12 June 2015
Singapore, 12 June 2015 – Having joined the slimduet alliance initiated by Taisys Technologies Co. Ltd., Singapore's second-largest info-communications company StarHub will start offering its mobile pre-paid services via slimduet®, Taisys’ soft SIM over-the-air download platform, to Singapore visitors from 15 June 2015. A key business, financial and transport hub in Southeast Asia, Singapore welcomes about 1.2 million visitors monthly from around the world.
slimduet has won the trust of major mobile operators to build a solid foundation in the tourism telecom market. After Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, UK, US, Taiwan and Thailand, Singapore is the latest to have slimduet coverage.
StarHub’s Assistant Vice President of Mobile Pre-paid Business, Tian Ung Ping says, “We are happy to announce our foray into the international mobile pre-paid distribution market in alliance with Taisys. Wherever they are in the world, slimduet users can pre-order a virtual StarHub pre-paid package on their phone and easily activate the service upon arrival to get connected on StarHub’s advanced nationwide mobile network. This new, unmatched convenience will enhance the overall visitor experience for travellers, who in this digital age require connectivity on their phones for both work and play.”
Taisys’ Chairman Jason Ho says, “Our partnership with StarHub in Singapore is another significant milestone for soft SIM service deployment in the mobile society. The distribution of slimduet soft SIM strictly complies with government regulations applicable where we provide service. We welcome operators from all regions to join slimduet to offer telecommunications service without boundaries!”
To get started, users have to buy slimduet SIM sticker at www.slimduet.net/en/#shop, attach the sticker to existing SIM and purchase pre-paid packages offered by the mobile operators through the slimduet app. The slimduet SIM can be reused for future travel in countries with slimduet coverage.
For Singapore, the USD 14 pre-paid package powered by StarHub will come with SGD 18 credit for local talktime, SMS and data, free 100GB local data for five days and free IDD018 calls to 19 destinations. Activating the service can be done at StarHub authorized dealers in Changi Airport. Users can thereafter dial *123# to manage pre-paid account and buy additional voice and data plans.
For more information, please visit www.slimduet.net