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Singapore telecommunications operator Singtel is offering Netflix streaming services through its set-top boxes (STBs) from April, along with complimentary subscriptions to new subscribers.

Singtel customers are being offered up to nine months’ worth of subscriptions to the video-on-demand (VOD) service for free if they re-contract or sign up for Singtel’s mobile plan and/or Fibre Entertainment Bundle+ between 22 January and 22 July this year.

“We are delighted to team up with Netflix to offer their top class content on our top class network. Our customers’ entertainment consumption habits are changing. They want more freedom and flexibility in the way they consume content. This partnership with Netflix offers them just that and strengthens our content proposition by complementing our diverse suite of home entertainment offerings,” said Yuen Kuan Moon, CEO – consumers, Singtel.

“Our focus is to deliver quality content that our customers can access on any connected device at any time using our high-speed fixed and mobile networks. This OTT partnership with Netflix is the first of more to come, and Singtel customers can expect even more interesting content in the months ahead,” he added.

Netflix global head of business development Bill Holmes, commented: “We are thrilled to partner with Singtel to deliver a seamless Netflix experience across their extensive network in Singapore. As a Netflix Open Connect partner and the exclusive promotional launch partner, Netflix and Singtel are working together to deliver our diverse library of TV shows and movies and an unparalleled streaming experience through Singtel products.”

Singtel customers can view Netflix content on mobile, tablet and computer. From April, they will also be able to stream films and TV series from the US VOD giant to their TV through a Singtel STB. Subscriptions are paid for directly through Singtel billing.