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Old 08-09-2019, 07:14 PM   #16
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Old 08-09-2019, 07:44 PM   #17
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Yeah. I know the plan details but there is nothing said about the plan is available to locals (locals as in Singapore Citizens or PR).


'VivoBee is a one-stop Mobile Services for migrant workers in Singapore & Malaysia. VivoBee 4G SIM card Mobile Membership Plans provides monthly Free Local Data & IDD Calls for 12 months. Don't forget to check out our budget App IDD Call & Packages, Overseas Mobile & Data Top Up services in VivoBee Mobile App now.'

My question is have they changed their policy and now accept the general local population to sign up with them now?
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Old 08-09-2019, 07:56 PM   #18
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You have to port over to the same Telco postpaid first before porting to mvno.

Else u just buy a new number and have it work as data SIM on 2nd SIM card slot.

With apps like WhatsApp that does calls and msg. The prepaid value can last very long
Issues will be:
1) How long must I stay as a postpaid customer with the provider, eg. M1, before I can port to another MVNO?
2) Any termination charges?

If there are, I rather they stay as prepaid customer if they want to retain the number. They already has TPG sim as 2nd sim for free and occasional data.
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Old 08-09-2019, 08:04 PM   #19
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Issues will be:
1) How long must I stay as a postpaid customer with the provider, eg. M1, before I can port to another MVNO?
2) Any termination charges?

If there are, I rather they stay as prepaid customer if they want to retain the number. They already has TPG sim as 2nd sim for free and occasional data.
Read under "general" section, New Line Sign-ups
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Old 08-09-2019, 08:23 PM   #20
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Read under "general" section, New Line Sign-ups
That's why...

Until a time when MVNO can directly port prepaid numbers without having them converted to postpaid first like the 3 big telcos, its less of a hassle (and cost) just to get a new number.

If they want to retain the number, then just have to stay as prepaid.
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Old 08-09-2019, 08:49 PM   #21
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Yeah. I know the plan details but there is nothing said about the plan is available to locals (locals as in Singapore Citizens or PR).


'VivoBee is a one-stop Mobile Services for migrant workers in Singapore & Malaysia. VivoBee 4G SIM card Mobile Membership Plans provides monthly Free Local Data & IDD Calls for 12 months. Don't forget to check out our budget App IDD Call & Packages, Overseas Mobile & Data Top Up services in VivoBee Mobile App now.'

My question is have they changed their policy and now accept the general local population to sign up with them now?
https://en.ocworkbench.com/vivobee-l...ncoming-calls/
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Old 08-09-2019, 08:55 PM   #22
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Thanks!

Previously they said they don't cater to locals when I contacted their customer service. Finally they accept locals to sign up.

I think this is the best under $10 budget plan already.
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Old 08-09-2019, 09:02 PM   #23
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Under $10, I think redone is the best, else zero1

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Previously they said they don't cater to locals when I contacted their customer service. Finally they accept locals to sign up.

I think this is the best under $10 budget plan already.
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Old 08-09-2019, 09:03 PM   #24
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Thanks!

Previously they said they don't cater to locals when I contacted their customer service. Finally they accept locals to sign up.

I think this is the best under $10 budget plan already.
I think if they use more data the redone $8 plan is better. Unfortunately I don't think Singapore has any prepaid phone that offer mobile data without expiry which ideally should be cheaper then even a $5/ month plan
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Old 08-09-2019, 09:07 PM   #25
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I think if they use more data the redone $8 plan is better. Unfortunately I don't think Singapore has any prepaid phone that offer mobile data without expiry which ideally should be cheaper then even a $5/ month plan
Redone and other under $10 do not have unlimited incoming calls, which is a big draw for my folks who are low data users.

Oops. Zero1 $9.90 also have unlimited incoming calls. Really spoilt for choices now. Though zero1 is not permanently $9.90.

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Old 08-09-2019, 09:20 PM   #26
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Redone do have free incoming calls!

Myrepublic is better with free incoming and 1000mins (no available now)

Redone and other under $10 do not have unlimited incoming calls, which is a big draw for my folks who are low data users.

Oops. Zero1 $9.90 also have unlimited incoming calls. Really spoilt for choices now. Though zero1 is not permanently $9.90.
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Old 08-09-2019, 09:26 PM   #27
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Redone do have free incoming calls!

Myrepublic is better with free incoming and 1000mins (no available now)
I cannot find where Redone has free incoming calls, only free unlimited calls to/from other redone users.

Yeah.. Myrepublic's cheapest plan is up against competition for mid-tier users, no longer a budget plan.
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Old 08-09-2019, 09:38 PM   #28
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It is free incoming.
I still on the redONE pioneer batch user.

I cannot find where Redone has free incoming calls, only free unlimited calls to/from other redone users.

Yeah.. Myrepublic's cheapest plan is up against competition for mid-tier users, no longer a budget plan.
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Old 08-09-2019, 09:42 PM   #29
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It is free incoming.
I still on the redONE pioneer batch user.
That's nice. Wonder why they did not state clearly in their site.

With all these information (thanks to you guys) for vivobee, redone and zero1 which are all under $10, circles.life $5 plan does not seem that attractive anymore...Lol.
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Old 08-09-2019, 09:50 PM   #30
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Just go down to their agent and ask.
First batch user here. Yes free incoming.

That's nice. Wonder why they did not state clearly in their site.

With all these information (thanks to you guys) for vivobee, redone and zero1 which are all under $10, circles.life $5 plan does not seem that attractive anymore...Lol.
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