (pic), head of Maxis Home and Broadband.
“The way we consume information is evolving because increasingly more content is available today in high definition video formats instead of simple web pages. This makes fast, reliable and affordable internet speeds essential.
“The Home Wireless Internet plans also offer the best range of internet quotas and rates to suit different needs and lifestyles,” she added.
Existing Home Wireless Internet users can visit their nearest Maxis Center to upgrade to the new modem.
Maxis’ Home Wireless Internet plans include a 3GB plan at RM59 per month and an 8GB plan at RM79 per month, which come with free 100 voice minutes and free 7.2Mbps Home Wi-Fi modem and DECT phone worth RM380.
For those who prefer higher speeds and larger quotas, the 20GB plan at RM99 per month, 28GB plan at RM139 per month and 48GB plan at RM169 per month come with free 200 to 300 voice minutes and free 21Mbps Home Wi-Fi modem and DECT phone worth RM580.
The free allocated minutes are to fixed and mobile numbers nationwide. Subsequent calls are charged at 10 sen per minute for calls nationwide. Maxis Postpaid subscribers will enjoy a RM10 monthly discount on the 28GB or 48GB plans and pay RM129 per month or RM159 per month respectively.
Maxis’ Home Wireless Internet service is available nationwide and is part of its suite of Home Services, which provide high-speed wireless and fibre internet services.
Its Home Fibre Internet service is currently available to 1.3 million homes and offices, and its fixed and on-the-go Wireless Internet service boasts 82% population coverage.
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