Singapore, 6 August 2018 – Starting 7 August 2018, all existing and new StarHub mobile postpaid customers will enjoy free local data access* to four Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) mobile apps for two years.
The apps are namely Lianhe Zaobao <联合早报>, The Business Times, The Straits Times and SPH Radio, which comprises Kiss92 FM, ONE FM 91.3, UFM 100.3, 96.3 Hao FM and Money FM 89.3. All SPH mobile apps can be downloaded for free via Apple Store or Google Play on mobile devices.
This follows a re-affirmation of the strategic partnership between SPH and StarHub, through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in January this year.
Beyond media, both companies are also exploring areas of partnership in healthcare, retail and education. Orange Valley Nursing Homes, a subsidiary of SPH through Invest Healthcare, announced in May 2018 that it was testing aged-care technologies with StarHub and ST Engineering for its new smart nursing home in Balestier to improve quality of care.
Mr Anthony Tan, Deputy CEO of SPH, said: "Content consumption on the move has become part of our everyday lives. SPH is glad to continue partnering StarHub on this popular initiative that will provide not only the best mobile news, lifestyle and radio content to our customers but also enhanced value to their data subscription. We look forward to serving our customers better with high quality and engaging content in the coming year."
Ms Jeannie Ong, Chief Strategic Partnership Officer of StarHub, said: "Out of the wide range of projects covered by our multifaceted partnership, free local data access to SPH mobile apps remains as one of the most well-received by our customers. It is not difficult to see why; this collaboration is a textbook example of how we are combining our strengths to better serve the customer. With the renewal and deepening of our strategic partnership, we are on track to roll out even more collaborations to deliver greater value to customers."
As part of this agreement, SPH and StarHub will also jointly market products and services to the education segment, selected government departments and agencies, as well as small medium enterprises (SMEs) segment.
For more information, please visit www.starhub.com/sph.
*free local data access does not include video content
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About Singapore Press Holdings
Incorporated in 1984, main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.
SPH's core business is publishing of newspapers, magazines and books in both print and digital editions. It also owns other digital products, online classifieds, radio stations and outdoor media.
On the property front, SPH owns 70% in a real estate investment trust called SPH REIT which comprises Paragon, a premier upscale retail mall and medical suite/office property in Orchard Road, The Clementi Mall, a mid-market suburban mall and The Rail Mall, a stretch of shopping and dining outlets along Upper Bukit Timah Road. SPH also owns and operates The Seletar Mall. It is developing a new commercial cum residential site at Woodleigh. It also has a stake in Chinatown Point.
It is in the aged care sector and owns Orange Valley, Singapore’s largest private nursing home operator.
SPH runs a regional events arm and a chain of Buzz retail outlets. It also invested in the education business.
For more information, please visit www.sph.com.sg.
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