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Singapore’s first bundled mobile plan for parents and children

Sharing of talktime and SMSes helps families build stronger ties

Singapore, 15 February 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of RedPAC (Parent And Child), the first supplementary postpaid mobile plan for children in Singapore where both parent and child can share the bundled minutes of talktime and SMS on the parent’s subscription plan.

Targeting at parents with children aged 7 – 15 years old, RedPAC aims to increase communication between parent and child by providing free talktime worth up to $150 (before GST)* per month between the two mobile phone lines used by the parent and child.
 
RedPAC also comes with an additional 150 free SMSes for both the parent and child to send to each other and other local mobile number on any network.
 
Mr Wong Soon Nam, Singtel’s Vice President of Consumer Marketing, said: “We are pleased to be the first telco in Singapore to introduce this innovative mobile plan for families. The launch of RedPAC sets a new benchmark in the mobile communications market and will significantly change the way families communicate with each other.  RedPAC helps family members to keep in constant touch and enjoy great savings collectively on their mobile plans.” 
 
“Communication is key to any relationship.  Singtel, as the market leader in mobile communications, aims to enable customers communicate effectively while enjoying great value from our plans and services.  We are pleased to help busy parents foster stronger ties with their children, even when they are on the move,” he added.
 
RedPAC will be launched at a special introductory price of $8.56 a month (usual price is $10.70).
 
Customers can visit any Singtel hello! Shop or authorised retailer to subscribe to RedPAC from tomorrow.
 
For more information, log on to www.singtel.com/youth or www.singtel.com/kidz.  
 
* The talktime value of $150 before GST for the following plans is equivalent to:
a) iPlans:1,000 minutes b) Classic:750 peak minutes; 1,500 off-peak minutes.
 
Peak hours: Monday – Saturday (9am – 9pm)
Off-peak hours: Monday – Saturday (9pm – 9am), Sunday & Public Holidays (whole day)
 
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