Maxis lost 398k Hotlink subscribers in 3Q17

Maxis lost 398k Hotlink subscribers in 3Q17

Maxis lost a total of 398k Hotlink subscribers in third Quarter 2017. It has total of 11.27 million mobile subscribers now including postpaid user. While Hotlink subscribers are down by 398k, the total of prepaid subscribers are now at only 8.26 million (vs 8.65 million in 2Q17).

Maxis hit the lowest mobile internet users in the past ten quarters. However, there are new 354k Hotlink Fast (4G LTE) subscribers in the quarter. The total of Hotlink Fast Prepaid subscribers are 2.23 million in 3Q17. Hotlink users consumed about 4.8GB internet data on average. 78% of the Hotlink users are smartphone users.

Maxis said the average usage of 4G LTE users rose to 7.4GB from 4.4GB per month Year-on-Year. The number of 4G LTE users also increased to 6.0 million in Q3 2017 from 4.1 million last year.

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