In July last year, Singapore Telco TPG Telecom launched its plan for seniors along with the Infocomm Media Development Authority’s (IMDA) Seniors Go Digital program, which aims to encourage digital adoption among people. majors.
The mobile plan was initially scheduled to be extended 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 for every 30 days, people 60 and older can enjoy 20GB of data, 300 minutes of free local calls, 30 SMS, free caller ID, free incoming calls and more.
TPG stressed that this mobile plan is not only of good value; it is also designed for the ease of use and tranquility of the elderly.
Although there is a 20 GB data limit, the transmission does not end when the data limit is reached. Instead, users can continue with their unlimited mobile access, albeit at a lower speed of 512 kbps instead of the full speed of 4G LTE.
For many seniors, this feature is useful because they don’t have to worry about bill hits.
“With the highest measures of staying at home Covid-19, it has become even more important for our seniors to be able to be connected from the comfort of their home. By expanding the plan for seniors, we look forward to continuing to empower seniors to enjoy the broad spectrum of online content through our affordable and hassle-free plan, ”said Richard Tan, CEO of TPG Singapore.
Beyond the offers of the Plan for the elderly of TPG, for elderly people who meet the requirements Mobile access for the elderly The program will receive a free VAS mobile security plug-in (mobile security service that blocks applications to malicious domains) and can be applied to purchase heavily subsidized smartphones.
The subsidized rates are only S $ 20 for Realme C11 (retail price $ 139) and S $ 59 each for OPPO A15 or VIVO Y20 smartphones (retail price $ 199 each).
Seniors wishing to enroll in this plan can choose to register online on TPG’s Seniors Go Digital mobile plan, at tpgmobile.sg/seniors or enter any of its 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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