13 August 2005

~ Meet popular Hong Kong TVB artistes and watch Singapore’s very own

Taufik and Sylvester perform “live” ~



Singapore, 12 August 2005 - The"Hub Life" comes to town this weekend at StarHub's Roadshow!  Entitled "Celebrate the Hub Life", the event will not only showcase a wide array of hubbing products and services, the Roadshow will also be lit up with guest apperances by well-known Taiwanese star Ritchie Ren, Hong Kong TVB stars such as Kwok Chun On, Jessica Hester Hsuan and Joey Leung.  Fans of Taufik and Sylvester will alsobe thrilled to hear that they will deliver an exclusive performance "live" on stage!


To be held at Suntec Singapore Halls 401 and 402 on Saturday (13 August) 12.00pm to 9.00pm and Sunday (14 August) from 11.00am to 9.00pm, the two-day event is expected to attract about 50,000 visitors.


In addition to getting up close and personal with their favourite celebrities, visitors also get to enjoy exclusive Mobile, MaxOnline and Cable TV promotions and attractive deals offered by StarHub and its channel partners.  For the kids, there will be appearances by cartoon characters such as Spongebob Square Pants and Dexter & Dee Dee.  The first  1,000 visitors daily will receive attractive goodie bags worth up to $30.  There is something for everyone in the family at the Roadshow!


“’Celebrate the Hub Life’ is a perfect platform to showcase StarHub’s complete range of hubbing services that offers something for everyone and their lifestyles.  Every visitor will have access to, and be entertained by the latest Mobile, MaxOnline and Cable TV services at our various Hub Showcases. Whether it is catching a favourite movie on TV or playing the latest game online, or even accessing the latest news from home or via your mobile phone while on the move, visitors will be able to experience how StarHub can integrate their passions like Music, Entertainment, News, Games and Sports effortlessly into their daily living so that they can enjoy the best that life can offer,” said Ms Tham Loke Kheng, Senior Vice President of Consumer Marketing, StarHub.


Hub Showcases

The Roadshow is built around seven Hub Showcases that demonstrate the rich content that StarHub offers:


(1) HubSports

Popular sporting events such as the English Premier League, PGA, European Golf and Formula One will be streamed via mobile phones and viewed over cable TV.


(2) HubMusic

Visitors will be treated to downloads of the latest music ring tones and wallpapers or videos on mobile.  They can also access ;Play – a music site over MaxOnline, as well as experience music from the movies and television on the Soundtrack Channel across mobile, cable TV and i.View on MaxOnline.  


(3) HubEntertainment

Movie fans can catch their favourite cable TV channels such as E! Entertainment on both mobile and cable TV, as well as Fashion TV across both mobile and MaxOnline.  Movies from HBO, STAR Movies, Demand TV and Chinese Entertainment will also be made available over cable TV.


(4) HubNews

Visitors can receive ‘live’ news updates from CNN or financial updates from Bloomberg via cable TV and mobile at this terminal.


(5) HubLearn

Widen your horizons with National Geographic Channel and Discovery Channel with cable TV or with i.View via MaxOnline.


(6) HubChill

Those craving for fun and excitement can treat themselves to a game of X-Box and Java Games via online and mobile respectively.  What’s more, there will be free coffee sampling treats for visitors, at 15-minute intervals, with compliments from The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf™.


(7) HubFuture

Visitors can catch a glimpse of yet-to-be launched services such as Visual Radio and iMode® on mobile phones, as well as the just-announced StarHub Digital Video Recorder, a two-way interactive digital set-top box with an integrated digital video recorder. 


Celebrate with the Stars!

Fans of Taufik and Sylvester and Hong Kong TVB artistes can catch their favourite celebrities ‘live’ on stage at the following dates and time slots during the Roadshow:


13 August (Saturday)

4.00pm: Performance by Singapore Idols Taufik and Sylvester

7.00pm: TVBJ's "Minutes to Fame" Finals and guest appearances by Kwok Chun On, Jessica Hester Hsuan and Joey Leung


14 August (Sunday)

3.00pm: A chit-chat and games session with Hong Kong Celestial Movie's special guest - Ritchie Ren

5.00pm: A chit-chat and games session with Hong Kong TVB VV Drama artistes Kwok Chun On, Jessica Hester Hsuan and Joey Leung


Celebrate with StarHub’s Anniversary Offers!

Visitors who sign up for any new StarHub service at the Roadshow will get a limited edition chic canvas carryall worth $68 and stand a chance to win a travel package for two to Shanghai, Hong Kong or Bangkok.


StarHub’s first 200 Hub Club members visiting the Roadshow daily will be pampered with a complimentary 15-minute shoulder massage.


Visitors to the Anniversary Roadshow can also enjoy the following special offers:

StarHub Mobile

Customers will be able to purchase specially-priced “Star Buy” selected models of mobile phones at the Roadshow.  What’s more, existing StarHub customers can save more with a $100 discount on any 2-year mobile phone package.


StarHub MaxOnline

The first 100 customers to sign up daily for any MaxOnline offers at this Roadshow will be entitled to a free Microsoft wireless optical mouse worth $59.


Visitors who sign up for StarHub’s MaxOnline Ultimate or MaxOnline 6500 will get a free HP iPAQ H6365 PocketPC and free cable modem and more (worth up to $1400). They can also choose to get a home networking bundle and more (worth over $330) with any MaxOnline monthly subscription.


StarHub Digital Cable

The first 100 customers daily to sign up for any StarHub Digital Cable offers at this Roadshow will be entitled to a $20 Haagen Daz voucher.


New customers will get a free 7-inch Samsung Portable DVD Recorder worth $599 when they sign up for StarHub Digital Cable.  Existing StarHub CableTV customers can redeem a Samsung 7-inch Portable DVD Player worth $599 with 1,000 StarHub Rewards Points and $240 (including GST).


With reference to the above offers, terms and conditions will apply, while stocks last.


For more information on StarHub's celebrations, please visit www.starhub.com.