Looks like SIMBA has a competitor for it sub $20 category. M1 Maxx is offering this plan at S$15 per 30 days and it comes with 100 GB of data, 500 mins call minutes, free incoming call 100 SMS, 2 GB roaming data in Malaysia, Indonesia, Bangladesh), 150 minutes IDD calls to Malaysia, China, Indonesia, Bangladesh, India.
The Maxx plan can be sign up online and they also have a referral scheme. Refer friends and be rewarded. Maxx customers receive a $3 GrabFood voucher when you refer a friend to sign up on Maxx!
M1 Maxx still hasn’t deliver it’s promise on 5G. The 5G availability remains a question (since Jan 2022).
This maxx plan seems to target the SIMBA 130 GB plan. Both offers 2 GB of data, IDD minutes but the list of roaming and IDD calls differ. The SIMBA 130 GB can roam in 57 destinations (Group A)while Maxx has limited choices.
Voice roaming wont be free. It will not be a factor to consider but if you use Whatsapp or Telegram to make calls. SIMBA on the other hand provides free calls back home vice versa over VoLTE handsets or through the Voice App.
SIMBA on the other high has a number of plans that cater to travellers with free data roaming in many destinations.
The normal SIMBA 100 GB plan comes with 50GB + 50GB (Special), +1GB Roaming Data, Unlimited Calls to Local Mobile, Unlimited SMS to SIMBA Mobile, 300 Local Fixed Line Minutes, 30 Local SMS renewable at $10/30 days.
SIMBA 130 GB plan comes with 80GB + 50GB (Special), +2GB Roaming Data, Unlimited Calls to Local Mobile, Unlimited SMS to SIMBA Mobile, 500 Local Fixed Line Minutes, 300 Mins IDD to selected countries,50 Local SMS
SIMBA SuperRoam has 100GB, +10GB Roaming Data, Unlimited Calls to Local Mobile, Unlimited SMS to SIMBA Mobile, 500 Local Fixed Line Minutes, 300 Mins IDD to selected countries, 100 Local SMS at $25/30 days.
SIMBA MY130 offers 130GB,+10GB Roaming Data to Malaysia, Unlimited Calls to Local Mobile, Unlimited SMS to SIMBA Mobile, 500 Local Fixed Line Minutes, 100 Mins IDD to Malaysia Only, 50 Local SMS at $30/90 days, there after $39/30 days. This is specfically catered for cross border subscribers.