In July last year, Singaporean telecommunications company TPG Telecom launched its plan for seniors in tandem with the Infocomm Media Development Authority’s (IMDA) Seniors Go Digital program, which aims to encourage digital adoption. among seniors.
The mobile plan was originally scheduled to last until July 31, 2021, but TPG announced today (June 10) that it will extend it until November 2024 following strong demand in Singapore.
For just $ 5 per 30 days, people aged 60 and over can enjoy 20 GB of data, 300 minutes of free local calls, 30 texts, free caller ID, free incoming calls, and Moreover.
TPG pointed out that this mobile plan is not only good value; it is also designed for ease of use and peace of mind for the elderly.
Although there is a 20 GB data cap, streaming does not end when the data limit is reached. Instead, users can continue with their unlimited mobile access, albeit at a slower speed of 512 kbps instead of full 4G LTE speeds.
For many seniors, this feature is useful because they don’t have to worry about bill shocks.
“With the strengthened measures of Covid-19 to stay at home, it has become even more important for our seniors to be able to stay connected from the comfort of their own homes. By extending the Seniors Plan, we hope to continue enabling seniors to enjoy the wide range of online content through our simple and affordable plan, ”said Richard Tan, CEO of TPG Singapore.
Beyond the TPG Seniors plan offers, seniors eligible for the Mobile Access for Seniors program will receive a free Mobile Security VAS add-on (mobile security service that blocks requests to malicious domains) and can request to buy heavily subsidized smartphones. .
Subsidized rates are just S $ 20 for Realme C11 (retail price S $ 139) and S $ 59 each for OPPO A15 or VIVO Y20 smartphones (retail price S $ 199 each).
Seniors who wish to subscribe to this plan can choose to sign up for TPG’s Seniors Go Digital mobile plan online at tpgmobile.sg/seniors or by visiting one of their 10 physical stores.
They are located at Ang Mo Kio 4, Ang Mo Kio 10, Boon Lay Place, Canberra Plaza, Clementi Ave 3, Eastlink Mall, Hougang Central, Kaki Bukit, Orchard Central and Tiong Bahru.
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