Press Release 21 May 2022

COMMUNITY STEPS UP TO HELP SINGAPOREANS EMBRACE DIGITAL TO ENRICH THEIR LIVES AT THE INAUGURAL DIGITAL FOR LIFE FESTIVAL

Singapore, 21 May 2022 The Digital for Life (DfL) national movement to help build an inclusive digital society has grown steadily since inception in February 2021. With the support of over 100 partners from the Private, Public and People (3P) sectors, the movement has enriched the lives of some 200,000 Singaporeans who have embraced digital as a way of life.

 

2          The ‘Data for All’ initiative was launched today at the inaugural DfL Festival organised by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA). The initiative is part of the DfL movement and aims to mobilise the community to come forward to pledge their support and provide individuals from vulnerable segments with 30,000 mobile data lines worth more than $3 million. This collective effort by the customers of M1, GOMO by Singtel and giga! by StarHub, together with seven public organisations, social service agencies and community partners such as AMKFSC Community Services, Care Corner, Lions Befrienders, Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF)’s Community Link (ComLink), NTUC Health, SG Enable and Thye Hua Kwan Moral Charities will benefit about 30,000 children, youths and seniors from low-income families, as well as persons with disabilities and their caregivers.

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