Articles about SingTel
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.
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.