Singapore's former incumbent telecommunications player, SingTel has since grown to become a multi-billion dollar business and one of the world's largest mobile network operators.
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Amid competition from Spotify and Google, the Singapore telco believes its 4-year-old streaming service will hold its own with a stronger regional catalog and buffering technology to retain customers.
The Singapore telco is looking at opportunities to roll out its Mio TV service beyond the local market, especially in countries where it has a geographic footprint through its associates.
The telco outlines transformation strategy to raise business performance, lift customer experience, and leverage group assets for scale benefits, following its first drop in annual revenue in 14 years.
Singapore telco takes the lead to offer the country's fastest 4G speeds as part of S$150 million (US$121 million) network rollout, leveraging dual-band street coverage and Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output (MIMO) technology.
The pre-qualified applicants which also include Bharti Airtel, Axiata, KDDI, M1, Vodafone and China Mobile, enter the final stage to submit their bids for one of two mobile telco licenses to be awarded by June 27, 2013.
The Singapore telco has expressed "full faith" in its associate Bharti Airtel, whose chairman was among several key telecom executives summonsed by an Indian special court, regarding the allegedly corrupt allocation of 2G licenses.
The telco wants to "improve" its data pricing model to improve correlation between traffic growth and earnings, and focus more on customer retention versus acquisition.
Telco restores SMS services nearly half a day after disruption on Sunday evening, which it blames on an "isolated software glitch".
The telco is conducting a strategic review of the its Australian unit's satellite business to optimise value for shareholders.
Why SingTel is looking for digital life ideas from the 'Start-Up Nation'.
Telco partners Amdoc to launch the facility which will invest in local startups, as well as focus on new technologies such as voice and facial recognition, and more efficient networks.
StarHub will launch an interoperable platform for users to exchange content, while SingTel is developing own apps, as they attempt to regain lost ground against popular OTT services such as WhatsApp and Viber.
Singapore telco has been fined S$180,000 (US$145,705) for last May's glitch on its mio TV service which disrupted the broadcast of the concluding matches of the Barclays Premier League football season.
[UPDATE] Telco saw third quarter net income drop to S$827 million (US$669 million) due to exceptional charges from Australian unit restructuring, weaker foreign currencies, and a drag from Philippine and Indian associates.
The telco will sell its 30 percent stake in Pakistan's Warid Telecom to a unit of the Abu Dhabi Group for US$150 million, following a "strategic review" on competitive position and opportunity.