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29 Dec 2006

Internet access to international websites normalised; BlackBerry service fully restored; progressive restoration of cable traffic

29 December 2006 – Singtel has restored more services affected by the Taiwan quake. Singtel's customers can surf, e-mail and perform online transactions.  The Singtel BlackBerry service has also been fully restored.   As part of our cable traffic redirection effort, traffic to the US is being re-routed via Europe orAustralia as well as using other channels...

2006
28 Dec 2006

Restoring services affected by Taiwan quake

Singapore, 28 December 2006 --  Singtel has activated a Command Centre to monitor and manage the situation.  The focus of the Command Centre is to restore affected services progressively and as quickly as possible.  The affected services are:   1. Slow Internet access 2. Disrupted BlackBerry service 3. Disrupted private data network services for some corporate customers   For y...

2006
27 Dec 2006

Slow Internet access to overseas websites due to earthquake in Taiwan

Singapore, 27 December 2006 -- Customers may experience slow Internet access to overseas websites. This is due to an earthquake that occurred in Taiwan on 26 December 2006. We are working closely with our submarine cable consortium members to restore services as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused....

2006
20 Dec 2006

Singtel’s musicVibes buses add colour to daily bus journeys

No data charges for full song downloads Eight Sony Ericsson mobile phones up for grabs  Singapore, 20 December 2006 -- Singtel’s musicVibes portal is the first and only service that offers a permanent data waiver for all full song downloads.  In conjunction with this, six SBS buses have been decked out to provide passengers with a colourful world of music on their daily bus trips.   Fu...

2006
18 Dec 2006

Singtel and Advance Data Networks System Limited First to offer International MPLS services in Bangladesh

Singtel ConnectPlus IP-VPN now offers seamless connectivity to enterprises in all key markets in South Asia Singapore, 18 December 2006 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), Asia’s leading communications group, today announced that it has formed an alliance with Advance Data Networks System Limited (ADNSL), Bangladesh’s leading provider in satellite and wireless solutions, to off...

2006
01 Dec 2006

Singtel appoints external candidate as Executive Vice President for its Consumer Division

Singapore, 01 December 2006 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Mr Quek Peck Leng will be joining the company as Executive Vice President (EVP) of Consumer Division after an exhaustive search within and outside Singtel.  His appointment will take effect from 8 December 2006. Peck Leng, 51, will lead Singtel’s Consumer Division which offers a full rang...

2006
29 Nov 2006

Singtel unveils new and improved flagship store

hello! Shop at Comcentre gets upgrade with enhanced interactivity Singapore, 29 November 2006 -- Singtel today announced that its flagship hello! Shop at Comcentre has received a facelift and now boasts a brand new look and feel. The new store layout allows for enhanced interactivity, which enables customers to explore Singtel’s world of products and services at their leisure.   The shop fe...

2006
28 Nov 2006

Singtel introduces new multimedia business conferencing service

Media-rich services, meetings and collaborations on multiple platforms now possible Singapore, 28 November 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced that it will offer its business customers a media-rich business conferencing service. It will be supported on multiple platforms, such as desktops and mobile devices. The Singtel Multimedia Desktop Conference service will...

2006
27 Nov 2006

Singtel Launches ‘BroadBand on Mobile’ Service

Initial roll-out in Orchard Road; island-wide coverage by end-2007 Free BroadBand on Mobile services till end-February next year Singapore, 27 November 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that its customers will be the first in Singapore to enjoy true broadband capability on their mobile devices by taking part in a commercial trial. ‘Broadband on Mobile’...

2006
20 Nov 2006

Singtel partners Etisalat to offer MPLS service in the Middle East

Business customers can now enjoy seamless network connectivity and IP services in the Middle East Singapore, 20 November 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), Asia’s leading communications group, and UAE’s Emirates Telecommunications Corporation (Etisalat), a leading service provider in the Middle East, have entered into an agreement to offer MPLS Internet Protocol-Virtual Pr...

2006
17 Nov 2006

Appointment of CEO SingNet and Singtel Paging

Singapore,  17 November 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the appointment of Mr Leong Shin Loong as the Chief Executive Officer of SingNet Pte Ltd, the Group’s wholly-owned Internet subsidiary, and Singtel Paging with effect from 20 November 2006.  Mr Leong will also take on the role of Singtel’s Vice President of Consumer Products, overseeing the...

2006
12 Nov 2006

Singtel SMS Shootout 2006 witnesses another record attempt

Singapore, 12 November 2006 - The third Singtel SMS Shootout has successfully made an attempt on putting Singapore back on the map of the world’s fastest SMS thumbs. Mr Ang Chuang Yang, 16, a student from Raffles Institution, clocked 41.52 seconds - a timing faster than the current world record - in a bid to smash the time of 42.22 seconds set by American Ben Cook in July this year.   ...

2006
10 Nov 2006

Train passengers become part of the picture with Singtel’s unique advertising medium

Passengers share their memories with Singtel to win a Nokia N73 Singapore, 10 November 2006 -- Singtel Mobile subscribers on MRT trains are the first to experience a revolutionary new advertising medium that allows everyone to become part of an ad - just by sitting down! Passengers on MRT rides along the North South & East West Lines would already have noticed the range of amusing backdrops on...

2006
08 Nov 2006

The Singtel Group’s results for the second quarter and half year ended 30 September 2006

Strong earnings growth for the Group Net profit after tax up 19 per cent Interim dividend payout of S$731 million Singapore, 8 November 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its unaudited results for the second quarter and half year ended 30 September 2006.    Highlights     Quarter YOY Half Year YOY Sep 2006 (S$m) Sep 2...

2006
07 Nov 2006

Singtel’s regional mobile subscriber base crosses 100-million mark

Highest quarterly increase of 8.4 million subscribers Largest increase from Bharti and Telkomsel Growth in Singapore and Australia despite intense competition Singapore, 7 November 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the aggregate number of its mobile subscribers in the region has exceeded 100 million as at 30 September 2006.  This is the largest mo...

2006
07 Nov 2006

Singtel bids for broadcast rights to EPL

Singapore, 7 November 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced that it has submitted a bid for the broadcast rights to the English Premier League matches (from August 2007 to May 2010). Our intention is to offer Pay TV services to deliver High Definition content over Singtel’s telecommunications network.   Singtel has been given a trial licence by Media Development Auth...

2006
06 Nov 2006

SingNet the first ISP in Singapore to offer fully-interconnected enterprise VoIP service with Level 3 numbers in Singapore

Businesses can now use SingNet VoIP service to make and receive calls from all prefix-6, prefix-8 and prefix-9 numbers Singapore, 6 November 2006 -- SingNet, Singapore’s leading Internet Service Provider (ISP) and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singtel, announced today that it is the first in Singapore to launch a fully interconnected commercial Voice Over Internet Protocol (Vo...

2006
20 Oct 2006

Singtel’s site at No. 71 Robinson Road fetches S$163.4 million

Singapore, 20 October 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has accepted the offer made by Kajima-Lehman (Robinson) Development Pte Ltd (“Kajima-Lehman”), a joint venture company between Kajima Overseas Asia Pte Ltd and Lehman Brothers, to purchase the property at No. 71 Robinson Road for a total cash price of S$163.4 million.  Ten per cent – or S$16.34 m...

2006
20 Oct 2006

Free IDD Calls to India for Singtel Prepaid Mobile Customers (First in Singapore)

hi!Card and HOT$100 customers now enjoy free IDD calls to 15 destinations Singapore, 20 October 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that all Singtel prepaid mobile hi!Card and HOT$100 customers can now enjoy unlimited free IDD calls to India.  Calls to 14 other destinations - Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, South Korea,...

2006
19 Oct 2006

Singtel divests stake in PT Bukaka Singtel International

Singapore, 19 October 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has sold its entire 40 per cent stake in PT Bukaka Singtel International (BSI) for a cash consideration of Rp 532 billion or approximately S$92 million to PT Bukaka Telekomindo International (BTI).  Prior to this transaction, BTI held a 51 per cent stake in BSI.  The consideration was arr...

2006
14 Oct 2006

Optus D1 satellite successfully launched

14 October 2006 -- Optus announced today that following a spectacular launch display of state-of-the-art rocket technology, the Optus D1 satellite was successfully propelled into orbit. The satellite will provide fixed communication and direct television broadcast services toAustralia and New Zealand. The Optus D1 satellite is the first in the company’s D-series satellite program. Th...

2006
12 Oct 2006

Chua Sock Koong joins Singtel Board

Singapore, 12 October 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced that Ms Chua Sock Koong has been appointed Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Singtel Board of Directors. With her new appointment, Ms Chua will be relinquishing her role as CEO International while covering as Group CFO.   Mr Lim Chuan Poh, EVP of Strategic Investments, will assume the role...

2006
11 Oct 2006

Sentosa partners Singtel for its intelligent island vision

Meg@POP service streamlines communication and application needs on a converged Internet Protocol platform Singapore, 11 October 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), Asia’s leading communications group, has won a multi-year contract from Sentosa Leisure Group to provide one-stop managed services over a wired and wireless Internet Protocol-Virtual Private Network (IP-VPN) o...

2006
10 Oct 2006

IDA accepts Singtel's proposal for WiFi service in North Region

Singtel provides infrastructure & services to shape lifestyles and connect communities; Innovative and personalised services for WiFi users in the pipeline Singapore, 10 October 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that IDA had accepted its proposal to provide Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) services in the North Region in Singapore*.   In addition to free basic Int...

2006
06 Oct 2006

Singtel Mobile launches Merchant2U

New convenient way for customers to top up their prepaid mobile cards Singapore, 6 October 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) is launching a new prepaid top-up service called Merchant2U which offers a hassle-free experience for customers.  The service allows all active prepaid mobile customers to conveniently purchase credit value directly from any of the 127 Singtel Exclusive ...

2006
05 Oct 2006

Singtel’s JV ACASIA supports regional expansion plans of Vietnam Posts and Telecommunication Group

Singtel customers also enjoy simple one-stop solutions in ASEAN Singapore, 5 October 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), announced today that its ASEAN joint venture ACASIA has signed an agreement with Vietnam Posts and Telecommunication Group (VNPT) to provide managed network services in ASEAN. ACASIA is a managed network service provider jointly set up by Singtel and five oth...

2006
02 Oct 2006

Singtel connects Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange to their international members

ConnectPlus IP-VPN service provides secure, managed network  with instant data multicasting capabilities Singapore, 2 October 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), Asia’s leading communications group, has been appointed by Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) to provide connectivity to its members in countries such as India, Singapore, the US and UK to the DGCX tr...

2006
22 Sep 2006

Singtel first to be inducted into SIAS Corporate Governance Hall of Fame

Singapore, 22 September 2006 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) is pleased to announce that it is the first company to be inducted into the Corporate Governance Hall of Fame at the 7th Investors' Choice Awards presented by the Securities Investors Association of Singapore (SIAS).  Singtel received the 'Excellence Award' for being inducted into the Hall of Fame for achieving high...

2006
22 Sep 2006

SingNet takes commercial high-speed broadband to next level by offering more at lower costs

New service addresses high-bandwidth expectations of the enterprise market 22 September 2006, Singapore – SingNet, Singapore’s leading Internet service provider and a subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel), today announced that it will offer its business customers a commercial high-speed broadband Internet service at a fraction of current prices. Called Ethernet-Lit...

2006
21 Sep 2006

Singtel selects Ms Chua Sock Koong to be Group CEO

Singapore, 21 September 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today that it has completed an extensive and rigorous global search for the best possible candidate for the Group CEO role.    The key criterion defining the search was to look at who would be best placed, both in terms of experience and potential, to provide leadership for the Singtel Group going fo...

2006
15 Sep 2006

Singtel opens new Business Solutions Centre

Business users can experience firsthand integrated communication solutions and applications Singapore, 15 September 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced the opening of its new Business Solutions Centre at Comcentre. Business users can visit the $1 million centre and see for themselves practical demonstrations of the latest, integrated and practica...

2006
12 Sep 2006

Singtel launches MobileM@il

Open standard push email solution brings affordable mobile email to customers Singapore, 12 September 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of a new push email solution targeted at its 1.2 million postpaid customers. This new service, Singtel MobileM@il, offers customers an affordable and convenient alternative to other forms of push email service that u...

2006
30 Aug 2006

Singtel rides into next technological frontier with Ethernet wave

New service is cost effective and delivers superior network performance Singapore, 30 August 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the availability of a new international Ethernet service for its global corporate customers.  Called ConnectPlus Ethernet-VPN, this cost effective and scalable solution offers customers any-to-any connectivity between two or more c...

2006
29 Aug 2006

Singtel to provide about S$2 million worth of telecom services as Telco Lead Partner of Singapore 2006

First deployment of 3G by the host government at an IMF/World Bank event Singapore, 29 August 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today details of its support for Singapore 2006, a series of meetings and seminars which will be held in September.  The highlight of Singapore 2006 will be the Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary F...

2006
14 Aug 2006

Singtel accelerates convergence of voice & data communications to benefit enterprises

Simple, cost-effective networks integration from Meg@POP SIP Trunking  Singapore, 14 August 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has launched Meg@POP1 (pronounced as ‘Mega-Pop’) SIP2 Trunking.    The new service allows enterprise customers to integrate their voice and data networks effectively by connecting them directly ...

2006
11 Aug 2006

Singtel to raise $2 million for Touching Lives Fund 2006

Effort to help more than 28,000 less privileged children and young people in Singapore More than $550,000 already raised through charity golf event Singapore, 11 August 2006 – Even as the fund-raising environment in Singapore becomes more challenging, Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) is committed to raise at least $2 million for the less privileged this year.   Now in it...

2006
08 Aug 2006

Singtel launches managed IP-VPN service in Pakistan

Partnership with Cybernet enables businesses to tap growing South Asian market Singapore, 8 August 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), Asia’s leading communications group, and Cybernet, Pakistan’s largest Internet and data network operator, today announced that they have entered into a supply-agreement to provide Internet Protocol-Virtual Private Network (IP-VPN) cove...

2006
03 Aug 2006

The Singtel Group's results for the quarter ended 30 June 2006

Strong performance from mobile associates Reported profits after tax up 5.8 per cent to S$840 million   Singapore, 3 August 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its unaudited results for the first quarter ended 30 June 2006.   Highlights   Quarter ended June 2006 (S$ million) June 2005 (S$ million) Change   Operating revenue...

2006
02 Aug 2006

Singtel’s regional mobile subscriber base rises to 92 million

Highest quarterly increase of 7.4 million subscribers Singapore, 2 August 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the aggregate number of its mobile subscribers in the region has exceeded 92 million as at 30 June 2006. This figure also represents an increase of 7.4 million customers from the previous quarter. This is the highest quarterly increase ever register...

2006
01 Aug 2006

SingNet first to offer enterprise VoIP services with Level 3 numbers

Cost-effective bundled communications solution for business customers Singapore, 1 August 2006 - SingNet, Singapore’s leading Internet Service Provider (ISP) and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singtel, announced today that it is the first in Singapore to launch a commercial Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service with Level 3 numbers for the enterprise market. SingNet VoIP is offere...

2006
31 Jul 2006

Singtel’s site at No. 50 West Coast Road fetches S$33 million

Singapore, 31 July 2006 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has sold the site at No. 50 West Coast Road for S$33 million to FCL Loft Pte Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fraser Centrepoint Properties Ltd. The site at No. 50 West Coast Road was previously used for bulk cable storage.  Singtel has obtained provisional permiss...

2006
29 Jul 2006

SingNet lowers Ping for local players

New broadband service gives “unfair advantage” to gamers Singapore, 29 July 2006 – SingNet today announced the launch of a new broadband service called PingPower.  The launch is in conjunction with the 2006 Games Xtreme League (GXL) Season 01 Finals held from 29 - 30 July 2006.   PingPower enables local gamers to access the GXL game servers to enjoy consistentl...

2006
28 Jul 2006

'Live' monitoring now a video call away

Singtel brings new ways to view activities in “real-time” Singapore, 28 July 2006 – Customers interested in an easy and affordable service to help them view activities in their homes can now turn to Singtel’s LIVECam.   LIVECam allows users “real-time” viewing of what is happening on location through their 3G mobile phones, fixed line video phones as well as via th...

2006
24 Jul 2006

Singtel first to trial Fibre-to-the-Home and Residential Metro Ethernet in Singapore

Use of technologies to deliver ultra-fast broadband speeds of up to 80 Mbps Singapore, 24 July 2006 – Singtel today announced the start of trials for Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) and residential Metro Ethernet (ME) technology in two selected condominiums inSingapore.   The technologies will allow Singtel to offer customers ultra-fast broadband speeds of up to 80 Mbps that will also enable advanced tripl...

2006
24 Jul 2006

Singtel appoints lead arrangers for a three-year syndicated term loan facility

Singapore, 24 July 2006 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited ("Singtel") wishes to announce that it has appointed Citigroup Global Markets Singapore Pte Ltd and DBS Bank Ltd as lead arrangers for a three-year syndicated term loan facility of S$650 million.                                         &nbs...

2006
19 Jul 2006

Optus D1 Satellite scheduled for launch

Sydney, 19 July 2006 - Optus confirmed today the acceptance of the D1 satellite from satellite manufacturer, Orbital Sciences Corporation in Dulles, Virginia USA. The Optus D1 satellite is scheduled to be launched in September 2006* from the Guiana SpaceCentre in Kourou, French Guiana via an Ariane 5 launcher.   The Optus D1 Satellite is the first of the D-series to b...

2006
17 Jul 2006

Singtel heats up prepaid mobile market with HOT$100 Top-Up Card

Customers can enjoy $100 worth of value for only $28 till end of the year Unused value can be rolled over with purchase of another HOT$100 Top-Up Card Specially tailored for value-conscious customers Singapore, 17 July 2006 – Singtel Mobile has launched a promotional HOT$100 Top-Up Cardthat costs only $28 but offers $100 worth of bundled value. The promotion runs from 17 July to 31 December 2006 and is...

2006
03 Jul 2006

Singtel launches satellite-based broadband network services to resort islands in the Indian Ocean

Singapore, 3 July 2006 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has launched a satellite-based broadband network to the resort islands in the Maldives. Singtel has partnered Focus InfoCom, a leading Internet Service Provider in the Maldives, to support its Raajje Online, an ‘always-on’ broadband Internet service.   The partnership allows Focus InfoCo...

2006
21 Jun 2006

Singtel wins four key awards at Asian MobileNews Awards 2006

Singtel Mobile named Asian Mobile Operator of the Year for the third consecutive year Singapore, 21 June 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) won four awards at the Asian MobileNews Awards 2006.  The awards are: Asian Mobile Operator of the Year Mobile Operator of the Year, Singapore Mobile Operator CEO of the Year Best Customer Rete...

2006
16 Jun 2006

Singtel is named Service Provider of the Year by Frost & Sullivan

Third consecutive year the company has won coveted award  Singapore, 16 June 2006 --  Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) has been crowned Service Provider of the Year for the third consecutive time in the 2006 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards.  This most coveted award is given to Singtel for outranking all other contenders and demonstratin...

2006
06 Jun 2006

Singtel launches Offsite Backup & Restore service

New service allows businesses to continue operations even during emergencies 6 June 2006, Singapore -- Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced the launch of Offsite Backup & Restore (OBR), a new service that allows users to access their office data securely from anywhere using a broadband connection.   Currently, many workers and executives are cut off from critica...

2006
25 May 2006

Singtel first to introduce converged voice and data IP solution

Cost savings for enterprise customers running multiple applications on converged IP platform 25 May 2006, Singapore -- Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel), Asia’s leading communications group, today announced that it is the first telco in Singapore to launch a converged voice and data solution over a privately managed IP network for enterprise customers. Called Meg@POP i-Ph...

2006
04 May 2006

The Singtel Group’s results for the fourth quarter and year ended 31 March 2006

Record operating revenue broke S$13 billion mark, strong net profit growth of 27 per cent to S$4.2 billion. For the quarter, encouraging trends in Singapore, stabilising competitive position in Australia, and robust growth in regional mobile associates. Singapore, 4 May 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its audited results for the fourth quarter and year ended 31...

2006
04 May 2006

Singtel declares shareholder payout of S$4 billion through capital reduction and dividend

Singapore, 4 May 2006 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it is proposing a total payout of S$4 billion to shareholders via a S$2.3 billion capital reduction and a S$1.7 billion final gross dividend for financial year 2005/06.   The Board of Directors has recommended a 25 per cent increase in the final gross dividend for the year ended 31 March 2006 to 10 cents a ...

2006
03 May 2006

Singtel’s regional mobile subscriber base crosses 85-million mark

 Singapore, 3 May 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the aggregate number of its mobile subscribers in the region has exceeded 85 million.   As at 31 March 2006, Singtel and its associates had 85 million customers, a 31 per cent increase from a year ago.  This is the largest mobile customer base in Asia outside of China.   On a proportio...

2006
12 Apr 2006

Singtel is world’s first carrier to offer BlackBerry Connect for Palm Treo 650 smartphone

Choices for Enterprise customers grow with combination Singapore and Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, 12 April 2006 – Singtel, Palm, Inc. (Nasdaq: PALM) and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the first availability of BlackBerry® ConnectTM for the Palm® TreoTM 650 smartphone. With BlackBerry Connect, Singtel customers now ha...

2006
11 Apr 2006

SGH and Singtel launch web-based bonding with ICU babies

Singapore, 11 April 2006 -- Singtel and SGH’s Department of Neonatal & Developmental Medicine today announced a new system known as ‘Virtual Visit’. For the first time, parents and family members of newborns under the specialist care of SGH Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) can now view video images of the infant via broadband Internet or 3G mobile phones without being at the baby’s cot s...

2006
21 Mar 2006

Singtel launches first fully integrated Maritime VSAT service

Users enjoy speeds of more than 256kbps and savings of up to 80 per cent Singapore, 21 March 2006 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the maritime community can now enjoy high-speed two-way IP broadband satellite communications services between ship and shore with the launch of its new Maritime VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminals) service.   With the new servic...

2006
01 Mar 2006

Singapore mobile operators launch code to self-regulate content

Singapore, 1 March 2006 – The three mobile operators - M1, Singtel and StarHub – today announced the launch of a voluntary code to self-regulate mobile content in Singapore. The initiative is in response to concerns about minors having easy access to undesirable content on their mobile phones. Jointly developed by the three mobile operators, the code provides a common framework for the de...

2006
28 Feb 2006

Singtel BlackBerry corporate users enjoy preferential roaming on Bridge Mobile Alliance and other partners’ networks

New BlackBerry 8700g™ launched in Singapore Singapore, 28 February 2006 – Singtel today announced that from tomorrow, all its corporate BlackBerry subscribers who roam on its partners’ networks* will enjoy discounts of at least 20 per cent on roaming BlackBerry data traffic when using applications such as email and calendar.   The new preferential roaming rates are introduced in conjunc...

2006
21 Feb 2006

SingNet announces $38 per month 512Kbps and $47 per month 3.5Mbps unlimited plans

SingNet customers to enjoy a superior Internet Experience with true affordability Singapore, 21 February 2006 – Customers signing up for either plan from now to 31 March will enjoy the new rates.  They also receive a free ADSL Ethernet modem, free 30MB email storage, two free months of unlimited Outdoor Wireless Surf, email virus scan and anti-spam, as well as three free months of MyA...

2006
08 Feb 2006

The Singtel Group’s results for the third quarter and nine months ended 31 December 2005

Operating revenue up 4.2% to S$3.36 billion Net profit grew 16% to S$885 million Singapore, 8 February 2006 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its unaudited results for the third quarter and nine months ended 31 December 2005.   Highlights     Quarter YOY Nine months YOY Dec 2005 (S$m) Dec 2004 (S$m) Change Dec 2005 (S$m) Dec 200...

2006
07 Feb 2006

Singtel’s regional mobile subscriber base increases to 78 million

Year-on-year growth of 26 per cent Singapore, 7 February 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that its aggregate number of mobile subscribers in the region has increased to 78 million.   As at 31 December 2005, Singtel and its associates had 77.79 million customers, a 26 per cent increase from a year ago.  This is the largest mobile customer base in Asi...

2006
13 Jan 2006

Singtel offers new SIM card that stores 1,000 phone contact

Singapore’s first large-capacity SIM card More affordable SIM1000 stores up to four times the number of phone  contacts Hassle-free experience of transferring information from phone to phone        Singapore, 13 January 2006 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of a new 3G SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) card t...

2006
11 Jan 2006

Optus acquires Virgin Mobile Australia

Sydney, 11 January 2006 - Optus announced today that it had acquired 74.15 per cent of Virgin Mobile Australia Pty Limited (“VMA”) from the Virgin Group for A$30 million, increasing the Optus shareholding in VMA to 100 per cent. At the same time, Virgin Enterprises Limited granted Optus a 15-year licence for ongoing use ofthe Virgin Mobile brand in Australia. This licence will extend to other telec...

2006
28 Dec 2007

“Same Day Premiere” for Eason Chan’s new movie – “The Pye-Dog”

mio TV premiere will be telecast in dual languages – Mandarin and Cantonese on 10 January 2008 at 10.00pm            Singapore, 28 December 2007 - Singtel announced today that mio TV will have a “Same Day Premiere” for Eason Chan’s new movie – “The Pye-Dog” on 10 January 2008, 10.00pm where mio TV customers can get to watch the movie premiere at hom...

2007
19 Dec 2007

Singtel and Singtel Mobile file appeal against KPPU decision

Singapore, 19 December 2007 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Singapore Telecom Mobile Pte Ltd (Singtel Mobile) today announced that they have appealed against the decision of the Commission for the Supervision of Business Competition (KPPU) by filing an Objection with the District Court of Central Jakarta on 19 December 2007. ...

2007
17 Dec 2007

Singtel and MSC collaborate to give apparel manufacturers a competitive edge

Singtel Global Apparel is the first of its kind in Asia State-of-the-art RFID and ERP solution with superior global reach boosts business productivity Singapore, 17 December 2007 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Hong Kong-based solution provider MSC Limited today announced a strategic alliance agreement to offer the Singtel Global Apparel solution.  This enables apparel manufa...

