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TPG’s SIM-only plan gives Singaporeans a whopping 50GB of data for just S$10

By Ken Wong - on 4 Apr 2020, 9:41am

TPG’s SIM-only plan gives Singaporeans a whopping 50GB of data for just S$10

Note: This article was first published on 31st March 2020.

During an online event today, Singapore’s fourth telco TPG said it would be launching its first SIM-only plan in Singapore following trials carried out since December 2018.

The new S$10 a month plan launching today at 12pm offers a whopping 50GB of data and more as shown in the image below:

TPG's S$10 plan

According to Acting CEO and General Manager Richard Tan of TPG said the telco currently had some 400,000 subscribers on the open trial and had reached most of the coverage goals laid out by the Singapore Government with only coverage in MRT tunnels yet to come. 

Tan said that TPG's existing subscribers wouldn't be forced to transition to the new plan but that they expected some would be doing so. He declined to give an answer when asked on how many he expected to make the switch over. 

He added that whileTPG would fulfil the free trial period that the users are currently signed up for, one month before the end of their contract, they would receive an email to see if they were interested in migrating to the TPG 50GB SIM Only Plan. If they do not wish to migrate, they can either move to another telco by porting their number over, or sign a new plan with TPG. Their existing number and plan will not be in operation once their contract ends. 

Since its launch, TPG also trialled various roaming solutions like free-roaming to Malaysia and Indonesia. This service was halted earlier this year with TPG citing poor customer feedback. In its place, customers were able to roam in the Philippines for free.  

Tan stressed that it was a proper full telco able to provide customers with the full range of telco services over its own network, unlike the recent slew of MVNO operators that have entered and in some cases, left the Singapore market.  

The telco ended by saying that they planned to launch additional plans from the second quarter of 2020.