TELECOM & INTERNET | Staff Reporter, Singapore

Circles.Life to exchange data for public transport rides

It offers customers 100MB for every 10 rides using EZ-Link on public transport.

Circles.Life is launching the "first integrated digital experience for transit-telco products" by the end of May. According to an announcement, it is gradually rolling out “Rides Earn Data” with EZ-Link, offering customers 100MB for every 10 rides using EZ-Link on public transport and an additional 1GB monthly for linking of their Circles.Life number to EZ-Link account through the EZ-Link App.

This partnership aims to provide constant connectivity and integrate people’s lifestyle into one platform. Customers who participate in the program will automatically receive 1GB per month for 6 months, and an additional 100MB for every 10 rides they take with EZ-Link, Circles.Life said.

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Previously in transit vertical, Circles.Life also partnered with oBike offering riders VIP membership worth $49 when they a code upon checkout with Circles.Life. 

On the finance vertical, Circles.Life partnered with DBS Bank to bring the digital convenience of getting an instant data boost using DBS reward points. "DBS customers could also sign up for a Circles.Life mobile plan digitally through the DBS PayLah! app, DBS/POSB digibank apps and the bank’s website. Both services were enabled by an API integration, which provided greater convenience with pre-populated Signup forms as well as instant rewards redemption using a DBS/POSB secured login," the company said.

“In the long run, we aim to open our platform to more verticals and be fully part of the government’s smart nation plan,” said Circles.Life co-founder Abhishek Gupta.

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