2007
11 Dec 2007

Singtel well-positioned to participate in RFP for Next Generation NBN

Singapore, 11 December 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it would be assessing the details of the Request For Proposal (RFP) for the Next Generation National Broadband Network (NGNBN) which was launched by the IDA today. The NGNBN will offer pervasive and competitively priced ultra high-speed broadband connectivity to business users at the workplace as well as to...

2007
07 Dec 2007

mio TV’s Video on Demand goes with the best in local

Singapore movies and TV content can be viewed at anytime of the day on mio TV      Singapore, 7 December 2007 - Singtel announced today the upcoming line-up for local movie and TV content that will be available on mio TV’s Video on Demand from this December starting with the TV premiere of Jack Neo’s recent box office hit – “Just Follow Law”. “Just Follow Law” is one of th...

2007
04 Dec 2007

Singtel’s eXchange360 connects global financial institutions

Traders enjoy competitive edge through new managed service with high performance connectivity and low latency         Singapore, 4 December 2007 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and the Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) today announced an agreement to provide financial institutions in Singapore and around the world with direct connectivity to SGX derivatives and ...

2007
30 Nov 2007

mio TV introduces two additional 24-hour international channels to cater to German and Tagalog-speaking audience

Deutsche Welle (DW-TV) and GMA Pinoy TV will launch this December on mio TV Singapore, 30 November 2007 -- Singtel mio TV continues its rapid growth and announces today the launch of two 24-hour international channels: Deutsche Welle (DW-TV) will start broadcasting from 1 December 2007 and GMA Pinoy TV from 15 December 2007. The content will be streamed via satellite direct from Germany and the Philippines...

2007
26 Nov 2007

Singtel Launches Revamped IDEAS Live On-Mobile Portal

Easy-to-use one-stop portal offers power packed applications Data waiver for customers using popular Internet applications on-the-go     Singapore, 26 November 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the enhancement of IDEAS Live, Singtel’s easy-to-use one-stop mobile portal, to include popular applications. Customers can now access popular Internet applicat...

2007
23 Nov 2007

New CEO of NCS from 10 December 2007

Singapore, 23 November 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that from 10 December 2007, Mr Lim Eng will take over the helm at NCS, Singapore’s leading info-comm technology (ICT) company and Singtel’s wholly owned subsidiary. Mr Lim is currently Singtel’s Group Director of Human Resource, responsible for strategic HR issues for Singtel, NCS and Optus.  He will...

2007
16 Nov 2007

Singtel races ahead of the pack with the world’s first ever night race

Named Title Sponsor of Singapore Formula 1™ Grand Prix   16 November 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has been named Title Sponsor for the first Formula 1™ Grand Prix in Singapore.  The event will be officially known as the “2008 FORMULA 1TM Singtel Singapore Grand Prix”.   “We are delighted to clinch Title Sponsorship of the first-...

2007
14 Nov 2007

Singtel invites BBDO in agency pitch

  Singapore, 14 November 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has invited BBDO to join Bates and Ogilvy and Mather to participate in the next phase of its creative agency pitch process. BBDO was one of the agencies who participated in the initial pitch process. Leo Burnett and Saatchi & Saatchi who were earlier shortlisted, had inf...

2007
14 Nov 2007

New heads for Singtel’s Network Group and Global Accounts

  Singapore, 14 November 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Mr Mark Chong Chin Kok will be promoted to Executive Vice President of Singtel’s Network Group with effect from 1 January 2008. Mr Chong is currently Singtel’s Vice President of Global Accounts. As Singtel’s Executive Vice President of Networks, one of the key top management positions in the...

2007
07 Nov 2007

The Singtel Group's results for the second quarter and half year ended 30 September 2007

Second consecutive quarter of double-digit revenue growth Underlying net profit up 12 per cent Interim dividend payment of S$891 million - at 5.6 cents per share up 52 per cent Singapore, 7 November 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its unaudited results for the second quarter and half year ended 30 September 2007. Highlights     Quarter YOY ...

2007
06 Nov 2007

Singtel’s regional mobile subscriber base up 57 per cent to cross 150-million mark

Bharti added record 6.17 million to reach 48.88 million mobile subscribers Addition of 11.87 million customers from latest associate Warid Telecom in Pakistan Singtel set new benchmark of 2.13 million mobile subscribers with record addition of 163k prepaid customers in Singapore   Singapore, 6 November 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the aggregat...

2007
06 Nov 2007

Singapore’s First Tamil Movie Channel arrives in Singapore on Singtel mio TV in time for Deepavali holidays

mio TV expands library for Indian movie lovers with Tamil Box Office   Singapore, 6 November 2007 – mio TV launches Tamil Box Office (TBO) – a 24-hour movie channel bringing the best of Tamil blockbusters from India. TBO features popular classics, evergreens from several decades of Indian film-making, hits and blockbuster movies and will be available on mio TV channel 55. TBO features an extensive...

2007
05 Nov 2007

Singtel partners Wildlife Reserves Singapore to expand Wireless@SG coverage and location-based services

  Singtel launches WhizGuide, the first free smart location-based guide 5 November 2007 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has extended its free wireless broadband access to some of the top five tourist attractions like Singapore Zoo, Night Safari and Jurong BirdPark. Singtel has also launched WhizGuide at these venues.   Singtel Wireless@SG coverage a...

2007
05 Nov 2007

Asia Pacific’s leading Bridge Alliance launches one-flat data

· One-flat rate for easy-to-understand pricing across the region · Competitive rates provide up to 10 times more usage benefit · Choice of two capped usage monthly subscription plans · Subscription is straightforward – just add on to a local service plan · The alliance also launches a new brand identity, reinforcing its focus to   serve customers roaming on the alliance network   5 Novembe...

2007
05 Nov 2007

mio TV brings movie lovers even more choice

  On-demand movie packs from NBC Universal, 20th Century Fox, Disney-ABC International Television and Eros International Almost 80 per cent of major Hollywood output now available on mio TV First Bollywood movie channel in the history of Singapore television   Singapore, 5 November 2007 -- Following in the footsteps of the success of mio TV’s on-demand services Sony PIX and PIX THRILLER, Sing...

2007
31 Oct 2007

India’s Leading Broadcaster NDTV Launches 24-Hour Flagship English Channels on Singtel mio TV

Exclusive South-East AsiaPremiere of NDTV 24x7 and NDTV Profit on 1st November   31October 2007, Singapore – India’s leading broadcaster New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) and Singtel announced today the South-East Asia launch of two 24-hour flagship English channels - NDTV 24x7 and NDTV Profit on Singtel’s mio TV platform. NDTV 24x7 and NDTV Profit will be available on mio TV starting November...

2007
26 Oct 2007

Singtel shortlists four world-class creative agencies

  Singapore, 26 October 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has shortlisted Bates, Leo Burnett, Ogilvy & Mather, and Saatchi & Saatchi to participate in the next phase of its creative agency pitch process. Last month, Singtel announced that it was inviting world-class creative agencies to be its strategic long-term creati...

2007
26 Oct 2007

Singtel plans to lead in mobile and Internet advertising space

Integrated platform offers advertisers and consumers a targeted and rewarding advertising experience   Singapore, 26 Oct 2007 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its plans to lead in the mobile and Internet advertising space in Singapore within the next five years. The company will leverage its superior customer knowledge management system and integrated service p...

2007
25 Oct 2007

SingNet and Microsoft offer feature-rich messaging and collaboration solution without the hassles

SingNet and Microsoft unveil Hosted BizExchange solution Powerful solution boosts business productivity and enables mobility    Singapore, 25 October 2007 – SingNet, Singapore’s leading Internet Service Provider (ISP) and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singtel, today announced its collaboration with Microsoft to launch SingNet Hosted BizExchange service.  Available to business customers...

2007
19 Oct 2007

Singtel to set a new benchmark in maritime education in Singapore and the region

Singtel, Singapore Maritime Academy and Globe Wireless open region's first Maritime Satellite Communications Centre Singapore, 19 Oct 2007 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its collaboration with the Singapore Maritime Academy (SMA) of Singapore Polytechnic and Globe Wireless to set up a maritime satellite communications centre, called SatCom@SMA.  The first of i...

2007
12 Oct 2007

Singtel launches Mobile LIVECam

Easy-to-use camera provides more viewing angles     Customers simply dial in using their mobile phone for instant access  Singapore, 12 October 2007 --Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of Mobile LIVECam, a simple-to-use, cutting edge and affordable home surveillance device. Each camera comes equipped with a SIM card and users simply place it at...

2007
13 Sep 2007

Singtel begins search for world-class creative agency

Singapore, 13 September 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it is inviting world-class creative agencies to be Singtel’s strategic long-term creative partner through a pitch process. Ms Sherie Ng, Singtel’s Director of Brand Experience, said:  “The decision to embark on a creative agency search process was made to secure the best services available in the...

2007
04 Sep 2007

NETS and Singtel to Launch Next Generation Mobile Payment Applications

New Trial Service to Feature Asia’s First NFC Stored Value Pursewith Over-The-Air Capabilities   Singapore, 4 September 2007 – Singapore’s leading electronic payments provider, NETS, has teamed up with Asia’s leading communications provider, Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (Singtel), to announce the republic’s first Near Field Communication (NFC) trials, which includes a stored value wall...

2007
03 Sep 2007

Singtel and StarHub reach settlement on disputes

Disputes on 1995 and 2002 network lease agreements brought to final closure   Singapore, 3 September 2007 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and StarHub, Singapore’s two leading info-communications companies, have reached an out-of-court settlement on disputes pertaining to the 1995 Network Lease Agreement and 2002 Network Lease Agreement entered by Singtel and StarHub Cable Vision Lt...

2007
31 Aug 2007

Singtel aims to raise $2.3 million for Touching Lives Fund in 2007

Singtel Touching Lives Fund helps charities for underprivileged children and youth   Singapore, 31 August 2007 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) has announced its commitment to raise at least $2.3 million for Singtel Touching Lives Fund (TLF) in 2007. TLF is Singtel’s philanthropy vehicle in Singapore and the main thrust of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility programme...

2007
14 Aug 2007

The Singtel Group’s results for the quarter ended 30 June 2007

  Group reported earnings rose strongly by 10%, underlying profits up 15% Singapore business achieved double-digit revenue growth Optus continued sustainable growth and profits Regional mobile associates delivered spectacular profit growth    Singapore, 14 August 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its unaudited results for the first quarter ended ...

2007
13 Aug 2007

Singtel’s regional mobile subscriber base exceeds 136 million

Singtel’s regional mobile subscriber base exceeds 136 million Fifth straight quarter of record subscriber growth Bharti and Singtel set new benchmarks in subscriber numbers   Singapore, 13 August 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the aggregate number of mobile subscribers in the region, including its associates, reached 136.35 million as at 30 June 2007.&nbs...

2007
03 Aug 2007

Singtel launches Singapore’s first location-based search service

*MAPS allows customers to easily find out what’s happening in their area Singapore, 3 August 2007 - Singtel today announced the launch of *MAPS - the first service in Singapore that allows customers to search for services, events and promotions from around their current location. This first-of-its kind service will be offered to Singtel customers with GPRS-enabled phones and WiFi-enabled devices. I...

2007
25 Jul 2007

SingNet small and medium business customers enjoy more value

New 2.5Mbps and 4Mbps broadband plans New integrated broadband security solution Higher speed and more value for current office solution Singapore, 25 July 2007 --SingNet, Singapore’s leading Internet Service Provider (ISP) and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singtel, announced today that it is the first in the market to launch two new 2.5Mbps* and 4Mbps* asymmetrical broadband plans and a new integrated b...

2007
20 Jul 2007

Singtel to revolutionise home entertainment with the launch of mio TV

Most flexible digital pay TV service in SingaporeThe latest movies, first on TVBiggest HD content suite in SingaporeBrings choice and value to the marketSingapore, 20 July 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited, (Singtel) today announced the launch of its much-anticipated pay TV service.  Named mio TV, the offering will revolutionise the way Singapore watches TV.  Unlike other services which...

2007
17 Jul 2007

Singtel and SCIC sign MOU

Hanoi, Vietnam, 17 July 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (“Singtel”) and Vietnam’s State Capital Investment Corporation (“SCIC”) today announced that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to provide for a cooperation framework between the two sides.  Under the MOU, the areas of cooperation will include the exchange of experiences relating to corporate gover...

2007
05 Jul 2007

Singtel partners IBM to introduce Managed Security Services

One-stop service to fulfil security needs of enterprise customers Singapore, 5 July 2007 --Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and IBM have formed a strategic collaboration to introduce Managed Security Services (MSS) as a solution to help enterprises fulfil their security needs in a cost-effective manner.  Singtel, Asia’s leading communications group, has a proven track record in the i...

2007
28 Jun 2007

Singtel and Warid Telecom announce a Strategic Partnership in Pakistan

  Abu Dhabi, UAE - June 28, 2007 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (“Singtel”) and Warid Telecom (Private) Limited (“Warid Telecom”), today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement subsequent to which Singtel will acquire a 30 per cent equity stake in Warid Telecom for an estimatedUS$758 million. In just two years from its commercial launch in 2005, Warid Telecom has ...

2007
20 Jun 2007

Singtel Mobile is named Singapore Operator of the Year at Asian MobileNews Awards

Third consecutive year that company has won prestigious award Singapore, 20 June 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Singtel Mobile has won the Singapore Operator of the Year at the Asian MobileNews Awards 2007, for the third year running. Mr Quek Peck Leng, CEO of Singtel Mobile and Singtel’s Executive Vice President of Consumer Business, said: “I am very ...

2007
19 Jun 2007

Singtel customers first in Asia Pacific to enjoy free mobile email service

Targeted advertising allows free access to MobileM@il No data charges for receiving and sending email Singapore,19 June 2007 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it is the first operator in Asia Pacific to offer free ‘push’ email to its mobile postpaid customers. The service, called MobileM@il, is the first advertising-based mobile email service that will deliver real...

2007
07 Jun 2007

Singtel launches Asia Pacific’s first and only integrated global Wide Area Network solution

Managed WAN solution provides business communications via a combination of IP-VPN and satellite technologies Singapore, 7 June 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has launched Asia Pacific’s first and only integrated global IP Wide Area Network (WAN) solution.  This solution provides business communications in remote areas via seamless an...

2007
30 May 2007

SingNet customers enjoy better value

SmartWizard self-help tool helps save time and money SingNet subscribers first in the world to access full version of Granado Espada Singapore, 30 May 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that SingNet BroadBand customers can look forward to a whole range of features at the end of this month. Singtel is the first in Asia Pacific (outside Japan) to launch SmartWizard - a self...

2007
24 May 2007

Singtel launches ‘BroadBand on Mobile’

First phase of HSDPA rollout in Orchard Road and CBD Island-wide coverage expected by year end Singapore, 24 May 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that its BroadBand on Mobile service is now commercially available. ‘BroadBand on Mobile’ uses next generation mobile technology known as High Speed Downlink Packet Access, also known as HSDPA or 3.5G.   A commer...

2007
23 May 2007

Singtel and SBS Transit launch iris NextBus via SMS

Easy SMS solution allows commuters to find out when the next bus will arrive Singapore, 23 May 2007 – Want to know when the next bus is arriving?  Just look to your mobile phone. For the first time in Singapore, SBS Transit commuters who are also Singtel Mobile subscribers will be able to get real-time bus arrival information on their mobile phones.  The service, called iris NextBus on SMS, is s...

2007
16 May 2007

Singtel and VelvetPuffinTM launch Singapore’s first complete social networking service for mobile phone and PC users

Singapore, 16 May 2007 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it will offer VelvetPuffinTM social networking service to its mobile customers. Targeted at youths and users who access social networking services such as instant messaging, blogging, sharing of videos and photos, VelvetPuffinTM will be made available to Singtel’s customers in Singapore with compatible handsets ...

2007
14 May 2007

Singtel and Addvalue unveil cost-effective, satellite-based Business Continuity Plan communications package

Singapore, 14 May 2007 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Addvalue Communications Pte Ltd (Addvalue) today announced their collaboration to jointly promote and market a cost effective, satellite-based Business Continuity Plan (BCP) communications package. Targeted at corporate customers, the BCP package aims to provide a quick operational recovery to businesses in the event of a disrupti...

2007
09 May 2007

The Singtel Group’s results for the fourth quarter and year ended 31 March 2007

Strong earnings growth with full year underlying net profit increasedby 7.9 per cent to S$3.56 billion; underlying EPS up 11 per cent For the quarter, Group’s EBITDA up 4.3 per cent; Singapore telco business and Australia delivered strong results; regional associates continued robust expansion Singapore, 9 May 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its audited results fo...

2007
08 May 2007

Singtel’s regional mobile subscriber base reaches 124 million

Fourth straight quarter of record subscriber growth Singtel more than tripled its 3G customer base Singapore, 8 May 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the aggregate number of mobile subscribers in the region, including its associates, has increased to 124 million as at 31 March 2007.  This is the largest mobile customer base in Asia outside of China. Compa...

2007
12 Apr 2007

Say hello! to Singtel at AMK Hub

Singtel unveils next generation hello! shop at the new Ang Mo Kio mall Singapore, 12 April 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced the official opening of its new hello! shop at the AMK Hub at Ang Mo Kio Central. The new store is the second location after the Comcentre flagship store to boast the next generation hello! shop look and feel.  The new layout promotes interactivi...

2007
26 Mar 2007

Singtel launches holistic communications solutions for enterprises

Complete end-to-end solutions for enterprises beyond products and services  Singapore, 26 March 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today launches a holistic suite of solutions to help enterprises streamline communications needs and increase productivity. The ‘360’ suite offers end-to-end solutions that aims to assist enterprises in each stage of the company’s growth. It r...

2007
14 Mar 2007

Singtel extends global IP-VPN service to Indonesia through alliance with PT Telkom

Singtel ConnectPlus IP-VPN service provides business customers with extensive coverage in Asia  Singapore, 14 March 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), Asia’s leading communications group, today announced that it has formed an alliance with PT Telekomunikasi Indonesia (PT Telkom), a leading service provider in Indonesia, to deliver Multi-Protocol Label Switching IP-based Virtual ...

2007
08 Mar 2007

Singtel and Cisco launch all-in-one communications solution for enterprises

Singtel Enterprise360 provides telephony, data, Internet and security services  Singapore, 8 March 2007 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Cisco® have launched an integrated office communications solution to help enterprises streamline business operations and improve productivity.  The Singtel Enterprise360 solution, targeted at businesses with 50 to 250 employees, is a fully ...

2007
08 Feb 2007

The Singtel Group’s results for the third quarter and nine months ended 31 December 2006

Strong earnings growth for the Group Net profit after tax up 13 per cent Singapore, 8 February 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its unaudited results for the third quarter and nine months ended 31 December 2006.   Highlights   Quarter YOY Nine months YOY Dec 2006 (S$m) Dec 2005 (S$m) Change Dec 2006 (S$m) Dec 2005 (S$m) Change Op...

2007
07 Feb 2007

Record increase in subscribers sees Singtel’s regional mobile subscriber base reaching 112 million

Record increase in subscribers sees Singtel’s regional mobile subscriber base reaching 112 million Three consecutive quarters of record subscriber growth achieved Singapore, 7 February 2007 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the aggregate number of mobile subscribers in the region, including its associates, exceeded 112 million as at 31 December 2006.     C...

2007
05 Feb 2007

Singtel enters into alliance with Globe Wireless

Globe Wireless to resell Singtel’s Inmarsat airtime in multi-million dollar deal   Singapore, 5 February 2007 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), Asia’s leading communications group and one of the world’s leading providers and founding partners of Inmarsat services, today announced that it has entered into an alliance with US-based Globe Wireless, one of the world...

2007
05 Feb 2007

S$2.3 million for less privileged children and young people

Singtel Touching Lives Fund exceeds fund-raising target for fifth straight year    Singapore, 5 February 2007 – Thanks to the generous support and contribution from its business partners, employees and members of the public, Singtel has again exceeded its target of S$2 million for the Singtel Touching Lives Fund.  More than 28,000 less privileged children and young people will benefit from ...

2007
31 Jan 2007

Singtel appoints new Group Chief Financial Officer

  Singapore, 31 January 2007 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Mr Francis Heng Hang Song will be joining the company as Group Chief Financial Officer. His appointment will take effect from 9 March 2007. Francis, 47, will be responsible for the Singtel Group’s financial functions, including corporate finance, treasury, tax, insurance and risk management and...

2007
31 Jan 2007

Revised local call rates for Singtel payphones

  Singapore, 31 January 2007 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that from 1 May 2007, local calls made from Singtel’s coin and card payphones will be charged ten cents in two-minute blocks.  Since the 1960s, Singtel has embarked on various initiatives to enhance the payphone service to customers. They include the introduction of phonecards and card payphone...

2007
16 Jan 2007

Bringing HD TV content to every home in Singapore

Mega Media and VOOM supply HD content for Singtel's Pay TV Content tailored to local audience   Singapore, 16 January, 2007 – Singapore media company Mega Media is to supply an exciting and comprehensive suite of high quality High Definition (HD) channels for Singtel’s IPTV service when it is launched commercially later this year. The slate of HD channels offers something for all audiences...

2007
08 Jan 2007

Generation mio - Transforming the phone line in every home into an integrated super highway

First telco in Asia Pacific to offer every home an integrated super highway Unlimited high quality VoIP fixed-line and mobile calls from home Broadband Internet access for everyone New mio price plans and services; one bill; savings of up to 30 per cent Singapore, 8 January 2007 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today unveils Gen...

2007
03 Jan 2007

Internet and voice traffic back to normal

Singapore, 3 January 2007 - Singtel has already restored Internet service for both consumer and corporate customers. Internet and voice traffic are back to normal.  All consumer and small business services have also been normalised....

2007
16 Dec 2008

Singtel first in Singapore to offer managed web-based HRM solution bundled with BroadBand

Hosted Human Resource Management solution for SMEs boosts productivity and reduces costs Singapore, 16 December 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it is the first service provider in Singapore to offer a fully managed, hosted web-based Human Resource Management (HRM) solution bundled with BroadBand access, to meet the needs of small and medium businesses.   Named Si...

2008
10 Dec 2008

Senior Management Movement

Singapore, 10 December 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the resignation of Mr Quek Peck Leng, Executive Vice President, Consumer, with effect from 31 March 2009. Peck Leng joined Singtel in December 2006. During these two years, Peck Leng has helped to improve Singtel’s market position in the Consumer segment in Singapore. “We thank Peck Leng for his contribution t...

2008
05 Dec 2008

Singtel submits OpCo bid

Singapore, 5 December 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) submitted a bid earlier today in response to IDA’s Request for Proposal for an Operating Company (OpCo) to design, build and operate the active infrastructure of Singapore’s Next Generation National Broadband Network.    Mr Mark Chong Chin Kok, Singtel’s Executive Vice President of Networks, said:  “Sing...

2008
02 Dec 2008

Singtel-Chunghwa joint venture awards S$200 million contract to build ST-2

Singapore, 2 December 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the contract to build the ST-2 satellite has been awarded to Mitsubishi Electric Corporation at a cost of approximately S$200 million.    Singtel and Chunghwa Telecom will co-own ST-2 through a joint venture. The satellite is targeted to be delivered in 2010 and will replace the ST-1 satellite, ...

2008
26 Nov 2008

Singtel launches first location tracker service for consumers

Locator lets mobile users know whereabouts of loved ones in Singapore Singapore, 26 November 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced that it is the first operator in Singapore to offer a location tracker service to consumers. The new service called Locator provides users with peace of mind when, for example, they are away from their elderly family members o...

2008
24 Nov 2008

Singtel wins MEF Best in Business Award

Singapore, 24 November 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today it has won the Best in Business award at the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) 2008 Asia-Pacific Carrier Ethernet Service Provider of the Year awards.   Singtel received the award for its cutting-edge suite of Carrier Ethernet solutions, which includes MetroEthernet, ConnectPlus E-Line and ConnectPlus ...

2008
19 Nov 2008

Singtel wins multi-million dollar contract for Global Maritime VSAT services

Torm Shipping to implement Singtel solution for its entire fleet Singapore, 19 November 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has won a multi-million dollar contract from Torm Shipping, Europe’s leading maritime company, to implement Singtel’s Global Maritime Very Small Aperture Terminal (GMVSAT) service for its fleet of 100 ships.   Singtel’s G...

2008
14 Nov 2008

Singtel Group seals S$1.075 billion of credit facilities with banks in Singapore and Australia

Singapore, 14 November 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it entered into agreements for credit facilities of approximately S$1.075 billion to refinance existing facilities and for general working capital purposes. Singtel, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Singtel Group Treasury Pte. Ltd., signed an agreement for a 5-year facility of S$350 million with The ...

2008
12 Nov 2008

Singtel Group’s results for the second quarter and half year ended 30 September 2008

Group reports 5 per cent gain in operating revenue boosted by iPhone sales Singapore and Australia post strong mobile net additions Underlying net profit impacted by currency movements and associates’ performance  Singapore, 12 November 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced its unaudited results for the second quarter and half year ended 30 September 2008.   Hig...

2008
11 Nov 2008

Singtel Group’s regional mobile customer base surpassed 200-million mark

Combined mobile customer base grew 37% year-on-year to reach 217 million Strong quarterly growth of 9.6% More than 1 million Singtel 3G mobile subscribers in Singapore Singapore, 11 November 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the Group’s combined mobile customer base reached 216.7 million as at 30 September 2008.   Year-on-year, its aggregate mobile ...

2008
06 Nov 2008

mio TV launches Serie A with Free On-Demand Content for all customers

Mandarin and English language commentary for all matches* Subscribers enjoy live matches and up to 40 hours of on-demand content each month Channel offered free-of-charge to SuperSaver Pack customers Singapore, 6 November 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today that Italian football league Serie A will be available on mio TV from     &...

2008
21 Oct 2008

Singtel’s subsidiary will hold more than 95.9 per cent of SCS with current acceptance level

Paves the way for CSH to compulsorily acquire the remaining shares of SCS and thereafter to delist SCS Singapore, 21 October 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the mandatory general offer (Offer) by its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Computer Systems Holdings Pte Ltd (CSH), has received acceptances of approximately 37.28 per cent...

