02 May 2008

Singapore, 2 May 2008 – StarHub today announced that its mobile broadband service over its advanced high-speed 3.5G mobile network will be offered free to subscribers of MaxOnline’s new ‘Plus’ range of residential broadband plans. This enhancement delivers the most complete in- and out-of-the-home broadband experience inSingapore, with an unbeatable value offer to new MaxOnline customers.

From 3 May 2008, new customers of any of the three MaxOnline ‘Plus’ plans will experience the same value-for-money and convenient features as the regular MaxOnline Express, Premium and Ultimate plans but with the added bonus of having free mobile broadband access at various downllnk and uplink speeds as part of their overall package. MaxOnline ‘Plus’ customers will enjoy easy home networking, unlimited broadband access and free Digital Voice service on the MaxOnline service while having truly unlimited mobile data access with no additional local data access charges on StarHub’s free mobile broadband service.

StarHub’s High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA) network is Singapore’s fastest and most sophisticated mobile network, and a perfect companion to StarHub’s ultra-high speed cable broadband network. While the mobile network is architected to offer up to 14.4Mbps, StarHub is offering mobile broadband speeds of up to 7.2Mbps on the downlink and up to 1.9Mbps on the uplink.

In a fantastic deal for new MaxOnline customers, the ‘Plus’ plans will even be offered at the same subscription price as the regular MaxOnline plans, and comes with their own promotional offers and Hub Club discounts, wherever possible. In addition, the HSPA enabled modem will be bundled as part of the offer.

“Our MaxOnline Plus plans offer the ultimate in value to our customers, with a complete in- and out-of-the-home broadband experience,” said Mr Adit Harinasuta, Head of StarHub’s Services and Solutions. “We are lowering the entry barrier for our customers who are keen to experience on-the-go mobile broadband services, while at the same time offering MaxOnline customers with greater value so that they can enjoy a truly connected lifestyle wherever they are in Singapore.”

MaxOnline Plus Plans
(Price with GST)

MaxOnline Download Speeds

Mobile Broadband Downlink Speeds2

MaxOnline Ultimate Plus

Up to 100Mbps1

Up to 7.2Mbps

MaxOnline Premium Plus

Up to 12Mbps

Up to 1Mbps

MaxOnline Express Plus

Up to 8Mbps

Up to 1Mbps

1 Requires a DOCSIS 3.0 capable cable modem

2 Requires a HSPA enabled modem

In order to enjoy the mobile broadband service, all customers need to have is a HSPA enabled modem and an associated data SIM card.


StarHub Launches MaxMobile SurfLite

In conjunction with the launch of StarHub’s new MaxOnline Plus plans, StarHub is also introducing a low-tier mobile broadband plan. Called MaxMobile SurfLite, the service offers truly unlimited mobile data access at a low monthly promotional subscription of $27.10 (Usual price: $38.72 with GST). This plan offers up to 2Mbps on the downlink and 512Kbps on the uplink, with a HSPA enabled modem.

For more information, visit www.starhub.com.