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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.
In a strongly-worded statement, six local telcos and a coalition of Asia-Pacific carriers are opposing the proposed deal which will indirectly give SingTel total ownership of Singapore's fiber broadband network builder.
The telco will shut down its two-year-old e-book service from November. This comes just months after the closure of another similar service in Singapore by MediaCorp.
The telco wants its Indian associate to lead a consolidation of the domestic market, which SingTel chairman Simon Israel believes the sector "desperately" needs. He did not rule out injecting new funding to support the move.
The telco has been helping local and Australian intelligence agencies tap communications on SEA-ME-WE-3, a major undersea cable carrying Internet traffic between Singapore and Perth, according to Sydney Morning Herald.
A proposal that will give indirectly SingTel total ownership of Singapore's fiber broadband network builder is slammed by rival telco M1, while some SingTel investors are disappointed in potentially missing out on special dividends.
The deal is under public scrutiny as question marks are raised on whether the telco gains an unfair advantage through indirectly completely owning the critical network infrastructure which serves competitors.
Singapore telco has increased its effective interest in the Indian telco from 30.76 percent to 32.34 percent, in line with its "strategic focus to maximize the value of its business".
Profitability was improved largely thanks to the "strategic initiatives" rolled out last year and lower handset subsidies doled out, but the telco's subsidiary Optus is facing headwinds from a weaker Australian dollar.
Singapore's pay TV incumbent extends $30 monthly rebate to all customers who subscribe to the English Premier League, without any contract or bundle requirement, firing up competition in the market--finally.
Minister dismisses the pay TV operator's final appeal and orders it to share broadcast rights of the English Premier League under Singapore's cross-carriage rule. SingTel unveils its price plan of S$59.9 per month, making EPL content available to customers of rival StarHub.
In a hotly contested tender for the first licenses available for foreign carriers, the two telcos pipped 9 other groups including carriers such as SingTel, Bharti Airtel, KDDI and Digicel.
Amid race for the country's first foreign telco licenses, the SingTel-led consortium highlights its capabilities to fast track Myanmar's satellite ambitions, including assisting the launch of a national satellite in future.
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.
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