2008
21 Oct 2008

Singtel and Becker Marine Systems Communication to develop cutting-edge global maritime solutions

Singapore, 21 October 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Becker Marine Systems Communication, a leading maritime communications services provider, announced today that they have signed a teaming agreement to offer cutting-edge managed Infocomm Technology (ICT) solutions for the global maritime industry.   Under the agreement, Becker Marine Systems Communication seeks t...

2008
17 Oct 2008

Singtel brings in latest ASUS 3.75G Eee PC for mobile broadband users

Singapore, 17 October 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced that it will be the first in Asia after Taiwan to offer the newest 3.75G ASUS Netbook with High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA) capability to its mobile broadband customers.   Singtel’s exclusive agreement with ASUS allows customers to enjoy high-speed Internet access anywhere using the ligh...

2008
16 Oct 2008

mio TV launches dedicated channel for Asian Drama series

Mei Ah Drama Channel will premiere five new popular shows from China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan on 20 October 2008 Singapore, 16 October 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of a new Chinese language channel: Mei Ah Drama Channel.  mio TV subscribers can look forward to five brand new, highly-rated drama series from&nb...

2008
15 Oct 2008

Mandatory General Offer for SCS to Close on 31 October 2008

Singapore, 15 October 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the mandatory general offer by its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Computer Systems Holdings Pte. Ltd. (CSH), for the shares of Singapore Computer Systems Limited (SCS) will close on 31 October 2008.   CSH is offering to buy the remaining shares of SCS at S$1.50 a piece after acquiring approximately...

2008
13 Oct 2008

euronews channel available on mio TV from 15 October

Europe’s leading international news channel offers wide ranging content in four languages Singapore, 13 October 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today that it will premiere Europe’s No. 1 international news channel - euronews - on mio TV Channel 44 from 15 October 2008. euronews will broadcast exclusively in Singapore 24 hours a day simultaneously where vi...

2008
06 Oct 2008

Fixed-line telephone subscription and call rates to be revised from 1 January 2009

First rate revision in 18 years $1 million worth of vouchers available to those in need Singapore, 6 October 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its first rate revision in 18 years for its fixed-line telephone subscription and call charges.   Starting 1 January 2009, fixed-line telephone customers will pay an additional $10 a year in subscription rates, represen...

2008
02 Oct 2008

Winners of the F1 races Singtel Prediction Challenge

Singapore, 2 October 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the results of the Singtel Prediction Challenge for the 2008 Formula OneTM races.   Mr Bernard Lau, a 50 year old self-employed IT business owner, won with 1,483 points by selecting the top eight winning F1TM drivers from the races.   The game allowed Singaporeans to predict the outcome of t...

2008
30 Sep 2008

Singtel mio TV brings the best of Malay entertainment to Singapore audience

Astro ARUNA will feature popular Indonesian dramas including Perempuan, a hit series about a group of sassy, modern women and their trials and tribulations, and Tersanjung, Indonesia’s longest-running series Singapore, 30 September 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of a new Malay language channel - Astro ARUNA - which will premiere on mio TV (Channel 35) on...

2008
30 Sep 2008

Singtel indirect wholly-owned subsidiary’s general offer declared unconditional

Singapore, 30 September 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the mandatory general offer by its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, Computer Systems Holdings Pte. Ltd. (the Offeror), for the shares of Singapore Computer Systems Limited (SCS) has been declared unconditional. SCS shareholders, who have submitted valid acceptances of the offer received on or before 30 Sept...

2008
26 Sep 2008

OpenNet consortium has been selected as NetCo

95% fibre-to-the-home network coverage by June 2012 Singtel to restructure passive infrastructure assets that meet IDA’s effective open access requirements Singapore, 26 September 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) is pleased to announce today that OpenNet, which Singtel has a 30 per cent stake in, has been selected to become the Network Company or NetCo for Singapore’s Next G...

2008
22 Sep 2008

Singtel aims to be leading regional ICT solutions provider in 5 years

Targets 50% Singapore Business revenue contribution from Next-Generation Managed ICT services Singapore, 22 September 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it aims to be the leading Infocomm Technology (ICT) solutions provider among telcos in Asia Pacific in five years.   Mr Bill Chang, Executive Vice President of Business, said:  “With...

2008
18 Sep 2008

Singtel-Chunghwa joint venture to launch ST-2 satellite in 2010

New satellite to provide greater capacity and coverage Singapore, 18 September 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it has signed a shareholders agreement to form a joint venture with Chunghwa Telecom to build the ST-2 satellite.  This satellite is targeted to be delivered in 2010 and will replace the ST-1 satellite, which will be retired in 2011.   Si...

2008
18 Sep 2008

Singtel unveils the trophy for the much-anticipated 2008 Formula 1TM Singtel Singapore Grand Prix

Singapore, 18 September 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today unveiled the winner’s trophy for the world’s first ever night race.  To be held in Singapore from September 26 to 28, the race looks set to be the highlight of this year’s calendar, and this specially designed trophy is a fitting tribute to the history-making event.   The design of the t...

2008
12 Sep 2008

Singtel launches intelligent quartet of lifestyle mobile services

Achieve work-life balance with GreenFinder, Viigo, WayFinder and WorldMate Live Singapore, 12 September 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of four new value-added services: GreenFinder, Viigo, WayFinder and WorldMate Live.   This new quartet of service applications helps customers to achieve work-life balance through its user-friendly features. The fo...

2008
12 Sep 2008

News Statement

12 September 2008   Singtel understands that the Indonesian Supreme Court has announced its decision to dismiss the appeals of Singtel and Singtel Mobile against a ruling by the Central Jakarta District Court to uphold the KPPU decision.   We will await the Supreme Court’s written judgment and review it before deciding our next course of action. ...

2008
12 Sep 2008

Announcement: Update on iPhone 3G

Singtel today said that since the launch of Apple iPhone 3G on 22 August 2008, it has sold tens of thousands of the trend-setting handset, making it one of Singtel’s fastest selling handsets ever.    More than 40 per cent of our iPhone customers signed up with Singtel’s new iFlexi plans, designed specially for them.  These are high value customers who pay monthly subscriptions in excess o...

2008
01 Sep 2008

Singtel mio TV unveils pricing for on-demand service Season Pass

US hit TV series Gossip Girl, Grey’s Anatomy, Prison Break, Lost and Ugly Betty to screen this September alongside brand new shows Fringe, The Mentalist and Privileged. Singapore, 1 September 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today that from 8 September 2008, customers can catch the latest season of Hollywood hit TV shows as well as brand new shows on mio TV...

2008
29 Aug 2008

Singtel to raise more than $2 million for Touching Lives Fund in 2008

Fund raising activities kick off today with Charity Golf which raised $660,000 Singapore, 29 August 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its commitment to raise more than $2 million for Singtel Touching Lives Fund (TLF) in 2008. TLF is Singtel’s philanthropy vehicle in Singapore and one of the main thrusts of the company’s Corporate S...

2008
29 Aug 2008

Singtel receives Frost & Sullivan Technology Leadership Award for Maritime Broadband Communications

 Singapore, 29 Aug 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today it has received the prestigious 2008 Asia Pacific Frost & Sullivan Technology Leadership Award in the field of Maritime Broadband Communications.   Singtel was bestowed this award for its leadership in developing innovative solutions to improve communications at sea and address the rising c...

2008
25 Aug 2008

Singtel's subsidiary acquires stake in Singapore Computer Systems from Green Dot

NCS’s wholly-owned subsidiary to make mandatory general offer Singapore, 25 August 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that NCS Pte. Ltd. (NCS) has through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Computer Systems Holdings Pte. Ltd. (CSH), acquired approximately a 60 per cent stake in Singapore Computer Systems Limited (SCS).   CSH acquired 93,144,501 shares from Gre...

2008
20 Aug 2008

Singtel to unveil iPhoneTM 3G at 12.01am 22 August

iPhone 3G available for as low as $0 with 2-year contracts on new or existing plans Free Wireless@SG access extended beyond 2009 for Singtel’s iPhone 3G customers First consumer plans in Singapore with bundled talktime, SMS and data Singapore, 20 August 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the highly anticipat...

2008
12 Aug 2008

Singtel Group posts strong revenue growth and stable underlying earnings for the first quarter

Singapore, 12 August 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced its unaudited results for the first quarter ended 30 June 2008.   Highlights     Quarter YOY June 2008 (S$m) June 2007 (S$m) Change % Operating revenue 3,777 3,567 5.9 Operational EBITDA 1,146 1,117 2.6 Share of associates’ ordinary earnings 570 656 -13.1 EBITDA 1,728 1,769 -2.3 Net profit attributabl...

2008
11 Aug 2008

Singtel Group's combined mobile customer base reached 198 million

Year-on-year growth of 45% in mobile customer base Total number of customers continued to increase despite slowdown in growth of regional economies Singtel grew customer base despite full mobile number portability in Singapore Singapore, 11 August 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the Group’s combined mobile customer base in the region has reached 197.71 million a...

2008
05 Aug 2008

Singtel Turns Up the Formula One Heat with the Singtel Grid Girls Challenge

Catch the top 20 contestants in an exciting new reality series on MediaCorp Channel 5 Singapore, 5 August 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) - title sponsor of the world’s first ever night race - today announced that the top 20 contestants in the Singtel Grid Girl competition will be unveiled in a four-part reality television series to be telecast on Channel 5 at the end of this ...

2008
01 Aug 2008

Senior Management Movements

Singapore, 1 August 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the resignation of Mr Francis Heng Hang Song as its Group Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1 September 2008.   “We thank Francis for his contributions to the Singtel Group and would like to extend our best wishes to him in his future endeavours,” said Ms Chua Sock Koong, Group Chief Executive Off...

2008
31 Jul 2008

Singtel adds BabyFirst to mio TV channel offerings

Latest dual-language channel addition sees Singtel offering the largest number of family channels Singapore, 31 July 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today a new mio TV channel offering – BabyFirst, a dual language channel dedicated to babies aged between six to 36 months old. Featuring award-winning programmes like My Gym at Home and Sandman, BabyFirst will be o...

2008
25 Jul 2008

MediaCorp spearheads mobile TV trial with M1, StarHub and Singtel

TV programmes include the Beijing Olympics and Barclays Premier League Singapore, 25 July 2008 - The three local telecommunications service providers M1, Singtel and StarHub, together with the national broadcaster MediaCorp, will jointly conduct a consumer mobile TV trial using Digital Video Broadcasting - Handheld (DVB-H) technology next month.   The DVB-H platform delivers broadcast services to ...

2008
23 Jul 2008

Singtel announces first-in-the-world landmark deal with major US studios

Catch the largest volume of popular latest US TV hits on mio TV anytime on demand as early as 24 hrs after US broadcast Singapore, 23 July 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has signed a groundbreaking deal with three major studios – Disney-ABC International Television, Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros. International Television Distribution - that wil...

2008
15 Jul 2008

Singtel payphones offer affordable $2 top-up for prepaid mobile

First in Singapore, 24x7 service offers smallest denomination for prepaid mobile top-up Singapore, 15 July 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of its $2 EASY Top-Up service on payphones, the first of its kind in Singapore to be made available to Singtel prepaid mobile customers.   The convenient service allows all Singtel prepa...

2008
04 Jul 2008

Singtel wins 3 awards and 2 special mentions from the Singapore Human Resources Institute

Singapore, 4 July 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced that it has won three awards and two special mentions from the Singapore Human Resources Institute in this year’s Singapore Human Resources Awards.   The awards are Strategic HR, Learning & Human Capital Development, and Employee Relations & People Management. The Special Mentions are ...

2008
20 Jun 2008

Singtel to launch euronews on mio TV later this year

Singapore, 20 June 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and euronews today announced that they have reached an agreement to broadcast the channel on mio TV. Targeting to launch later this year, euronews - Europe’s leading news channel - will be exclusive to mio TV and available in four different languages - English, French, German or Italian. Viewers will be able to select...

2008
17 Jun 2008

Singtel gives enterprises a boost with SME Infocomm Package

Collaborative partnerships and innovation give SMEs one-stop IT experience SMEs to receive iDA grant up to $1000 Singapore, 17 June 2008 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today it is part of the SME Infocomm Package (SIP) initiative led by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (iDA). Under this scheme, eligible SMEs will enjoy special discounts. They can also enjoy a ...

2008
10 Jun 2008

Apple and Singtel to bring iPhone 3G to Singapore

Singtel customers among the first in Asia to own the revolutionary handset Singapore, 10 June 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Apple today announced that they will be bringing the much anticipated iPhoneTM 3G to Singapore later this year.   iPhone 3G combines all the revolutionary features of iPhone with 3G networking that is twice as fast* as the...

2008
09 Jun 2008

Singtel's booster packs offer more free talktime and SMSes to ANY Singtel fixed and mobile phone lineso

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) has launched two new mobile booster packs, TalkMore and SMSMore, that offer great savings to customers. TalkMore offers additional 200 minutes free local talktime to any Singtel number – both fixed and mobile.  Customers also enjoy 600 additional free local SMSes by subscribing to SMSMore. TalkMore and SMSMore are available at $5.35 monthly subscrip...

2008
03 Jun 2008

Microsoft and Singtel Launch Initiative to Develop New Mobile Services

Joint project is part of Microsoft’s new Connected Services Accelerator Program to promote innovation in service creation for telecommunications providers. Atlanta, 3 June 2008 — Today at the GSM Association (GSMA) Mobile Innovation Marketplace — Americas, Microsoft Corp. announced the Connected Services Accelerator Program, a series of projects designed to incubate, and ultimately comm...

2008
22 May 2008

Media Statement

22 May 2008 Further to our Media Statement on 9 May 2008, Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Singapore Telecom Mobile Pte Ltd (Singtel Mobile) have today appealed to the Supreme Court of the Republic of Indonesia against the decision of the District Court of Central Jakarta....

2008
21 May 2008

Singtel first in the world to launch Bloomberg's mobile service

Personalised portfolio tracking and real-time currency conversion Singapore, 21 May 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced it will launch Bloomberg’s new multi-faceted application for mobile devices exclusively to Singtel postpaid mobile customers.  This also marks the world launch of Bloomberg’s mobile service. This interactive service allows Singtel mobile customers...

2008
20 May 2008

Singtel launches mio TV on Mobile

Revolutionary new service allows customers to watch their favourite mio TV content on their mobile phones Singapore, 20 May 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of its mio TV on Mobile service.  Singtel is the first operator in Singapore and one of the first in Asia Pacific to launch a mobile TV client with true TV viewing exper...

2008
20 May 2008

SGX partners Singtel to offer sub-millisecond trading access

Singapore, 20 May 2008 -- Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) and Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today signed an agreement to provide traders with ultra low latency access to SGX securities and derivatives markets.  This makes SGX the first exchange in Asia to offer sub-millisecond access to its trading engines. The new service, “SGX Proximity Hosting Services”, all...

2008
16 May 2008

Singtel wins Seatrade Asia Award for Technical Innovation

Singapore, 16 May 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today it has won the prestigious Seatrade Asia Award for Technical Innovation.  Singtel won this award for developing the world’s first 1.5m C-Band stabilised satellite antenna, together with its partner SeaTel.  The antenna allows sea-going vessels to enjoy significantly higher bandwidth ...

2008
16 May 2008

Singtel awards Ericsson S$220m contract to enhance mobile network

Unsurpassed mobile coverage, service quality and user experience Singapore, 16 May 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it is investing S$220 million in its 2G and 3G mobile network expansion and enhancement programme and has awarded the contract to Ericsson Telecommunications Pte Ltd.   Singtel’s 2.57 million mobile customers today already enjoy superior ...

2008
15 May 2008

Singtel mio TV launches TRACE - Singapore's first urban music and culture channel

Singapore, 15 May 2008 – Singtel announced today that TRACE - the #1 international TV channel exclusively dedicated to urban music and culture - will be exclusively available on mio TV Channel 41 from this Saturday, 17 May 2008.  Launched in March 2003 in France, TRACE is a unique 24/7 music channel that covers all urban music genres including Hip Hop, R&B, Soul, Groove, Dance, Ele...

2008
15 May 2008

Singtel Group donates S$200,000 to help China's relief efforts

Singapore, 15 May 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it would donate S$200,000 to help China’s relief and reconstruction efforts after the earthquake in the Sichuan province this week. Singtel, through its wholly owned subsidiary NCS which has operations in Chengdu, will work with the local authorities to help families and those affected by...

2008
14 May 2008

Singtel Group’s results for the fourth quarter and year ended 31 March 2008

Record full year revenue Double-digit growth in net profit for fourth quarter Singapore, 14 May 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced double-digit growth in net profit for its fourth quarter ended 31 March 2008.   Highlights   Quarter YOY Year YOY Mar 2008 (S$m) Mar 2007 (S$m) Change Mar 2008 (S$m) Mar 2007 (S$m) Change Ope...

2008
13 May 2008

Singtel to lead FutureSchools@Singapore consortium

Consortium CHAMPS to introduce immersive learning techniques through virtual reality Singapore, 13 May 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today that it is leading the consortium that has won the bid to implement the FutureSchools@Singapore project at Canberra Primary School.  Named CHAMPS, the consortium seeks to create an engaging, interactive learning and ...

2008
13 May 2008

Singtel Group's combined mobile customer base exceeds 185 million

Highest quarterly increase of 13.80 million mobile customers Robust customer growth from associates Singtel crosses 1-million prepaid mobile customer mark Singapore, 13 May 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the Group’s combined mobile customer base in the region has reached 185.34 million as at 31 March 2008.   The Group’s mobile customer base in the e...

2008
12 May 2008

Singtel, Bharti Airtel, Globe and Optus to bring iPhone to the region

Singtel, Bharti Airtel, Globe and Optus today announced that they have signed an agreement with Apple to bring the iPhone to Singapore, India, the Philippines and Australia later this year. More information will be released at a later date....

2008
09 May 2008

Media Statement on KPPU

9 May 2008 Singtel is deeply disappointed with the Central Jakarta District Court's ruling to uphold the KPPU decision.  The Court’s ruling is without any basis and we object strongly to it.   Singtel and Singtel Mobile do not own majority shares in any Indonesian company.  Further, neither Singtel Mobile nor Singtel controls Telkomsel. Telkomsel is majority-owned and controlled ...

2008
05 May 2008

Axia NetMedia, Singtel, SPH and SP Telecommunications jointly bid to build Singapore’s Next Generation National Broadband Network

Consortium has the winning formula to deliver the Open Access fibre grid Singapore, 5 May 2008 -- Axia NetMedia Corporation (Axia NetMedia, 30%), Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel, 30%), Singapore Press Holdings Limited (SPH, 25%) and SP Telecommunications Pte Ltd (SPT, 15%) have formed a consortium to jointly bid to build a truly ultra high-speed broadband network for Singapore. ...

2008
28 Apr 2008

Singtel’s OFFICE-AT-SEA maritime solutions boost productivity and enhance crew welfare

Singapore, 28 April 2008 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today the official launch of the OFFICE-AT-SEA suite of satellite solutions to enable vessels to communicate seamlessly and cost-effectively with their headquarters on land.  Solutions include ‘always-on’ unlimited broadband Internet access, email, low-cost Voice over IP (VoIP) calls, GSM onboard and ship surve...

2008
28 Apr 2008

MPA and Singtel collaborate to promote maritime research and innovation

MOU to further strengthen Singapore's position as a maritime telecommunications hub Singapore, 28 April 2008 - The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Maritime Telecommunications Technology Research and Innovation. The two parties will collaborate to promote mari...

2008
24 Apr 2008

Singtel launches SMS Plus, Singapore’s first innovative suite of SMS services

SMS divert, copy and ‘Out-of-Office’ functions now available Singapore, 24 April 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of SMS Plus, the first of its kind to be made available to postpaid mobile customers in Singapore.  The new SMS-based service provides three value-added features that enable customers to manage their SMSes more effectively. The ...

2008
23 Apr 2008

Singtel to build a multi-million dollar state-of-the-art green data centre

Kim Chuan Telecommunications Centre 2 to set new standards in Managed Hosting Services Singapore, 23 April 2008 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today that it will build a new state-of-the-art data centre at Kim Chuan, equipped to deliver highly secure and reliable network infrastructure services.  The Kim Chuan Telecommunications Centre 2 (KCTC-2), expected to be complet...

2008
22 Apr 2008

Singtel brings true-to-life Formula OneTM racing experience to everyone

Formula OneTM title sponsorship activities unveiled Singapore, 22 April 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today unveiled one of two custom-built simulators that will allow everyone to experience the adrenaline rush of being in the driver’s seat of a Formula OneTM car. The Singtel Ultimate Race replicates the night race in great detail, and drivers get the added thrill o...

2008
11 Apr 2008

Singtel launches world's first Global Delivery Platform for end-to-end network monitoring

Performance Monitoring now includes Singtel partners’ network Convenient access to network performance via online portal Singapore, 11 April 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today the launch of the Global Delivery Platform (GDP).  It is the first managed Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network (IP VPN) platform in the world to provide full end-to-end netwo...

2008
31 Mar 2008

ETTV Asia Channel and Asia Plus now available on mio TV

Singapore, 31 March 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today that following multiple requests from local viewers, mio TV will be launching ETTV Asia Channel and Asia Plus from tomorrow, 1 April 2008. Featuring top quality Chinese variety and entertainment programmes from Taiwan, ETTV Asia Channel and Asia Plus offer local audiences greater choice and value.  ...

2008
28 Mar 2008

Singtel raises record amount of $2.4 million for beneficiaries

Singtel Touching Lives Fund exceeds target once again Singapore, 28 March 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the Singtel Touching Lives Fund, its philanthropy programme, raised a total of $2.4 million in 2007, exceeding its target commitment of $2.3 million.    The $2.4 million is the highest amount raised so far, through various initiatives ...

2008
20 Mar 2008

Singtel wins media rights to UEFA Champions League and UEFA Cup 2009-2012

Matches to be offered on demand and across multiple platforms Singapore, 20 March 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has been awarded the coveted media rights to the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Cup 2009-2012. Under the agreement, Singtel will have the exclusive media rights across its mobile, Internet and mio TV platforms.  Singtel plans to strea...

2008
19 Mar 2008

Singtel first in Asia to offer global maritime satellite broadband service

Seamless coverage over all major shipping routes worldwide World’s first satellite broadband solution integrated with secure private network Singapore, 19 March 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today that it is the first satellite service provider in Asia to offer a maritime broadband service with true global coverage.   Singtel, one of Asia&rsq...

2008
17 Mar 2008

Singtel adds KidsCo to mio TV content line-up

Exciting channel for kids and the family adds to mio TV’s comprehensive stable of content for children of all ages Singapore, 17 March  2008 -- Singtel today announced that it will be launching KidsCo, a brand new channel that kids and the whole family can enjoy. Featuring high quality animated and live action programming from the world’s greatest content providers, there will be thr...

2008
26 Feb 2008

Singtel inks partnership with Al Jazeera English for mio TV

Customers can now watch the channel on mio TV and on their mobile phones Singapore, 26 February 2008 – Singtel and Al Jazeera Network today announced partnership details to broadcast Al Jazeera English on mio TV.  As the first English language global news and current affairs channel based in the Middle East, Al Jazeera English will start broadcasting in Singapore exclusi...

2008
26 Feb 2008

Singtel and partners to build new submarine cable

High-bandwidth cable system to support traffic between Asia and US Singapore, 26 February 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and five other international telecommunications carriers have signed an agreement to construct a new ultra high-speed submarine cable system linking the United States to Japan. The other carriers involved in the project include Bharti Airte...

2008
25 Feb 2008

Singtel SMS Shootout 2008 achieves yet another record

Singapore, 25 February 2008 -- The fourth Singtel SMS Shootout held yesterday has made a successful attempt to put Singapore as having the world’s fastest SMS thumbs. Mr Sng Gim Jeramy, an 18 year old student from Republic Polytechnic, clocked 41.40 seconds - a timing faster than the current Singapore record of 41.52 seconds set in 2006.   Singtel will be submitting the time ...

2008
15 Feb 2008

Singapore’s first bundled mobile plan for parents and children

Sharing of talktime and SMSes helps families build stronger ties Singapore, 15 February 2008 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of RedPAC (Parent And Child), the first supplementary postpaid mobile plan for children in Singapore where both parent and child can share the bundled minutes of talktime and SMS on the parent’s subscription plan. Targetin...

2008
05 Feb 2008

The Singtel Group's results for the third quarter and nine months ended 31 December 2007

Third consecutive quarter of double-digit revenue growth Underlying net profit up 22 per cent Singapore, 5 February 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its unaudited results for the third quarter and nine months ended 31 December 2007.   Highlights         Quarter YOY Nine Months YOY Dec 2007 (S$m) Dec 2006 (S$...

2008
04 Feb 2008

Singtel's regional mobile subscriber base grows to 172 million

Bharti breaks previous records for quarterly subscriber growth Singtel sees highest quarterly increase of new 3G customers Optus exceeds 7-million mobile subscriber mark Singapore, 4 February 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the Group’s combined mobile subscriber base in the region has reached 171.54 million as at 31 December 2007. Its mobile subscriber ...

2008
29 Jan 2008

SPH launches Breaking News SMS Alert for Singtel subscribers

Press Holdings and Singtel provide breaking news SMS alert service to Singtel post-paid subscribers Singapore, 29 January 2008 -- Ever wished you had access to the latest business and soccer news on your mobile phone while on the move? With the latest mobile phone news alert service initiated and jointly provided by Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) and Singtel, you will literally have news at your ...

2008
14 Jan 2008

Singtel selects BBDO as strategic creative agency

Singapore, 14 January 2008 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has selected BBDO as Singtel’s strategic creative agency after a global pitch that started in September last year. Mr Allen Lew, Singtel’s CEO of Singapore, said: “We are excited to welcome BBDO on board as Singtel’s strategic creative partner.  BBDO came up tops in our rigorous selec...

2008
14 Jan 2008

Singtel Partner Programme gives ICT entrepreneurs a boost

Multi-million dollar initiative accelerates innovations in the ICT industry Innovation centre lowers cost of development, encourages collaboration Marketing initiatives promote solutions in Singapore and the region Singapore, 14 January 2008 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced the launch of the Singtel Partner Programme at a cost of S$2.3 million over two years.  This...

