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SingTel is offering its postpaid mobile customers in Singapore free unlimited data on 9 August 2014 as its way of celebrating the republic's 49th birthday.
The Singapore telco hopes that doing so will allow its customers to "share special moments in photos or videos...[thus bringing them] closer to their friends and family," said Yuen Kuan Moon, SingTel's CEO of Consumer Singapore Group.
Customers will also stand to gain by signing up for any SingTel mobile plan from now till 10 August 2014. New customers will not only receive an additional 4.9GB of local data bundle every month for three months but also a S$49 (US$39) discount for selected handsets, according to SingTel. The telco added that these promotions are also available to existing customers who renew their subscriptions.
Those who are reluctant to spend the National Day outside the comfort of their homes will be happy to know that SingTel will be offering free previews of selected movies and ethnic channels to its mio TV customers. The channels include FOX Movies Premium HD, STAR Chinese Movies HD, Astro Prima and SONY MAX. mio TV customers will also be able to enjoy 49 percent off selected Video-on-demand (VOD) movies from 8 to 10 August 2014. The movies include blockbusters such as The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, 300: Rise of an Empire andThe Secret Life of Walter Mitty.
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