Under Budget 2013, the government has announced a RM200 smartphone rebate program catering only youth which is also known as Youth Communication Package (Pakej Komunikasi Belia).
Under this program, Malaysian youth under certain requirements can purchase a brand new 3G Smartphone with a RM200 discount.
1st Jan – 31st Dec 2013
Criteria to get RM200 Rebate:
-Only applies to Malaysian citizens from the ages of 21-30.
-Monthly income of RM3,000 & below.
-Rebate available for ANY Smartphone of ANY PRICE (NO LONGER LIMITED TO Smartphone UNDER RM500)
-Each youth is only entitled to purchase one smartphone.
-Customers can either use their existing mobile broadband or apply for new packages.
Telco Companies for RM200 Rebate:
YTL, U Mobile, Tune Talk, DiGi, Celcom, Maxis, Clixster
List of approved devices / models eligible for 1 Malaysia Smartphone rebate scheme:
* Starting from 2nd January 2013 onwards, ANY Smartphone of any price tag can enjoy the RM200 Phone Rebate !!!
Info Update 2nd Jan 2013:
“The Cabinet has agreed that youths aged between 21 and 31 years old who earn less than RM3,000 a month are now eligible to enjoy the RM200 rebate on any smartphone, regardless of price, starting this month,” said Information, Communications and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim said in a tweet on Wednesday. (Source: The Star)
Log on to skmm.gov.my & start register for your phone rebate application online.
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