2008
10 Jan 2008

Singtel first in ASEAN to offer world-class Carrier Ethernet services

Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) awards certification to Singtel Singapore, 10 January 2008 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the certification of its suite of business Ethernet services by the Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF), the international standards-setting authority on Carrier Ethernet services. Singtel’s MEF Certification is the first of its kind in ASEAN, and is poised to ...

2008
04 Jan 2008

Singtel outlines main basis of appeal against KPPU decision

Singapore, 4 January 2008 -- Singtel and Singtel Mobile filed an appeal with the District Court of Central Jakarta on 19 December 2007 to dismiss the decision of the Commission for Supervision of Business Competition (KPPU). Today, Singtel outlined the main basis of its objections to the KPPU decision regarding the allegation of anti-competitive conduct involving Singtel, Singtel Mobile, as well a...

2008
17 Dec 2009

Singtel and INQ brings multi-tasking INQ Chat 3G with Facebook and Twitter integration to Singapore

Affordable 3G Social Mobile with QWERTY keypad and Twitter updates directly to the home screen, plus Singtel’s award winning AMPed music service. Singtel offers phone at S$0 with enhanced data bundled mobile plan Singapore – 17 December, 2009 - Singtel and INQ Mobile will be bringing in the much anticipated INQ Chat 3G, the first QWERTY mobile from INQ and one of the world’s most unique phones – to ...

2009
15 Dec 2009

Announcement

 The cost of World Cup has escalated substantially.    Recently, Singtel and StarHub put in a joint offer that would provide FIFA with an increase in value from four years ago for the rights to the 2010 FIFA World Cup, while ensuring that it would remain affordable to the broadest number of our customers. In an attempt to reach a value that is acceptable to FIFA to bring World Cup to Singap...

2009
03 Dec 2009

Sundance Channel and WE tv make their Asian debut on mio TV

Sundance Channel brings the best of independent films, documentaries and original series Singapore’s first lifestyle channel for women, WE tv, gives women all the resources they need at the key stages of their lives  Singapore, 3 December 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Sundance Channel and WE tv will be available for the first time in Asia on its mio TV p...

2009
01 Dec 2009

Singtel and KVH to launch international ultra low latency network for financial trading community

 Fully redundant network between Singapore and Japan   Singapore, 1 December 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and KVH, market leaders in low latency services in Singapore and Japan respectively, announced today that they have signed an agreement to jointly develop and operate an ultra low latency and fully redundant network service between Singapore and Japan for the financi...

2009
30 Nov 2009

Russia Today launches on mio TV

Delivered by GlobeCast, the channel will be offered free to all mio TV subscribers Singapore, 30 November 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) has announced that it will be launching a new channel on 1 December called Russia Today. Brought to Singtel mio TV by GlobeCast (www.globecast.com), a global content management and delivery company, the 24/7 English-language channel cover...

2009
19 Nov 2009

Singtel launches TrafficLIVE, Asia’s first intelligent and reliable traffic planning guide

Patented traffic science technology analyses comprehensive real-time traffic information collected from multiple sources Fastest and cheapest routes information, estimated travelling time and SMS alerts help customers save time and money for reliable trip planning Accessible via all WAP supported handsets and iPhone   Singapore, 19 November 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) toda...

2009
19 Nov 2009

Singtel AMPedTM wins “Best Mobile Music Service” at GSMA’s Asia Mobile Awards 2009

Singapore, 19 November 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Singtel AMPed, an unsurpassed social music experience for postpaid mobile customers, has won the coveted award “Best Mobile Music Service” at the GSMA’s Asia Mobile Awards 2009 yesterday evening in Hong Kong. The Best Mobile Music Service award is given to the very best in music services across Asia and ...

2009
18 Nov 2009

Singtel Group to conduct LTE trials in Asia and Australia

LTE to offer mobile broadband speeds of up to 340Mbps Singapore, 18 November 2009 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its plan to conduct a regional trial of Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology inAustralia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Singapore in collaboration with Optus, Globe Telecom and Telkomsel.   The trials, which are scheduled to co...

2009
18 Nov 2009

ESPN STAR Sports & Singtel Unveil ESPNEWS on mio TV

ESPNEWS, the first 24/7 sports news channel specially dedicated to Asian sports fans is now available in Singapore. Singapore, 18 November 2009 - ESPN STAR Sports, Asia's top sports content provider, and Singtel, Asia's leading communications group, have announced the launch of ESPNEWS,  the first 24/7 sports news channel specially dedicated to Asian sports fans, on Singtel's mio TV pla...

2009
13 Nov 2009

Singtel awarded mobile and internet broadcast rights for the Youth Olympic Games

Singapore, 13 November 2009 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights for the Youth Olympic News Channel on the mobile phone platform within Singapore. It has also acquired the rights to broadcast the Youth Games, including the Youth Olympic News Channel, in Singapore over the internet on a non-exclusive basis. Singtel also has the...

2009
11 Nov 2009

Singtel reports strong 19% growth in underlying net profit

Robust performance in Singapore and Australia businesses Sharp improvement by Telkomsel Higher interim dividend at 6.2 cents per share Singapore, 11 November 2009 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that its underlying net profit rose 19 per cent to S$952 million in the second quarter from a year ago, led by robust performance in its Singapore and Australia businesses and stro...

2009
10 Nov 2009

Singtel Group's mobile customer base expanded to 273 million

Singtel strengthened leadership position Optus had continuous strong net additionsTelkomsel gained market share for third straight quarter Singapore, 10 November 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced that the Group posted strong growth in customer acquisitions with the addition of 57 million customers, or 26 per cent higher than a year ago, bringing its combined regional mobi...

2009
06 Nov 2009

mio TV announces Early Bird offers for sports fans

Customers need not pay a cent till August next year Singapore, 6 November, 2009 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today that it is offering two Early Bird specials to sports fans who sign up for the Barclays Premier League 2010/11 and the ESPN STAR Sports suite of channels, or the standalone Barclays Premier League 2010/11 matches.   For a limited period starting tomorrow,...

2009
05 Nov 2009

Singtel wins S$21 million Resorts World Sentosa contract

Singtel to be RWS' official telco and IPTV partner Singapore, 5 November 2009 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Resorts World Sentosa (RWS) today announced they have signed a S$21 million contract.   With this seven-year contract, Singtel will equip all 1,800 rooms in RWS' chain of six hotels across the 49-hectare integrated family destination with a state-of-the-art inter...

2009
30 Oct 2009

Singtel wins Lloyd's List Asia Award for maritime innovation

Singapore, 30 Oct 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today ithas won the prestigious 2009 Innovation Award from Lloyd's List Asia, a leading global shipping news publication. Singtel received this award for its leadership in developing innovative solutions to improve communications at sea and address the rising challenges of the maritime industry. Solutions such as Singtel's ...

2009
30 Oct 2009

Singtel shop sweeps retail and customer service accolades

Wins 'Best Retail Concept of the Year' at SRA Awards 2009 & Gold Award at the 2009 POPAI Awards Singapore, 30 October 2009 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced that its retail business has won multiple retail and customer service awards.  Singtel shop receives top honours for breakthrough retail concept   Singtel's newest concept store, Singtel shop at Jurong ...

2009
10 Oct 2009

Singtel cuts the cost of watching Barclays Premier League games by more than half

Singapore, 10 October 2009 – Singtel today unveiled its price plans for the Barclays Premier League, which it won the rights to for three years commencing August 2010. The Barclays Premier League will cost $23 (excluding GST) per month and will include all 380 Premier League matches.  This includes one high-definition set-top box.  As an added bonus, customers who sign a one-year ...

2009
09 Oct 2009

Singtel launches Acer’s new Windows® Phones

Acer neoTouch and beTouch E100, exclusive to Singtel customers Next generation Windows® Mobile touchscreen interface supports hundreds of Microsoft-certified mobile apps   Singapore, 9 October 2009 – Singtel and Acer today jointly announced the Singapore launch of Acer’s first Windows phones, Acer neoTouch and beTouch E100, exclusive to Singtel customers from 17 October 2009. They w...

2009
02 Oct 2009

More Malay and Tamil entertainment coming to mio TV

Singapore, 2 October 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) mio TV today announced that it will be launching Astro World and Kalaignar TV on 15 October. Popular 24-hour Tamil-language general entertainment channel, Kalaignar TV, will make its debut on mio TV Channel 33, while Astro World, which is available on Channel 321, consolidates the best of Astro Ria and Astro Aruna and offers th...

2009
01 Oct 2009

Singtel wins exclusive rights to the Barclays Premier League

Singapore, 1 October 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced that it has won the bid for the rights to the Barclays Premier League matches for three years commencing August 2010.  These include rights for mio TV, as well as the Internet and mobile. “We are delighted that Singtel will be bringing Barclays Premier League matches to Singapore,” said Mr&nb...

2009
01 Oct 2009

Singtel donates 1 million pesos to Globe’s disaster relief efforts for Ondoy Victims

Singapore, 1 October 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that in support of its Philippine associate, Globe Telecom, it will be donating 1 million pesos to Globe’s corporate social responsibility programme, Globe Bridging Communities, which will go towards relief efforts to help victims of Tropical Storm Ketsana. Globe will also contribute 1 million pesos to the fun...

2009
01 Oct 2009

ESPN STAR Sports to move to Singtel's mio TV from mid-2010

Singapore, 1 October 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced that in addition to winning the Barclays Premier League rights, it has secured the exclusive broadcast rights to a suite of sports networks and services from ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) for its mio TV customers starting from mid-2010.  Three of the channels are ESPN, STAR Sports and STAR Cricket that are currently a...

2009
29 Sep 2009

Singtel bids for broadcast rights to EPL

Singtel bids for broadcast rights to EPL Media Statement Singapore, 29 September 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced that it has submitted a bid for the broadcast rights to the English Premier League matches (August 2010 - May 2013). The bid is consistent with the company’s strategy to bring attractive content to Singtel customers for their entertainment. …&...

2009
22 Sep 2009

Low Shu Min named the winner of this year’s Singtel Grid Girls Competition

Low Shu Min named the winner of this year’s Singtel Grid Girls Competition The 23-year-old secures her place at the front of the starting grid at the 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX along with runners-up Cordelia Low and Constance Lau  Singapore, 22 September 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced the winner of the Singtel Grid Girls Finals, which were broad...

2009
18 Sep 2009

Singtel to provide multimedia services and data centre infrastructure for Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games

Singtel to provide multimedia services and data centre infrastructure for Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games Singapore, 18 September 2009 – The Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee (SYOGOC) has announced Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) as the Official Multimedia Services Partner for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (Singapore 2010) and is now one of the Tier 1 spons...

2009
15 Sep 2009

Singtel launches world’s first web-based Remote Content Management service for the broadcast industry

Singtel launches world’s first web-based Remote Content Management service for the broadcast industry Singtel launches world’s first web-based Remote Content Management service for the broadcast industry Breakthrough service allows broadcast monitoring on the go Solution developed at Singtel’s cutting-edge Broadcast Innovation Centre Singapore, 15 September 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications L...

2009
14 Sep 2009

Singtel first in Asia to launch INQ Mini 3G, the ultimate 3G social networking mobile phone

Singtel first in Asia to launch INQ Mini 3G, the ultimate 3G social networking mobile phone Breakthrough handset redefines customers’ social networking experience; Strengthens Singtel’s leadership in the multimedia and social networking space; World’s first phone fully integrated with Facebook and one click access to Twitter Singapore, 14 September 2009 – Singapore Telecommuni...

2009
03 Sep 2009

Singtel mio TV announces exciting new line up of Season Pass US TV Series titles

Singtel mio TV announces exciting new line up of Season Pass US TV Series titles Glee, Vampire Diaries, V and Eastwick just some titles that fans can look forward to All series available as early as 24 hours after their US telecast Singapore, 3 September 2009 – Singtel today announced its line-up for the new US TV Season for 2009/10 under its Season Pass offerings.  mio TV subscribers will be...

2009
28 Aug 2009

Singtel to raise more than $2 million for Singtel Touching Lives Fund in 2009

Singtel to raise more than $2 million for Singtel Touching Lives Fund in 2009 Fund raising activities kick off today with Charity Golf which raised about $650,000 Singapore, 28 August 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its commitment to raise more than $2 million for Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF) in 2009. STLF is Singtel’s philanthropy vehicle in Singap...

2009
28 Aug 2009

Singtel introduces the most affordable BlackBerry service plan in town

Singtel introduces the most affordable BlackBerry service plan in town Lowest entry-level value-added service plan of S$10.70/month offers convenient email and instant messaging on the go   Singapore, 28 August 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it will introduce the lowest entry-level BlackBerry® service plan in the market called BlackBerry® Value.&n...

2009
21 Aug 2009

Nokia 6710 Navigator now exclusively available to Singtel customers

Nokia 6710 Navigator now exclusively available to Singtel customers Singapore, 21 August 2009 -- Nokia and Singtel jointly announce the launch of Nokia’s new navigation champion, the Nokia 6710 exclusive to Singtel on 22 August.   A range of attractive services await Singtel mobile customers who purchase a Nokia 6710. In conjunction with the 2009 Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix, the pho...

2009
18 Aug 2009

mio TV launches Asia’s first regional lifestyle HD channel

mio TV launches Asia’s first regional lifestyle HD channel Brand new channel called ‘Li’ to feature inspirational lifestyle programming on food, home, wellness, travel and style Singapore, 18 August 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it will be launching Li, Asia’s first regional lifestyle HD channel. The channel - available from 19 August 2009 on mio ...

2009
13 Aug 2009

Underlying net profit rose 10% driven by strong performances from all businesses

Underlying net profit rose 10% driven by strong performances from all businesses Singapore and Australia posted double-digit revenue growth Singapore, 13 August 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today its first quarter’s underlying net profit rose 10 per cent to S$945 million reflecting strength in the Singapore and Australian businesses, and the return to earnings gro...

2009
13 Aug 2009

Singtel Grid Girls on Tour Finals to be televised ‘live’

Singtel Grid Girls on Tour Finals to be televised ‘live’   Viewers to vote for the ladies who will represent Singtel and Singapore at the 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX Singapore, 13 August 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) - title sponsor of the world’s first ever night race - today unveiled the top 21 Singtel Grid Girls and announced details of the pageant...

2009
12 Aug 2009

Singtel Group’s mobile customer base expanded to 262 million

Singtel Group’s mobile customer base expanded to 262 million Bharti hit the 100 million customer mark Optus crossed the 8 million mark Singtel maintained leadership position   Singapore, 12 August 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced that the Group posted strong growth in customer acquisitions with the addition of 64 million customers, or 33 per cent more from a year a...

2009
07 Aug 2009

Singtel first pay TV operator in Singapore to offer the best of ‘live’ European football for free

Singtel first pay TV operator in Singapore to offer the best of ‘live’ European football for free UEFA Champions League, Europa League and Serie A matches available free till end October – with absolutely no strings attached   Singapore, 7 August 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it will be giving all Singapore football fans the chance to enjoy Football...

2009
22 Jul 2009

Singtel launches exciting selection of British content on mio TV

Singtel launches exciting selection of British content on mio TV BBC and ITV drama and documentaries galore   On-demand content as early as one month after UK telecast   Singapore, 22 July 2009 –- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that mio TV has added three exciting new channels and video-on-demand titles with choice UK programming to its service offering. Gra...

2009
16 Jul 2009

ITV Global’s Granada TV Channel Launches in Singapore

ITV Global’s Granada TV Channel Launches in Singapore Singapore, 16 July 2009 – ITV Global Entertainment Ltd. today announced that Granada TV, its new general entertainment channel for Asia, has launched on the Singtel mio TV platform in Singapore.   Granada TV will be distributed on Singtel’s mio TV platform as part of the SuperSaver English Pack as well as on an à-la-carte basis.   ...

2009
14 Jul 2009

Singtel to help establish Singapore as a regional cloud computing hub

Singtel to help establish Singapore as a regional cloud computing hub Singtel launches Singapore’s first integrated cloud computing marketplace for businesses   Singtel Innovation Exchange to accelerate development of cloud computing services   Singtel to attract developers and promote their compelling services in Asia Pacific markets   Singapore, 14 July 2009 - Singapore Telecommunic...

2009
03 Jul 2009

Singtel sweeps five leading Singapore Human Resources Awards

Singtel sweeps five leading Singapore Human Resources Awards   Singapore, 3 July 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has won five awards in this year’s Singapore Human Resources Awards.   Singtel won the Corporate HR Award and three Leading HR Practices awards for the following: Learning & Human Capital Development; Talent Management, Reten...

2009
03 Jul 2009

Announcement: iPhone 3GS

Announcement: iPhone 3GS Singtel will launch iPhone 3GS, the fastest most powerful iPhone yet, in Singapore on 10 July 2009, Friday.  Pricing plans will be announced early next week.    For more information, please visit http://www.singtelshop.com/iPhone3GS.  For more information on iPhone 3GS please visit http://www.apple.com/iphone.    ...

2009
01 Jul 2009

Singtel launches Football Frenzy, bringing local fans a fully immersive social football experience

Singtel launches Football Frenzy, bringing local fans a fully immersive social football experience Customisable one-stop web portal called the Singtel Stadium where football fans gather to watch matches, chat and gain access to exclusive content and merchandise   For the first time, Singapore fans can watch ALL the UEFA Champions League matches, anytime on-demand via TV, web and mobile   Singapo...

2009
29 Jun 2009

mio TV celebrates its 100,000th customer

mio TV celebrates its 100,000th customer Special $2 deals and free movies galore for all customers in July   Singapore, 29 June 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that its mio TV service has surpassed its 100,000 customer mark.   The milestone coincides with the service’s second birthday and to celebrate, all new and existing customers will be able ...

2009
22 Jun 2009

Singtel to extend satellite coverage in emerging markets with new ABS-2

Singtel to extend satellite coverage in emerging markets with new ABS-2   Singapore, 22 June 2009 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has signed a transponder purchase agreement with satellite operator Asia Broadcast Satellite Limited (ABS).    With this agreement, Singtel will own multiple C-band transponders on the new ABS-2 satellite at a cost of appro...

2009
16 Jun 2009

Singtel collaborates with MDA and Ngee Ann Polytechnic to establish Singapore as a global media hub

Singtel collaborates with MDA and Ngee Ann Polytechnic to establish Singapore as a global media hub Multi-million dollar innovation centre links Singapore to global media community   Marketing initiatives promote broadcast solutions in Singapore and the region   Agreements to set a new benchmark in broadcast media education   Singapore, 16 June 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limi...

2009
14 Jun 2009

Singtel blazes ahead in the multimedia arena with AMPedTM, an unsurpassed music experience

Singtel blazes ahead in the multimedia arena with AMPedTM, an unsurpassed music experience Besides unlimited music downloads, mobile customers can join an inclusive music community, enjoy exclusive showcases and breakthrough music services   First-of-its-kind service in Asia, available across widest range of multi-brand 3G handsets   Singapore, 14 June 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limit...

2009
11 Jun 2009

mio TV adds Zee Tamil to channel line-up

mio TV adds Zee Tamil to channel line-up New Tamil entertainment channel included in SuperSaver Malay/ Indian Pack at no extra charge   Singapore, 11 June 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced that mio TV’s first 24-hour General Entertainment Tamil language channel – Zee Tamil – will premiere tomorrow on Channel 32.   Promising entertainment for the w...

2009
09 Jun 2009

mio TV’s US TV Pack brings unbeatable value to fans of US TV Series

mio TV’s US TV Pack brings unbeatable value to fans of US TV Series Package allows customers to pay a monthly fee to watch complete seasons of their favourite drama series   Singapore, 9 June 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of US TV Pack, an exciting new service that allows customers to watch a selection of the hottest US TV series anytime, on-deman...

2009
08 Jun 2009

Singtel launches tender to appoint media agency

Singtel launches tender to appoint media agency Singapore, 8 June 2009 –- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today launched a tender to review its media agency partnership.  This is in line with Singtel’s policy to periodically review its key vendors and partners.   “In a dynamic economic, media and communications landscape, a strong partnership with a media agency ...

2009
05 Jun 2009

Singtel ups the British quotient on mio TV

Singtel ups the British quotient on mio TV Award winning on-demand content from BBC and ITV first on mio TV - ahead of all other platforms   Singapore, 5 June 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today that a slew of exciting new British content will be launched on its mio TV platform come 15 July.  The content on offer is a premium selection of key pickings from two...

2009
02 Jun 2009

Singtel reveals the Top 21 Grid Girls for the 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX

Singtel reveals the Top 21 Grid Girls for the 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX   Singapore, 2 June 2009 –- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) – returning sponsor of the first ever Formula OneTM night race – announced that the Top 21 Grid Girls for the 2009 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX will be revealed this Thursday.   The 16-episode ‘Singt...

2009
27 May 2009

Singtel appoints new Chief Operating Officer for NCS

Singtel appoints new Chief Operating Officer for NCS   Singapore, 27 May 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Mr Chia Wee Boon will be joining its senior leadership team. He will be seconded to its wholly-owned subsidiary, NCS Pte Ltd, as Chief Operations Officer (COO) with effect from 1 June 2009.   Wee Boon reports directly to NCS Chief Executive Offic...

2009
22 May 2009

Singtel offers Singapore's first community-based service for prepaid mobile customers

Singtel offers Singapore's first community-based service for prepaid mobile customers hi! Club helps customers stay connected easily and affordably with their community   New mascot 'hi! Buddy' and service tagline 'Bringing Everyone Closer'   Singapore, 22 May 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today introduced hi! Club, Singapore's first community networking service based o...

2009
19 May 2009

Singtel provides vital communications lifeline for Everest team

Singtel provides vital communications lifeline for Everest team   Climbers to email and SMS from 6500m and beyond as they begin final ascent   Solution allows loved ones to monitor precise location and status 24/7   Team stays in touch with Internet access, email, blogs & satellite phones   Singapore, 19 May 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced ...

2009
14 May 2009

Singtel Group’s Australia and Singapore operations deliver resilient results

Singtel Group’s Australia and Singapore operations deliver resilient results   Earnings impacted by strong Singapore dollar and lower contributions from Telkomsel and AIS    Singapore, 14 May 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today its fourth quarter’s underlying net profit[1] fell 0.9 per cent to S$959 million from a year ago impacted by the weak Australi...

2009
13 May 2009

Singtel Group’s Mobile Customer Base Expands to 249 Million

Singtel Group’s Mobile Customer Base Expands to 249 Million Associates continue to post double-digit growth year-on-year Singapore and Australia prove resilient Singapore, 13 May 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced that the Group continued its strong growth in customer acquisitions and added 35 per cent more or 64 million customers year-on-year, to bring its combined re...

2009
13 May 2009

Singtel Digital Media launches lifestyle web portal – inSing.com

Singtel Digital Media launches lifestyle web portal – inSing.com Singapore’s premier hyper-local web destination Singapore, May 13, 2009…. Strengthening its multimedia offering, Singtel today formally launched new subsidiary, Singtel Digital Media (STDM) in conjunction with its one-stop, hyper-local web and mobile destination, inSing.com.  Based in the creative hub of Duxton Hill, ...

2009
07 May 2009

Singtel launches advertising services arm

Singtel launches advertising services arm Singtel iMedia offers personalised and targeted advertising across mobile, TV and online platforms Singapore, 7 May 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of Singtel iMedia, its advertising service offering businesses a targeted and effective means to reach customers across three channels - mobile, TV and portal. Singtel...

2009
04 May 2009

Singtel to support ANZ’s Super Regional strategy

Singtel to support ANZ’s Super Regional strategy   Singapore, 4 May 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it had reached an agreement with ANZ on a A$500 million, five year contract to provide telecommunications and managed network services.   As part of the contract, Singtel and its wholly owned subsidiary, Optus Networks Pty Limited (Optus), will provide globa...

2009
04 May 2009

Singtel and A-Reit to develop state-of-the art Kim Chuan data centre

Singtel and A-Reit to develop state-of-the art Kim Chuan data centre Singapore, 4 May 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it entered into an agreement with Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust (A-REIT) under which A-Reit will develop to Singtel’s specification a state-of-the art green data centre. As part of this agreement, Singtel will sell its land in Kim Ch...

2009
24 Apr 2009

Singtel and Sony Ericsson first in Asia Pacific to introduce PlayNow™ plus, unlimited music download service on new Sony Ericsson W705 Walkman™ phone

Singtel and Sony Ericsson first in Asia Pacific to introduce PlayNow™ plus, unlimited music download service on new Sony Ericsson W705 Walkman™ phone Singtel customers will enjoy the ultimate mobile music experience, with free 12-month data bundle, including unlimited data downloads for the first month, best-in-class audio and user experience, with total flexibility in searching for music tracks &nbs...

2009
20 Apr 2009

Singtel’s new satellite solutions give maritime industry a boost

Singtel’s new satellite solutions give maritime industry a boost AITrac global tracking solution monitors assets and personnel on sea and land  Collaborative Networking solution enables remote shipboard equipment troubleshooting   Powerful iMonitor maritime VSAT network management solution unveiled   Singapore, 20 April 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announce...

2009
15 Apr 2009

mio TV brings India’s No.1 English Travel and Lifestyle Channel to Singapore audiences

mio TV brings India’s No.1 English Travel and Lifestyle Channel to Singapore audiences   ‘NDTV Good Times’ features food, luxury and travel programmes   Singapore, 15 April 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today that it has launched India’s top English travel and lifestyle channel - NDTV Good Times - on its mio TV platform.   Since its launch in Septem...

2009
06 Apr 2009

Singtel launches first online store for SMEs in Singapore

Singtel launches first online store for SMEs in Singapore Browsing, payment and delivery with just a few clicks   Singapore, 6 April 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it has launched Singapore’s first online store business.singtelshop.com for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), named the Business SingtelShop.   For the first time, SMEs in Singapore...

2009
03 Apr 2009

Singtel delivers Nokia Messaging to Singapore consumers

Singtel delivers Nokia Messaging to Singapore consumers New data plan for consumer email service for Nokia E63 is a first in Asia Singapore – Singtel and Nokia will deliver Nokia Messaging on the Nokia E63 with special data plans for Singtel mobile subscribers in Singapore to drive mobile messaging adoption for its customers using Nokia devices. Singtel will be the first operator in Asia, and amo...

