Digital TV (DTV) Starter Kit



The DTV Starter Kit helps all Singaporean HDB households that do not subscribe to pay TV, continue to enjoy local free-to-air TV programmes after the analogue TV signals were switched off on 1 January 2019.

What does the DTV Starter Kit do?

The DTV Starter Kit helps Singaporean HDB households without pay TV service make a smooth transition to Digital TV. Eligible households will receive a letter from IMDA on the redemption options.

Each eligible household is entitled to one DTV Starter Kit.

Redemption option before 1 Oct 2019Redemption option from 1 Oct 2019

1. Set-top box and antenna package from M1 inclusive of free delivery and installation; OR

2. $100 off qualifying DTV equipment from participating retail stores

1. Set-top box and antenna package from M1 inclusive of free delivery and installation

Note: DTV Starter Kit redemption will not be available after 31 Jan 2020.

Who is eligible?

Your household is eligible if you

  • Stay in a HDB flat;

  • Have at least one Singaporean household member;

  • Do not have Singtel or StarHub pay TV service; and

  • Have not redeemed a free package under IMDA’s previous Digital TV Assistance Scheme.

Can I apply?

The application and redemption for the DTV Starter Kit are closed (last day of redemption: 31 January 2020). You can purchase the necessary DTV equipment from any major electronics retail store.


For general and technical enquiries, please call Mediacorp at 6333 3888.

Operating hours: 8:30am to 11pm, Monday to Saturday (including public holidays)

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Last updated on: 11 Feb 2020