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StarHub unleashes Facebook mobile app for Java feature phones


Today, StarHub and Facebook have jointly announced the new Facebook mobile app for Java feature phones. The app is free for mobile pre-paid Happy Stars customers and there is no data access charges for all other mobile post-paid and pre-paid customers till end April 2011.

StarHub and Facebook today announced that StarHub is the first mobile operator in Singapore to offer customers a new Facebook mobile application for Java-powered feature phones.

From 29 January, the new “Facebook for Feature Phones” service will be available for free to all StarHub’s mobile pre-paid Happy Stars users. There will be no data access charges for these customers to download and use the application locally. Besides free unlimited local data access to Facebook using the new Facebook application, the Happy Stars top-up value of S$17 also offers free incoming calls for 30 days, free 500 SMS, 120 minutes of local outgoing calls and 50MB local mobile data access. On top of that, all StarHub’s mobile post-paid and pre-paid customers can also access the application for free till 30 April 2011.

The new Facebook application includes several new features including:

– Viewing and uploading photos from your mobile phone
– Synchronising your local address book contacts with your Facebook friends
– Facebook login to third party services within the application, such as news, sports, games, and weather

To download the application, simply go to http://m.fb.snaptu.com/f on your mobile phone or send an SMS with the keyword “FBAPP” to 6757 to receive the link to download the application. You can also access the Gee! mobile portal to download this application.

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