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News Tablet Device Protection Plan

News Tablet Device Protection Plan

Enjoy peace of mind as you stay updated with the news digitally. As a News Tablet subscriber, your new device issued by SPH comes with a News Tablet Device Protection Plan at no additional charge.

Coverage starts one day after your redemption date as shown on your redemption receipt and is valid for 24 or 30 months, in line with the duration of your News Tablet subscription plan (“Period of Insurance”).

Plan Name Coverage Description Premium Payable
News Tablet Device Protection Plan
  • 24 or 30 months’ coverage in line with the duration of your News Tablet subscription plan
  • Reimbursement of the repair or replacement cost of your insured Tablet in the event of accidental damage, theft due to forcible entry and robbery.
  • Maximum of 2 repairs or 1 replacement per insured tablet, and up to the sum insured, during the Period of Insurance.
No additional charge for customers who are issued a News Tablet by SPH along with their news subscription*.

For a sample of this receipt, click here

For full policy terms, conditions, and other useful information, refer to the details in the documents below. 


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  • *Available for news tablets issued from 15 September 2020 (for The Business Times) and from 1 December 2020 (for all other publications).
  • News Tablet Device Protection Plan is underwritten by Great Eastern General Insurance Limited.
  • Please read the Policy WordingsTerms and Conditions and Important Notes and FAQ (available in EnglishChineseMalay and Tamil) for more details of the insurance plan. 
  • This policy is protected under the Policy Owners’ Protection Scheme which is administered by the Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation (SDIC). Coverage for your policy is automatic and no further action is required from you. For more information on the types of benefits that are covered under the scheme as well as the limits of coverage, where applicable, please contact us or visit the General Insurance Association (GIA) or SDIC web-sites ( or