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SPH launches News Tablet app providing seamless digital experience for Chinese news products

Singapore, 26 March 2019 – Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH) has launched a News Tablet app which provides readers with a seamless no-login and auto update digital experience.

They will be able to read the e-paper editions of Lianhe Zaobao, Lianhe Wanbao and Shin Min Daily News on the app, which is preloaded on the latest Samsung Tab A 10.5” Wi-Fi tablet (retail price: $398) with a single subscription.

The app features an auto login which does not require a password after activation. It also auto downloads the latest e-paper in a wi-fi environment for the subscriber to read on the go and share interesting articles and advertisements with family and friends on social media. Each e-paper is archived for 14 days.

Subscribers will get this tablet free when they sign up for a 2-year package at $19.90 per month. Existing subscribers can also top up $14.90 per month to enjoy this deal. 

The subscription package also includes free access on www.zaobao.sgand the Zaobao app which the whole family can enjoy too.

Ms Lee Huay Leng, Head of SPH’s Chinese Media Group (CMG) said: "The obstacles to go digital for our elderly readers who don’t read English has often been overlooked. We launched this new product to meet their needs. Through the reading of newspapers, we hope to help them plug into our Smart Nation. I hope the children of our elderly readers will consider subscribing to our local Chinese newspapers with this product."  

Ms Sarah Chua, Vice President, IT & Mobile, Samsung Electronics Singapore said: “Samsung is committed to creating innovations that enrich the lives of Singaporeans. As Singapore progresses towards a Smart Nation society, it is important for everyone, including the elderly, to fully enjoy the convenience and efficiency that technology can bring to their lives. We are delighted to collaborate with SPH on a custom-made solution for the News Tablet via the Samsung Knox platform on the Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.5”. With an immersive display, quad speakers, customized functionality and user experience, the News Tablet offers the elderly a seamless and secure experience while catching up on the latest news.”    


 

ISSUED BY SINGAPORE PRESS HOLDINGS LTD

Co. Regn. No. 198402868E

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Candy Cao

Manager

Circulation Marketing

Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

DID: 6319 4039

Email: candycao@sph.com.sg

 

Andrew Lum

Assistant Manager

Corporate Communications & CSR

Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

DID: 6319 1982

Email: alum@sph.com.sg

 

About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

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 REIT also holds 85% equity stake in Figtree Grove, a freehold sub-regional shopping centre in Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia. SPH 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 and acquired a portfolio of Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) in the United Kingdom.

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.

Facebook:  facebook.com/officialsph/

Twitter: @official_sph

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/company/singapore-press-holdings/

 

 

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新加坡报业控股推出华文新闻平板电子报应用,提供一体化数码体验

 

新加坡 2019年3月26日 --- 无须输入密码,无须更新程序,看新闻更便利。新加坡报业控股推出华文新闻平板电子报应用,为读者提供一体化的数码体验。

读者只要选择一个订阅配套,就可借助这个预先下载和装置于三星Galaxy Tab A 10.5寸 Wi-Fi® 版平板电脑(零售价:398元)的应用,阅读《联合早报》、《联合晚报》和《新明日报》的电子报。

这个应用能做到订户帐号与应用程序登录系统无缝对接,让尤其是年长读者无须为忘记密码而为难。它在首次启动之后,无须密码就可自动登录,并在wi-fi环境中自动下载最新的电子报,让读者随时随地阅读并在社交媒体上同朋友和家人分享新闻报道和广告。每期电子报将存档14天, 下载后电子报也可离线阅读。

每月只须$19.90,签订两年配套的读者将能免费获赠这款三星平板电脑。已订阅的读者也可额外另附每月$14.90,享有这个配套的优惠。

这个配套也包括让读者免费浏览华文新闻资讯数码平台zaobao.sg以及早报应用,可让全家共享。

报业控股华文媒体集团社长李慧玲说:“不谙英文的年长读者进入数码时代所面对的障碍往往被忽视,因此我们推出这个产品满足他们的需求。通过读报,希望他们也能成为我们智慧国的一份子。我希望年长读者的儿女会考虑通过这个产品订阅本地的华文报。”

三星新加坡资讯科技与流动配备副总裁蔡丽真说:“三星致力通过创新的方式,充实新加坡人的生活。在新加坡社会迈向智慧国之际,让所有国人,尤其是年长人士充分享受科技为他们的生活所带来的便利和效率是重要的。我们很高兴能跟报业控股合作,借助三星Galaxy Tab A 10.5寸平板电脑的三星Knox平台开发了这套适用于新闻平板电脑的客制化方案。这个新闻平板电脑拥有沉浸式的视听体验、四声道扬声器以及客制化的功能和用户体验,能让年长人士在一个一体化且安全的环境中掌握天下事。”

 

ISSUED BY SINGAPORE PRESS HOLDINGS LTD

Co. Regn. No. 198402868E

 

更多信息,请联络:

 

Candy Cao

Manager

Circulation Marketing

Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

DID: 6319 4039

Email: candycao@sph.com.sg

 

Andrew Lum

Assistant Manager

Corporate Communications & CSR

Singapore Press Holdings Ltd

DID: 6319 1982

Email: alum@sph.com.sg

 

新加坡报业控股有限公司

成立于1984年,在新加坡交易所主板挂牌的新加坡报业控股,是亚洲顶尖的媒体机构。它以不同的语言和平台,成为读者的精神益友,生活良伴。

报业控股的主要业务是出版报章,期刊以及书籍的印刷和电子版。 它也拥有多个数码媒体项目,网上分类, 电台和户外媒体平台。

与此同时,报业控股也持有报业控股房地产投资信托(SPH REIT)70%的股权,主要投资于零售商场。这包括了位于乌节路,结合高档零售业、医疗中心和办公楼的百利宫(Paragon),位于金文泰中心的中档商场,金文泰广场(The Clementi Mall), 以及位于武吉知马路上段的铁道广场(The Rail Mall)。 报业控股房地产投资信托(SPH REIT)在澳大利亚新南威尔士州 Figtree Grove 购物中心拥有85.0%权益。报业控股目前正在经营位于盛港的利达广场(The Seletar Mall)。同时,它也在发展兀里(Woodleigh)的一幅综合发展项目地段。它也持有唐城坊(Chinatown Point)的股权, 以及在英国收购了一组学生宿舍。

报业控股涉足于年长医疗保健业,并经营旺年护理之家(Orange Valley),本地最大的私人疗养院。

报业控股拥有区域活动的管理子公司,以及遍布全岛的现代化连锁售报亭 (SPH Buzz)。它也对教育事业进行投资。

欲知更多详情,请游览www.sph.com.sg。