Google Nest Hub users to access audio and video content from SPH

Singapore, 25 June 2019 – Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) has entered into a partnership with Google to deliver greater convenience to audiences in accessing media assets from SPH.

Google Nest Hub users will be able to access content from The Straits Times, The Business Times and SPH radio stations including Kiss92, ONE FM 91.3 and MONEY FM 89.3.

From 25 June to 9 August, subscribe to The Straits Times and purchase the Google Nest Hub at $119 (usual retail price $189). Existing Straits Times subscribers can also purchase the Google Nest Hub at the same price of $119.

The Google Nest Hub will officially be launched in Singapore on 25 June and will allow users to watch video news feeds and listen to live radio. At the same time, through voice-enabled smart speakers, users will also be able to issue commands to Google Nest Hub, such as “Hey Google, play me Business Times Financial News” or “Ok Google, play me ST The Big Story.”

SPH will provide the following for Google Nest Hub:

  1. A news bulletin from The Straits Times, presented by MONEY FM 89.3;

  2. A financial news bulletin from The Business Times, presented by MONEY FM 89.3

  3. The Straits Times content segments:

    1. The Big Story – A daily live news series highlighting the top news of the day

    2. Bite Size News – Trending topics on social media are presented in one minute

    3. Heroes Among Us – Features Singaporeans who have risen above adversity, role models who excel in their fields and heroes who champion causes

    4. ST Sessions – Listen to the songs of Singaporean musicians and hear them talk about their craft

Mr Anthony Tan, Deputy CEO of SPH, said: “We are excited to continue this partnership with Google since our collaboration on Google Home in 2018. Google Nest Hub’s voice-enabled technology and display will allow users easier access to a whole suite of SPH’s media content. Once again, we congratulate Google on the launch of Google Nest Hub and look forward to continue engaging our readers through more platforms.”