Starhub launches free unlimited mobile talktime for healthcare workers, among other COVID-19 measures

StarHub has announced a series of promotions to extend additional support to its customers as Singapore battles the spread of COVID-19, including free unlimited mobile talktime for healthcare professionals.

There will also be free preview and video streaming on StarHub Go for all customers, and significant discounts on remote work solutions.

Photo courtesy: StarHub
Photo courtesy: StarHub

As more people find themselves having to work remotely or self-isolate for extended periods, digital connectivity and entertainment have become more vital than ever. “From today, we are rolling out measures to enable our customers to stay connected with family, friends and colleagues and find entertainment options easily and with peace-of-mind,” said Johan Buse, Chief of Consumer Business Group, StarHub. 

In a salute to healthcare professionals battling hard at the frontlines, StarHub will progressively activate six months of unlimited local talktime free-of-charge for all healthcare professionals on its Corporate Individual Scheme #HelloChange two-year mobile plans. This will help them meet higher voice call demand and it will be implemented by April 1. 

From March 21, they will also get an additional SGD 200 off selected phone models when they renew or sign up for two-year plans. 

All StarHub Customers will also get a free preview of a selection of ten news, kids and entertainment channels on its StarHub Go OTT video streaming app from March 20. Available till noon of April 24, the free preview will include Hub E City, BBC World News, Boomerang, Cartoon Network and Oh!K.

The free preview will also be available for customers on StarHub’s Fibre TV plans and HomeHub Plus.