2009
03 Apr 2009

Media statement: OpCo bid

  Date: 3 April 2009 Singtel today announced that its bid on 5 December 2008 in response to IDA’s Request for Proposal for an Operating Company (OpCo) to design, build and operate the active infrastructure of Singapore’s Next Generation National Broadband Network has not been selected.   Mr Mark Chong Chin Kok, Singtel’s Executive Vice President of Networks, said: “Singtel congratulates th...

2009
02 Apr 2009

Singtel raises $2.2 million for beneficiaries

Singtel raises $2.2 million for beneficiaries Singtel Touching Lives Fund receives generous and unwavering support despite economic downturn Singapore, 2 April 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) is pleased to announce today that the Singtel Touching Lives Fund, its philanthropy programme, has successfully raised a total of $2.2 million in 2008.   This has been made possible...

2009
30 Mar 2009

Singtel Group signs agreement for S$1.08 billion of credit facilities with international banks

Singtel Group signs agreement for S$1.08 billion of credit facilities with international banks   , 30 March 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it entered into an agreement for credit facilities of S$1.08 billion to refinance existing facilities and for general working capital purposes.   Singtel, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Singtel Group Treasury P...

2009
25 Mar 2009

Singtel brings the magic of Formula OneTM to everyone

Singtel brings the magic of Formula OneTM to everyone Title sponsor announces activities for its second year of Singapore Formula One™ Grand Prix title sponsorship   Innovative point system to reward singtelrace.com surfers, Simulator Roadshows in and around town and a new batch of glamorous Grid Girls   Singapore, 25 March 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today ...

2009
20 Mar 2009

mio TV adds Astro RIA to channel line-up

mio TV adds Astro RIA to channel line-up New Malay entertainment channel included in SuperSaver Malay/Indian Pack at no extra charge Singapore, 20 March 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today that mio TV will premiere its first 24-hour General Entertainment Malay language channel – Astro RIA(Channel 34) on 23 March 2009. Astro’s first regional General Enterta...

2009
12 Mar 2009

Top ICT innovations win $80,000 in Singtel i.Challenge08

  Top ICT innovations win $80,000 in Singtel i.Challenge08 Singapore, 12 March 2009 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today the winners of the inaugural Singtel i.Challenge08 competition, an initiative of the Singtel Partner Programme which seeks to encourage the development of innovative Infocomm Technology (ICT) solutions to address real-life business and industry needs.&n...

2009
10 Mar 2009

Singtel’s new offerings help customers save in economic downturn

      Broadband customers enjoy $10 monthly bill rebates for 2 years     Mobile plans with no contract; offer double talktime and SMS   Singapore, 10 March 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) is offering greater savings for postpaid mobile and broadband customers to help them in today’s challenging economic conditions.   SingNet Broadband customers en...

2009
04 Mar 2009

Singtel’s new Smart Packages offer SMEs savings of 75%

Singtel’s new Smart Packages offer SMEs savings of 75%   Free email, web hosting and office applications with broadband subscriptions Waiver of monthly charges for selected business mobile services Complimentary mobile plan & handsets with next-generation fixed phone services   Singapore, 4 March 2009 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today the launch o...

2009
02 Mar 2009

Singtel to offer IP VPN solutions in Qatar and the Middle East

Singtel to offer IP VPN solutions in Qatar and the Middle East   Agreement with Qtel further strengthens Singtel’s presence in the Middle East   Singapore, 3 March 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it has entered into an agreement with Qtel, Qatar’s leading telecommunications provider, to extend its Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network ...

2009
20 Feb 2009

HTC Dream goes on sale at Singtel retail stores tomorrow

HTC Dream goes on sale at Singtel retail stores tomorrow   Singtel gives sneak preview on innovative local Android applications Applications developed to meet lifestyle needs of the Singapore consumer New plans with bundled talktime, SMS & unlimited data download   Singapore, 20 February 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it is collaborating with local...

2009
17 Feb 2009

Next generation healthcare information solution enables remote monitoring of patients and islandwide access to medical records

Next generation healthcare information solution enables remote monitoring of patients and islandwide access to medical records Singapore, 17 February 2009 -- Singapore General Hospital (SGH), Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), and HSAGlobal have successfully piloted the Community Care Management Solution (CCMS), an electronic health record and management system that makes patient data availab...

2009
10 Feb 2009

Singtel Group’s results for the third quarter and nine months ended 31 December 2008

Singtel Group’s results for the third quarter and nine months ended 31 December 2008   Strong operational performance with double-digit revenue growth in Australia and Singapore     Net profit affected by currency movements and associates’ performance     Singapore, 10 February 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced its unaudited results for ...

2009
09 Feb 2009

Singtel Group’s regional mobile customer base grew 35 per cent year-on-year to reach 232 million

Singtel Group’s regional mobile customer base grew 35 per cent year-on-year to reach 232 million Steady customer growth in the quarter All associates maintained double-digit customer growth year-on-year   Singapore, 9 February 2009 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the Group’s combined regional mobile customer base has reached 232 million as at 31 Decembe...

2009
05 Feb 2009

Singtel and HTC Introduce the HTC Dream™ — the First Android-Powered phone released in Singapore

  Singtel and HTC Introduce the HTC Dream™ — the First Android-Powered phone released in Singapore       The HTC Dream™ Boasts an Intuitive Touch Screen and QWERTY Keyboard, Plus Popular Google Products and Fresh, New Applications           Singapore, 5 February 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and HTC Corporation, a global...

2009
30 Jan 2009

mio TV’s new SuperSaver packs include on-demand and HD content

mio TV’s new SuperSaver packs include on-demand and HD content   mio Home subscribers receive two free SuperSaver Packs of their choice     Singapore, 30 January 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of a new SuperSaver promotion aimed to reward those who want to experience mio TV’s full range of content with on-demand and HD channels included ...

2009
15 Jan 2009

The new Singtel shop: Bringing the ultimate multimedia shopping experience

The new Singtel shop: Bringing the ultimate multimedia shopping experience   Singapore, 15 January 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced that it is the first to bring next-generation multimedia shopping experience to Singapore with its newest retail store, the Singtel shop.    The highly intuitive and interactive store offers a relaxing and enjoyable lifestyle ...

2009
13 Jan 2009

Singtel first in Singapore to offer Sorority Forever ‘mobisodes’

Singtel first in Singapore to offer Sorority Forever ‘mobisodes’   Exciting new Hollywood teen drama now available free-of-charge to all Singtel 3G mobile phone subscribers     Singapore, 13 January 2009 --- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) has launched Warner Brothers’ shortform digital series Sorority Forever – from director/ producer McG (Terminator Salvation, S...

2009
08 Jan 2009

Singtel and Ericsson to present “live” showcase of Mobile Broadband at 21Mbps

Singtel and Ericsson to present “live” showcase of Mobile Broadband at 21Mbps   More entrepreneurs and professionals working from home offices can now take their businesses out of their homes and work anywhere.     Singapore, 8 January 2009 – Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) and Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), both leading telecommunications players, will unveil “live” fast...

2009
02 Jan 2009

Singtel secures largest market share for international IP VPN solutions

Singtel secures largest market share for international IP VPN solutions  Singtel tops analyst rankings Singapore, 2 January 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it is the leading international Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network (IP VPN) service provider in Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ).    According to IDC’s latest Asia/Pacific Semiannual Fi...

2009
13 Dec 2010

Singtel and Portugal Telecom sign collaboration agreement

Driving excellence in multimedia and innovation across boundaries Singapore, 13 December 2010 – Portugal Telecom SGPS, S.A (PT) and Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the signing of a collaboration agreement to share operational and commercial best practices in fibre optic and IPTV based pay TV services and to develop innovative applications for ultra high speed fixed and wirel...

2010
07 Dec 2010

mio TV gives sports fans even more to cheer about

Four new channels will offer a wide range of sports to please fans of football, cricket, rugby, extreme sports and more Singapore, 7 December, 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited today announced that it has added four compelling new sports channels to its mio TV line-up, giving sports fans even more choice. “With Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League and other marquee sporting action on...

2010
11 Nov 2010

Singtel Group registers strong revenue

Generates strong cashflow and maintains sound financial position Higher dividend payout ratio with revised policy Singapore, 11 November 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Group revenue rose strongly by 8 per cent to S$4.44 billion in the second quarter, led by robust revenue growth in Singapore and Australia. The stronger Australian dollar also helped lift revenue....

2010
10 Nov 2010

Singtel Group’s mobile customer base reaches 368 million

Singtel leads with highest postpaid net adds in two years Optus continues strong growth in mobile and wireless broadband Singapore, 10 November 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced that the Group had another quarter of strong customer acquisitions and now has a footprint that covers more than 2 billion across Asia and Africa. The Group served 368 million mobile customers ...

2010
09 Nov 2010

Singtel unveils Samsung Galaxy Tab pricing

Singapore 9 Nov 2010 - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced the price plans for the Samsung Galaxy Tab.  This eagerly anticipated mobile multimedia device (MMD) is available only through Singtel from 13 Nov 2010.  To cater to customers’ varied needs, the Galaxy Tab is available with Singtel’s 3G Flexi price plans, as well as an integrated fixed and mobile broadband packag...

2010
29 Oct 2010

Singtel introduces a new category of mobile multimedia devices with the Samsung Galaxy Tab

Singapore 29 Oct 2010 - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd today announced that the eagerly anticipated Galaxy Tab will be available in Singapore only to Singtel customers from 13 Nov 2010. The Galaxy Tab allows users to enjoy PC-like web-browsing and multimedia content on a striking 7-inch display.  Users can stay connected via voice and video calls, emails, SM...

2010
28 Oct 2010

Singtel and Nokia launch the new Nokia N8 smartphone in Singapore

Singapore 28 Oct 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel), Asia’s leading communications group and Nokia, a world leader in mobile communications, today announced that Singtel will be the first operator to offer the highly-anticipated Nokia N8 to its customers starting from 5 Nov 2010 for a period of 4 weeks. The handset will also be available in Nokia Stores and Nokia appointed retail outlets ...

2010
27 Oct 2010

Singtel launches @Singtel v2.0, Remote Diagnostics and Ku-band availability for the maritime community

Singapore 27 Oct 2010 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced several new satellite services, reinforcing its position as a multi-service platform provider that offers a rich suite of applications for the maritime community. @Singtel v2.0 is a unified communications platform that helps crew to stay in touch with family and friends during the long months at sea, while Remote Diagnost...

2010
26 Oct 2010

Singtel publishes its inaugural Sustainability Report

Singtel publishes its inaugural Sustainability Report Singapore, 26 October 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the publication of its inaugural Sustainability Report for financial year ended 31 March 2010.  Available online at http://info.singtel.com/about-us/sustainability/sustainability-report, the report ‘Changing the game; Creating sustainability’ covers Si...

2010
22 Oct 2010

ESPN STAR Sports and Singtel launch 3G mobile video streaming on Mobile ESPN

F1 Fans to catch inaugural Korean GP live on Mobile ESPN, online on ESPN Player and on STAR Sports on Singtel’s mio TV 22 October 2010, Singapore – ESPN STAR Sports, Asia’s biggest sports content provider, and Singtel,Asia’s leading communications group, will launch the new 3G mobile offering, Mobile ESPN, featuring LIVE and on-demand premium world-class mobile sports content to fans in Singapore. A...

2010
15 Oct 2010

Singtel announces Family Channel pack for all new mio TV subscribers

Singapore, 15 October, 2010 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) has announced that starting from today, all new mio TV customers will receive a Family Channel Pack consisting of 28 channels as part of the service. The channels span a broad selection of genres for everyday viewing, providing the entire family with exciting entertainment options on mio TV, including British Documentary On Demand...

2010
12 Oct 2010

Singtel brings Windows Phone 7 to Singapore

Singapore 12 Oct 2010 - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) and Microsoft Corp today announced that the eagerly anticipated Windows Phone 7 mobile platform will be available to Singapore customers from 21 Oct 2010.  Windows Phone 7 brings communications, content and services to life through its innovative user interface and smart design, thus offering a revolutionary multimedia experience on the...

2010
29 Sep 2010

Top sports television presenter Uday Joshi to bring the best in European football to fans on mio Stadium

Singapore, 29 September 2010 – Singtel today announced that Uday Joshi, former ESPN Star Sports presenter and one of Asia’s most recognisable television personalities, has come on board football channel mio Stadium as the new face of the UEFA League series.  Joshi will present the preview, live games, and review shows for the highly-anticipated matches in the Europa League, sharing his deep knowled...

2010
22 Sep 2010

Singtel unveils Asia's top 10 apps

Singapore 22 Sep 2010 - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today unveiled Asia's top 10 web and mobile applications (apps) at the Accelerate 2010 business innovations forum.   The apps were selected from over 200 submissions in a competition that was organised by the Singtel Innovation Exchange (SiX) partnership programme and leading technology online blog e27. Ten countries were represented in...

2010
21 Sep 2010

Singtel Group sets up S$200 million corporate venture capital fund to drive innovation

Singtel Innov8 to invest in innovative technologies and solutions Singapore, 21 September 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it has set up Singtel Innov8 (Innov8), a corporate venture company to invest in innovative technologies and solutions to create future growth engines for the Group. Innov8, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singtel, will have an initial fund size of S$2...

2010
17 Sep 2010

Mabel Lau named the winner of this year’s Singtel Grid Girls Competition

The 18-year-old secures her place at the front of the starting grid at the 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX along with runners-up Shahnaz Nazimuddeen and Kelly Arrow Tan Singapore, 17 September 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) has announced the winner of the Singtel Grid Girls 2010 Finals, which was held at Shanghai Dolly at Clarke Quay last evening. Mabel Lau, an 18-year-...

2010
16 Sep 2010

Singtel ushers in a new era of business ICT solutions

Singtel’s enterprise-grade ‘elastic’ ICT services break new ground More than 100,000 users power their businesses with Singtel cloud services Singtel aims to grow cloud services at 50% CAGR over next 3 years Singapore, 16 September 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it will usher in a new era for the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry with the...

2010
09 Sep 2010

The Best in Entertainment: mio TV Introduces the Brand-New Line Up of US Series

Singapore, 9 September 2010 – There is now more reason to stay home and glued to your TV set! Singtel today announces the latest additions to mio TV’s exciting line up of Season Pass TV series for the US TV Season 2010/2011.  Viewers are bound to be spoilt for choice with outstanding new programmes including Nikita, Undercovers and No Ordinary Family as well as returning favourites such as Glee, Go...

2010
08 Sep 2010

Singtel virtual data centre services supported mission-critical operations in Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games

Singapore, 8 September 2010 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it provided virtual data centre services to support mission-critical operations at the recent Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG). As the official data centre infrastructure partner of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games, Singtel supplied secure virtual data centre services through the offerings of its busi...

2010
02 Sep 2010

Singtel and Optus selected to join VMware vCloud™ Datacentre Service program

SAN FRANCISCO and SINGAPORE, 1 September 2010 – VMware and Singtel announced that Singtel and its Australian subsidiary, Optus, are the first telecoms operators in Asia Pacific to be selected to join the VMware vCloud™ Datacenter Service program.  The VMware vCloud™ Datacenter Service is designed and certified to be secure, compliant and offer up to 99.999% availability.  It i...

2010
31 Aug 2010

Singtel launches comprehensive suite of entertainment, convergence and productivity applications on high-speed fibre services

Singapore, 31 August 2010 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) is pleased to announce today that it will be offering a comprehensive suite of affordable consumer and business applications on its high-speed fibre services to retail customers. Singtel will also offer carriage-based high-speed fibre services on a wholesale basis to retail service providers (RSPs). Singtel harnesses capabilitie...

2010
23 Aug 2010

Singtel Group appoints Hui Weng Cheong as CEO International

Singapore, 23 August 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the appointment of Mr Hui Weng Cheong as CEO International (designate), effective 1 October 2010. He will formally assume the role on 1 December 2010, succeeding Mr Lim Chuan Poh who is retiring from the Group. Mr Hui’s appointment is the culmination of an extensive search, both within the Group and externally. Mr...

2010
17 Aug 2010

Singtel reveals the Top 12 Grid Girls for the 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX

Opportunities for fans to win tickets to the race and other prizes Singapore, 17 August 2010 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) – returning sponsor of the first ever Formula OneTM night race – today revealed the Top 12 Grid Girls for the 2010 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX. The Grid Girls have always been an integral part of the Singtel sponsorship in the Singapore Grand Prix and t...

2010
13 Aug 2010

The best football is back, and better than ever, exclusively on Singtel

This Saturday, the Barclays Premier League kicks off on mio Stadium, the new home of footballSingapore, 13 August 2010 – With exclusive coverage of the 2010/11 Barclays Premier League (BPL) season set to kick off this weekend, Singtel today announced the official launch of the new home of football, mio Stadium and a comprehensive suite of services that promises to take the BPL viewing experience to new he...

2010
13 Aug 2010

Singtel collaborates with Telmap to offer mobile Search, Mapping and Navigation to consumers

Singtel Xplorer will be widely available on GPS embedded mobile phones Singapore, 13 August 2010 -- Telmap, the global leader in mobile location services, today announced that it has collaborated with Singtel, Asia’s leading communications group to offer personal search, mapping and navigation services to its mobile subscribers in Singapore. Singtel Xplorer, Singtel’s first GPS navigation client, enabl...

2010
12 Aug 2010

Strong first-quarter performance in Singapore and Australia

Singapore, 12 August 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that its net profit for the first quarter was stable at S$943 million, as strong performances from Singapore and Australia mitigated lower contributions from the regional mobile associates. Group revenue rose 12 per cent to S$4.3 billion. Highlights   Quarter Ended YOY   30 Jun 2010 (S$m) 30 Jun 2009(S$m) ...

2010
11 Aug 2010

Singtel Group’s mobile customer base reaches 351 million

Singtel leads the market Optus continues growth momentum Singapore, 11 August 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced that the Group had another quarter of strong customer acquisitions. Including Bharti’s mobile customers in Asia and Africa, the Group’s combined regional mobile customer base stood at 351 million as at 30 June 2010, an increase of 34 per cent, or 88.5 mil...

2010
04 Aug 2010

Singtel Kicks off Exclusive BPL Coverage with Curtain Raiser – the FA Community Shield

Manchester United and Chelsea Battle for Supremacy on Brink of Season Singapore, 4 August 2010 – Singtel kicks off its exclusive coverage of Barclays Premier League (BPL) football this Sunday with the annual FA Community Shield, a match traditionally pitting the previous season’s BPL and FA Cup champions against each other.  This year’s clash features rivals Manchester United and Chelsea battling...

2010
30 Jul 2010

Singtel's mio TV does a quadruple salute to a new era in football

To celebrate the start of its most exciting football season, mio TV gives Singapore fans the chance to get up close with four of the most outstanding football icons in the world Trophies of the Barclays Premier League, FA Cup, UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League available together in Singapore for the first time ever   Singapore, 30 July 2010 - Singapore Telecommunications Limite...

2010
27 Jul 2010

Singtel to bring iPhone 4 to Singapore on 30 July 2010

Singapore,   27 July 2010   –  Singtel today announced that it will launch iPhone 4 in Singapore on 30 July 2010. iPhone 4 features FaceTime, which makes the dream of video calling a reality, and Apple’s stunning new Retina display, the highest resolution display ever built into a phone, resulting in super crisp text, images and video. iPhone 4 also features a 5 megapixel camera...

2010
23 Jul 2010

Singtel to raise more than $2 million for Singtel Touching Lives Fund in 2010

Fund-raising activities launched today with Charity Golf which raised more than $730,000Singapore, 23 July 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF), its philanthropy programme, is committed to raise $2.1 million in 2010 to support its six beneficiaries.Now in its ninth year, STLF will support: APSN Chao Yang School, AP...

2010
22 Jul 2010

Singtel Announces Data Plans for iPad with Wi-Fi + 3G in Singapore

Singapore – July 22, 2010 – Singtel will offer dedicated data plans for iPad with Wi-Fi + 3G in Singapore beginning July 23, 2010.  All data plans come with a MicroSIM card and will be available without a contract, providing the freedom to activate a plan at any time.  Singtel will offer an affordable range of plans with the option to top-up mobile data value, and monthly plans ...

2010
21 Jul 2010

Singtel AMPedTM partners Sony Music to expand music content to over one million tracks

AMPed’s 200,000 customers will enjoy additional 150,000 new tracks from Sony Music, at no additional charges World’s first operator music service to offer unlimited music downloads on the widest range of 3G handsets, including Apple iPhone and Android phones Singapore, 21 July 2010 – Singtel AMPed has partnered Sony Music to expand its music library. From 21 July, 2010, 150,000 tracks from Sony Music ...

2010
20 Jul 2010

Singtel and Facebook® Launch New, Mobile Site 0.facebook.com, a free way to access Facebook® on Your Mobile Phone

0.facebook.com is lightweight, featuring only text and is optimized for speed Ideal for mobile users to conveniently and quickly access Facebook directly from a mobile phone Singtel waives standard data charges for browsing the site     SINGAPORE and PALO ALTO, Calif. – July 20, 2010 – Singtel today announced that it is the first and only operator in Singapore to offer customers free mobile b...

2010
09 Jul 2010

Singtel and StarHub bring 2010 FIFA World Cup™ in 3D to

Singapore, 9 July 2010 – Singtel and StarHub today announced that they will be showing the final match of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa™ between Netherlands and Spain in 3D, in conjunction with partners Resorts World Singapore (RWS) and Marina Bay Sands (MBS) respectively.  The FIFA World Cup™ is the most widely-viewed sporting event in the world, and for the first time in the history of t...

2010
06 Jul 2010

Singtel brings customers into “the Future of Buying” with three new lifestyle mobile applications

Go! Shopping, Property Buddy and Price Pal bring shopping and searching for property to a whole new dimension Singapore, 6 July 2010 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today launched three cutting-edge mobile applications tailored for consumers on the go - Go! Shopping, Property Buddy and Price Pal. Mr Allen Lew, Singtel’s CEO (Singapore), said; “The three mobile apps which we have launche...

2010
06 Jul 2010

ESPN STAR Sports launches ESPN Player and ESPN HD with Singtel mio TV in Singapore

Get ready for a new experience with Singapore’s first online multi-sport service and most comprehensive high-definition sports channel Singapore, 6 July 2010 – Watching sports in Singapore will never be the same again with the launch of two new offerings in ESPN Player and ESPN HD, announced today by ESPN STAR Sports, Asia’s biggest sports content provider, and Singtel, Asia’s leading communications...

2010
23 Jun 2010

Singtel inspires a new sports generation

National athlete sponsorship and student engagement programme to build champion competitors and champion supporters for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games Singapore, 23 June 2010 – Inspiring youth to dream big as athletes and as sports fans is the theme of Singtel’s sponsorship programme for Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games (YOG), officially announced today. The “Singtel Inspires” Programme, c...

2010
18 Jun 2010

Singtel first to offer totally free incoming calls to prepaid mobile customers

Customers enjoy free incoming calls automatically by topping up their prepaid mobile cards No surcharges and activation Ideal for value conscious customers, students and the elderly looking for savings Singapore, 18 June 2010 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it now offers free incoming calls, 24 hours a day1 to prepaid mobile customers. This groundbreaking offer is a fi...

2010
16 Jun 2010

Lim Eng, CEO of NCS, to retire from Singtel Group

Chia Wee Boon to helm NCS from 1 July 2010   Singapore, 16 June 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Mr Lim Eng, CEO of NCS, will be retiring from the company after 30 years of service.  His last day of service will be 14 July 2010. Singtel has appointed Mr Chia Wee Boon, currently COO of NCS, to the position of CEO. Mr Lim, 54, joined Singtel in 1980 a...

2010
15 Jun 2010

Singtel first to bring 3D TV content to Singapore and the region

Singtel the broadcast playout services provider for Singapore’s national 3D TV trial Singapore, 15 June 2010 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it is the first in the region to enable content providers and television broadcasters to deliver 3D TV content to consumers in Singapore and abroad via highspeed satellite and land-based platforms. Singtel will play a vital role in S...

2010
10 Jun 2010

NCS secures Ministry of Education’s S$850 million Standard ICT Operating Environment for Schools programme

Singapore, 10 June 2010 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, NCS, today announced that NCS has been appointed the ICT partner in the Ministry of Education’s (MOE) S$850 million Standard ICT Operating Environment for Schools programme. Under the programme, NCS will provide all schools in Singapore with central infrastructure and computing services. The eight-ye...

2010
10 Jun 2010

Lim Chuan Poh, CEO International, to retire from Singtel Group

Singapore, 10 June 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced that Mr Lim Chuan Poh, CEO International, will be retiring from the company. Mr Lim has agreed to work until the end of the year to ensure a smooth transition of responsibilities. Singtel has initiated a search for the new CEO International, both within the company and externally. Mr Lim joined Singtel in 1998 as Chief...

2010
08 Jun 2010

Singapore SMEs export cloud solutions and services to the region

Singtel and IE Singapore open the doors to high potential markets Singapore, 8 June 2010 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and International Enterprise (IE) Singapore today announced the launch of a comprehensive market access partnership to allow local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with innovative cloud computing and mobile solutions to export their offerings to the region. This is a ...

2010
07 Jun 2010

World’s largest deployment of satellite technology in the Philippines elections

Singtel solutions allow millions to vote in remote areas Singapore, 7 June 2010 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today its communications solutions enabled millions of voters in remote areas of the Philippines to participate in the nation’s first automated Presidential Elections. In the world’s largest deployment of Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) satellite technology, S...

2010
01 Jun 2010

Singtel brings sports programming to a whole new level with the Barclays Premier League kick-off on mio Stadium

John Dykes returns to Singapore TV screens with a dynamic team of locally-based hosts Football shows to be produced in Singapore with IMG as production partner Tiger Beer and Samsung sign on as sponsors of Singtel’s broadcast of the Barclays Premier League ‘Once in a Lifetime’ opportunities for fans   Singapore, 1 June 2010 – Singtel mio TV today celebrated the launch of the Barclays Premier Le...

