Singapore, 9 February 2007 - Subscribing to Singapore Press Holdings´ (SPH) newspapers, magazines, as well as online and mobile news services is now made easier with the launch of its new website – www.sphsubscription.com.sg.
Complementary to the conventional channels of subscription via the phone and roadshows, this new website provides a one-stop service to consumers to subscribe to SPH´s wide range of newspapers and magazines in just six simple steps, 24 hours, seven days a week.
Another plus is that consumers who subscribe to any of SPH´s newspapers online will also enjoy the same promotions and exciting array of gifts ranging from wellness products, cool kitchen gadgets and appliances to free magazines that are being offered at SPH´s subscription roadshows and subscriptions made over the phone. Online magazine subscribers are also entitled to a 20 per cent discount off the cover price.
Some of the publications available for subscription online include The Straits Times, The Sunday Times, The New Paper Weekend edition, Lianhe Zaobao, Tamil Murasu, Berita Harian, The Business Times, Her World, UW, Shape, Maxim, Young Parents, Nuyou, Home and Decor and Torque.
Mr Chua Wee Phong, Acting Executive Vice-President of SPH Circulation department said, “With its colourful display and easy-to-use features, consumers can look forward to an enjoyable online shopping experience as they surf and browse through the wide selection of SPH publications available for subscription on the new website, right from the comfort of their own home, at a time convenient to them. And they can even subscribe to multiple publications at one go, without the hassle of filling up numerous forms.”
Other plans in the pipeline include adding more titles to the current list of publications, as well as improving the website´s interactivity such as features to enable consumers to renew their subscription online, and give instructions for temporary suspension of delivery when they travel overseas.
Issued by Singapore Press Holdings Limited
Co. Registration No. 198402868E
For more information, please contact:
Ms Elaine Chia
Senior Manager, Circulation Marketing
DID: 6319 1696
Ms Selina Esther Lim
Assistant Manager, Corporate Communications
DID: 6319 1872
About Singapore Press Holdings Ltd
Newspapers and Magazines
Main board-listed Singapore Press Holdings Ltd (SPH) is the leading media company in Singapore, delivering news and information through print, Internet and broadcasting platforms. In Singapore, it publishes 14 newspapers in four languages. Every day, 2.7 million individuals or 83 percent of people above 15 years old, read one of SPH’s news publications. SPH also publishes over 90 magazine titles in Singapore and the region, covering a broad range of interests from lifestyle to information technology.
Internet and Mobile
Beyond print, the Internet editions of SPH newspapers enjoy over 100 million pageviews with 6 million unique visitors every month. SPH’s online and new media initiatives include a revolutionary mobile advertising and information service, ZapCode; recruitment and job search service, ST701; and STOMP (Straits Times Online Mobile Print), a portal that connects, engages and interacts with readers on the Web and via mobile phone messaging.
SPH has a 20 percent stake in MediaCorp TV Holdings Pte Ltd, which operates free-to-air channels 5, 8, U and TV Mobile, and a 40 percent stake in MediaCorp Press Pte Ltd, which publishes the free newspaper, Today. In the radio business, SPH has a 80 percent stake in SPH UnionWorks Pte Ltd, which operates entertainment stations Radio 100.3 in Mandarin and Radio 91.3 in English.
In addition, SPH has ventured into outdoor advertising through its wholly-owned subsidiary, SPH MediaBoxOffice Pte Ltd, Singapore´s largest outdoor motion display advertising network media company, and a 35 percent stake in TOM Outdoor Media Group, a leading outdoor advertising company in China.
SPH owns and manages Paragon, the prime retail and office complex in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore’s main shopping belt. SPH’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Times Development Pte Ltd, is also developing a 43-storey upmarket residential condominium, Sky@eleven, at Thomson Road.