Kuala Lumpur, 17 February 2021 – U Mobile, the data-centric and award-winning telco, is providing free internet connectivity to residents in 12 Program Perumahan Rakyat (PPR) locations across the nation as part of its COVID-19 relief efforts. The free internet access is open to all residents but is especially useful for students as the data is tailored for productivity and learning purposes. Residents can access the free internet service in the selected PPRs at specified locations in the various common areas. The telco’s latest effort is part of a joint industry initiative which kicked off in January 2021 and will run till 30 April 2021.
The 12 PPRs are as follows. For Terms and Conditions, visit: https://www.u.com.my/tnc/1767. For more information, visit: https://www.u.com.my/support/selfhelp/faqs/64/6406.
|1||Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur||PPR Seri Pantai|
|2||Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur||PA Jln Hang Tuah|
|3||Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur||PPR Seri Anggerik|
|4||Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur||PPR Pekan Kepong|
|5||Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur||PA Seri Perak|
|6||Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur||PPR Perkasa|
|7||Kedah||RPA Alor Malai I|
|8||Pulau Pinang||PPR Taman Manggis|
|9||Pulau Pinang||Mak Mandin Hijau|
|10||Johor||Rumah Flat Jalan Haji Ismail Hassan, Kluang|
|11||Melaka||RP Ujong Pasir|
|12||Melaka||PPR Kg Padang|
This initiative among several other initiatives by U Mobile, aims to address issues brought on by the pandemic. Other recent CSR efforts by U Mobile include:
Additionally, on 6 January 2021, U Mobile introduced its 2021 SPM/ STPM Special Data Package in support of SPM and STPM students, which has since been expanded to include students in institutions of higher learning effective from 25 January 2021. This is also part of a joint industry initiative, under the Perlindungan Ekonomi dan Rakyat Malaysia (PERMAI) Assistance Package announced by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, on 18 January 2021.
U Mobile has also extended the validity of its free 30GB per month (free 1GB daily) internet offering for productivity and learning purposes until 30 April 2021. This free 30GB is offered to all active U Mobile Postpaid and Prepaid customers. This extension is also in line with the Prime Minister’s PERMAI announcement. U Mobile has been continuously supporting the rakyat’s learning needs since 1 July 2020.