Tomorrow iPhone 5 will be official launched in Malaysia by Celcom, DiGi and Maxis. And tonight thousands of peoples will go to queue at SoHoKL (DiGi), Capsquare Centre (Maxis) or selected Celcom Blue Cube for being the first to own the long waited Apple iPhone 5.
For those who have already owned an iPhone 5 regardless purchased from Singapore or anywhere from the world or those who will buy 1 extra iPhone 5 from Maxis during the launch event (Maxis allow to buy 1 extra iPhone 5 without contract after 1st contract signed), you definitely need a nano sim card.
Although there are plenty of tutorials guiding you on how to cut your current normal or micro sim card into nano sim card as well as some phone shops began to offer the cutting service, but you must take into consideration that it may broke your current sim card.
Therefore I’ve gathered the information for 4 main telcos on the cost of a new nano sim card replacement. Although U Mobile haven’t offer iPhone 5, but they still offer the nano sim card. It’s a good marketing strategy to gain new customer and retain the current customer.
|Prepaid Subscriber||N/A||RM 10|
|New Postpaid Subscriber||Free||RM 10|
|Existing Postpaid Subscriber|| Free – > 1 year old
|RM 20||RM 25||RM 10|
Celcom is replacing the nano sim card for free to their postpaid subscriber, as long as you’ve subscribed at least 1 year old with Celcom.
However, among those 4 telcos, only U Mobile is offering nano sim card to prepaid subscriber, with a small fee RM 10, while the rest 3 telcos are more on postpaid subscribers.