14 Aug '13, 6am

SingTel to double charges for mobile users who exceed their monthly data bundle

SingTel to double charges for mobile users who exceed their monthly data bundle

SingTel will be doubling mobile charges for customers who exceed their monthly data bundle from next month. The telco had earlier quashed rumours of this change in its charging. From Sept 16, any usage in excess of a customer's data allowance - which starts from 2GB - will be billed $10.70 per GB, capped at $188 per month. The new rates are double the current promotional rates of $5.35 per GB, capped at $94 per month. Affected customers are those on its fourth-generation (4G) mobile data plans, all of which are bundled with tiered mobile data charges. As of June 30, the telco had 537,000 4G customers. Customers on its 3G plans will not be affected unless they renew their contracts from Sep 16. Similarly, those on its Broadband on Mobile plans - which allow laptop users to go online wirelessly via a 3G SIM card encased in a plastic dongle - will also not be affected unless ...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/breaking-news/singapore/story...

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  1. 14 Aug '13, 8am

    What a rip off, anyone has any recommendations on alternative providers?

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