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SingTel introduces the lowest BlackBerry service plans for youths

BlackBerry Flexi Youth Plans from $48/month, first to offer bundled data and talktime

Exclusive youth benefits like free unlimited SMS, outgoing calls from campus and army camps

Singapore, 25 March 2010 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) today announced that it will introduce the first BlackBerry® service plans for youths in Singapore called BlackBerry® Flexi Youth and BlackBerry® Flexi Value Youth Plans,  The new plans, available from 26 March cater specially to students and Full-time National Servicemen (NSFs).

The plans are ideal for youths who want to be connected while on the go. The comprehensive BlackBerry service plans offer free incoming calls, up to 200 minutes of outgoing talktime and 15GB of data. In addition, BlackBerry Flexi Youth Plans come with free unlimited SMS and free outgoing calls from 37 tertiary institutions and 11 army camps. Students and NSFs can now enjoy instant access to their emails, online messaging, and internet surfing on the go. BlackBerry Flexi Youth and Flexi Value Youth plans are priced at S$48.00 and S$68.00 a month* respectively, and are the most affordable BlackBerry service plans for youths.

"Youths today are driven by success, always on the go and seek a powerful mobile device to manage all their communication needs affordably. BlackBerry smartphones offer reliable 'push' email and the popular BlackBerry® Messenger feature allows youths to stay connected, conveniently, 24/7," said Ms. Sarah Chua, SingTel’s Vice President of Consumer Marketing.

“Youths will rejoice at the irresistible BlackBerry Flexi Youth Plans as it packs a punch with its high data bundle, free unlimited SMS, and free calls from campus and army camps, all at one compelling price. SingTel’s innovative and comprehensive plans enable youths to enjoy a carefree BlackBerry smartphone experience without worrying about high bills,” added Ms. Chua.

Customers can connect their BlackBerry smartphones to up to 10 supported POP3/IMAP email accounts, including popular web-based email services like Yahoo!® Mail, Hotmail® and Gmail™. They can also communicate easily with friends while on the move with BlackBerry Messenger and other popular instant messaging (IM) services 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.

 

Widest range of BlackBerry service plans in Singapore

SingTel offers the widest range of BlackBerry service plans and products to meet every BlackBerry lover’s communication needs. BlackBerry Flexi plans, introduced in 2009 were one of the first integrated BlackBerry service plans in Singapore with bundled data of 15GB, talktime starting from 100 minutes and 500 local SMS from as low as S$48.00 a month.

 

 

BlackBerry Flexi Youth (NEW) 

BlackBerry Flexi Value Youth (NEW)

BlackBerry Flexi

BlackBerry Flexi Value

Monthly Subscription

S$48.00

S$68.00

S$48.00

S$68.00

Local Bundled Data

15GB

15GB

15GB

15GB

Free local outgoing talktime

  • 100 minutes anytime
  • Campus and Camp calls

 

  • 200 minutes anytime
  • Campus and Camp calls

100 minutes anytime

200 minutes anytime

Free local SMS

  • Free unlimited SMS
  • Free 20 MMS
  • Free unlimited SMS
  • Free 20 MMS

 

500 SMS

500 SMS

Free incoming calls

 

Customers can also sign up for SingTel’s BlackBerry service plans as a value-added service to their mobile voice plans, giving them greater flexibility.  

 

 

BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) Plan

 

BIS Value

BIS 3GB

 BIS Unlimited

Monthly Subscription

S$10.70

S$24.90

S$63.13

Local Bundled Data

1GB

3GB

Unlimited

 

BlackBerry Flexi Youth Plans are available to customers from Friday, 26 March 2010.  To purchase a BlackBerry smartphone, visit any SingTel retail store or SingTel Exclusive Retailers. For more information, click on www.singtel.com/youth or call 1800 737 1111 (9am – 9pm).

 

* BlackBerry Flexi Youth Plan is applicable to students and NSFs. Students will need to present their valid student pass and NSFs need to present their 11-B identity card. SingTel Mobile Youth Plans benefits (Free Unlimited SMS, Free Campus Calls, and Free Camp calls) will commence from the date of sign-up/recontract. Terms and conditions apply. Please refer to www.singtel.com/youth for more details on SingTel Mobile Youth Plans benefits.

 

Free 15GB Local Data: 12GB data usage is for internet surfing, and 3GB data is used for BlackBerry and e-ideas. Excess data is charged at $0.01 in blocks of 2KB. A minimum charge of 5 cents applies. Other terms and conditions apply.

 

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