2010
27 May 2010

Singtel and Samsung bring to Singapore the “Smart Life” with Samsung Galaxy S

Singtel Group, first in the world to launch breakthrough AndroidÔ 2.1 Samsung Galaxy S Slimmest and ultra-responsive SUPER AMOLED screen for clearest and bright viewing of high def videos at all angles, even in the sun Enhanced value-packed price plans and Korean pop sensation Super Junior to perform   Singapore, May 27, 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Samsung Electronics C...

2010
20 May 2010

Finale of “Lost” to be brought to viewers in Singapore faster than ever before

Fans get to enjoy the final episode within 24 hours of the telecast in the US on Singtel mio TV’s Season Pass Singapore, 20 May, 2010 – The Walt Disney Company today announced that the two and a half hour finale of “Lost” will be made available to viewers in Singapore faster than the series has ever been before, in line with demand from fans in this market. The continually accelerated international ...

2010
19 May 2010

People’s Association brings 2010 FIFA World CupTM screenings to the heartlands with support from Singapore Pools, Singtel and StarHub

19 May 2010, Singapore -- The five Community Development Councils (CDCs) and People’s Association (PA) Community Clubs (CCs) have forged a partnership with Singapore Pools, Singtel and StarHub to screen the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ matches “live” at 16 locations islandwide, from 11 June to 12 July 2010.   The screening of 2010 FIFA World Cup™ matches “live” at 16 locations organised by t...

2010
17 May 2010

Come join Singtel in supporting 1GOAL: Education for all

Customers can pledge support for campaign until end-July 17 May 2010, Singapore -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its support for 1GOAL, a global initiative to help ensure that every child in the world has the opportunity to attend school by 2015.  Singtel is pleased to join other global mobile operators, education champions, charities and campaigners to rally publi...

2010
13 May 2010

Strong topline growth of 25% to S$4.47 billion in fourth quarter

Net profit increases 12% to S$1.02 billionTotal dividends up 14% to S$2.26 billionSingapore, 13 May 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that its net profit for the fourth quarter ended 31 March 2010 rose 12 per cent to S$1.02 billion, driven by strong performances across the Group. Highlights  Quarter Ended YOY Year Ended YOY   31 Mar 2010 (S$m) 31 Mar 200 ...

2010
12 May 2010

Singtel Group’s mobile customer base reaches 293 million

Singtel continues strong momentum  Optus records its strongest quarter in five years Singapore, 12 May 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced that the Group posted strong growth in customer acquisitions with a combined regional mobile customer base of 293 million as at 31 March 2010, an increase of 17 per cent, or 43 million from a year ago.     Aggregate ...

2010
07 May 2010

Singtel scores broadcast rights to the 2010 FIFA World Cup™

All 64 matches ‘live’ across Singtel’s mio TV and mobile, with free online viewing All matches available in high-definition Singapore, 7 May, 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has secured the broadcast rights to the 2010 FIFA World Cup™ to be held in South Africa and will offer all 64 matches ‘live’ on mio TV and mobile, with complimentary viewing on...

2010
03 May 2010

Singtel to provide vital communications lifeline in war zones

IsatPhone Pro enables business without boundaries Innovative applications enhance user experience Singapore, 3 May 2010 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today it aims to enhance communications in war-affected Afghanistan and Iraq, with the launch of Inmarsat’s groundbreaking IsatPhone Pro satellite phone.  Singtel will also offer the handset in emerging markets, such as Cam...

2010
28 Apr 2010

Motorola and Singtel Introduce BACKFLIP™ with MOTOBLUR™ to Singapore - Taking Smart in a Whole New Direction

BACKFLIP, the second MOTOBLUR device, exclusive to Singtel bends the smart phone rules with a unique reverse flip design Customers enjoy unlimited local mobile data on MOTOBLUR with Singtel’s mSocial service AMPed the award-winning social music service now available on Motorola’s Android devices, for free   SINGAPORE – 28 April 2010 – Today Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and Singapore Telecomm...

2010
27 Apr 2010

Singtel wins Seatrade Asia Innovation Award again

Singapore, 27 April 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today it has won the prestigious Seatrade Asia Award for Technical Innovation for the second time.  Singtel won the 2010 award for a technological breakthrough that allows vessels to receive high-speed broadband services via existing shipboard communications equipment, such as conventional satellite TV antennas. The s...

2010
21 Apr 2010

mio TV celebrates 200,000 customers

mio TV subscribers will be first in Singapore to watch Avatar from their living rooms Avatar and other Hollywood blockbusters On Demand at only $2.99 each Singapore, 21 April, 2010 -- Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced that it will be celebrating its 200,000 customer milestone by offering a range of exciting treats to new and existing mio TV customers.  “We are thrilled that 2...

2010
20 Apr 2010

Singtel appoints digital agency

Singapore, 20 April 2010 –- Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (Singtel) today announced that it has appointed Ogilvy & Mather Singapore Pte. Ltd. (OgilvyOne) as its digital agency after an assessment that started in September last year. The appointment further strengthens Singtel’s capabilities to deliver engaging online customer experiences to help its customers learn, use and buy its multimedia an...

2010
14 Apr 2010

Singtel appoints media agency

Singapore, 14 April 2010 –- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has appointed MEC Singapore as Singtel’s media agency after a review that started in June last year. This is in line with Singtel’s policy to periodically review its key vendors and partners. “As Singtel transforms into a leading multimedia services company, it is crucial that we engage our digital cus...

2010
01 Apr 2010

Sony Ericsson XPERIA™ X10 introduces an open and integrated world of social media, communication and entertainment

Singtel customers will be the first in Singapore to own the XPERIA X10 from Saturday, April 3 2010 XPERIA X10 is the flagship phone in a family of Android-based phones coming to market during the first half of 2010. New UX (user experience) Android-based platform, lets consumers organise everything and discover more with the most open, human and intuitive user experience y...

2010
30 Mar 2010

Singtel announces pricing of S$600 million 3.4875% Guaranteed Notes due 2020

Singapore, 30 March 2010 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (“Singtel”) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Singtel Group Treasury Pte. Ltd. (“SGT”), has priced S$600 million Guaranteed Notes due 2020 (the “Notes”). The Notes will be guaranteed by Singtel. The Notes pay a semi annual coupon of 3.4875 per cent. per annum.The issue of the Notes is jointly lead managed by DBS B...

2010
25 Mar 2010

Singtel introduces the lowest BlackBerry service plans for youths

BlackBerry Flexi Youth Plans from $48/month, first to offer bundled data and talktime Exclusive youth benefits like free unlimited SMS, outgoing calls from campus and army camps Singapore, 25 March 2010 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it will introduce the first BlackBerry® service plans for youths in Singapore called BlackBerry® Flexi Youth and BlackBerry® Flexi Va...

2010
24 Mar 2010

Singtel breakthrough cuts the cost of maritime broadband

Innovative solution uses existing shipboard equipment  Singtel ICT solutions boost business productivity and crew welfare Singapore, 24 March 2010 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today it has developed an innovative maritime broadband solution that uses existing shipboard communications equipment, such as conventional satellite TV antennas, to allow vessels to receive high-...

2010
16 Mar 2010

Singtel and Ericsson ride the waves of LTE technology

First showcase in the region of concurrent next-generation multimedia applications over a single LTE device   Singtel’s 42Mbps network ready from second half of this year Singapore, 16 March 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) today unveiled their LTE (Long Term Evolution) technology trial showcase at Singtel’s headquarters, Comcentre. The showcase in ...

2010
18 Feb 2010

Singtel receives Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award in the Data Centre Services Market

Singtel continues to enjoy largest market share for data centre services Singapore, 18 February 2010 --Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today it has received the prestigious 2009 Singapore Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award in the Data Centre Services Market.   Singtel received the award for: (i) Largest market share (ii) Highest revenue growth (iii) Largest data cent...

2010
09 Feb 2010

Net profit increases 24% to S$991 million, underlying net profit up 18%

Strong mobile growth in Singapore and Australia Telkomsel registers significant improvements Singapore, 9 February 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that its net profit for the quarter ended 31 December 2009 rose 24 per cent to S$991 million, with its businesses in Singapore, Australia and regional mobile associates reporting improved performance. The Group’s revenue...

2010
08 Feb 2010

Singtel Group’s mobile customer base expanded to 285 million

Singtel continued to lead market Optus achieved record postpaid net additions   Singapore, 8 February 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced that the Group posted strong growth in customer acquisitions with a combined regional mobile customer base of 285 million as at 31 December 2009, an increase of 23 per cent, or 52 million from a year ago.     Aggreg...

2010
05 Feb 2010

Singtel scores another goal with the Carling Cup

Singapore, 5 February 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that mio TV has won the exclusive broadcast rights to the 2009/10 Carling Cup Final. All current Football Frenzy subscribers and those who have taken up the BPL early bird offer will be able to watch the matches at no charge on Channel 61. To be held on Sunday, 28 February at Wembley Stadium, defending Champio...

2010
03 Feb 2010

Singtel Mobile and SingNet named “Best Mobile Operator (Singapore)” and “Best ISP” at inaugural HardwareMag & HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2010 Readers Choice Category

Singapore, 3 February 2010 -- Singtel Mobile and SingNet have won the “Best Mobile Operator (Singapore)” and “Best Internet Service Provider (ISP)” awards respectively at the inaugural HardwareMag (HWM) and HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2010, Reader’s Choice category. HWM and HardwareZone.com Tech Awards 2010 aim to honour and recognise the Best Tech Brands in Singapore. Industry players are a...

2010
26 Jan 2010

S$2.2 million to help less privileged children and young people

Singtel Touching Lives Fund committed to help the community   Singapore, 26 January 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has raised $2.2 million for the Singtel Touching Lives Fund, thanks to the generous support and contribution from its business partners, employees and members of the public.  Besides giving its corporate contribution to the Singtel Touc...

2010
20 Jan 2010

Motorola introduces a unique mobile experience with the launch of Motorola DEXT, exclusively with Singtel

Singapore – 20 January 2010 – Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) introduced in Singapore a unique mobile service platform with the launch of Motorola DEXT™, Motorola’s first Android-powered device. Singtel customers will be the first in Asia to enjoy this breakthrough social mobile device, powered by the unique MOTOBLUR™ platform and complemented by Singtel...

2010
19 Jan 2010

Singtel joins consortium to build Southeast Asia Japan cable system

World’s highest capacity cable system linking multiple countries between Singapore and Japan   Singapore, 19 January 2010 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it has signed an agreement to join a consortium of telecommunications carriers to build and operate the new Southeast Asia Japan Cable system (SJC), a new international submarine cable system with the highest capaci...

2010
18 Jan 2010

Singtel introduces cost-effective fibre network solution for businesses

Ultra high-speed connectivity to unleash full potential of cloud computing services   Singapore, 18 January 2009 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of Meg@POP eLite, a fibre optic based service that offers the fastest and most affordable fibre connectivity solution to businesses in Singapore.  Meg@POP eLite is powered by Gigabit Passive Optical Network (G...

2010
15 Jan 2010

Singtel unveils plans to create the best Barclays Premier League experience ever seen in Singapore

Over 60 mio TV subscribers will win an all-expenses paid trip to their game of choice   Fresh programming every single night during the season   Singapore, 15 January 2010 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its plans to create the best ever Barclays Premier League experience for football fans in Singapore.  Having secured the rights to the Barclays Premier Leag...

2010
23 Dec 2011

Singtel donates 500,000 Philippine Pesos to Globe’s disaster relief efforts for Sendong victims

Singapore, 23 December 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), in support of its Philippines associate’s relief efforts for Typhoon Sendong victims, is pledging 500,000 Philippine Pesos to Globe Telecom’s corporate social responsibility programme, Globe Bridging Communities. The donation will be used to provide relief items, including drinking water and medicines, to families affected b...

2011
20 Dec 2011

Singtel launches commercial LTE mobile broadband service

Singapore, 20 December 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the commercial launch of its Long Term Evolution (LTE) mobile broadband service.  Named Broadband on Mobile Prestige 75, it is the first LTE service in Singapore to be available to both consumer and business customers.  The service offers theoretical download speeds of up to 75Mbps and typical download spe...

2011
18 Dec 2011

Singtel celebrates Christmas with world record breaking mass gift exchange

More than 3000 Filipinos celebrated Christmas in the largest mass gift exchange Singapore, 18 December 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today celebrated an early Christmas with a record breaking mass gift exchange event for its prepaid mobile customers from the Singapore’s Filipino community.  Held at the Singtel Comcentre, the mass gift exchange was organized by Singtel and Glo...

2011
28 Nov 2011

Singtel Group collaborates with GSMA on Mobile Energy Efficiency Benchmarking

Singtel Group collaborates with GSMA on Mobile Energy Efficiency Benchmarking Exercise will save energy cost and cut greenhouse gas emissions Singapore, 28 November 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Optus, and regional mobile associates will jointly participate in the GSMA’s Mobile Energy Efficiency (MEE) Benchmarking initiative.  Thro...

2011
25 Nov 2011

Singtel unveils Singapore’s next social media star

More than 350 compete to host Singtel’s new lifestyle series on YouTube Singapore, 25 November 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today unveiled the host of TGIS (Thank Goodness It’s Singtel), an exciting new weekly lifestyle series on YouTube that will showcase the latest in consumer technologies, as well as local news and events. With her bubbly personality and on-screen chari...

2011
18 Nov 2011

Singtel and Popular to offer interactive e-assessment materials for Singapore school students

Singapore, 18 November 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Popular Holdings Limited today announced they will collaborate to offer access to hundreds of assessment books and study guides for Singapore primary and secondary school students via Apple and Android tablets.   The e-assessment materials will be available through Skoob Go-easel, a service to be launched jointly by S...

2011
17 Nov 2011

Singtel cloud security solution protects businesses from cyber-threats anywhere and anytime

 Up to 75% cost savings; powered by Symantec technologies  Singapore, 17 November 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced the launch of the Singtel PowerON Security suite of cloud-based cyber-security solutions and services for businesses.   Singtel PowerON Security offers enterprises comprehensive on-demand protection from vir...

2011
15 Nov 2011

Singtel launches Singapore’s first e-book service

First service to offer works by Singapore writers and local school study guides and books Singapore, 15 November 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of skoob, Singapore’s first e-book service.  Skoob breaks new ground by being the first e-book service to offer the works of Singapore writers, as well as study guides and educational books for local primary ...

2011
14 Nov 2011

Thrills and spills await as KIX HD launches first on mio TV

Singapore, 14 November 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that a brand new action-packed channel will be available on mio TV Channel 54 starting 15 November. Called KIX HD, this exciting High Definition channel features high-energy series, blockbuster movies, the best fight events from around the world and epic anime during the day. At night, the channel w...

2011
10 Nov 2011

Resilient performance across the Group

Singapore and Australia deliver strong operating results Major associates record growth but currency movements impacted earningsNet profit declines 1 per cent Singapore, 10 November 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Group revenue grew 4 per cent and net profit declined 1 per cent to S$882 million. Operations in Singapore and Australia demonstrated strength wit...

2011
09 Nov 2011

Singtel Group’s mobile customer base expands to 424 million

Singtel Group’s mobile customer base expands to 424 million Singtel Singapore grows market share Optus postpaid base reaches 5 million  Singapore, 9 November 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the Group posted another quarter of strong mobile customer additions. The Group’s total mobile customer base increased 15 per cent or 56 million from a year ag...

2011
02 Nov 2011

Singapore made simple with Singtel deF!ND digital concierge

More than 150,000 local businesses and 7,000 hawker locations Designed for Singapore English and local terms   Singapore, 2 November 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) unveiled deF!ND, the first intelligent mobile concierge app that integrates local information and allows bookings of services that Singaporeans find essential in their daily lives while on the move. The app a...

2011
31 Oct 2011

mio TV presents the hottest in Korean entertainment with ONE

Yet another quality channel added to Jingxuan Pack   Singapore, 31 October 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) in partnership with Sony Pictures Television Networks, Asia announced today that mio TV will premiere the ONE channel on 1 November. ONE is the first Asian general entertainment high-definition TV channel from Sony Pictures Television’s networks in Asia and will be availa...

2011
25 Oct 2011

Singtel to Offer iPhone 4S in Singapore on 28 October 2011

SINGAPORE – October 25, 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it will offer iPhone 4S to customers in Singapore on October 28.  iPhone 4S will be available starting at $0 for the 16GB model, $0 for the 32GB model and $108 for the 64GB model from Singtel retail stores and online at www.singtelshop.com/iphone.  "Singtel is th...

2011
25 Oct 2011

Singtel and partners to develop next-generation Near Field Communications solutions

Singapore 25 October 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced that it will collaborate with the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), EZ-link, banks, public transport operators, payment service providers, ICT application vendors and handset manufacturers to develop Near Field Communications (NFC) solutions for consumers and businesses. “Our vision is to enable as many...

2011
18 Oct 2011

Singtel launches affordable and easy-to-manage crew welfare solution

Integrated solution priced at US$2,888, up to 75 per cent cost savings Singapore, 18 October, 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of an affordable crew experience package that will enable greater levels of control and efficiency for shipping companies, optimise operational costs as well as enhance welfare for their crew. “Singtel is committed to helping marit...

2011
17 Oct 2011

Singtel donates 2 million Baht to Thailand’s flood relief efforts

Singtel donates 2 million Baht to Thailand’s flood relief effortsSingapore, 17 October 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has donated 2 million Baht to help the communities affected by the severe flooding in Thailand.    On 14 October 2011, Ms Aileen Tan, Singtel’s Group Director of Human Resource, presented the cheque to the Prime Minister of Thail...

2011
26 Sep 2011

JFDI partners Singtel Innov8 to bring successful start-up acceleration programme to Asia Pacific

JFDI partners Singtel Innov8 to bring successful start-up acceleration programme to Asia Pacific Programme will help entrepreneurs secure the mentoring and funds they need to launch successful digital businesses Singtel Innov8 will provide resources, industry insights and access to regional markets Singapore, 26 September 2011 – The Joyful Frog Digital Incubator (JFDI) is partnering Singtel Innov8 (Innov8...

2011
23 Sep 2011

Singtel brings Angry Birds to the Singapore Grand Prix

Singapore race fans to be first in Asia to play jumbo version of the game Singapore, 23 September 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it is bringing a unique large screen version of Rovio’s popular mobile phone game, Angry Birds, to the racetrack of the 2011 Formula 1TM Singtel Singapore Grand Prix. Set up at the Bay Grandstand, the game relies on the cheers of spectator...

2011
21 Sep 2011

Singtel unearths another SMS World Record for Singapore

Singapore, 21 September 2011 - Singtel has successfully made an attempt to put Singapore back on top of the world’s fastest SMS texters proving that ‘Fast’ really is ‘Amazing’.Jeffrey Teo Yi Hao, 25, a web programmer, clocked a speed of 23.40 seconds - more than two seconds faster than the current world record - in a bid to smash the time of 25.94 seconds set by Melissa Thompson in London, UK, la...

2011
17 Sep 2011

Mio Lin named the winner of the 2011 Singtel Grid Girls Competition

Singapore, 17 September 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the winner of the Singtel Grid Girls 2011 Competition. Student Mio Lin, 18, beat over 500 hopefuls to walk away with $10,000 in cash and the opportunity to represent Singapore at front of the starting grid on race day. She will have the honour of holding the national flag at this year’s Singtel Grand Prix on 25...

2011
02 Sep 2011

Ericsson Response partners with Singtel Group for disaster communications

First operator partner for Ericsson Response Singtel to provide satellite services for emergency communication Singtel’s regional associates AIS, Bharti Airtel, Globe, Telkomsel  and Warid to provide local resources to assist with disaster relief efforts Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) and Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced a partnership to provide emergency communications service...

2011
01 Sep 2011

Singtel and Royal Selangor unveil the trophy for the 2011 Formula One™ Singtel Singapore GP

Singapore, 1 September, 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and partner Royal Selangor today unveiled the new design of the winner’s trophy for the 2011 Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix. This is the second time that Singtel has partnered with Royal Selangor to design and manufacture the trophy for the world’s first ever night race. The design of the new trophy aims to capture t...

2011
29 Aug 2011

More channels for mio TV’s Jingxuan Pack subscribers

Celestial Movies and Jia Le Channel available from today at no extra charge Singapore, 29 August 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today launched two Asian channels on mio TV - Celestial Movies  (天映频道) and Singtel's self-packaged Jia Le Channel  (佳乐台) - which feature a selection of high-quality content from the region. Fans of Asian movies will enjo...

2011
23 Aug 2011

Singtel and SAP revolutionise business management for SMEs through the cloud

Business management and ERP on-demand and on-the-go, with up to 60% cost savings Singapore, 23 August 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and SAP today announced the launch of the SAP Business One hosted on Singtel PowerON cloud-based business management solution for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).  The solution gives SMEs the freedom to streamline and manage their sales, cust...

2011
23 Aug 2011

mio TV launches Jia Le Channel

Singtel’s first self-packaged Asian entertainment channel will focus on top-rated dramas and variety shows in both Hokkien and Mandarin Singapore, 23 August 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today that mio TV will launch a new self-packaged Asian entertainment channel focused on the best Hokkien dialect and Mandarin content on Monday, 29 August 2011. The new 24-hour channel...

2011
19 Aug 2011

Singtel Touching Lives Fund raises record S$820,000 at 10th annual Charity Golf event

Singapore, 19 August 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that its corporate philanthropy programme, Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF), raised a record S$820,000 from its 10th  annual Charity Golf event with all funds going towards six beneficiary organisations that support children and youths with special needs. Singtel’s business partners and associates showed th...

2011
11 Aug 2011

Singtel Group reports resilient performance from Singapore and Australian operations

Revenue growth across Singapore and Australia in the quarter Stronger Australian Dollar offsets weakness in regional currencies Net profit affected by finance and tax expenses Singapore, 11 August 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Group revenue rose 7 per cent to S$4.61 billion with 2 per cent growth in EBITDA for the first quarter. The Singapore and Australian bus...

2011
10 Aug 2011

Singtel Group expands mobile customer base to 416 million

Singtel Group expands mobile customer base to 416 million Singtel Singapore achieves another record quarter for postpaid customer additions Optus grows postpaid customer base Telkomsel exceeds 100 million mobile customers in Indonesia Singapore, 10 August 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the Group delivered another strong quarter of mobile customer acquisit...

2011
10 Aug 2011

mio Stadium gets bigger and better in its second BPL season

Exciting new local shows, an enhanced mobile and online experience, more HD matches, plus two new hosts to beef up the presenting squad Singapore, 10 August, 2011 – mio TV today announced its plans for its second Barclays Premiere League season, promising an even bigger and better experience than ever before with new hosts, improved local programming and even more HD and 3D ‘live’ matches. “We...

2011
21 Jul 2011

Singtel unveils the Top 12 Singtel Grid Girls for 2011

Record number of sign-ups for the competition Celebrities and past year Grid Girls hit the streets as talent scoutsSingapore, 21 July 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) – returning sponsor of the first ever Formula One™ night race – today presented the Top 12 Singtel Grid Girls for the 2011 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX.The Grid Girl finalists faced very tough competition t...

2011
14 Jul 2011

More entertainment, sports and news programming for mio TV customers

Three new channels - travel, rugby and news – available from tomorrow Singapore, 14 July, 2011 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it will be adding three new targeted channels to its mio TV service. “We actively seek to provide a well-rounded selection of channels and programmes to enrich our customers’ viewing. The addition of these three quality channels is testam...

2011
01 Jul 2011

Singtel offers more showcase tickets to Lady Gaga fans to meet high demand

Fans invited to ‘Gagafy’ themselves to win 100 showcase tickets VIP tickets, backstage passes, on-demand showcase screenings on mio TV  Singapore, 1 July 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it is making an additional 100 tickets to Lady Gaga’s showcase available to her fans. For a chance to win a ticket, fans are invited to dress-up in Lady Gaga-inspire...

2011
30 Jun 2011

Singtel Group signs agreements for S$3.7 billion of credit facilities with international banks

Singtel Group signs agreements for S$3.7 billion of credit facilities with international banksSingapore, 30 June 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its subsidiaries entered into agreements for total credit facilities of approximately S$3.7 billion for general corporate purposes and to refinance existing facilities.In Singapore, Singtel’s Singtel Group Treasury Pte Ltd....

2011
23 Jun 2011

Singtel Touching Lives Fund turns 10

Committed to raise S$2.5 million this year Over 800 staff volunteers for kick-off activity Raised a total of S$20 million for beneficiaries over past 9 years Singapore, 23 June 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) will kick off the 10th year of its fund-raising programme, Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF), with a Flag Day on Friday (24 June 2011) with participation from over 800 employ...

2011
22 Jun 2011

Singtel AMPed brings Lady Gaga back to Singapore

Exclusive showcase on 7 July 2011 for more than 2000 Singtel customers Singapore, 22 June 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Universal Music today announced that the world’s hottest super star, Lady Gaga, will perform an exclusive showcase in Singapore on 7 July 2011 for more than 2000 Singtel customers. Mr Edward Ying, Singtel’s Chief of Multimedia, said: “We brought Lady Gaga ...

2011
15 Jun 2011

Singtel receives second consecutive Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Award for Managed Service Provider of the Year

Singapore, 15 June 2011 --Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today it has received the prestigious 2011 Singapore Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Award for Managed Service Provider of the Year for the second consecutive year. Singtel was recognised for its strong revenue growth and large market share as it demonstrated leadership in product innovation. In addition, Sing...

2011
14 Jun 2011

Singtel and HTC launch the HTC ChaCha™

Most affordable social phone with unrivalled Facebook® experience Share updates, upload photos, update status, ‘Check In’ - with just one touch SINGAPORE – 14 June, 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and HTC Corporation, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, announced today that Singtel customers will be the first in Asia to experience the HTC ChaCha, a next generation...

2011
13 Jun 2011

Singtel’s Priority Pass mobile broadband service puts customers in the fast lane

First telco to disclose typical mobile broadband speeds Singapore, 13 June 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of Asia’s first premium priority mobile broadband service, as well as the typical speeds of its mobile broadband services. Named Priority Pass, Singtel’s premium priority mobile broadband service offers faster and more reliable Internet connectivity ...

