Posts Tagged ‘telcos’

M1 CEO Karen Kooi to Retire – Manjot Singh Mann Succeeds

Monday, November 5th, 2018

M1 Limited (M1) announced today that Ms Karen Kooi Lee Wah 64, will retire as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on 6 December 2018, after 23 years with the Group, to pave the way for leadership renewal.

“It has been my privilege and honour to witness and build on M1’s growth since its early beginnings, together with a capable and dedicated management team. I would not have accomplished as much without the team. After having spent 23 years with the Company, it is time for me to hand over the mantle. M1 is well-positioned for the next phase of growth and I am committed to working closely with the Board and Manjot to ensure a smooth transition,” said retiring incumbent M1 CEO, Karen Kooi.

“It has been my privilege and honour to witness and build on M1’s growth since its early beginnings, together with a capable and dedicated management team. I would not have accomplished as much without the team. After having spent 23 years with the Company, it is time for me to hand over the mantle. M1 is well-positioned for the next phase of growth and I am committed to working closely with the Board and Manjot to ensure a smooth transition,” said retiring incumbent M1 CEO, Karen Kooi.

She will be succeeded by telco veteran Manjot Singh Mann who will join as its new CEO on the same date.

“On behalf of the Board of Directors, Management and staff of M1, I would like to express our gratitude and appreciation towards Karen for her dedication, service and invaluable contributions to the M1 Group in the last 23 years. We wish Karen well in her retirement,” said Danny Teoh, Chairman of M1.

Pending developments related to Konnectivity’s pre-conditional offer for M1 shares, Karen Kooi will remain on the Board as a Director of M1 Limited.

She will also remain as advisor to the Board till 28 February 2019 to ensure a smooth transition.

Manjot Singh Mann brings with him over 28 years of well-rounded operational leadership experience across diverse geographical markets and a unique blend of insights and perspectives in the rapidly evolving telecommunications industry.

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Singtel introduces DataX3 & WiFi Calling to postpaid subscribers

Thursday, September 15th, 2016

With DataX3, customers will enjoy triple the mobile data allowance on their plans, for S$9.90 a month. WiFi Calling will enable subscribers to make voice calls using data from a seamless combination of a WiFi hotspot and the Singtel 4G network.

Singtel mobile customers to enjoy triple the mobile data with DataX3. Singtel subscribers will also be the first in Singapore to experience WiFi Calling. Click on image to zoom in to view the details.

Singtel mobile customers to enjoy triple the mobile data with DataX3. Singtel subscribers will also be the first in Singapore to experience WiFi Calling. Click on image to zoom in to view the details.

Singtel is debuting its new mobile data add-on, DataX3, at its exclusive iPhone 7 launch event at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre tomorrow.

“DataX2 has been extremely well-received and is very popular with our customers, leading us to create an even more attractive offer of DataX3. Now, customers can choose to get more value for their money by simply adding on DataX2 or DataX3, depending on their data consumption needs,” said Yuen Kuan Moon, Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Singapore, Singtel.

Available to Singtel Combo Plan (Combo 2 and above) customers, DataX3 follows the launch of the DataX2 add-on that was first introduced earlier this year.

DataX3 offers significant cost savings to customers who need more data.

For example, a customer on a Combo 4 plan will have the option to top-up S$9.90 per month to increase the current 4GB entitlement to a total of 12GB of mobile data.

It is available to new and re-contracting customers on eligible Combo Plans with a minimum subscription period of 24 months.

WiFi Calling

Singtel also announced that it will offer WiFi Calling (also known as Voice over WiFi) to Singtel mobile postpaid customers from today.

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Promotion: M1 offers Upsized Data and added SIM-only plans

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Following Singtel’s announcement of its DataX2 offer yesterday, M1 also offers Upsized Data for its postpaid customers at S$5.90; as well as two new SIM-only plans, and increased data for the existing SIM-only plans. StarHub is expected to follow suit with their data-upsize offer.

M1 offers Upsized Data for its postpaid subscribers. Upsized Data is available only at point of new line sign-up or re-contract on eligible Data Bundled mobile plans with 2-year handset contract. For Upsized Data sign-ups from 10 to 31 March 2016, the Upsized Data bundle will be available for use and billed from 1 April 2016. Click to enlarge.

M1 offers Upsized Data for its postpaid subscribers. Upsized Data is available only at point of new line sign-up or re-contract on eligible Data Bundled mobile plans with 2-year handset contract. For Upsized Data sign-ups from 10 to 31 March 2016, the Upsized Data bundle will be available for use and billed from 1 April 2016. Click to enlarge.

