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Listen and watch SPH content from The Straits Times, The Business Times on Google Nest Hub

Singapore, 25 June 2019 - Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) has entered into a partnership with Google to deliver greater convenience to audiences in accessing media assets from SPH.

Google Nest Hub users will be able to access content from The Straits Times, The Business Times and SPH radio stations including Kiss92, ONE FM 91.3 and MONEY FM 89.3.

From 25 June to 9 August, subscribe to The Straits Times and purchase the Google Nest Hub at $119 (usual retail price $189). Existing Straits Times subscribers can also purchase the Google Nest Hub at the same price of $119.

The Google Nest Hub will officially be launched in Singapore on 25 June and will allow users to watch video news feeds and listen to live radio. At the same time, through voice-enabled smart speakers, users will also be able to issue commands to Google Nest Hub, such as “Hey Google, play me Business Times Financial News” or “Ok Google, play me ST The Big Story.”

SPH will provide the following for Google Nest Hub:

  1. A news bulletin from The Straits Times, presented by MONEY FM 89.3;

  2. A financial news bulletin from The Business Times, presented by MONEY FM 89.3

  3. The Straits Times content segments:

    • The Big Story – A daily live news series highlighting the top news of the day

    • Bite Size News – Trending topics on social media are presented in one minute

    • Heroes Among Us – Features Singaporeans who have risen above adversity, role models who excel in their fields and heroes who champion causes

    • ST Sessions – Listen to the songs of Singaporean musicians and hear them talk about their craft


Mr Anthony Tan, Deputy CEO of SPH, said: “We are excited to continue this partnership with Google since our collaboration on Google Home in 2018. Google Nest Hub’s voice-enabled technology and display will allow users easier access to a whole suite of SPH’s media content. Once again, we congratulate Google on the launch of Google Nest Hub and look forward to continue engaging our readers through more platforms.”

For more information on how to subscribe to The Straits Times and purchase the Google Nest Hub, visit http://stsub.com.sg/nesthub or call 6388 3838. 

 

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For more information, please contact:

 

Ben Lim

Senior Product Manager

Digital Media Product Division

Singapore Press Holdings Limited

DID: 6319 1758

Email: limcwb@sph.com.sg 

 

Rebecca Chee

Senior Executive

Corporate Communications & CSR

Singapore Press Holdings Limited

DID: 6319 1124

Email: rchee@sph.com.sg 

 

Elaine Chrysta Tan

Executive

Corporate Communications & CSR

Singapore Press Holdings Limited

DID: +65 6319 1613

Email: elainect@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 and is developing a new commercial cum residential site, The Woodleigh Residences and The Woodleigh Mall. It also owns 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.

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