U Mobile POWER Prepaid Pack is the first prepaid plan in Malaysia offer FREE 1GB mobile Internet quota every month for life. Good deal, isn’t it?
Here is everything you must know about the new prepaid plan.Â Do not switch before you read this article!
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POWER Prepaid Starter Pack
U Mobile POWER Prepaid Pack features including free basic Internet, free calls, mobile credit and low call rate to all network.
For RM8.50 (inclusive of 6% GST) POWER prepaid starter pack, you will enjoy:
- 200MB mobile Internet (10 days upon activation)
- 150 minutes of free calls
- RM5 mobile credit
- 10 days validity period
- 5 sen/30 sec call rate to all networks
- 8 sen per SMS to all networks
- Free basic Internet (64kbps speed, 2GB per month)
Free 1GB mobile Internet
U Mobile POWER Prepaid customers can enjoy free 1GB mobile Internet every 30 days, as long as their prepaid SIM card stay active.
You only need to make one-time top-up of minimum RM10 to activate the lifetime goodies before 1st January 2016.Â After the activation, you only need to top-up minimum amount (RM1) to enjoy the free 1GB mobile Internet every month.
Example:Â You top-up RM5 for 5-day active period. You will automatically receive free 1GB mobile Internet for 30 days. You can use the 1GB data in the 5 days of active period. After 5 days, you can top-up again to use remaining Internet quota (if any) in 30 days.
The 1GB Internet quota will automatically be refreshed every 30 days. You cannot carry forward unused quota.
You may purchase any U Mobile’s Unlimited Mobile Internet (UMI) or Mobile Booster (MB) plans to enjoy more Internet data.
Free Basic Internet
U Mobile POWER Prepaid includes free basic Internet with speed up to 64kbps. The slow Internet allows you to stay online to receive/send instant text messages.
Free basic Internet is limited to 2GB per month. After exceeded the quota, you will have no Internet connection. It will be reset at every 1st day of the month.
Free call minutes
Upon Power Prepaid Pack activation, you will automatically enjoy 15mins of FREE U Mobile to U Mobile calls every day for 10 days. You can enjoy up to 450 minutes free calls every month.Â You get 15 minutes free calls for every RM1 top-up, following maximum validity of your account.
Maximum free call minute per day is 15 minutes. You cannot make 16 minutes free call in a day, even you just top-up RM30 for 450 minutes free calls…
The maximum number of days of FREE calls is capped at 150 days.
The active period is according to your top up amount, RM1 for 1 day. The validity (passive period) is 60 days.
Switch U Mobile prepaid plan
Existing U Mobile prepaid customers can switch to POWER prepaid plan with one-time RM3 switching fee starting on August 5th, 2015. Simply dial
*118*6*2*3# or SMS
MIG POWER to 28118
Power Prepaid (1GB) vs. U28 Postpaid (3GB)
No doubt that U Mobile Power Prepaid free 1GB mobile Internet is more generous than other telcos’ prepaid plans. It is a good deal if you live in the telco’s coverage area. We can’t help but want to compare it with U Mobile’s own recently launched U28 Postpaid Plan.
You pay an RM28 monthly fee for U28 with 3GB data quota, 50 minutes free voice call and free 100 SMS(U Mobile) and free 200 SMS(other networks). You would also like free 50MB daily roaming dataÂ when you are not in Malaysia.
The call rate is more expensive than POWER Prepaid Plan — 9 Sen (U Mobile) and 10 sen (other networks) for 30 seconds.
If you top-up RM30 for POWER prepaid plan, you will get free 1GB data quota and 450 minutes U Mobile call minutes for a month.
Don’t forget, you still have RM30 credit to buy UMI or MB plan for more Internet data or call minutes.
At a glance, POWER prepaid is more flexible with free data quota, more free call minutes, lower call/SMS rates, and credit to buy add-ons. But, the free call minutes is limited to 15 minutes per day. Buy RM30 UMI30 and you only get a total of 2.5GB data quota (Free 1GB + UMI30 1.5GB).
Do you want more Internet data or make more U mobile voice calls? As my friend said, few people make calls and SMS these days.
— Pradeesh (@prasys) July 23, 2015
U Mobile POWER prepaid would be my second mobile line because it does not require monthly commitment. I simply top-up few bucks whenever I want to use its free data/calls.
If you are an active mobile Internet user, forget about U Mobile Power Prepaid. You should switch to U Mobile U28 postpaid plan instead.
What do you think about the U Mobile Power Prepaid Plan?
Learn more about U Mobile Power Prepaid Pack at www.u.com.my