18 April 2018
StarHub First Telco to Offer Google Home in Singapore
Singapore, 18 April 2018 – StarHub is Google’s exclusive telco retail partner for Google Home in Singapore.
Starting 20 April 2018 (Friday), Singapore consumers can get Google Home and Google Home Mini for as low as $0 at any StarHub retail outlet.
Google Home Mini is available free-of-charge (Retail price: $79) to customers who sign up for StarHub’s new hubbing plan HomeHub Plus, which will offer a bundle of four StarHub services – 1Gbps fibre home broadband, up to 77 channels on fibre TV, home phone line and mobile broadband. HomeHub Plus customers can choose to upgrade to the larger Google Home for $120 (Retail price: $189).
Consumers interested in other StarHub plans can also net themselves a Google voice-enabled speaker at a discount when they remain or become a StarHub Mobile, Pay TV or Broadband subscriber.
“We are delighted that Google is continuing its partnership with StarHub, launching the well-received Google Home here on the back of our successful collaboration on Google Wifi. Voice AI is moving us beyond text and menu buttons to a far more intuitive smart living experience. As the hub in smart homes, Google Home integrates our customers’ smart devices and gives them hands-free control over their lights, home appliances, schedules and StarHub accounts. The local ecosystem of Google Home partner products and services is set to grow, and our customers can look forward to managing their daily tasks with unparalleled ease,” said Mr Justin Ang, Head of Product, StarHub.
To augment the smart home experience, Google Home owners can buy Wemo Switch smart plugs at $59 each from StarHub. With hands-free help from the Google Assistant, they can easily control lights and home appliances using simple voice commands.
For enterprise customers, Google Home will be available free-of-charge as a launch promotion when they sign up for StarHub’s 1Gbps or 500Mbps Dynamic Business Fibre Broadband starting 1 May 2018.