TMNET announces new Streamyx Combo packages today. With this new packages, subscribers do not have pay home fixed line rental anymore. Previously, new subscriber without fixed phone line have no choice but to apply for new fixed phone line that comes with monthly rental of RM26.
Even though new subscriber who opt for this new packages do not have to bear the home fixed line rental, but the monthly subscription of Streamyx is a slightly higher than the normal Streamyx packages. Here is the comparison table between the normal package with fixed line rental and the new combo package.
|384Kbps with modem||512Kbps with modem||1Mbps with modem||2Mbps with modem||4Mbps with modem|
|Streamyx subscription fee||RM45||RM60||RM77||RM90||RM99||RM110||RM188||RM140||RM268||RM160|
|Phone line monthly rental||RM26||Free||RM26||Free||RM26||Free||RM26||Free||RM26||Free|
|Monthly bill pay to TM||RM71||RM60||RM103||RM90||RM125||RM110||RM214||RM140||RM||RM160|
|Monthly bill saving||RM11||RM13||RM15||RM74||RM134|
Please note that subscriber still have to bear these charges…
Streamyx activation fee = RM75
Streamyx installation fee (optional) = RM88
Home fixed line stamp duty = RM10
Home fixed line Initial Deposit = RM75
Home fixed line activation fee = RM50
Home fixed line new wiring fee (less than 5m) = RM50
The voice call rates remain the same for all packages.
Existing Streamyx customers who want to upgrade have to cancel their current Internet account and subscribe the new Combo deal. Unfortunately, they will be required to pay all the activation fees, just like a new subscriber.
However, they will be able to retain their current phone number, a TMNet official said.