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Compare Mobile Prepaid SMS Rates

Do you know what’s your current mobile prepaid plan sms rate ? To same network as well as to other networks ? Can you afford it ? Or you might want to find a cheaper one ? Or your current prepaid plan is the cheapest among all the operators ?

Have you read our previous few posts ? Compare the Mobile Prepaid Voice Call Rates (Mobile Operators)Compare the Mobile Prepaid Voice Call Rates (Mobile Virtual Network Operators) , Compare the Mobile Prepaid Video Call Rates .

Compare Mobile Prepaid SMS Rates (On-Net and Off-Net)

OperatorsPlansSMS to Same NetworkSMS to Other Networks
 Celcom Xpax RM 0.01 RM 0.05
 DiGi Best Prepaid RM 0.10 (before RM 1 usage)
RM 0.01 (after RM 1 usage)
 RM 0.10
 Easy Prepaid RM 0.08 RM 0.08
 Hotlink Bagus 5 RM 0.01 RM 0.10
 U Mobile U Prepaid RM 0.03 RM 0.08
 Happy Happy Prepaid RM 0.05 RM 0.07
 Kelantan dan Terengganu RM 0.01 RM 0.06
 TuneTalk Mobile Prepaid RM 0.05 RM 0.05
 XOX XinXun Classic RM 0.07 RM 0.12
 XinXun Silver RM 0.06 RM 0.11
 XinXun Gold RM 0.05 RM 0.10


Very obviously, Celcom SMS rate is the cheapest among other operators, because it has the lowest SMS rate to it’s own network as well as other networks.

Celcom Prepaid – SOX & UOX – Student Package

SOX Plan (age of 12-18 years teenagers) – No Credit Expired until age 18 years.

UOX Plan (age of 18-25 years youth) – No Credit Expired until age 25 years.

Celcom Prepaid (Student) – SOX & UOX Plans
8pax members8
Voice Call to 8paxRM 0.10/min
SMS to 8paxRm 0.005/SMS
Voice Call to All networksRM 0.15/min
SMS to CelcomRM 0.01/SMS
SMS to Non-CelcomRM 0.06/SMS
MMS to All NetworksRM 0.20/MMS

RM 0.50 (thanks to Farid for
updating me the new revised rate)

Video Call to CelcomRM 0.15/min
Video Call to Non-CelcomRM 0.30/min
Charging Block30 seconds
Data ServiceRM 6/day
RM 5/day

Hidden Charges:

SOX & UOX – Subscription fee RM 3/month. No Credit Expiry feature will only be activated after the S.O.X. Plan registration has been successfully verified by Celcom. If No Credit Expiry feature is not activated within 20 days from the date of activation of the Starter Pack, you must visit any Celcom’s branch for further verification. If you do not visit the branch within 44 days of activation, Celcom will migrate you to Xpax plan.

Additional Features

No Credit Expired – SOX until 18 years old while UOX until 25 years old.

AirCash – a mobile wallet that lets you store up to RM1,500 which can be used to:

  1. Reload with airtime for yourself or others on Celcom
  2. Transfer Airtime to other countries telcos
  3. Use Airtime Request and Transfer to stay connected all the time


Every Month Bonus

Monthly Total UsageBonus Credit
RM 50 – RM 149.993%
RM 150 – RM 299.995%
RM 300 and above8%

Welcome Bonus

RM10 FREE credit when you sign up.

Birthday Bonus

Free to call, sms for 7 days

Terms and Conditions applied.

Surprise Bonus

Celcom Prepaid – Celcom Xpax

Celcom Xpax

Old Celcom Xpax Rates (Activated before 8th April 2011)
Voice Call to all numbersRM 0.38/min
Video Call to Celcom numbersRM 0.70/min
Video Call to non-Celcom numbersRM 0.90/min
SMS to all numbersRM 0.10/SMS
MMS to all numbersRM 0.35/MMS
Number of Friends15 (Any networks)
Voice Call to 15 friendsRM 0.12/min
Video Call to 15 FriendsRM 0.30/min
SMS to Celcom FriendsRM 0.005/SMS
SMS to non-Celcom FriendsRM 0.06/SMS
MMS to 15 FriendsRM 0.35/MMS
Charging Block60 seconds
New Celcom Xpax Rates (Activated on 8th April 2011 onwards)
Call to Celcom Networks (Voice + Video)RM 0.28/10min
Call to Non-Celcom Networks (Voice + Video)RM 0.28/5min
SMS to Celcom NetworksRM 0.01/sms
SMS to Non-Celcom NetworksRM 0.05/sms
MMS to All Networks*RM 0.35/mms
Charging BlockUnknown
15 Px Rates
International Rates
Voice CallsRefer to Celcom
SMSRM 0.15/sms
RM 0.20/sms
RM 0.50/sms
Vary depends on Country
MMS*RM 1.50/mms

*Each MMS sent will be charged additional data, e.g. 10kb mms sent to DiGi, charges will be RM 0.35 + RM 0.10 (RM 0.10/10kb) = RM 0.45

To Migrate from Old Xpax to New Xpax

Type MIG X2 and send to 28882.


Data Plans
Pay As You UseRM 0.10/10KB
Capped on RM 250
Unlimitedup to 384kbps
Daily UnlimitedRM 51 GBup to 384kbps
Weekly UnlimitedRM 182 GBup to 384kbps

Additional Features

Credit Advance – N/A for Xpax

Credit Validity – Lazy to reload monthly ? You can extend your validity by paying 1 year (RM 30) or 2 years (RM 50).

Type EXP 1 and send to 28882. (1 year validity)

Type EXP 2 and sent to 28882. (2 years validity)

Condition – You have to reload a minimum accumulative RM 30 for the first 6 months after activate this feature.

Voice Mail Greeting – Boring with the voicemail greeting ?

Design and record your own voicemail greeting  by dialing 1313 and follow the instruction.

Unknown charges.

Airtime Sharing – You or your friends out of credit ? No problem, you can share your airtime with them from RM 1 to RM 25

To Transfer RM 1 to RM 10  – Type RM<amount> and send to 1<followed by recipient number>
e.g. RM 5 and send to 10199009000

To Transfer RM 11 to RM 25 – Type CAT<space>6 digits<space>mother’s name and send to 1019
e.g. CAT 123456 emak and send to 1019

To Request – Type RQ<space>Amount and send to 1<followed by recipient number>

Charges – RM 0.50 per successful transfer and RM 0.20 per successful request.

Validity –

RM 1 – RM 2 = 1 day

RM 3 – RM 25 = 3 days

Sim Card Rescue – Refer here.

Call Me Tones (Similar to Caller Tones) – RM 3/song/month

How to Reload ?

  • Enter *122*<16 digits reload card code># and press call button.
  • Type rec<space>16 digits reload card code and send to 2888.
  • Dial 1930 or 0193000910 and follow the steps.

How to check balance ?

  • Enter *124# and press call button.
  • Type bal and send to 2888.
  • Dial *118#

Reload validity

RM 3 – RM 93 days
RM 10 – RM 197 days
RM 20 – RM 2915 days
RM 30 and aboveRM 1 = 1 day

grace period – 50 days

void on 51st day.

How to get GPRS, WAP & 3G settings ?

Type SET and send to 20999.

Caller Line Identification Presentation (CLIP)

Call Waiting/Hold

Missed Call Notification


No Bonuses!


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