The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has recently announced an extension to the free 1GB mobile data validity to 24 hours. When initially introduced, the free 1GB data was only valid from 8AM to 6PM daily—now users can enjoy its throughout the day without worry. This new extension starts from 1 July 2020.
MCMC: More Time With Free 1GB Mobile Data
The announcement was made via MCMC’s official Facebook page. The commission stated that not only will the free 1GB mobile data daily validity be extended to 24 hours, this change will also last until the 31 December 2020. This announcement will—and already has—be of great news for Malaysians, especially for students who require data for online learning.
In its statement, MCMC mentioned that participating telcos include: Digi, Celcom, Maxis, U Mobile and Unifi Mobile. All the aforementioned telcos, bar Maxis, have also made their own announcements on different social media platform. It’s important to note that the free 1GB mobile data should only be used for productivity or educational purposes.
The fine-print and instructions on how to claim the free 1GB data can be enquired through one’s respective telco. We strongly suggest understanding this to ensure fair usage and to avoid breaching any terms and conditions.