In short, this will affect new and re-contracting customers from 1st July 2012. SingTel decreases data bundle from 12GB to 2GB (2GB is for Flexi Lite, which most of us are on) and increases SMS quota from 550 to 800! Looks like we need to SMS more instead of Whatsapp.
I am pretty disappointed with this announcement actually. Instead of fixing the problem, they chose to cap everybody. Instead of fixing the overloaded base station, they chose to spend S$12 million to buy hungrygowhere.
Samsung Galaxy SIII will be available in Singapore from Wednesday, 30th May 2012. It will be retailing for S$998 (including taxes & without contract) at all 3 operators (SingTel, M1, StarHub) in Singapore.
Preorders will begin the day before on Tuesday, 29th May 2012. For M1, the launch event is at M1 Shop Paragon on the 29th May 2012 from 9pm till 12am. StarHub will also start from 9pm on the 29th at their shops but only for customers who have indicated their interest with them previously.
Interesting! SingTel is bringing in the 3G/WiFi PlayStation Vita to Singapore! It will be on sale from 14th April 2012. The RRP of it is S$469 and of course if you get it from SingTel, it will be subsidized (price plans located at the bottom of this post)
You can pre-order the PS Vita online at singtel.com/PSVita from today (28th March 2012). Pre-order customers will receive S$20 worth of Sony PlayStation Network credits to purchase games.
LG will be having a 1-day-only sale event at its LG LIVE Store located at Marina Bay Sands on the 21st January 2012. You can get the phone without contract on that day and you will receive a limited edition LG Prada Cradle (worth S$228) with every purchase of the Prada Phone.