21 February 2008
Higher downloading speeds at no additional cost for StarHub's MaxOnline SurfLite customers
Singapore, 21 February 2008 – StarHub today announced that from 1 March 2008, customers on the MaxOnline SurfLite subscription plan will be able to enjoy downloading speed of up to 2 Mbps, up from the current bandwidth allocation of up to 1 Mbps. The speed boost will come at no additional cost to customers.
To benefit from this upcoming enhancement, customers need simply to reset the cable modem by turning the electrical power source off and on from the effective date to enjoy the improved online experience instantly.
StarHub today offers a comprehensive range of post-paid and pre-paid broadband plans to meet the different bandwidth requirements of residential users, whether they surf the Internet regularly or occasionally. MaxOnline SurfLite, launched in November 2007, is targeted mainly at the light Internet user segment such as single Internet user households.
Currently, customers can enjoy a special promotion when they sign up to a two-year MaxOnline SurfLite subscription plan. They pay $18.40 monthly for the first 11 months and $26.96 monthly for the remainder of the contractual period. The listed price of the broadband plan is $29.96 per month. Under this promotion, customers will also receive a free Motorola cable modem.
As at 31 December 2007, there are 346,000 households on MaxOnline post-paid services.
For more information on MaxOnline SurfLite, visit www.starhub.com/online.