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    Jul 13, 2016

    Telcos dish out free data for S'pore's 51st birthday

    TELCOS Singtel, StarHub and M1 have all rolled out mobile data promotions to celebrate Singapore's 51st birthday.

    Singtel's postpaid mobile customers can enjoy free data usage on National Day (Aug 9) from 12.01am to 11.59pm, it announced last week.

    M1's customers will also get free local calls, free SMS and MMS messages as well as unlimited mobile data on the day.

    StarHub's postpaid mobile customers will receive an additional 1GB of free data for August.

    In a statement yesterday, a StarHub spokesman said the 1GB will be utilised first, followed by customers' existing data bundles.

    Both Singtel and StarHub will also offer free previews for their television customers.

    Over 140 channels will be available on Singtel TV for free from 6am on Aug 5 to 11.59am on Aug 9.

    Over the same period, everyone in Singapore can also get access to TV programmes via the free Singtel TV GO app.

    For StarHub, its week-long free preview of over 100 channels for subscribers will start from noon on Aug 5 and end on noon on Aug 11.