SingTel introduces Prepaid WhatsApp, Opera Mini Surf & Mail plans

Today, SingTel introduces a few new plans for prepaid customers. They are WhatsApp plans and Opera Mini Surf & Mail plans. So, if you are  a visitor in Singapore or prepaid card customers, check out what SingTel has for you. (Check out the table in the News Release)


News Release

Surf and send instant messages to your heart’s content

with new SingTel prepaid mobile plans

Singapore 6 August 2013 – SingTel has launched the first prepaid mobile plans in Singapore to allow users to surf the web and send email and instant messages to their heart’s content.

With SingTel’s WhatsApp plans, prepaid users can enjoy worry-free usage of the popular instant messaging service, without incurring additional data charges[1]. Available from as little as 50 cents per day, the plan makes it more affordable than ever for prepaid mobile subscribers to stay in touch with friends and family around the world.

Mr Brian Acton, WhatsApp co-founder, said: “We are delighted to partner with SingTel to provide a great offering to our mutual users in Singapore. This exclusive partnership reinforces WhatsApp’s global leadership and together with market leader, SingTel, offers the best service for SingTel’s prepaid smartphone customers.”

SingTel has also launched the Opera Mini Surf & Mail plans, which enable SingTel prepaid users to surf as much as they wish via the Opera Mini web browser, from just $1 per day[2]. Opera Mini can be used with both feature phones and smartphones, as well as iOS and Android tablets.  It provides a simple and cost-effective way for prepaid users to find important information on-the-move and stay connected via social media.

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Mr Johan Buse, SingTel’s Vice President of Consumer Marketing, said: “Many of our prepaid mobile customers today are active on social media and have embraced web-based apps to communicate and organise their lives. Our postpaid customers enjoy generous data allowances with their monthly subscriptions that enables them to chat, surf and engage in social media. The plans we have launched today will provide our prepaid customers with a similar level of convenience at an affordable price to meet their online needs.”

Whatsapp Plans  Price
1-day Plan $0.50
7-day Plan $3.00
30-day Plan $6.00
Opera Mini Surf & Mail Plans  Price
1-day Plan $1.00
7-day Plan $5.00
30-day Plan $10.00

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[1] Fair usage policy applies of 1GB/day for Whatsapp data

[2] Fair usage policy applies of 1GB/day for surfing via the Opera Mini Browser. Standard data charges apply for music and video streaming.