Loading

wait a moment

[2019 Edition] Best Unlimited Data Mobile Plans In Singapore (Plus: Which Plan Gives The Most 4G Data Per Dollar?)

Withdrawable trading bonus

We’re all spoilt for choice when it comes to content we can consume on our mobile phones.

There is a wealth of news, longform articles, streaming music, online videos, virtual courses, apps and games available at the swipe of your finger, as well as communicating with others via video calls, voice calls over data, and multimedia chats.

All these great use cases all require data, and not everyone has the luxury of waiting until they are at home or in the office to tap on a fast and reliable Wifi connection.

To satisfy Singaporeans’ need for data, the various telecommunication companies (telcos) in Singapore have begun to offer increasingly cheaper data plans, culminating in unlimited data plans.

These plans promise to put an end to situations when we have to watch our data usage closely, for fear of bursting the limit that month, or be charged hefty fees.

Today, we’ll examine and compare unlimited data plans from across the telcos and see which is the cheapest, as well as which gives you the most unthrottled data for your money. Regular prices and plan features are used, since promotional bonuses and discounts are either time-limited or only available to certain customers.

Read Also: Are Subsidised Phone Plans Really More Expensive Compared To SIM Only Plans In 2019?

Introducing The Best Unlimited Data Plan Contenders

Circles.Life Base Plan + Unlimited Data Add-On: To enjoy unlimited data with Circles.Life, you’ll need to get their Base Plan ($18 per month) with the Unlimited Data add-on ($20 per month). Data speed is throttled after 40 GB. There is no contract, and you’ll enjoy free caller ID, a modest 100 minutes talktime, 25 free SMS.

M1 mySIM98: M1 was the first telco to offer unlimited data on SIM-only plans. With the M1 mySIM3 98, you pay $98 every month for get unlimited data (speeds throttled after 50 GB) along with unlimited calls and SMS/MMS, subject to fair use limits.

Read Also: [Cheatsheet] The Best SIM-Only Plans in Singapore (2019 Edition)

Singtel Combo 3 + DATA X INFINITY: Singtel was the first telco in Singapore to offer unlimited data plans. The unlimited data add-on, known as DATA X INFINITY, costs $39.90, and can be added to Combo 3 ($68.90) and above plans, which come with a 2-year contract and phone handset subsidy.

StarHub $25 SIM Only Plan + 50 GB with Worry-Free Data: StarHub allows you to add on unlimited data (known as 50 GB with Worry-free Data) at $20 a month to their SIM-only plans, the cheapest of which costs $25 a month. Data speeds are throttled after 55 GB (base of 5 GB + 50 GB).

Zero1 9GB To Unlimited Data: The 9GB to Unlimited Data plan from Zero1 gives you unlimited data at $39.90, with surfing speeds being throttled after 9GB. You’ll also enjoy free caller ID, 450 outgoing minutes, free incoming calls and 200 free SMS. There is also a Zero1 1GB to Unlimited Data plan for $13.90, with throttling after 1GB.

Zero Mobile Zero X: Zero Mobile’s only plan, the Zero X gives you unlimited data for $59.95, with data speeds throttled after 30 GB. You’ll also get free caller ID, unlimited talktime and SMS, subject to non-commercial and fair use restrictions.

Honourable Mention: TPG: TPG is the newest entrant into Singapore’s dynamic telco space. They have not yet officially launched, but are now allowing limited numbers of customers to join their network for free over 12-months. Users currently enjoy unlimited data (throttled after 2GB every day), though final pricing and features remains to be seen.

 Best Unlimited Data Plans In Singapore Compared

With that in mind, here are the cheapest plans from each telco in Singapore that give you unlimited data.

Plan Monthly Cost Base Data Unlimited Data Add-On Cost Monthly Cost For Unlimited Data Fair Use Caveat Notes
Circles.Life Base Plan $18 20 GB $20 $38 Data speeds will be throttled after 40 GB Plan comes with:
– 100 mins talktime
– 25 SMS
– Free caller ID
– No contract
M1 mySIM3 98 $98 Unlimited $98 Data speeds will be throttled after 50 GB Plan comes with:
– Unlimited talktime*
– Unlimited SMS/MMS*
– No contract
Singtel Combo 3 $68.90 3 GB $39.90 $108.80 Data speeds will be throttled after 50 GB Plan comes with:
– Unlimited talktime*
– Unlimited SMS*
– Both the plan and add-on comes with contract
– Eligible for phone subsidy
StarHub $25 SIM Only Plan $25 5 GB $20 $45 Data speeds will be throttled after 55 GB Plan comes with:
– 100 minutes talktime
– Free caller ID
– Free 10 GB data monthly and unlimited weekend data for a year
Zero1 9GB To Unlimited Data $39.90 Unlimited $39.90 Data speeds will be throttled after 9 GB Plan comes with:
– 450  outgoing mins
– Free incoming calls
– 200 SMS
– Free caller ID
Zero1 1GB To Unlimited Data $13.90 Unlimited $13.90 Data speeds will be throttled after 1 GB Plan comes with:
– 200  outgoing mins
– Free incoming calls
– 450 SMS
– Free caller ID
Zero Mobile Zero X $59.95 Unlimited $59.95 Data speeds will be throttled after 30 GB Plan comes with:
– Unlimited  talktime*
– Unlimited SMS*
– Free caller ID

 

* Subject to fair use policy and limits of the respective telcos.

As you can see, if you don’t care about speeds and want the cheapest plan with unlimited data, the Zero1 1GB To Unlimited Data is the clear winner, though realistically, you’ll be pretty limited with what you can do after that 1 GB of 4G speeds is used up. Video streaming would only be possible at low resolution, phone calls over data may be sketchy, and real-time gaming may be a source of frustration.

If speeds matter to you, here’s how the telcos’ plans stack up from a Cost per GB at 4G speeds:

Plan  Monthly Cost For Unlimited Data Fair Use Caveat Cost Per GB at 4G Speeds
Circles.Life Base Plan $38 Data speeds will be throttled after 40 GB $0.95
M1 mySIM3 98 $98 Data speeds will be throttled after 50 GB $1.96
Singtel Combo 3 $108.80 Data speeds will be throttled after 50 GB $2.17
StarHub $25 SIM Only Plan $45 Data speeds will be throttled after 55 GB $0.81
Zero1 9GB To Unlimited Data $39.90 Data speeds will be throttled after 9 GB $4.43
Zero1 1GB To Unlimited Data $13.90 Data speeds will be throttled after 1 GB $13.90
Zero Mobile Zero X $59.95 Data speeds will be throttled after 30 GB $1.99

 

As you can see, when you take 4G data into account, Zero1’s 1GB To Unlimited Data suddenly becomes the most expensive. In this situation, StarHub’s StarHub $25 SIM Only Plan plus 50GB with Worry-free data add-on gives you the most 4G data for your buck at $0.81. This would be suitable for power users who also like the peace of mind that unlimited data plans provide.

In our comparison, we’ve only looked at the plans from a purely mobile data perspective. Each of the plans offer a mix of talktime, free income calls, caller ID, and other value-added services. When choosing a plan, you should take these into consideration and find a plan that fits your unique needs today and in the near future.

Read Also: Buying A New iPhone Every Year? Here’s How Much More You Will Have If You Invested The Money Instead

The post [2019 Edition] Best Unlimited Data Mobile Plans In Singapore (Plus: Which Plan Gives The Most 4G Data Per Dollar?) appeared first on bitcoin social trading.

cfd tips