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Vodafone and StarHub Renew Strategic Partnership Agreement for Singapore

Vodafone and Singapore’s StarHub have agreed to renew their strategic partnership for a further three years, building on a successful relationship that has seen significant collaboration in Singapore and throughout Vodafone’s global markets.

Over the past five years, the Vodafone and StarHub partnership has expanded across enterprise services covering mobile connectivity as well as co-branding and knowledge sharing initiatives.

Under the renewal, which commences today (30 November 2016), all StarHub mobile customers can continue to benefit from advanced mobile voice and data roaming propositions, including high-speed data on Vodafone’s 4G networks. Similarly, Vodafone customers visiting Singapore can enjoy high-speed roaming on StarHub’s 4G LTE-Advanced network.

The partnership will continue to focus on multinational corporations (MNCs), meeting the growing demand for unified communications and enterprise services.

In the coming months, StarHub will join Vodafone’s International Enterprise network, helping Singapore enterprises expand their business overseas by providing a simple way to scale up and manage their mobile communication needs. Global companies intending to set up operations in Singapore will be able to enjoy the same benefits.

Vodafone Partner Markets Chief Executive Diego Massidda said: “Our long-standing collaboration with StarHub has delivered an outstanding communication experience in Singapore and around the world for customers of both companies. I am delighted that our partner market journey will continue and I look forward to serving StarHub’s enterprise customers with the best products and services that Vodafone can offer.”

StarHub Chief Commercial Officer Kevin Lim said: “We value our long-standing partnership with Vodafone. This mutually beneficial collaboration enables StarHub to bridge geographical gaps, offering our customers global reach, and Vodafone's global customers, local support. This is especially important, as secured communication, high-speed connectivity and service quality form the foundation of a successful business in today’s hyper-connected world.”

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About Vodafone Group

Vodafone is one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies and provides a range of services including voice, messaging, data and fixed communications. Vodafone has mobile operations in 26 countries, partners with mobile networks in 52 more, and fixed broadband operations in 17 markets. As of 30 September 2016, Vodafone had 470 million mobile customers and 14 million fixed broadband customers. For more information, please visit: www.vodafone.com.

About Vodafone Partner Markets

Vodafone’s Partner Markets team works to form strategic alliances with operators all over the world, partnering to offer a range of global products and services that extend Vodafone’s reach into local markets. Vodafone Partner Market agreements vary from roaming and service resale to full partner branding. Established in 2002, Vodafone Partner Markets now partners with 35 companies in 52 countries.

About StarHub

StarHub is Singapore's fully-integrated info-communications company, offering a full range of information, communications and entertainment services for both consumer and corporate markets. StarHub operates a mobile network that provides 4G, 3G and 2G services. It also manages an island-wide HFC network that delivers multi-channel pay TV services (including HDTV, Internet TV and on-demand services) as well as ultra-high speed residential broadband services. StarHub operates an extensive fixed business network that provides a wide range of data, voice and wholesale services. Over Singapore’s fibre-based Nationwide Broadband Network, StarHub offers a broad range of home and business broadband plans, as well as commercial and residential IPTV services.

Launched in 2000, StarHub has become one of Singapore's most innovative info-communications providers, and the pioneer in 'hubbing' - the ability to deliver unique integrated and converged services to all its customers. StarHub, listed on the main board of the Singapore Exchange since October 2004, is a component stock of the Straits Times Index, the MSCI Singapore Free Index, the SGX Sustainability Leaders Index and the SGX Sustainability Leaders Enhanced Index. For more information, please visit: www.starhub.com

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