MyRepublic reveals prices for proposed mobile plans

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MyRepublic, the ISP vying to become Singapore's fourth mobile operator, has revealed plans to significantly undercut prevailing data rates with its proposed mobile plans.

The operator announced it will charge as little as S$8 ($5.80) per month for a mobile plan with 2GB of data, or S$6 per month ($4.30) for the operator's existing broadband customers. Additional data charges will be S$8 per GB.

By comparison SingTel's line only plan costs S$20 per month for 2GB of mobile data, while StarHub charges S$21.45 for a line-only plan with 3GB of data.

MyRepublic's prices do not include value added services such as caller ID and roaming. The company's FAQ states that it does plan to make the standard mobile add-on options available, but does not yet have details of the prices except to say that they will be at the same cost or cheaper than competitors' prices.

MyRepublic has also centered its campaign to become Singapore's fourth mobile operator on its plan to bring back unlimited local mobile data.

Unlimited data plans will be offered for S$80 per month, or S$60 per month for existing MyRepublic fixed-line customers.

The announcement calls into question MyRepublic CEO Malcolm Rodrigues' recent comments  that MyRepublic does not plan to be a price disruptor.

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