07 December 2009

 Singapore, 7 December 2009 - StarHub today announced that it will launch iPhone in Singapore on December 9. StarHub will offer a range of new 3G mobile plans to meet the different needs of iPhone customers for voice, SMS and data usage. iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G will be available for free on the 3G SmartSurf Unlimited plan with a two-year contract.

iPhone 3GS is the fastest, most powerful iPhone yet, packed with incredible new features including improved speed and performance - up to twice as fast as iPhone 3G - with longer battery life, a high-quality 3 megapixel autofocus camera, easy to use video recording and hands free voice control. The groundbreaking App Store provides access to more than 100,000 applications from games to social networking to financial planning and health management, generating more than 2 billion downloads to date. iPhone is now available in over 80 countries around the world.

"We are delighted to bring iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS to our customers in Singapore. With powerful features and thousands of exciting applications, iPhone is a perfect match for StarHub's superior nationwide mobile broadband network," said Mr. Chan Kin Hung, Head of Products and Solutions, StarHub. "With our great mobile data plans, iPhone users are able to do more with the mobile Internet, such as blog, access emails, download music, connect to social networks, stream video and surf, without worrying about data charges."

StarHub’s HSPA+ mobile broadband network delivers mobile broadband speeds of up to 21Mbps nationwide, offering iPhone customers the best experience in mobile Internet access in Singapore.

At StarHub’s launch of iPhone, four new 3G SmartSurf price plans will be introduced. All plans will come with StarHub’s iconic mobile features including unlimited free incoming voice calls, per-second billing,100 free SMS with GIRO bill payment and free StarHub IDD 018 calls to 18 destinations for $5 monthly. In addition, local data usage charges are capped at $30 monthly so mobile users have greater peace of mind when they go online on their iPhone.

Starting December 9, 2009, customers who have pre-registered for iPhone will be given priority access for a limited time to purchase iPhone with a StarHub two-year price plan. Further information on pre-registration as well as StarHub’s launch details can be found at www.starhub.com

Pricing and tariff plans:


3G SmartSurf 100

3G SmartSurf 300

3G SmartSurf 700

3G SmartSurf Unlimited

Monthly Subscription (w/GST)





Voice credit (mins)





SMS/MMS credit





Data credit (GB)





iPhone 3GS 16GB





iPhone 3GS 32GB





iPhone 3G 8GB