smartphone rebate

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has extended the redemption period for the RM200 Youth Communication Package rebate from one month to three months beginning today.

“Those who have registered and received confirmation of their registration in early January need not re-register.

“We are in the process of e-mailing all those who have registered to inform [...]

KUALA LUMPUR: Tune Talk Sdn Bhd, one of the seven participating companies in the RM200 rebate through Youth Communications Package, is offering 16 smartphone models ranging from RM400 to RM2,000.

Its chief executive officer Jason Lo said the rebate programme started last Monday at Low Yatt Plaza before going nationwide with the participation of 800 dealers.

“The [...]

Hundreds of youngsters lined up in front of the Yes store at Queensbay Mall in Penang hours before it was opened for business.

There was no big sale or a promotion. Instead, it was the store giving away free Yes Buzz 4G Cloud Phone to eligible youths, aged between 21 and 30, under the Government’s RM200 [...]

MENUMBOK, (Kuala Penyu): The Information, Communications and Culture Ministry has met the needs of youths with 70 types of smartphone models offered under the Youth Communication Package (YCP), said its minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim.

He said the names of the models would be displayed in the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) website soon.

Youths [...]

A special panel has been set up to ensure that smartphone dealers do not engage in profiteering from the RM200 rebate for smartphone purchases by eligible youths.

Information, Communications and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim said the panel, made up of telecommunication companies (telcos) and the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), will act against dealers [...]

With the smartphone rebate craze hitting a peak, telecommunication companies (telcos) are stepping up the pace to meet with the overwhelming demand.

Telcos involved with the scheme said they were working continuously to get their rebate systems “up and running”.

So far, about 1.5 million people have applied for the RM200 smartphone rebate under the Youth Communications [...]

The list of smartphones offered to youths under the RM200 rebate through the Youth Communication Package will be issued thisweek by seven telecommunications companies with cooperation of the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).

The seven companies are Celcom, Maxis, Digi, U Mobile, Clixster, Tune Talk and YTL Communications (YES).

MCMC strategic communications adviser Sheikh Raffie Abd Rahman said [...]

Malaysian youths eyeing new smartphones under the Youth Communications Package scheme had more reason to cheer yesterday as the Government announced the abolition of an earlier ceiling price of RM500 per smartphone.

Information, Communications and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim made the announcement after chairing the ministry’s post-Cabinet meeting yesterday.

“The Cabinet has agreed that youths aged between [...]