31 August 2022

Singapore, 31 August 2022 – Supporters in Singapore will be treated to a real-time exhilarating performance of the Singapore Dragon Boat National Seniors Team in the upcoming International Canoe Federation (ICF) Dragon Boat World Championship in the Czech Republic with StarHub’s 5G DataTravel Unlimited Plan.

StarHub today announced its sponsorship of the Singapore Dragon Boat National Seniors Team, unlocking the value of 5G’s ultra-reliability and low latency features with a revolutionised live streaming experience. On race dates 1-4 September 2022, supporters can catch race action from a first-hand, seamless and immersive point of view, live from the Czech Republic.

“5G is a gamechanger in live-streaming, with dramatic improvements in image quality, interruptions and lag. We are excited to announce that this is the first time a Singapore telco is collaborating with the country’s National Dragon Boat Seniors Team, bringing the action live to supporters in Singapore from Czech Republic in this pilot 5G data roaming livestream. The ICF race is one of many StarHub’s efforts to revolutionise sports broadcasting, allowing fans and loved ones to experience games in real time, bringing the atmosphere from races and matches, right to the front of your eyes,” said Arthur Tang, Vice President, International Business & Wholesale, StarHub.

‘We are very encouraged by the support StarHub is providing to our Seniors team. The team has been training very hard since February of last year and we are excited to be competing at an international event for the first time since the start of Covid. With the support of StarHub, we can now share the exhilarating journey of racing in real time with our family and friends back home and around the world,” said Vincent Lim, Team Captain.

StarHub's extensive 5G Roaming coverage is now available in 42 destinations with 68 operators and will continue to expand. With StarHub's DataTravel Unlimited (from as low as $19/day) one can now data roam without worries of incurring a hefty bill. StarHub’s roaming partnerships also allows customers to always roam on the best available network when overseas, whether for business or leisure.

To catch the National Dragon Boat Seniors Team in action, customers can subscribe to Singapore Dragon Boat National Seniors Team Facebook page or watch the race via live stream event here.