Q: If I’m not a StarHub or Singtel subscriber, how do I sign up to watch the English Premier League (EPL)?
A: From 10am on Thursday (June 9), you may sign up to watch the EPL at this website or at StarHub Shops.
Q: How much will it cost?
A: Early bird offers are available for the first 25,000 subscribers who sign up for StarHub’s Premier+ from Thursday until June 30.
Customers with a StarHub mobile postpaid,, broadband or TV plan that costs more than $15 a month will be charged $19.99 monthly, while those who opt for Premier+ only will have to pay $34.99 per month. After the early-bird promotion, the monthly charges are $24.99 and $39.99 respectively.
Cross-carriage arrangement is available for existing Singtel TV subscribers, who can watch EPL from Singtel set-top boxes at $64.90 a month, which is the same price as StarHub’s Premier Pack.
Q: Is watching world-class football here going to be cheaper than before?
A: Yes, if we are talking about only the English Premier League.
StarHub’s new monthly price plans for Premier+ from $19.99 to $39.99 apply only for EPL content, and are cheaper than the $49.90 Singtel charged last season for its Cast service which carried EPL and included other sports content such as Champions League, La Liga, Serie A, Formula One, MotoGP and Wimbledon.
Q: Will it cost more if I also want to watch other sports content?
A: It depends. If you are an existing StarHub customer with a mobile postpaid, broadband or TV plan that costs more than $15 a month, you will pay no more than $24.99 per month to watch only EPL.
You may add on either $25.99 per month for Sports+ on Starhub with a 24-month contract or $19.90 per month for Cast on Singtel to get other sports content such as the Champions League. This works out to be $1.08 more or $5.01 cheaper than last season’s $49.90 Cast bundle.
Non-StarHub subscribers pay a maximum of $39.99 per month for Premier+ and after adding Sports+ or Cast, it adds up to $59.89 to $65.98 per month, which is costlier than last season.
While both telcos offer Champions League, they also carry different sports content.
Q: What happens if I still have a Singtel subscription with mio Stadium channels?
A: Other than the $30 monthly reduction for the Cast Sports Plus pack, there will be monthly reductions of up to $20 for the other packs. Until June 30, you may also terminate your Singtel TV subscription without early termination charges.