SingTel today announced that it is the first mobile operator in the world to offer data roaming services with a network selection feature that automatically connects customers’ mobile devices to preferred overseas partner networks in 44 countries worldwide.
Available tomorrow for free, the service also disables data usage when devices are not connected to partner networks. Some of the 44 countries are Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, China, Japan, the U.S, U.K, Malaysia, South Korea (includes 4G roaming), Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Macau, Bangladesh, France, Canada, Switzerland, Spain, NZ, Saudi Arabia, Ireland, Germany and Holland.
To enjoy this service, SingTel customers have to subscribe to DataRoam Saver plans, Blackberry DataRoam plan and new EasyData Roam service. SingTel DataRoam Saver plan and Blackberry DataRoam plan offer unlimited data usage from $15 per day.
In addition to the network selection feature, SingTel also launched the EasyData Roam service which automatically subscribes users to SingTel’s DataRoam Saver plan for one day of unlimited data usage when it detects the customer is consuming data.