US government order leading to the impending January 11 delisting of three Chinese telcos from the New York Stock Exchange is politically motivated and violates market rules, says China Securities Regulatory Commission.
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Singapore telco's CEO Chua Sock Koong, who is set to retire in January, will be replaced by 27-year company veteran and current head of Singapore consumer business, Yuen Kuan Moon.
South Korean telco aims to make its foray in the country's internet data centre market by end-2021, teaming up with local systems integrator Jasmine Telecom Systems to lure global cloud vendors as customers.
StarHub and M1 have been fined a total of SG$610,000 ($447,090) for broadband service disruptions in April and May this year that were found to be due to human oversight.
Singapore telco is on the hunt for a new chief as Peter Kaliaropoulos, who took over the CEO role just two years ago in July 2018, is set to retire in October and return to Sydney.
Telco's collaboration with China Unicom and Bridge Alliance allows enterprise customers of both mobile operators to make embedded SIM changes over-the-air, bypassing the need to manually configure their device SIM cards to change networks in Singapore or China.
Singapore's industry regulator says it has begun investigations into a service disruption that affected M1 customers over two days and reiterated the need for operators to ensure telecommunications services remain running during a time where many are working from home.
Singtel and joint bidders StarHub Mobile and M1 have secured licences to deploy nationwide 5G networks, while TPG Telecom has failed in its bid to do so and, instead, will have to access these network services through a wholesale arrangement.
Telco attributes the broadband service disruptions to equipment failure and an "internal network change management process" involving a DNS that handles internet traffic routing, and offers a one-time 20% rebate for affected customers.
Singapore's fourth telco, TPG Telecom debuts a monthly mobile plan that offers 50GB data and 300 call minutes for SG$10 ($7.05) and doesn't tie subscribers to a service contract.