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SITEX 2012 - Telco, Tablets, GPS & Mobile Accessories Buying Guide

By Team HardwareZone - 24 Nov 2012

Broadband Plans - M1 & MyRepublic

Mobile Deals

The last tech show of 2012, SITEX, is now on at the Singapore Expo. Till the 25th of November, the expo will span three halls (4B, 5, and 6), and the doors will be opened from 11am to 9pm daily. In this segment, we highlight noteworthy items related to all things mobile, including the best deals from the telcos and internet service providers. And if you are looking to complement that latest smartphone or tablet purchase, there's also a wide range of mobile accessory deals at the SITEX 2012 show.

Buying Guide Index


Sitex 2012 Shopping Resources

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Broadband Plans 

At every IT fair, the three telcos in Singapore, namely SingTel, StarHub and M1 come up with all forms of special bundles, all in the hopes of enticing you to sign up for a two-year mobile or broadband plan. There's a wide variety of discounted plans and freebies to choose from, so here are some of the deals that you might not want to miss out at Comex 2012.


M1 (Hall 5, Booth 5F01, 5G10)


M1 100Mbps / 200Mbps Fibre Broadband Offer

M1 currently offers the most affordable fibre home broadband plan at $39 per month (100Mbps) with a two-year contract. You can sign up for the 200Mbps bundle at an additional $10 per month ($49/month). For both offers, you get a free mobile broadband mData 1GB (7.2Mbps), home fixed voice service, and free installation of Optical Network Terminal. 

  • Sitex Price: $39/month for 100Mbps, $49/month for 200Mbps
  • Promotion: Free Mobile Broadband mData 1GB (7.2Mbps), Home Fixed Voice Service and Waiver of Optical Network Terminal Installation.


Free Acer Aspire V5 Touch with Fibre Broadband 100Mbps Sign-up

M1 is bundling free Windows 8 laptop devices with fibre broadband and mobile plan sign-ups. At SITEX 2012, you can get a free Acer Aspire V5 Touch (Intel Core i5-3317U processor, 4GB DDR3, 500GB HDD, 14-inch, 10-point multi-touch screen), when you sign for either of the fibre broadband plans: 

  • 100Mbps + Home Fixed Voice Service + Mobile Broadband mData 1GB (7.2Mbps) at $75 / month
  • 100Mbps + Home Fixed Voice Service + ValueSurf+ Plan at $79 / month
  • Promotion: Free Acer Aspire V5 Touch worth $1,398. Upgrade to Acer Aspire V7 Ultrabook at $550 (worth $1,998).


Click here for M1 brochures.


MyRepublic (Level 6, Booth 6006, 6380)


24-month Contract Sign-Ups 

When you sign up for 24 months of MyRepublic 100Mbps fibre broadband, you will enjoy a wavier of the standard one-time installation and activation charge (worth $128.40) plus 6 months of subscription fee (worth $354 or more).

  • Pure Plan: $59 per month; GAMER Plan: $69
  • Promotion: Enjoy free 6 months for the 10th, 11th, 12th, 22nd, 23rd and 24th months of your plan.


Free Service Installation + Free Acer Aspire S7 Windows 8 Ultrabook

Sign up for MyRepublic PURE 100Mbps Fibre Broadband at $109.90/month with a two-year contract can get the Acer Aspire S7 Windows 8 Ultrabook (worth $1898) free. The Acer Aspire S7 Windows 8 Ultrabook is equipped with a 11.6-inch display, an Intel Core i5-3317U processor, 128GB flash storage and 4GB RAM.

  • Pure Plan: $109.90/month; Gamer Plan: $119.90/month
  • Promotion: Immediate stocks limited. For sign-ups at SITEX booths, collection is on the spot after verification of credit card is done. Otherwise, redemption letter will be issued for later collection. Stocks will arrive in early December. 
Click here for MyRepublic brochures.