2011
21 May 2011

Singtel’s second commercial satellite ST-2 soars into orbit

Singapore, 21 May 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today that Singapore’s second satellite, ST-2 was successfully launched into orbit following an impressive lift-off from Kourou, French Guiana. At 4.38am Singapore time, the Ariane 5 ECA rocket rose from its launch pad, safely entering transfer orbit 250 km above the earth. Separation from the rocket occurred 27 minutes af...

2011
12 May 2011

Singapore and Australia deliver resilient performance; Singtel proposes special dividend and higher ordinary dividend

Record cash flow for the yearSustained mobile momentum across Singapore and Australia operationsWeaker regional currencies and Bharti Africa losses impacted associates’ contributionsSingapore, 12 May 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Group revenue rose by 4 per cent to S$4.64 billion in the fourth quarter, led by the strong mobile performance in Singapore and Aus...

2011
11 May 2011

Singtel to Offer iPad 2 in Singapore on May 14

Singapore 11 May 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced it will offer iPad 2 with Wi-Fi + 3G in Singapore on May 14. Singtel will offer iPad 2 Wi-Fi + 3G models with select tariff plans on a two-year contract, as well as a range of attractive data plans for iPad 2 without a contract. iPad 2 is the second generation of Apple's revolutionary new device, featuring an entire...

2011
11 May 2011

Singtel Group’s mobile customer base crosses the 400 million mark

Singtel achieves highest quarterly postpaid net additions in 10 years Optus’ mobile customer base exceeds 9 million Singapore, 11 May 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the Group has achieved a new milestone by surpassing the 400 million mobile customer mark. The Group served 403 million mobile customers in 25 countries as at 31 March 2011, an increase of 37 ...

2011
09 May 2011

Singtel Group’s Chairman Chumpol NaLamlieng to Step Down

Simon Israel to be appointed Chairman Singapore, 9 May 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Mr Chumpol NaLamlieng will step down as Chairman and Director of the company, and will be succeeded by Mr Simon Israel, upon the conclusion of the forthcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled to be held on 29 July 2011. Mr NaLamlieng, a Thai national, was appointed a non-...

2011
29 Apr 2011

Singtel brings the BPL to Singapore homes in stunning 3D

Big Red Sunday Party at TimbreOn-demand 3D movies and documentaries available soon Singapore, 29 April 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) will be the first pay TV operator in Singapore to bring ‘live’ sports programming in 3D to homes in Singapore. Singtel announced that on Sunday May 1, 2011, all residential mio TV BPL customers with 3D TV sets can tune in to Channel 111 at 9pm to ...

2011
19 Apr 2011

Singtel brings the top games to homes and mobiles

 Asia’s first cloud-based gaming serviceXperiaTM PLAY available exclusively from Singtel Singapore, 19 April, 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced a significant move into the gaming space, with the launch of a unique cloud-based video gaming service called ‘ESC’ and exclusive distributorship of the highly anticipated Sony Ericsson Xperia Play mobile handset...

2011
14 Apr 2011

Singtel transforms maritime crew communication with the launch of CrewXchange@singtel

Unique portal helps seafarers stay connected while out at sea Free broadband for maritime customersSingapore, 14 April, 2011 -- Singapore Telecommunication Limited (Singtel) today announced a free maritime broadband offer and the launch of a new web portal that will allow crew members to keep up with the latest news and stay in touch with their friends, family and co-workers. Called crewXchange@singtel...

2011
12 Apr 2011

Singtel and Intuit revolutionise financial management for Singapore SMEs through the cloud

North America’s #1 financial management software from $10 per month Singapore, 12 April 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and leading provider of financial software, Intuit Inc., today announced the Singapore launch of QuickBooks Online, a cloud-based financial management solution for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).  QuickBooks Online is part of the QuickBooks family of o...

2011
05 Apr 2011

ST-2 scheduled to launch in May 2011

Singtel taps into the world's fastest growing economies of Asia and Middle East through the launch of its second satelliteSingapore, 5 April 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that its ST-2 satellite has completed assembly and integration, and successfully passed all major tests. The satellite is currently being shipped to its launch site, and scheduled for launch in mid...

2011
04 Apr 2011

MDA, Singtel Innov8 and NUS Enterprise join forces to establish an incubation programme for the IDM sector

A comprehensive eco-system for start-ups to be housed at Mediapolis Phase 0Singapore, 4 April 2011 - Media Development Authority (MDA), Singtel Innov8 and NUS Enterprise are joining forces to establish a strategic incubation programme, a move set to boost the Interactive Digital Media (IDM) space in Singapore. This programme, known as Blk71 is designed to allow start-ups to gain one-stop access to the resou...

2011
28 Mar 2011

Singtel and VMware launch on-demand enterprise hybrid cloud solution

Enterprises to reap cost savings of up to 73%Singapore, 28 March 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and VMware today announced the launch of Singtel PowerON Compute enabled by VMware vCloud® Datacenter Services.This ground-breaking enterprise hybrid cloud computing solution enables enterprises to upgrade their IT resources without the heavy cost and complexities of purchasing and manag...

2011
28 Mar 2011

Mobile operators in Singapore launch donation drive via SMS to aid Japan disaster victims

Singapore, 28 March 2011 – The three mobile network operators in Singapore - M1, Singtel and StarHub, and Ericsson’s global mobile commerce enabler IPX are pleased to announce that post-paid mobile customers in Singapore will be able to make a $5, $10 or $20 donation to aid victims of the Japan disaster by sending an SMS to the common short-code 78888. Donations will go towards the Singapore Red Cross S...

2011
22 Mar 2011

Singtel brings racing action closer to Singapore

Title Sponsor of Singapore Grand Prix 2011 launches series of “firsts” where anyone can “race” and  achieve amazing records Singapore, 22 March 2011 – As an integral part of its continued title sponsorship of the Formula 1™ Singtel Singapore Grand Prix, Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) has announced a series of exciting “firsts” enabled by the company’s vision and leading multi...

2011
17 Mar 2011

In an unprecedented move, Singapore operators jointly launch the ‘Connecting Tones’ brand

Standard ‘2277’ SMS Short-Code for Use with Connecting Tones across Operators   Singapore, 17 March 2011 – For the first time in Asia, all three local operators - Singtel, StarHub and M1 - have collectively announced the adoption of a common brand called ‘Connecting Tones’. Connecting Tones is a music ringback tone service offered by all three operators, which allows a user to replace th...

2011
02 Mar 2011

Singtel Group prices US$600 million 10.5-year notes at 4.5%

More than three times oversubscribedSingapore, 2 March 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Singtel Group Treasury Pte. Ltd. (SGT), priced US$600 million of 10.5-year notes on 1 March 2011, guaranteed by Singtel.The note issue met with strong response from a wide range of high quality investors. The order book closed after registering appr...

2011
01 Mar 2011

Singtel remains in the driver’s seat for Formula One™ for another two years

Asia’s leading multimedia solutions provider returns as Title Sponsor of the Formula 1 Singtel Singapore Grand Prix for Fourth Year Singapore, 1 March 2011 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has renewed its partnership with Formula One™ to be the Title Sponsor for the Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix in Singapore for two more years in 2011 and 2012, extending a succe...

2011
24 Feb 2011

Singtel voted Best Mobile Operator and Internet Service Provider for second consecutive year

Singapore, 24 February 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it has been voted the Best Mobile Operator and Best Internet Service Provider (ISP) for the second consecutive year at the prestigious 2011 HardwareMag (HWM) and HardwareZone.com Tech Awards. Singtel won the awards in the Reader’s Choice category, which was based on the votes of more than 80,000 readers.   Si...

2011
10 Feb 2011

Strong revenue growth of 6% across Singapore and Australia

Singapore operations register growth in major business segments Optus reports EBITDA growth across all segments Contributions from associates impacted by competition and acquisition of Bharti AfricaStable performance on a diversified earnings baseSingapore, 10 February 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Group revenue rose strongly by 6 per cent to S$4.70 billion in...

2011
10 Feb 2011

Singtel mio TV & ESPN STAR Sports to showcase Cricket’s biggest event with the ICC Cricket World Cup broadcast in Singapore

Coverage includes the first High Definition telecast of all the 49 games and Hindi match commentary of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 10 February 2011, Singapore – Singtel and ESPN STAR Sports today announced their plan to broadcast the ICC Cricket World Cup (ICC CWC), Cricket’s biggest global event, exclusively on Singtel’s mio TV, bringing all 49 matches live in both high and standard definition, to...

2011
09 Feb 2011

Singtel Group’s mobile customer base reaches 383 million

Singtel maintains its lead with highest postpaid net adds in two years Optus postpaid mobile and wireless broadband subscriptions continue strong growth Singapore, 9 February 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced that the Group recorded another strong quarter of customer acquisitions. The Group served 383 million mobile customers in 25 countries as at 31 December 2010, an ...

2011
01 Feb 2011

Singtel senior executives meet Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva

Singtel senior executives meet Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva  Singapore, 1 February 2011 – Senior executives of Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), led by Group Chief Executive Officer, Ms Chua Sock Koong, met with Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva today, to discuss developments in the telecommunications industry in Thailand. Singtel has been a long-term strategic in...

2011
01 Feb 2011

Enjoy mio TV programmes on the house this Chinese New Year

Free preview of mio TV’s linear and SVOD Channels from 3-6 February 2011 Singapore, 31 January 2011 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) mio TV today announced that it will be extending a free preview of all its linear and subscription VOD channels to subscribers during the Chinese New Year weekend. The preview starts from 12 noon on Wednesday, 2 February till 11.55pm on Sunday, 6 February. ...

2011
28 Jan 2011

Singtel boosts AMPed music service library to 2 million tracks with EMI and Warner catalogues

Singapore 28 Jan 2011 - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced that it has expanded the library of its award-winning mobile music service, AMPed, to more than two million tracks. In a new agreement signed with Warner Music Group, which also represents EMI in Singapore, AMPed customers will now be able to download music by popular artistes such as Bruno Mars, Linkin Park, Katy Perry, Mado...

2011
25 Jan 2011

Top Hindi channels COLORS and MTV India to launch on mio TV

Singapore, 25 January 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it will be refreshing the content of its Indian linear channel line-up. Starting January 31, mio TV customers can tune in to COLORS (Channel 30), which is among the top two Hindi general entertainment channels in India. Viewers can look forward to captivating drama series, blockbuster Bollywood films, star-stu...

2011
21 Jan 2011

Singtel donates record amount of S$2.48 million for charities in Singapore

Singapore, 21 January 2011 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has raised S$2.48 million in 2010 through its philanthropy programme, the Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF). This amount was raised through various initiatives such as the Singtel Charity Golf, nation-wide Fold-A-Heart activity, employee donations and corporate contributions.Since its launch in 2002, STLF ...

2011
10 Jan 2011

Singtel Innov8 makes its first investment

Innov8 funds Singapore-based mobile publishing platform Singapore, 10 January 2011 – Singtel Innov8 Pte. Ltd. (Innov8) today announced that it has led a Series-A financing in 2359 Media Pte. Ltd. (2359 Media), a Singapore-based company, making this Innov8’s first investment since its launch in September 2010.Innov8, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Singtel Group, has invested approximately S$800,00...

2011
13 Dec 2012

Singtel donates 500,000 Philippine Pesos to Globe’s disaster relief efforts for Bopha victims

Singapore, 13 December 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) is contributing 500,000 Philippine Pesos to support relief efforts for Typhoon Bopha victims, through Globe Bridging Communities, the corporate social responsibility program by Globe Telecom (Globe), Singtel’s associated company.  Singtel’s donation will be used to purchase relief items, such as rice, canned food and dri...

2012
01 Dec 2012

Singtel mio TV reinforces commitment to sports with new carriage deal with ESPN STAR Sports

mio TV’s customers to continue enjoying ESPN STAR Sports’ TV, broadband, and mobile services Singapore, 1 December, 2012 – Singtel announced today its renewal of ESPN STAR Sports’ (ESS) portfolio of television channels and multimedia assets, extending the partnership that has showcased a stellar line-up of sports content including the unprecedented 15-channel coverage of the London 2012 Olympics to ...

2012
30 Nov 2012

mio TV brings the thrilling, chilling and action-packed to you with three new channels

The best of action entertainment and suspense and horror movies and TV series on KIX HD On Demand, Thrill and Thrill On Demand Singapore, 30 November, 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced the launch of three new channels on mio TV. Thrill (mio TV Channel 415), Thrill On Demand (mio TV Channel 416) and KIX HD On Demand (mio TV Channel 308) will be available to subscribers from ...

2012
14 Nov 2012

Resilient performance across the Group in the second quarter

Singapore continues to gain share in overall mobile market; revenue up 4% Regional mobile associates achieves strong operating results despite weaker regional currencies Optus held EBITDA and market share amid negative mobile industry growth The Group delivers stable earnings while investing in LTE networks, spectrum and new businesses Interim dividend maintained at 6.8 cents per share Singapore...

2012
02 Nov 2012

Singtel thrills K-Pop fans with surprise performance by super-group 2NE1

 Live footage streamed to smartphones, giant outdoor screens, mio TV, Facebook Singapore 2 November 2012 – Singapore was swept up in K-Pop fever as super-group 2NE1 gave a surprise performance on Read Bridge this evening.  Organised by Singtel as part of an innovative brand campaign, the unannounced performance sent the busy crowds in the Clarke Quay and Singapore River area into a frenzy. As wo...

2012
01 Nov 2012

Singtel showcases Info-Communications Technology (ICT) innovations for businesses and governments at i.luminate 2012

Largest online SME community Everything-as-a-Service solutions for businesses and governments  Innovative solutions for mobile workforce Asia Pacific’s first satellite integrated network management system Singapore, 1 November 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today launched a suite of innovative ICT solutions that will help large corporations, small and medium enterprises ...

2012
24 Oct 2012

Singtel to offer iPad mini and fourth generation iPad

Singapore October 24 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that in the coming weeks it will offer iPad mini and fourth generation iPad. Singtel will offer these new iPads with a range of attractive data plans that will allow customers to connect to its fast 4G and 3G network with speeds up to 75Mbps. iPad mini, a completely new iPad design that is 23 percent thinner and 53 ...

2012
10 Oct 2012

Singtel mio TV secures rights to broadcast Barclays Premier League for another three seasons

Singapore, 10 October 2012 - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced that it has secured the broadcast rights to all 380 Barclays Premier League (BPL) matches for the next three seasons commencing August 2013.  These rights were acquired on a non-exclusive basis. Mr Allen Lew, Country Chief Officer Singapore and CEO Group Digital L!fe, Singtel said, “We are delighted to bring ...

2012
10 Oct 2012

Singtel brings a new world of digital experiences to seniors

Project Silverline introduces technology and apps tailor-made for seniors Singapore, 10 October 2012 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today launched Project Silverline, a corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiative that aims to enhance the lives of seniors through digital communications and multimedia technology. From now until March 2013, seniors under the care of Lions Befrienders and...

2012
01 Oct 2012

Singtel mio TV expands kids’ content offering with launch of Discovery Kids

Singapore, 1 October 2012 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of Discovery Kids on mio TV Channel 458. Discovery Kids, which is available immediately, educates children while entertaining them with knowledge-based content that sparks their curiosity and develops their thinking, social, and emotional skills. The channel brings parents and their children together to vie...

2012
21 Sep 2012

Singapore's own personal assistant app enhanced with powerful new features

Singtel deF!ND incorporates HungryGoWhere Intelligent recommendations based on personal preferences Singapore 21 September 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today unveiled a powerful new version of deF!ND, Singapore's first mobile personal assistant app that integrates local information and enables bookings of services on the move. The new version of the app now features a significantly ex...

2012
20 Sep 2012

Singtel to offer iPhone 5 in Singapore on September 21

Singapore 20 September 2012 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it will offer iPhone 5 to customers in Singapore beginning Friday, September 21. A record 68,000 customers registered their interest over six days to purchase iPhone 5 from Singtel. There was an overwhelming response to Singtel’s appointment booking website, and 10,000 appointment slots to purchase iPhone 5 a...

2012
20 Sep 2012

Singtel acquires leading personalised social photo aggregation service Pixable

Singapore 20 September 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 100 per cent of Pixable Inc. for US$26.5 million.  The company is known for its smartphone app that prioritises photos on social networks for consumers. Pixable provides social web users with a personalised photo experience, using next generation predictive analytics...

2012
18 Sep 2012

mio TV secures broadcast rights to the UEFA Champions League and Europa League

Singapore, 18 September, 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced that its mio TV service has secured the broadcast rights for the UEFA Champions League (UCL) and the UEFA Europa League (UEL), Europe’s premier football competitions. The UCL match broadcast will start with the first round of UEFA Champions League Group matches on the new mio Sports channels. Fans can look forward...

2012
17 Sep 2012

Singtel Loop & Meet organises your social life

Discover things to do. Send and track invitations. Meet up and have fun! Singapore 17 September 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today unveiled Loop & Meet, a mobile app that allows users to discover fun things to do and organise outings with friends. The app enables mobile users to send event invitations quickly and easily, and track responses without having to sort through dozens of...

2012
13 Sep 2012

Singtel aims to be a leading regional mCommerce hub in 5 years

 Singapore's first mobile-to-mobile remittance service Singapore 13 September 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced that it aims to be a leading mobile commerce hub in the Asia Pacific region in five years, providing customers with a compelling suite of mobile payment and marketing services.  As a first step to fulfilling this vision, it has opened a remittance centre...

2012
13 Sep 2012

mio TV launches Astro Prima

The best and latest Malay drama and movies from Malaysia and the region Singapore, 13 September, 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced the launch of Astro Prima on mio TV Channel 602. Astro Prima is the network leader for quality Malay programming, airing the latest top-rated shows from around the region. The channel will air from 1 October and it will feature the latest drama...

2012
13 Sep 2012

Media Statement – iPhone 5

Singtel today announced it will offer iPhone 5, the thinnest and lightest iPhone ever, to customers in Singapore beginning Friday, September 21. For more information please visit: www.singtel.com/iPhone. For more information on iPhone 5, please visit: www.apple.com/iphone...

2012
12 Sep 2012

mio TV gives football fans what they want

Best and most complete European football on mio Sports Singapore, 12 September 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of a brand new sports channel, mio Sports, on mio TV. mio Sports will bring fans the very best of European Football Leagues such as the Serie A and the FA Cup, as well as the 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers and Capital One Cup. mio TV customers now ...

2012
07 Sep 2012

mio TV celebrates its fifth birthday with a bang

  Landmark deal with FOX International Channels adds 40 English, Chinese and Indian channels to Singtel’s pay TV service New user-friendly channel numbering and great new bundles Singapore, 7 September 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today unveiled a new and enhanced mio TV after a major acquisition deal with FOX International Channels (FIC) to offer 40 of its...

2012
02 Sep 2012

Singtel brings championship line-up and Formula 1™ fun to everyone

Singapore, 2 September 2012 – Title sponsor of the FORMULA 1™ Singtel Singapore Grand Prix for the fifth year, Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) continues to bring the F1™ race experience closer to Singaporeans with their ‘F1™ for Everyone’ initiative. This year, Singtel teamed up with race promoter, Singapore GP to organise a series of exciting race-themed roadshows across Singapore, culmi...

2012
31 Aug 2012

Singtel Touching Lives Fund aims to raise over S$2 million in 2012

STLF raises S$861,000 at kick-off Charity Golf event  Singapore, 31 August 2012 – Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF) today raised a record S$861,000 from its annual charity golf event. This is with generous support and participation from Singtel’s business partners and associates. For 2012, STLF, Singtel’s philanthropy programme, aims to raise over S$2 million for six beneficiary organisations.&n...

2012
30 Aug 2012

Singtel launches next generation high speed global network for business customers

Singapore, 30 August 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of a next generation information super highway for its ConnectPlus suite of global connectivity services, linking key business hubs in Asia, Europe and USA. Enterprises will now be able to enjoy reliable high speed services on a state of the art optical network that is capable of data transfers of up to 1...

2012
22 Aug 2012

Singtel and EZ-Link launch NFC payment services

Singapore 22 August 2012 - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) and EZ-Link Pte Ltd (EZ-Link) today announced the launch of a mobile payment service for smartphones using Near Field Communication (NFC) technology.  EZ-Link also introduced an EZ-Link NFC mobile application and the EZ-Link NFC website (www.ezlinknfc.com) today. The payment service allows users to make cashless payments by tapping s...

2012
22 Aug 2012

Media Statement: Standard & Poor’s announcement

Singapore, 22 August 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) refers to the respective announcements by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services regarding Singtel and Optus.  The credit ratings of Singtel and Optus continue to be strong among its peers in the global telecommunications industry.  Singtel and Optus remain financially-disciplined in their approach to investments and ar...

2012
21 Aug 2012

Singtel launches Singapore's first 4G service for tablets

Unrivalled video experience over super-fast 4G with mio TV Play app Singapore 21 August 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced that it will launch Singapore's first 4G service for tablets on 28 August. The service will offer tablet users theoretical download speeds of up to 75Mbps and typical download speeds between 3.4Mbps and 12Mbps (1).  It will provide mobile Internet a...

2012
17 Aug 2012

mio TV launches fashiontv HD

Singapore’s first M18-rated channel creates a stylish splash Singapore, 17 August 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has launched fashiontv HD on mio TV Channel 271. fashiontv is the network leader in fashion and lifestyle content. Featuring the creations of top designers on the runways of Milan, Paris and New York, the channel is always the first to showcase t...

2012
16 Aug 2012

Media Statement: Moody’s Announcement

Singapore, 16 August 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) refers to the announcement by Moody’s Investors Service.  Optus remains financially-disciplined in its approach to investments and is committed to maintaining an investment-grade credit rating....

2012
15 Aug 2012

Media Statement: Response to Moody’s announcement

  Media Statement Response to Moody’s announcement Singapore, 15 August 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) refers to the announcement by Moody’s Investors Service. (As attached) At Aa3, Singtel’s credit rating continues to be strong among its peers in the global telecommunications industry. Singtel remains financially-disciplined in its approach to investments and is committe...

2012
14 Aug 2012

Singtel 1Q net profit up 3% to S$945 million

Contribution from regional mobile associates increases 2% Singapore revenue up 8%, Australia revenue falls 3% Weaker Australian Dollar and regional currencies impact Group’s earnings The Group’s mobile customer base increases 11% to 462 million Singapore, 14 August 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced a 3 per cent increase in first quarter net profit to S$945 millio...

2012
10 Aug 2012

mio TV secures broadcast rights to the 2012 FA Community Shield

Match is available to all mio TV Sports Pack customers Singapore, 10 August 2012 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that its mio TV service has secured the broadcast rights for the 2012 FA Community Shield. The match, which will be held on Sunday, 12 August at Villa Park in Birmingham, will be contested by the 2012 FA Cup winners Chelsea and the 2011-2012 Premier Leag...

2012
04 Aug 2012

Singtel celebrates Singapore’s 47th birthday with amazing mobile, broadband, mio TV and multimedia content offers

Singapore, 4 August 2012 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it will celebrate Singapore’s 47th National Day with a host of special offers for mobile, broadband and mio TV services, as well as multimedia content. Singtel will offer 47 mio TV on-demand movies for just $1 each from 8 to 12 August. This will ensure that mio TV’s 300 thousand customers are never short of en...

2012
02 Aug 2012

Singtel unveils the top eight Singtel Grid Girls for 2012

Singapore, 2 August 2012 – Fifth-time title sponsor of the FORMULA 1™ SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX, Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) unveiled this year’s top eight Singtel Grid Girls and their new uniforms this afternoon. The ladies were chosen to showcase the energy, glitz and glamour of the Formula 1™ spirit. Ranging in age from 18 to 23, this year’s Singtel Grid Girls contestants will ful...

2012
17 Jul 2012

Singtel NewsLoop keeps Singapore in the loop with the best in local news and content

Powerful new platform enables local bloggers to reach mainstream audience Singapore 17 July 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today launched NewsLoop, a ground breaking e-Reader app for iPad that offers the largest selection of Singapore news, blogs, lifestyle articles, photographs and videos.  The app also includes content from a wide range of leading international sources. From bus...

2012
16 Jul 2012

Singtel names Bill Chang as CEO Group ICT to lead efforts in enterprise space

Singtel names Bill Chang as CEO Group ICT to lead efforts in enterprise space  Singapore, 16 July 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today named Mr Bill Chang as CEO Group ICT, leading the Group’s enterprise business. His appointment, effective today, is the result of an extensive global search, both within the Group and externally.  The Singtel Group announced a new organis...

2012
11 Jul 2012

Singtel launches public enterprise cloud service in Hong Kong

Singapore, 11 July 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of its award-winning cloud computing service, PowerON Compute in Hong Kong. PowerON Compute is Singtel's cloud solution which provides on-demand ICT solutions and services to help businesses to lower their IT costs, increase productivity and improve agility. Powered by VMware, PowerON Compute Hong Kong ensu...

2012
10 Jul 2012

KPN, NTT DOCOMO, Rogers, Singtel, Telefonica, Telstra and Vimpelcom to cooperate globally in M2M business

 The parties to this alliance will commence discussions towards technological cooperation in developing and enabling a global unique seamless solution for the provision of M2M communications to multinational customers. The alliance members will continuously cooperate with the aim of further development of the M2M market and improvement of customer convenience. The initiative is open to other operators....

2012
09 Jul 2012

Singtel partners HP on Singapore Government’s G-Cloud

Singtel partners HP on Singapore Government’s G-Cloud New G-Cloud powered by ‘Innovum’ Singapore, 9 July 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has chosen HP as its strategic partner for the Singapore Government’s Cloud (G-Cloud) five - year tender award by the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA). G-Cloud will be the first extensive private cloud for all go...

2012
06 Jul 2012

Singtel brings Formula 1™ fun to everyone

Fifth-time Title Sponsor of 2012 FORMULA 1 SINGTEL SINGAPORE GRAND PRIX Partners Singapore GP to Bring Amazing F1™ Experiences Ahead of the Singapore Race  Singapore, 6 July 2012 –Title sponsor of the Formula 1™ Singtel Singapore Grand Prix for the fifth year, Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) is bringing the joy of F1™ to Singaporeans with their “F1™ for Everyone” initiative. This y...

