News Releases

Singtel introduces the most affordable BlackBerry service plan in town

Singtel introduces the most affordable BlackBerry service plan in town

Lowest entry-level value-added service plan of S$10.70/month offers convenient email and instant messaging on the go

 
Singapore, 28 August 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it will introduce the lowest entry-level BlackBerry® service plan in the market called BlackBerry® Value. It is ideal for the youth and young working adults who can now email and enjoy instant messaging on the move.
 
BlackBerry Value comes with 1GB of bundled data and is priced at S$10.70 a month*, making it the most affordable BlackBerry service plan in Singapore.
 
Customers can connect their BlackBerry smartphones to up to 10 POP3/IMAP email accounts, including popular web-based email services like Yahoo!, Hotmail and Gmail. They can also communicate easily with friends while on the move with BlackBerry Messenger and Instant Messaging (IM) applications such as Windows Live™ Messenger, Yahoo!® Messenger and Google Talk™. The plan also allows customers to download and view attachments, send SMS and MMS, and enjoy WAP access via IDEAS.
 
"With its instant push email function and user-friendly qwerty keyboard, the BlackBerry smartphone is becoming increasingly popular with customers as it meets their communication needs anytime, anywhere", said Ms Sarah Chua, Singtel’s Vice President of Consumer Marketing. “BlackBerry Value is designed for first-time smartphone users, especially the youth and young working adults, who can now enjoy a very cost-effective service to access push emails and instant messaging conveniently on the go.”
 

Wide range of BlackBerry services to meet different needs

Singtel also provides a wide range of BlackBerry services and smartphones that cater to different customers' needs, which include the popular BlackBerry
® Bold and BlackBerry® StormTM.


In addition to this new lowest entry-level BlackBerrry service plan, Singtel has introduced BlackBerry Flexi in April 2009.  This is the first integrated BlackBerry plan in Singapore with bundled data, talktime and SMS. At S$48.00 a month, it includes bundled talktime of 100 local outgoing minutes, 500 local SMS and 3.5GB of data.

 
BlackBerry Internet Service Plan (BIS)
 
BIS Value
BIS 3GB
BIS Unlimited
BlackBerry Flexi
Monthly Subscription
S$10.70
S$24.90
S$63.13
S$48.00
Local Bundled Data
1GB
3GB
Unlimited
3.5GB
Additional Bundle
 
(Outgoing)
100 local minutes and 500 local SMS
 
BlackBerry Value is available to customers from Saturday, 29 August 2009. For more information, click on www.singtel.com.
 
* Excess data is charged at 1 cent in blocks of 2KB. A minimum charge of 5 cents applies. The monthly subscription fee is in addition to a Singtel Mobile Plan.
 

The BlackBerry and RIM families of related marks, images and symbols are the exclusive properties and trademarks of Research In Motion Limited.