Singapore’s languishing consumer LTE market has got a boost from the launch of smartphone plans from the country’s three mobile operators.
While all three operators are now offering 4G service plan prices that are on par with new 3G plans, tiered data plans now apply for both 3G and 4G users.
M1 originally planned to charge a S$10.70 ($8.75) premium for its 4G plans. The operator has now revisited this approach and its website now states that the 4G VAS monthly subscription premium fee is waived “until further notice.” StarHub maintains that its promotional rates will remain in effect until December 2013 when a premium fee of S$10.70 will apply for to 4G plans.
Singtel, M1 and StarHub are offering similar service plans, although there are a number of nuances between plan and pricing strategies which include: