SmarTone’s new plans give users flexibility to upgrade

SmarTone’s new plans give users flexibility to upgrade smartphone

06 FEB 2015

Hong Kong’s SmarTone has introduced unbundled plans that give customers the flexibility to upgrade their smartphones during the 12-month contract period at significant discounts.

Customers opting for its 6GB or 10GB unbundled plans can buy a 4G smartphone, with the option to buy another within the contract period. The monthly plans are priced at HKD316 ($41) and HKD456.

SmarTone CEO Douglas Li said that many customers say they want to upgrade their smartphones more frequently than what the typical 24-month contract allows. “With the new plans, we offer customers the freedom to upgrade their smartphones within a 12-month contract as and when they wish, and at great prices.”

The operator said the plans cover a wide range of models spanning all price points, including the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, Galaxy Note4, Sony XperiaTM Z3, LG G3 and HTC Desire Eye.

SmarTone, with a 15 per cent market share, is the territories’ fourth largest operator, behind CSL, 3 and China Mobile HK.

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Joseph Waring joins Mobile World Live as the Asia editor for its new Asia channel. Before joining the GSMA, Joseph was group editor for Telecom Asia for more than ten years. In addition to writing features, news and blogs, he...

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