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U Mobile Prepaid – U Prepaid

U Mobile

U Mobile itself is Mobile Network Operator (MNO) as well as Mobile Network Virtual Operator (MNVO) under Celcom. U Mobile offers 2 type of call rates which are call from U3G network and non U3G network. So, we assumed that cheaper call rate is the call you made under their own U Mobile network. Check the U3G Networks Coverage Map here.

Starter Pack RM 8
Preloaded Airtime RM 5
Voice Calls to All Networks RM 0.18/min
Video Calls to U Mobile Networks RM 0.30/min
Video Calls to Other Networks RM 0.60/min
Charging Block 30 seconds
Voice Calls from U3G Networks to All Networks RM 0.12/min
Charging Block 60 seconds
SMS to U Mobile Networks RM 0.03/sms
SMS to Other Networks RM 0.08/sms
MMS to All Networks RM 0.25/mms

Top Up Validity

RM 10 30 days
RM 30 90 days
RM 50 150 days
RM 100 300 days

Grace Period (inactive period) – 100 days

Reload Bonus – Promotion valid till 30 June 2011

RM10 top up: 10%
Above RM10: 15%

Data Plan

Charges RM 28
Quota 500 MB
Exceed Quota Speed Throttle to 64kbps
Validity 30 days
Speed Unknown
Free Bonus 1 100 Minutes Voice Calls*
Free Bonus 2 30 sms

*Charging Block is 30 seconds if calls made from U3G networks, otherwise 60 seconds charging block is applied.

Compare & Analyze U Mobile Services

U Mobile
Today we will review the U Mobile services as what we did before.

U Prepaid

Well, the only 1 prepaid plan U Mobile offered.

Recommend for those who monthly usage less than RM 42. If more, then you should consider their U38 postpaid plan.


U Mobile Postpaid Plans

U38, U68 & U98

Well, if you are using sms service heavily to all networks, you shouldn’t think about their postpaid plan. Their U Prepaid sms rate are cheaper than postpaid plan.

The advantages of their postpaid service is the call rate are cheaper than U Prepaid.

If your usage between RM 60 – RM 100, U68 suit you the best.

If your monthly usage over RM 100, then you should consider U98, if you choose U Mobile.

But, you should keep in mind that if you want to use IDD service, you have to place a RM 300 IDD deposit.


U Data Plans

You can subscribe to 100MB as low as RM 10 per month with UB10. Good enough for usual email checking and instant messenger.

Although UB68 in U Mobile website mention unlimited, but please read their fair usage policy, they have limited it to 5GB.


Tomorrow we will continue to see what Happy offer.

See you tomorrow.

U Mobile Prepaid

U Mobile is a half MNO and half MVNO. U Mobile has its’ own facility and they also rent the facilities of Celcom as their MVNO. and U Mobile has signed the agreement with DiGi as their national roaming service after ended of agreement with Celcom.

U Mobile

The frequency U Mobile operate is only 3G 2100. But they do have GSM 900 and GSM 1800 frequency band from Celcom.

U Mobile offer only 1 prepaid plan. It used to be charged RM 0.01 per 1 second charging block. However, now U Mobile has been changed.

U Prepaid
Voice Call to U Mobile Network RM 0.30/min
Voice Call to Other Networks RM 0.35/min
Video Call to U Mobile Network RM 0.30/min
Video Call to Other Networks RM 0.60/min
Charging Block 30 seconds
SMS to U Mobile Network RM 0.06/SMS
SMS to Other Networks RM 0.10/SMS
MMS to all Networks RM 0.25/MMS

Please be aware that U Mobile has suddenly changed their policy – charging block from 1 second to 30 seconds. 😉

Many operators has imposed this rule suddenly without any notice.

Let’s see what’s their Postpaid plan offer tomorrow.