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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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.
Negative consumer feedback on service quality is piling on for mobile operators and will only worsen over the festive period, but telcos deny seeing more complaints and pledge to continue beefing up their networks.
Telco leads US$13 million investment, along with existing investors NEA and Jafco Ventures, in Series D funding for the media and advertising platform.
Telco plans to expand its network infrastructure over next 12 months in both markets, due to demand from domestic companies looking to venture overseas and MNCs looking to expand there.