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StarHub enhances prepaid app to allow mobile remittances

Lim Hui Jie
Lim Hui Jie12/14/2020 02:48 PM GMT+08  • 2 min read
StarHub enhances prepaid app to allow mobile remittances
StarHub Mobile Prepaid customers can now easily send money to family and friends in over 40 countries in as quickly as a day.
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StarHub Mobile Prepaid customers can now easily send money to family and friends in over 40 countries in as quickly as a day through the StarHub prepaid app.

The telco said the app now comes integrated with digital remittance in partnership with Singapore fintech and licensed Major Payment Institution Pay2Home.

In a release, StarHub said everything – from verifying identity to checking daily-updated currency rates, transferring money and managing prepaid accounts – is done in a simple, unified manner.


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Customers will only have a “low flat transaction fee” to expect, that is shared upfront prior to customers settling their transfers, according to StarHub.

“Using just a single app, our mobile prepaid customers are able to support and connect with their loved ones in more ways than one.” said Donovan Kik, Vice President of Mobile Marketing at StarHub.

David Hulme, Co-founder and Director of Pay2Home noted that “High on migrant workers’ list of priorities are connectivity, communication with their families back home, and the ability to help support them financially by sending money to cover housing education, medical and a multitude of other family needs.”

Hulme sees this partnership with StarHub as a “synergistic collaboration that revolves around convenience, financial inclusion and building firmly on Singapore Government initiatives like Go Digital.”

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