Messaging in Malaysia

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Mobile operators users (Ths.)

Mobile market shares

Messaging price in Malaysia

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Country info

CapitalKuala Lumpur
LanguageMalay
Kuala Lumpur timezoneGMT+8
Current time29/07 14:34
CurrencyRM (MYR)
VAT6.00%
Population32 747 760
Cellular users42 595 000
Mobile penetration130.07%
Country codeMY
Calling code+60
Mobile number portability, MNPYes
Mobile country code, MCC502
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Major mobile carriers in Malaysia

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MCCMNCMCCMNCCarrierOther names
50201Bulk and OTP SMS on TM via MessaggioTMTelekom Malaysia, TMgo

Originally broadband&landline, 4G LTE from 2019

5021150211Bulk and OTP SMS on TM via MessaggioTM

5021450214Bulk and OTP SMS on TM via MessaggioTM

50212Bulk and OTP SMS on Maxis via MessaggioMaxisTimeCel, Adam017

Used by MVNO Kartu

5021750217Bulk and OTP SMS on Maxis via MessaggioMaxis

TimeCel, Adam017, now Maxis

502152502152Bulk and OTP SMS on Yes via MessaggioYesYes4G, YTL Communications
502153502153Bulk and OTP SMS on UniFi via MessaggioUniFiWebe, Packet One Networks

subsidiary of Telekom Malaysia

5021650216Bulk and OTP SMS on Digi via MessaggioDigiTapp, Mutiara Telecom
5021850218Bulk and OTP SMS on U-Mobile via MessaggioU-MobileMobikom
50219Bulk and OTP SMS on Celcom via MessaggioCelcomYoodo, Emartel, TMTouch
5021350213Bulk and OTP SMS on Celcom via MessaggioCelcom

Emartel; TMTouch

MCCMNC in Malaysia

50201, 50212, 502152, 502153, 50216, 50218, 50219, 50220

There are 11 MVNOs (Mobile virtual network operators) in Malaysia. Virtual operators might either obtain dedicated MCCMNC code, or just a white-label from one of the carriers, without mobile network code.
  • 2FA (Two factors authentification)
  • OTP (One time password)
  • A2P (Application to persons)
  • P2A (Persons to application)
  • RBM (Rich business messaging)
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MVNO Mobile virtual network operators in Malaysia

MCCMNCMCCMNCMVNOOther namesBase network
5021050210Bulk and OTP SMS on XOX via MessaggioXOX

Bulk and OTP SMS on Celcom via MessaggioCelcom

502Bulk and OTP SMS on Ansar Mobile via MessaggioAnsar Mobile

Bulk and OTP SMS on Maxis via MessaggioMaxis

502150502150Bulk and OTP SMS on Tune Talk via MessaggioTune Talk

Bulk and OTP SMS on Celcom via MessaggioCelcom

502151502151Bulk and OTP SMS on SalamFone via MessaggioSalamFoneBaraka Telecom Inactive.

Bulk and OTP SMS on Maxis via MessaggioMaxis

502154502154Bulk and OTP SMS on Tron via MessaggioTronTalk Focus

Bulk and OTP SMS on Digi via MessaggioDigi

502155502155Bulk and OTP SMS on Clixster via MessaggioClixster Inactive.

Bulk and OTP SMS on Digi via MessaggioDigi

502156502156Bulk and OTP SMS on Altel via MessaggioAltel

Bulk and OTP SMS on Celcom via MessaggioCelcom

502157502157Bulk and OTP SMS on Telin via MessaggioTelinTelekomunikasi Indonesia International

Bulk and OTP SMS on U-Mobile via MessaggioU-Mobile

502Bulk and OTP SMS on Merchantrade via MessaggioMerchantrade Inactive.

Bulk and OTP SMS on Celcom via MessaggioCelcom

502Bulk and OTP SMS on redONE via MessaggioredONE

Bulk and OTP SMS on Celcom via MessaggioCelcom

502Bulk and OTP SMS on ONEXOX via MessaggioONEXOX

Bulk and OTP SMS on Celcom via MessaggioCelcom

MVNO is an addition to a regular telecom operator, which is a different on the same physical network.

The biggest difference between the different MVNOs is that they don’t have their own dedicated base stations, cell towers, or transmitters.

There are 2 different types of MVNOs: independent networks with their own network code and call routing, or a network with only a base operator SIM card with a different design.

MVNOs have their own autonomous network for sending shorter messages (including RCS and SMS), and utilize their operator’s parent network.

Users usually don’t understand the difference between MVNO and the main operator brands – they just compare the rates.

MVNO tariffs are very profitable locally, but even more expensive are the roaming tariffs that are pricier than the parent operator.

MVNOs also change brands a lot, and in the column of the “Other Names” table you’ll see the prior names of the virtual operator (if there are any).

Sometimes the operator purchases a MVNO company based solely on its network. They then merge their own brand with this new one they’ve purchased. When this happens, the MVNO no longer exists as a separator operator, and a brand-new entry is added to the MCCMNC networks that the operator has.

Obsolete, inactive and special types of mobile operators in Malaysia

MCCMNCMCCMNCCarrierOther names
502151502151SalamFoneBaraka Telecom

MNC withdrawn

502155502155Clixster

MNC withdrawn

5022050220ElectcomsElectcoms Berhad

MNC withdrawn

There are cases when mobile network codes are occupied not by mobile carriers, but government structures (military, railway, landline phone authorities), fixed and broadband internet providers, scientific organisations, etc. Some MCCMNCs belong to obsolete legal entities, acquired by other market players or went to bankruptcy, but codes are kept for a certain period for legacy purposes.