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Singtel Has 21 Free Channels For Everyone In Singapore During Covid-19 Outbreak

As the Singapore government advocates for social distancing and reduced outdoor activities in light of the Covid-19 outbreak, many of us might be staying at home a lot more than usual.


Sure, you may have Netflix to keep you occupied for the first week, video games like Animal Crossing for the second week, but you’ll likely feel sian after a month of being cooped up at home.

To help save your sanity, Singtel is offering 3 months’ free access to some of its television channels so you’ll have an endless stream of content to keep you company.


Here are some of our favourites.

1. Discovery Channel (for Singtel TV customers)

The Covid-19 virus might be one of Mother Nature’s most hated creations right now, but many of her other inventions are nothing short of majestic.

With Discovery Channel, you’ll be able to travel the world virtually without having to step out of your house.


From wildlife documentaries to hidden destinations you should head to during your next retreat, you’ll surely be marvelled by natural wonders the world has to offer.


2. Cartoon Network

Times may have changed from when we are kids to the present day. But if there’s something that never changes, its children’s obsession with cartoons.

With Cartoon Network being free to watch, you now have another way to keep your ‘lil ones occupied without resorting to showing Baby Shark.


From classics cartoons like Scooby-Doo to modern ones like We Bare Bears, we bet the channel has something that you kids can look forward to after they’re done with their homework.


3. Asian Food Channel

They say we may well have to change our living habits with the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak. Enhanced personal hygiene and social distancing are likely to stay for the foreseeable future, but if there’s one thing that ain’t going to change, it’s Singaporeans’ love for food.


If you’re a foodie who loves trying out the street food from other countries, Asian Food Channel (AFC) will definitely whet your appetite for your next gourmet adventure.


But if you’re someone who loves cooking at home, AFC will also give you some inspiration as to what you can prep for your next meal with the fam.


4. Comedy Central

After a stressful day of work, nothing beats winding down on the sofa as you enjoy some lighthearted content.


If comedy is your content-of-choice to relax to, Comedy Central’s lineup of sitcoms and shows will have you chuckling along as you recharge for the next day of work.


The Covid-19 situation might be grim now, but embracing it with laughter and a positive mindset will make things a lot better than it seems.

5. KBS World (for Singtel TV customers)

If you’re a fan of K-pop or K-drama, you’ll instantly tune in to KBS World, which is a one-stop channel for everything that has to do with the Korean entertainment scene.


From the latest Korea dramas to star-studded reality shows, the channel will definitely satisfy your Korean entertainment fix, all without you having to deal with choppy online streams.


Thank you, Singtel!

Do note that of the above channels, Discovery Channel and KBS World are only available for Singtel TV customers. The remaining 3 channels are available for everyone in Singapore on the CAST app.

More information, as well as the full list of channels, can be found here.

If you’re been spending the evenings at home for the past few weeks and need something to save your sanity, Singtel’s list of free channels might just be the perfect antidote to keep you sane.

The Covid-19 outbreak and the inconvenience it brings might not be ideal, but we are heartened that companies are going out of their way to make our lives better.

Featured image adapted from BrandingSource, KBS World, East Ethnic Recipes, and Cryptozoic. 

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