Salamfone – an Islamic Shariah Concept Mobile Virtual Network Operator

Salamfone

Salamfone is a company that owned by Reach Telecom, Kuwait. Salamfone had obtained their Shariah certificate on December 2010, and it’s the only operator that offer free daily praying time as well as takzirah and hikmah. Salamfone operated under Celcom network.

Plan Ummah Ilmiah Musafir
Calls Same Network RM 0.15/minute RM 0.12/minute RM 0.20/minute
Calls Other Networks RM 0.15/minute RM 0.16/minute RM 0.20/minute
Charging Block Unknown
SMS Same Network RM 0.09/SMS RM 0.03/SMS RM 0.10/SMS
SMS Other Networks RM 0.09/SMS RM 0.08/SMS RM 0.10/SMS
Famili & Rakan Salam
Favorite Numbers 5
Calls RM 0.12/minute
SMS RM 0.05/SMS

I’ve found no any MMS information, it seems that they are not support MMS yet.

Data Plans for Ummah and Ilmiah
Plans Charges Validity
150 MB RM 5 7 days
300 MB RM 10 14 days
600 MB RM 20 1 month
1 GB RM 33 1 month
1.5 GB RM 48 1 month
2 GB RM 60 1 month

The data plans for Ummah and Ilmiah are considerable cheaper and better than Musafir.

Data Plans for Musafir
Plans Charges Validity
150 MB RM 5 24 hours
200 MB RM 10 7 days
500 MB RM 20 7 days
1 GB RM 33 1 month
1.5 GB RM 48 1 month
2 GB RM 60 1 month

Review

What I can say here, Musafir plan is totally out of consideration as it’s quite expensive if compare to Ummah and Ilmiah plans. Both Ummah and Ilmiah plans offering competitive and attractive call and sms rates. However Salamfone isn’t a popular operator, I can assume that most of your friends are not using Salamfone but with other operators.

Therefore, I would suggest Ummah plan if you want to get a Salamfone prepaid, unless you have a lots of friends are using Salamfone, then Ilmiah plan can save your pocket a lots of money. But please bear in mind that, nowaday there are more than 10 operators in Malaysia, and thanks to the power of MNP, choosing a flat call rate prepaid plan is always a better idea to save money.

Salamfone official website – http://www.salamfone.my

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