StarHub Mobile Customers To Get EPL Action Right In The Palm Of Their Hands
Singapore, 8 December 2004 - Watch a video clip of EPL action, get an MMS picture on an EPL goal scored or receive an SMS alert to an EPL match schedule - all with your mobile phone. From today, StarHub Mobile customers are able to fully immerse themselves in the EPL fever as StarHub launches its latest mobile value-added service - the Barclays English Premier League Season Package.
As the Official Singapore Mobile Service Partner of the Barclays English Premier League for the three seasons from 2004 to 2007, StarHub allows its customers to fully embrace the complete match action and all-round experience of soccer by delivering exclusive EPL video clips, MMS pictures, and SMS updates, enabling them to experience the emotion of every game with all the goals, action and highlights, during the game and immediately after, week after week.
The different types of EPL updates - on video, MMS and SMS - are available to support different types of mobile phones. Customers can access exclusive video clips including 'near-live' goals, footage of previews, highlights, and round-ups of the League action from both current matches and archives of previous seasons. In addition, they will also have access to exclusive MMS Goals Round-Up, complete with pictures and audio to enable them to feel the full magic of winning during the EPL matches. They will also be able to follow the progress of their favourite teams closely with SMS alerts. The SMS alerts will update them whenever a goal is scored, as well as news, schedules and fixtures.
StarHub CableTV currently airs up to 10 'live' matches weekly on ESPN and STAR Sports channels (Channels 23 and 24). The Barclays English Premier League Season Package will offer StarHub's customers the complete EPL experience where they are able to catch the excitement of the EPL throughout the day, whether at home or on the move.
"EPL is one of the most popular programme on cable TV. Come every season, Singaporeans will change their lifestyle habits just to keep up with the games and buzz of EPL. By offering exciting EPL video match highlights, the latest scores and many other EPL multimedia content such as MMS pictures of your favourite teams on the mobile phone, we believe together with our cable TV offering, StarHub provides EPL fans with an exciting total soccer experience anytime, anywhere," said Mr Chan Kin Hung, Head of Mobile Services, StarHub.
For only $20 ($21 with GST), StarHub Mobile customers can get the Season Package to enjoy all EPL actions - videos, pictures and text information - for the rest of this season. Those who are also subscribing to StarHub CableTV can get this all-in-one package at a special Hubber rate at $10 ($10.50 with GST) only. The Season Package is also available to both StarHub Mobile Postpaid and Green Prepaid customers at a monthly subscription fee of $5 ($5.25 with GST).
The value-for-money Season Package includes:
Video Match Highlights - You can watch video clips of all match highlights for free by accessing StarHub's Gee! Menu;
MMS Goals Round-up - A recap of the previous matches played, complete with pictures and audio commentary of the games; go straight to StarHub's Gee! Menu to get the match reports;
Best Goals of the Week - Relive the moment with five free goal-scoring moments weekly via MMS. You can even share the moment of glory of your favourite team with your friends;
SMS Updates - Get it as it happens with the latest news, results, 'live' goals and match schedules via SMS. Customers can customise this information via their online Gee! account according to the club they support.
To sign up for the Barclays English Premier League Season Package, customers can call StarHub's 24-hour Customer Care Hotline at 1633, visit any StarHub Shop or Exclusive Partner outlets, or log on to StarHub's website at www.starhub.com to register online.
Customers can also choose to get the EPL updates as and when they need on a pay-per-use basis. More information is available on www.starhub.com/hubvillage.
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