Today, telecommunication service providers Starhub and Mobile One (M1) have both announced their mobile plans for the iPhone. And comparing both mobile plans, it looks like M1 have a slight edge over Starhub – a S$36.38 to S$48 price cap for excess data usage.
Update (09 December 2009): M1 have updated the free local data bundle and the cap on data charges for both the iPhone Value and iPhone Lite plans to 12GB and S$30 respectively. Starhub and SingTel have also updated their Local Data Bundle to 12GB and local data usage charges are capped at S$30 monthly for the iPhone plans.
Singapore, 7 December 2009 – StarHub today announced that it will launch iPhone in Singapore on December 9. StarHub will offer a range of new 3G mobile plans to meet the different needs of iPhone customers for voice, SMS and data usage. iPhone 3GS and iPhone 3G will be available for free on the 3G SmartSurf Unlimited plan with a two-year contract.
At StarHub’s launch of iPhone, four new 3G SmartSurf price plans will be introduced. All plans will come with StarHub’s iconic mobile features including unlimited free incoming voice calls, per-second billing,100 free SMS with GIRO bill payment and free StarHub IDD 018 calls to 18 destinations for $5 monthly. In addition, local data usage charges are capped at $48 monthly so mobile users have greater peace of mind when they go online on their iPhone.
Starting December 9, 2009, customers who have pre-registered for iPhone will be given priority access for a limited time to purchase iPhone with a StarHub two-year price plan.
Update: local data usage charges are capped at $30 monthly and Data Credit has been increased to 12GB