Here’s a summary of M1’s promotions:

  • Two new SIM-only plans – mySIM+ 15 and mySIM+ 20.
  • Data bundles enhanced for current SIM-only plans of up to 20GB.
  • S$5.90 Upsized Data gives smartphone plan users up to 12GB extra.

M1, which introduced its SIM-only plans last July, is adding two new SIM-only plans – the mySIM+ 15 and mySIM+ 20.

The S$20 per month mySIM+ 20 comes with a data bundle of 4GB, 150 minutes of calls and 800 SMS/MMS.

For S$15, the mySIM+ 15 offers 1GB data, 100 minutes of calls and 600 SMS/MMS.

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Promotion: Singtel offers double the data with DataX2

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

The offer by the telco doubles the postpaid subscriber’s data for a flat fee of S$5.90. Those currently on high data plans benefits the greatest.

* Here are offers from M1 & StarHub which followed closely after.

Applicable to new and re-contracting customers on eligible Mobile Combo Plans upon signing a two-year device agreement. Minimum subscription period of 24 months applies. For more information on DataX2, visit www.singtel.com/datax2.

Applicable to new and re-contracting customers on eligible Mobile Combo Plans upon signing a two-year device agreement. Minimum subscription period of 24 months applies. Click to enlarge. For more information on DataX2, visit www.singtel.com/datax2.

In conjunction with the opening of IT Show 2016, Singtel will launch DataX2, a new add-on that offers customers double their mobile data allowance for a flat fee of S$5.90 a month.

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Donate unused talktime, SMS & mobile data to StarHub 4G4Good

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

StarHub has launched a consumer-engaging charitable campaign that has never before been seen in Singapore: the pledging of unused talktime, mobile data and SMS for the benefit of the less privileged.

Update (12 July, 2014):

Starting from today, StarHub post-paid customers can pledge their unused talktime, mobile data and SMS for the month of August 2014 to the 4G4Good campaign.

Simply SMS the messae “Opt-in” to 6904.

Representatives from StarHub, ISCOS, SAVH, MINDS, CPAS, SPD and AWWA launching StarHub's 4G4Good campaigns.

Representatives from StarHub, ISCOS, SAVH, MINDS, CPAS, SPD and AWWA launching StarHub’s 4G4Good campaigns.

In this unique and innovative campaign, StarHub Mobile post-paid customers will be able to pledge their unused talktime, mobile data and SMS.

“4G4Good is really about customer-driven philanthropy; StarHub is just the enabler. It is our altruistic customers who generously choose to pledge any unused talktime, mobile data and SMS in support of the beneficiaries. StarHub is extremely happy to be the first in Singapore to facilitate this kind of charitable campaign,” said Jeannie Ong, Chief Marketing Officer, StarHub.

StarHub then aims to donate the gift of mobile telecommunications to beneficiaries from AWWA, CPAS, ISCOS, SAVH and SPD.

4G4Good is available to all StarHub Mobile post-paid customers.

They can opt to pledge their unused talktime, mobile data and SMS for their August billing cycle by sending an SMS message “Opt-in” to 6904.

Customers can make their pledges between 12 July and 31 August 2014 and pledges from billing cycles ending in August 2014 will be consolidated.

Depending on the response from its post-paid customers, StarHub may decide to extend the pledging window for a longer period.

StarHub volunteer Teo Xueli teaching MINDS student Anisa Bte Adam to use her new smartphone.

StarHub volunteer Teo Xueli teaching MINDS student Anisa Bte Adam to use her new smartphone.

StarHub will provide talktime, mobile data and SMS on a monthly basis to a number of individual beneficiaries from the five 4G4Good charitable organisations.

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StarHub the first to offer TriSIM card in Singapore

Monday, March 17th, 2014

StarHub’s new TriSIM card comes in three different sizes – Standard SIM, MicroSIM and NanoSIM.

A TriSIM card can be used for mobile devices using any of the three SIM card sizes.

A TriSIM card can be used for mobile devices using any of the three SIM card sizes.

Depending on the specific model of the smartphone or tablet being used, consumers have to choose from one of the three form factors depending on their mobile device.

Customers who sign up for a StarHub Mobile plan can get the new universal SIM card at $37.45, while existing subscribers can replace their current SIM card for $26.75.

The universal SIM card is also available for mobile pre-paid customers at StarHub Shops and selected 7-Eleven stores.

This could be a hassle for some customers who regularly switch between devices that operate on different sizes of SIM cards.

StarHub’s is offering Singapore’s first universal TriSIM card, bundling all three form factors in a compact package at no extra cost to consumers.

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