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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The immense popularity of over-the-top services such as WhatsApp, Viber, and Skype has been the bane of telcos angsty about their dipping voice and SMS revenues. Can QoS deals ease the frustration?
SingTel, StarHub and M1 are rolling out Voice over LTE services, which leverage the 4G networks, for faster call connections and higher quality audio.
The telco expects revenue declines for both group consumer and enterprise segments to be slightly worse than forecasted a quarter ago. Going forward, a focus will be on driving customer growth in Australia.
The partnership involving BlueTel Networks will see a neutral peering point sited in Digital Realty's data center, which will complement the current two in the east under the Singapore Internet Exchange.
Singapore telco launches country's first prepaid mobile plan that allows subscribers to access the social networking site from 50 cents a day or S$6 a month.
The telco has outlined a slew of safeguards in response to safety shortcomings and outdated methods uncovered by investigations into the fire that broke out at its Bukit Panjang exchange.
Amid anti-competition concerns, the telecoms regulator has given its nod to the S$126 million deal but with extra conditions added. It also believes the consolidation can improve Singapore's network resiliency contrary to worries.
The telco is back to working on an alternative after its "all-in-one communications app", LoopMe, was scrapped following legal complications in Israel ahead of its scheduled launch this month.
The telco's regional associates expects its enterprise customers to be cautious in spending for the next 12 months amid keen competition. Q2 was held back particularly by a weaker Australian dollar and overall capex investments.
A SingTel employee has been blamed for causing a fire last month that brought down various banking and communications services in Singapore.
Putting out the fire at SingTel's Bukit Panjang Exchange last week was a good development, but what comes after will be even more interesting since the impact wasn't confined to the telco's own customer base.
Depending on service affected, home customers will either get a free three-month speed boost, one month's worth of free access to all pay TV channels or free local calls on their fixed lines.
Fire at SingTel's network exchange should trigger several questions Singapore regulator IDA must ask while it's reviewing the OpenNet buyout.
Singapore telco says damaged fiber lines are back up and running, but some affected networks may need adjustments to come back online following a building fire that affected several banking and telecom services.
A fire at SingTel's network exchange at Bukit Panjang in the Northwest of Singapore has affected its services and of those leasing its lines, such as rival telcos' fiber broadband and cable TV, and bank ATMs and branches.