Singapore’s M1 to offer Brazil Data Passport for Rio Olympics 2016

Singapore based telecom operator – M1 Limited has rolled out Brazil Data Passport to enable athletes, officials and supporters visiting the country for the world’s biggest sporting events – the 2016 Summer Olympics and 2016 Summer Paralympics – to stay connected.

Brazil Data Passport will be available through to September, at a promotional rate of S$10 a month.

“With Brazil Data Passport, our athletes, officials and supporters can share the excitement and memories of the games with their loved ones and fans at home,” said P. Subramaniam, Chief Marketing Officer, M1.

M1’s unique Data Passport service, which enables its customers to use their local data bundle overseas, was launched in July 2015 and is now available in 46 destinations including Australia, Malaysia, China, the United Kingdom and the United States. Since the launch of Data Passport, M1 has seen a more than 100% increase in active data roamers, and total data roaming traffic has grown by three times.

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M1 is Singapore’s most vibrant and dynamic communications company, providing mobile and fixed services to over 2 million customers.

Since the launch of commercial services in 1997, M1 has achieved many firsts, including the first operator to offer nationwide 4G service, as well as ultra high-speed fixed broadband, fixed voice and other services on the Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network (NGNBN).