StarHub picks WeChat as its messaging ally

Its 30-day WeChat plan is same as Sing- Tel's WhatsApp plan

STARHUB has responded to SingTel's WhatsApp throwdown with a comeback of its own - a tie-up with Chinese messaging behemoth WeChat for its prepaid customers.

This alliance - the first one with WeChat in Singapore - will go toe-to-toe with the SingTel-WhatsApp partnership announced in August for its own prepaid customers, replete with similar pricing.

StarHub's 30-day WeChat plan is going for $6 a month with a one-gigabyte daily cap on WeChat data, the same as SingTel's 30-day WhatsApp plan. Alternatively,...

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