SingTel Mobile subscribers will be charged at prevailing SMS rates (5.35 cents per message sent) for all messages sent to M1 GSM / StarHub Mobile subscribers. There are no charges for messages received.
Yes, if Originating Short Messaging is supported by the overseas GSM operator. Please also check that your mobile phone is pre-set with the correct SingTel Mobile Short Message Service Centre (SMSC) number. Roaming charges may apply depending on the overseas operator.
GSM900 / GSM1800 SMSC:+6596197777.
SingTel Mobile's Internet SMS only supports short messaging to SingTel Mobile subscribers. You can use SingTel Mobile's IDEAS Portal SMS to send messages to M1 GSM/StarHub Mobile subscribers, but prevailing short messages rates apply.
The charges will be consolidated under "SmartMessage (Local)" on your existing bill.
Caller Number Non-Display applies only to voice and data calls. The caller's mobile phone number will still appear on SMSes.
As long as your mobile phone is pre-set with the correct SingTel Mobile Short Message Service Centre (SMSC) number, you will be able to send messages to any M1 GSM / StarHub Mobile subscriber as a SingTel Mobile subscriber.
GSM900 / GSM1800 SMSC: +6596197777.
No, call forwarding is only for voice calls. To copy/divert incoming short messages to another mobile number or email address, subscribe to SMS Plus.
Yes. Each short message sent to an M1 GSM / StarHub Mobile customer will be charged at 5 cents.
SingTel Mobile subscribers will be charged 18 cents per message sent to an overseas destination. Messages received from overseas subscribers are free.
Compose your message as you normally would. Before pressing ‘SEND’, make sure that there is a "+" before the country code and mobile phone number of the recipient. Without the “+” sign, the message will not be sent successfully.
Yes, but only where Originating Short Messaging is supported by the overseas GSM operator (please check the list of supported networks). You will incur a charge of 18 cents per message plus any roaming charges charged by the roaming network.
Note: A 20% surcharge applies for Pay-As-U-Roam.
Yes. A charge of 18 cents per message will apply.
The retry period is different for different networks. Most operators will retry for a period of 24 hours, with differing retry intervals if the message is unsuccessful.
The Global SMS charges will be consolidated under "SmartMessage (Global)".
No. Just key in a "+" before the country code and mobile phone number of the recipient.
No. You are not able to send any kind of SMSes when you are roaming. However, you can receive SMSes.
In rare cases, it is possible for the destination number not to receive the message despite a "Message Sent" confirmation on your mobile phone. This could be due to an incompatible set-up of the overseas network.
Yes, subject to the overseas network provider.
Possible reasons are:
- Your friend does not subscribe to SMS service.
- Your friend's mobile operator does not support or has blocked the international SMS.
- Your SIM card/Phone memory is full. You will need to delete some old messages to make space for incoming SMSes.