2012
21 Jun 2012

Singtel pledges support for National Paralympians

Official telco partner to Singapore National Olympic Council, Singtel reaffirms commitment to develop strong and inclusive sporting environment for all Singaporeans with latest sponsorship Singapore, 21 June 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its support for the Singapore National Paralympics Council (SNPC).  As part of its continuous commitment to Singapore’s spo...

2012
04 Jun 2012

Singtel launches Singapore's first 4G service for smartphones

Unveils new tiered 3G and 4G plans to ensure high-quality, consistent experience Singapore 4 June 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced the launch of Singapore's first 4G service for consumer smartphone users.  Singtel is also introducing new Flexi and iFlexi plans with tiered data bundles from 1 July 2012 to ensure a high-quality and consistent mobile broadband experienc...

2012
24 May 2012

Singapore indie musicians reach a mass audience through Singtel AMPed 2.0 music service

Local music available for mobile streaming and downloads for the first time Singapore 24 May 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced its collaboration with the Singapore Music Society to offer the music of local independent artistes for streaming and downloads to mobile devices for the first time through the Singtel AMPed 2.0 music service.  By the end of the year, the major...

2012
22 May 2012

Singtel acquires HungryGoWhere to re-shape culinary experiences across Asia

Site visitors enjoy end-to-end experience from reviews to deals and reservations Singapore, 22 May 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire 100 percent of GTW Holdings Private Limited (GTW), the owners of HungryGoWhere, Singapore’s most popular food website, for a sum of S$12 million. Restaurant review portal HungryGoWhere.com is th...

2012
15 May 2012

Singtel Breaks New Ground with Private Cloud Infrastructure for the Whole of Singapore Government

Five-year tender for G-Cloud central government cloud service Singtel also awarded renewal of cloud services bulk tender for the supply of public cloud services Singapore, 15 May 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has secured two key tenders awarded by the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) to accelerate the Singapore Government’s adoption of cloud computing....

2012
15 May 2012

Media Statement: mio TV incident on 13 May 2012

Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, CEO Consumer Singapore, Singtel said: "During the BPL matches on Sunday May 13, between approximately 10pm and midnight, some mio TV customers experienced intermittent viewing difficulties. We sincerely apologise to customers for this untimely inconvenience. We understand how exciting the matches were and regret that we let our customers down on this important occasion. An unprecedented n...

2012
10 May 2012

Net profit up 30% to S$1.29 billion in 4Q and 4% to S$3.99 billion for full year

Underlying net profit for the quarter grows 3% to S$1.02 billion Robust performance in Singapore and stronger Australian Dollar lift performance Contributions from regional mobile associates register 6% growth in 4Q Proposed final ordinary dividend of 9 cents a share Singapore, 10 May 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that fourth quarter net profit for the Group grew ...

2012
09 May 2012

Singtel Group’s mobile customer base reaches 445 million

Singtel extends market leadership in Singapore Optus continued postpaid growth momentum   Singapore, 9 May 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the Group posted another quarter of strong growth in customer acquisitions. As at 31 March 2012, the Group had a total mobile customer base of 445 million, an increase of 11 per cent or 42.9 million from a year ago...

2012
09 May 2012

Be a savvy travel planner with inSing.com’s new travel guide

Be a savvy travel planner with inSing.com’s new travel guide New travel channel makes planning holidays a breeze Singapore, 9 May 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that inSing.com has launched a new travel channel on the website (http://travel.insing.com/) that will make holiday planning a fuss-free experience. Mr Matt Whittingham, CEO, inSing.com, said: “We are exc...

2012
08 May 2012

Xperia™ P available in Singapore from Singtel on May 18

Singapore 8 May 2012 - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) and Sony Mobile Communications today announced that the highly anticipated Xperia™ P Android smartphone will be available in Singapore exclusively from Singtel on 18 May 2012. Xperia™ P, from the Xperia™ NXT series, combines iconic design and an enhanced user interface to deliver a superior communications and multimedia experience on th...

2012
27 Apr 2012

Singtel Gets Nation Fired Up For Team Singapore

Singtel unveils 7.5m mega sculpture outside ION Orchard for Singaporeans to show support for Team Singapore at the upcoming 2012 London Olympics Games Singapore, April 27, 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) has unveiled a 7.5 metre tall sculpture to kick off the 90-day countdown to the London 2012 Olympic Games. Resembling five exuberant waves of flames, the interactive structure a...

2012
27 Apr 2012

Singtel divests its entire stake in Far EasTone

Singapore, 27 April 2012 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has divested its entire 3.98 per cent equity interest in Taiwan’s Far EasTone Telecommunications Co., Ltd.  A total of 129,571,696 shares were sold at an average price of NT$62.00 per share, for a cash consideration of approximately NT$8.03 billion or S$339 million. The transaction was by way of an on-ma...

2012
12 Apr 2012

New Hindi Sony Channels Light up mio TV

New Hindi Sony Channels Light up mio TV Brand new Desi Pack to launch with three great new channels  Singapore, 12 April, 2012 – mio TV today announced that it will be spicing up its Indian entertainment options by adding three highly-anticipated channels for the Hindi-speaking community. From Friday, 13 April, SET (Hindi) (Channel 644), SAB TV (Channel 648), and Sony MAX (Channel 668) will be avail...

2012
01 Apr 2012

Singtel and IE Singapore give local SMEs a foothold in regional education markets

Singapore, 1 April 2012 – International Enterprise (IE) Singapore and Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) will be embarking on a joint mission to the Philippines and Indonesia to help Singapore small and medium infocomm technology (ICT) companies penetrate the burgeoning education market in the two countries. Mr Lee Kai Hock, Vice President, Business Marketing of Singtel said: “We are very ex...

2012
27 Mar 2012

Singtel brings the 3G/WiFi PlayStation®Vita to Singapore

Singapore, 27 March 2012 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the highly anticipated 3G/WiFi version of the PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) handheld games console will be available from Singtel from 14 April. With wireless connectivity via Singtel’s award-winning 3G mobile network, PS Vita users will enjoy high-speed access to rich and immersive games on the move like never be...

2012
23 Mar 2012

Singtel rallies nation behind Team Singapore at the Olympic Games

Sponsorship and support initiatives to spur on Team Singapore at the London 2012 Olympic Games mio TV in partnership with ESPN STAR Sports, to provide round-the-clock coverage on the London 2012 Games across 13 channels, with free access for all subscribers Singapore, 23 March 2012 – As part of its ongoing commitment to the development of local sports, Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) has of...

2012
14 Mar 2012

Singtel to offer new iPad in Singapore on March 16

Singapore, 14 March 2012 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it will offer the new iPad in Singapore on Friday, March 16.  Singtel will offer iPad with a range of attractive data plans that will allow customers to connect to its fast Broadband On Mobile HSPA+ network with speeds of up to 21Mbps. The third generation iPad is a category defining mobile device that features a ...

2012
05 Mar 2012

Singtel plans game-changer for mobile marketing industry

- Singtel brings unique ability to deliver targeted ads to improve effectiveness for brands and customer experience- Acquisition of Amobee strengthens Singtel’s capabilities to capture growth in the fast-growing mobile advertising space Singapore, 5 March 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) is expanding its presence into the fast-growing mobile advertising and marketing industry, with ...

2012
05 Mar 2012

Singtel announces bold organisation structure to sustain growth, competitiveness and innovation into the future

Singtel to lead and shape industry by reinventing core business, creating and driving new growth platforms and turbo-charging capabilities in enterprise ICT Singapore, 5 March 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced a new organisation structure to capture emerging opportunities in a new era, as customer usage behaviours and preferences evolve rapidly with the proliferation of...

2012
02 Mar 2012

Singtel Group prices US$700 million 5.5-year notes at 2.375%

More than 4 times oversubscribedSingapore, 2 March 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Singtel Group Treasury Pte. Ltd. (SGT),  priced US$700 million of 5.5 year notes on 1 March 2012, guaranteed by Singtel. The note issue met with strong demand from a wide range of high quality investors. The order book closed after receiving intere...

2012
24 Feb 2012

Singtel voted Best Mobile Operator and Internet Service Provider for the third consecutive year

Singapore, 24 February 2012 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it has been voted the Best Mobile Operator and Best Internet Service Provider (ISP) for the third consecutive year at the prestigious 2012 HardwareMag (HWM) and HardwareZone.com Tech Awards.Singtel won the awards in the Reader’s Choice category, which was based on the votes of more than 155,000 readers. Singt...

2012
17 Feb 2012

Singtel raises S$2.6million to help children and youths with special needs

Singtel Touching Lives Fund receives strong support from business partners, public and staff from various fund raising activities Singapore, 17 February 2012 – Thanks to the compassionate and generous support from the public, Singtel customers, business partners and employees, the Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF) will be donating S$2.6 million to six beneficiaries that run programmes for children a...

2012
15 Feb 2012

FRANCE 24 joins the mio TV family

Singapore, 15 February 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that round the clock international news channel FRANCE 24 will be available on mio TV starting today. The international news channel will offer programmes in two languages on mio TV in English (Channel 41) and French (Channel 40). FRANCE 24 offers a French perspective on world news and provides key background...

2012
13 Feb 2012

Singtel Group revenue grows as Singapore and Australia deliver strong mobile performance; Net profit declines 10% on higher customer acquisition costs and weaker contribution from India

Singapore, 13 February 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that Group revenue in the third quarter rose 3 per cent to S$4.83 billion driven by mobile customer growth in both Singapore and Australia.   The strong gain in mobile customers in Singapore during the quarter led to higher acquisition and retention costs, while contributions from the regional mobile associat...

2012
10 Feb 2012

Singtel Group’s mobile customer base reaches 434 million

Singtel Singapore achieves highest postpaid market share in 5 years Optus gains customer growth in postpaid and prepaid segments Airtel Africa crosses 50 million mobile customer mark Singapore, 10 February 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that the Group posted another quarter of strong mobile customer growth. The Group’s total mobile customer base grew 13 per cent o...

2012
01 Feb 2012

Singtel breakthrough enables mobile device management across the region

Securing smart devices for the workplace  Singapore, 1 February 2012 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of a global cloud-based service that enables companies to secure, control and manage corporate data and mobile devices of their employees, regardless of their location.  With the Singtel Mobility Device Manager (MDM) service, companies are able to manag...

2012
20 Jan 2012

Singtel celebrates the Lunar New Year holidays with free mobile calls, SMS, MMS and mio TV treats

Singapore, 20 January 2012 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it will celebrate the Lunar New Year holidays with 48 hours of free local mobile calls, SMS and MMS, as well as $1 mio TV blockbuster movies from 12.00am on 23 January to 11.59pm on 24 January.  Singtel will also offer 88 hours of free Chinese entertainment from the mio TV Jingxuan Pack from 8.00am on 21 Ja...

2012
12 Jan 2012

88 hours of free Jingxuan Pack viewing for all mio TV customers this Chinese New Year

Celestial Classics Movies Channel to be added to Jingxuan Pack from 1 Feb A chance for fans to meet Cheng Pei Pei and Bai Bing Bing this weekend  Singapore, 12 January 2012 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) announced today that mio TV will be offering all customers a chance to preview all channels in its Jingxuan Pack for free for this Chinese New Year. These channels will be avai...

2012
17 Dec 2013

M2M World Alliance Delivers First Multi-Operator Global Solution

  Singapore, 17 December 2013 – The M2M World Alliance, which is comprised of Singtel, Etisalat, KPN, NTT DOCOMO, Rogers, Telefonica, Telstra and VimpelCom, toda officially unveiled its solution which aims to simplify and promote the adoption of machine-to- machine (M2M) communications worldwide. The unique solution will leverage the operators’ combined global presence to the benefit of customers w...

2013
16 Dec 2013

Singtel Board releases Board Committee of Inquiry Report on the Bukit Panjang fire

  BCOI outlines actions to enhance fire safety practices and awareness and improve network resiliency Singtel accepts findings and commits to implement recommendations Singapore 16 December 2013 – The Singtel Board has accepted and endorsed the findings and recommendations of the independent Board Committee of Inquiry (BCOI) on the fire at the Bukit Panjang exchange on 9 October 2013.  The BC...

2013
10 Dec 2013

Singtel boosts mobile data speeds and network capacity in crowded locations

Internet connectivity to be boosted by up to 20% Singapore 10 December 2013 – Singtel mobile customers can look forward to faster and more consistent data speeds in crowded locations as Singtel implements a range of groundbreaking network capacity enhancements.  The enhancements, which include the Self Organising Networks (SON) solution and small cells technology are being progressively rolled-out ...

2013
15 Nov 2013

Singapore’s largest online SME community wins ASEAN ICT Gold Award for Digital Content

myBusiness portal benefits SMEs from more than 70 countries                                                                                 Singtel to offer 10,000 SMEs free advertisement space at Raffles Place...

2013
14 Nov 2013

Stable results despite adverse currency movements in 2Q

Net profit stable at S$870 million, up 7% in constant currency terms EBITDA up 3% on strong cost management Operating revenue impacted by weak A$, down 3% in constant currency terms Half year net profit up 4% to S$1.88 billion Interim dividend maintained at 6.8 cents per share Singapore, 14 November 2013 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced stable net profit of S$870 million ...

2013
11 Nov 2013

Singtel donates over 1.7 million Philippine Pesos towards disaster relief efforts for Typhoon Haiyan

Singapore, 11 November, 2013 – Singtel is contributing over 1.7 million Pesos (S$50,000) towards relief efforts for Typhoon Haiyan victims.  In addition, Singtel launched an internal donation drive to encourage its staff in Singapore and Australia to contribute to the recovery efforts.  Mr Andrew Buay, VP, Group Corporate Social Responsibility at Singtel, said: “Our hearts go to the many peopl...

2013
06 Nov 2013

Singtel releases preliminary findings on cause of fire at the Bukit Panjang Exchange

Recommendations by the Singtel Board Committee of Inquiry to follow Singapore, 6 November 2013 - Singtel has completed its preliminary investigation into the cause of fire at the Bukit Panjang Exchange on 9 October 2013. The incident occurred during maintenance work at one of the lead-in pipes located in the cable chamber. Our investigations showed that the fire was caused by an employee not following stric...

2013
30 Oct 2013

450 children treated to exclusive Singtel carnival

Special event hosted by Singtel staff volunteers for Singtel Touching Lives Fund beneficiaries Singapore, 30 October 2013 – Today, 450 children from the Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF) beneficiaries were treated to an exclusive carnival at the Marina Barrage organised just for them by Singtel staff volunteers.  The children were entertained by magic shows, song and dance performances and had ...

2013
25 Oct 2013

Singtel awards integrated agency pitch to Ogilvy & Mather Singapore

Singapore, 25 October, 2013 – After a rigorous, multi-stage process that started in June 2013, Singtel has appointed Ogilvy & Mather Singapore as its agency of record, awarding it creative, digital and production duties for the company in Singapore. This is the first time Singtel has awarded a single agency with an integrated portfolio. Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, Singtel’s CEO Consumer Singapore, said: “O...

2013
11 Oct 2013

Celestial Tiger Entertainment Launches New General Entertainment Channel cHK on Singtel mio TV

cHK is the One-Stop Channel for Cool, Chic and Contemporary Celebrity-Powered Hong Kong Entertainment Singapore, 11 October, 2013 – Celestial Tiger Entertainment (CTE), operator of the largest bouquet of pan-Asian channels dedicated to Asian entertainment, announced today the launch of cHK, a brand new general entertainment channel offering cool, chic and contemporary Hong Kong entertainment, on Sing...

2013
09 Oct 2013

RTL CBS Entertainment HD comes to Singapore – first on Singtel mio TV

New Family Entertainment Channel in HD with Top US shows including The X Factor USA, Beauty & the Beast and Elementary, available on the Family+ Pack Singapore, 9 October, 2013 – Singtel mio TV and RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network today announced a carriage deal to bring the newly-launched RTL CBS Entertainment HD channel to Singapore starting October 16. The channel will be added to the Family+ Pac...

2013
27 Sep 2013

Singtel Group and Samsung partner to enhance mobile experience for customers

  Singtel Group to drive joint communication, infotainment and technology services with Samsung’s innovative products Singapore, 27 September 2013 – The Singtel Group today announced a strategic partnership with Samsung focused on driving next-generation mobile communication, infotainment and technology services in Asia. The new collaboration takes advantage of the scale of the Singtel Group and Sa...

2013
20 Sep 2013

Singtel Flags off Race Weekend in Singapore Style

- Shannon Lim crowned Singapore’s favourite Grid Girl for 2013 - 32-year-old Yoga Brata is the first Singaporean to take the chequered flagSingapore 19 September 2013 – Singtel, Title Sponsor of the 2013 Singapore Grand Prix, unveiled Singapore’s top three Grid Girls at The Pit Lane Experience, just 24 hours before race weekend. For the first time in Singapore Grand Prix history, members of the public...

2013
13 Sep 2013

Singtel included in Dow Jones Sustainability Australia Index and CDP Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013

Singapore, 13 September 2013 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited’s (Singtel) sustainability efforts have been recognised with its inclusion on the Dow Jones Sustainability Australia Index and the CDP Global 500 Climate Change Report 2013.  Singtel is one of 55 companies and also one of ten new entrants listed on the Australia Index. The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices evaluate the performance o...

2013
12 Sep 2013

Singtel and Optus Business secure a five year A$530m contract with ANZ

12 September 2013 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Optus Business today announced they have signed a A$530 million agreement with ANZ to provide telecommunication and managed services for a further five years. The ANZ deal reinforces Optus Business’ ability to deliver end-to-end managed telecommunications services across Australia and the Asia Pacific region, leveraging Singtel’s ext...

2013
11 Sep 2013

Media statement: iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c

  Singtel today announced it will offer iPhone 5s, the most forward-thinking smartphone in the world, and iPhone 5c, the most colorful iPhone yet, to customers beginning on Friday, September 20. Customers may pre-register interest today at www.singtel.com/iphoneroi. For more information please visit: www.singtel.com/iphone. For more information on iPhone, please visit: www.appl...

2013
05 Sep 2013

Singtel helps SMEs protect their networks with cloud-based security solutions

SingNet eVolve and eLite broadband services now feature content filtering for network protection and productivity enhancement Broadband Protect two-in-one anti-virus and anti-spam value-added service offers additional security Singapore, 5 September 2013 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it will be enhancing the SingNet eVolve and SingNet eLite corporate fibre broadb...

2013
30 Aug 2013

Singtel Charity Golf Raises over S$800,000 for the Touching Lives Fund

Singtel Committed to Raise $2 million for the 2013 Programme Singapore, 30 August 2013 – Over S$800,000 was raised at Singtel’s annual charity golf event held today, thanks to the generous support from business partners and associates. The funds go to the six beneficiaries adopted by the Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF).  Set up in 2002, the STLF raises funds to support children and youths with s...

2013
21 Aug 2013

Celebrate Jia Le Channel’s second anniversary with Taiwanese variety show “Super Nightclub”

  Singapore, 21 August, 2013 – In celebration of Jia Le Channel’s second anniversary, Singtel mio TV is bringing all our customers a series of fantastic deals and events in the coming month. Jia Le Channel is Singtel’s first self-packaged Asian entertainment channel.    In partnership with Taiwan’s Sanlih Television, Jia Le Channel is bringing the popular Taiwanese variety show, “Su...

2013
20 Aug 2013

Singtel Presents Formula 1® Singapore Style!

  Race alongside local celebrities in The Big Race – Be the first in Singapore to take the unique chequered flag Singapore, 20 August 2013 – This year, Singapore can look forward to a world-class motorsport event with a distinctive local flavour as Singtel, Title Sponsor of the Singapore Grand Prix brings the F1® race experience even closer to the hearts of Singaporeans with Formula 1® Singapore...

2013
14 Aug 2013

Strong first quarter earnings across key businesses

First Quarter Highlights Net profit rises 7% to S$1.01 billion on higher EBITDA and associates contribution Contributions from regional mobile associates increase 14% to S$552 million EBITDA rises 4%; Operating revenue falls 5% from lower revenue in Australia Free cash flow up 23% to S$893 million Earnings outlook moderated by the weakening Australian Dollar Singapore, 14 August 2013 – Singapore Telec...

2013
13 Aug 2013

Media Statement: Conclusion of strategic review of Optus satellite business

Singapore, 13 August 2013 – As previously indicated, Singtel initiated a strategic review of the Optus Satellite business in March this year. Singtel has concluded this process. Based on the review, Singtel is committed to growing and investing in the satellite business.  About Optus Satellite  Optus is the only telecommunication company to own and operate a fleet of satellites in Australia and ...

2013
12 Aug 2013

Singtel first in Southeast Asia to offer direct carrier billing for Google Play purchases

Singapore 12 August 2013 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced that it is the first carrier in Southeast Asia to allow its customers to charge their Google Play purchases directly to their monthly mobile bill or prepaid account. This simple and convenient payment option will be available to all Singtel mobile postpaid and prepaid customers from 15 August 2013.  It will also be...

2013
06 Aug 2013

Surf and send instant messages to your heart’s content with new Singtel prepaid mobile plans

Singapore, 6 August 2013 – Singtel has launched the first prepaid mobile plans in Singapore to allow users to surf the web and send email and instant messages to their heart's content. With Singtel’s WhatsApp plans, prepaid users can enjoy worry-free usage of the popular instant messaging service, without incurring additional data charges (1). Available from as little as 50 cents per day, the plan makes...

2013
02 Aug 2013

Singtel mio TV offers first TV channel dedicated to all styles of fighting – Fight Sports

Part of brand new World Sports Pack   Singapore, 2 August, 2013 – Singtel mio TV today announced the launch of the first TV channel dedicated to all styles of fighting sports in Singapore - Fight Sports (Singtel mio TV Channel 119). In addition to “live” fight events and tournaments, the channel features a wide variety of lifestyle, reality shows and other fight-related programmes. Fight Sports, ...

2013
02 Aug 2013

Singtel celebrates National Day with Singtel mio TV treats and mobile deals

- Free channel viewing, including FA Community Shield 2013 - $48 off selected smart phones Singapore, 2 August 2013 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it will celebrate Singapore’s 48th birthday with Singtel mio TV treats such as a free viewing of all Singtel mio TV channels (except mio Stadium, fashiontv HD, on-demand channels and Season Pass titles) from 7 to 11 Augus...

2013
01 Aug 2013

Singtel and Visa announce mobile payment alliance

Singapore, 1 August, 2013 – Singtel and Visa have announced a strategic alliance that will enable consumers in Singapore and Australia to pay for goods and services using their smartphones at all Visa payWave acceptance points worldwide. Visa is working with Singtel to link Visa prepaid accounts to mCash, Singtel’s mobile money solution. Planned for launch in early 2014, the service allows mCash custom...

2013
26 Jul 2013

mio TV Unveils BPL Pricing Ahead of New Season Kick-Off

 - Existing mio TV Gold Packs still available from $64.90 - New pricing for BPL stand-alone subscription at $59.90 - Majority of BPL customers unaffected  Singapore, 26 July 2013 – mio TV unveils its packages and prices for the upcoming season of Barclays Premier League (BPL) broadcast. This comes after MDA’s decision that mio TV does not have to cross-carry channels included i...

2013
11 Jul 2013

Singtel helps Japanese companies regionalise with innovative ICT offerings

  Tokyo, 11 July 2013 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today showcased a range of innovative ICT solutions designed for Japanese companies pursuing regional expansion. The solutions were unveiled at the inaugural Next Gen ICT Forum, organised by Singtel. The event was attended by 300 representatives of Japanese companies and ICT service providers and showcased a range of innovative ICT...

2013
07 Jul 2013

Singapore Food Lovers the Ultimate Winners in Singtel Hawker Heroes Challenge

Singapore, 7 July 2013 – Lovers of Singapore hawker fare were the ultimate winners as three of Singapore's most popular hawkers (Tian Tian Hainanese Chicken Rice, 328 Katong Laksa and Jumbo Seafood Restaurant) squared-off against internationally renowned Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay in the highly anticipated Singtel Hawker Heroes culinary challenge. The contest was held at Newton Food Centre where ...

2013
04 Jul 2013

mio TV presents the best in Telugu entertainment with ETV

One of India’s most popular channels added to the Swagatam pack at no extra charge Singapore, 4 July, 2013 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced the launch of top-rated Telugu channel, ETV (mio TV Channel 672) on mio TV. Consistently rated as one of the top three channels in India, ETV will be added to the recently launched Swagatam pack at no extra charge. From today until 3...

2013
27 Jun 2013

Southeast Asia-Japan (SJC) Cable System strengthens connectivity in 7 territories

Singapore, 27 June, 2013 – The SJC Parties, today announced that the Southeast Asia-Japan Cable (SJC) system is now operational. The system, supplied by TE SubCom and NEC Corporation provides connectivity to key destinations to meet the growing bandwidth requirement in the region and allow for cost effective and resilient connectivity to other submarine cable systems. Operated by a global consortium of t...

2013
19 Jun 2013

Singtel makes setting up online stores across the region a breeze with Shopify

Secure payments in local currencies, deliveries and 24/7 support Singapore 19 June 2013 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced it will offer Shopify’s highly successful eCommerce solution in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and India. Available from S$17 per month, the solution is an easy and affordable way for individuals and SMEs to set up beautiful online shops within minutes and ...

2013
17 Jun 2013

Singtel Delivers Faster, More Efficient Services to the Singapore Public Sector with HP through G-Cloud

  Singapore, 17 June 2013 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the success of onboarding the early adopters of G-Cloud, and the infrastructure is now available for whole-of-government use through its collaboration with HP. G-Cloud is the first private cloud infrastructure for the Singapore Government. It opens the way for the standardisation and sharing of computing resource...

2013
14 Jun 2013

Life’s a Fiesta on mio TV this June

Filipino favourites GMA Life TV and GMA News TV International to launch with the brand new Fiesta Pack Singapore, 14 June, 2013 – Filipino viewers have much to cheer about this June as mio TV adds lifestyle favourite GMA Life TV (Channel 689) and top-rated news channel GMA News TV International (Channel 690) to its line-up this month. Together with GMA Pinoy TV, already available on Channel 688, the ...

2013
11 Jun 2013

Singtel, KBZ and M-Tel to transform lives of Myanmar people

  Singtel consortium’s proposal to bring quality communications and value-added services at affordable prices to the people of Myanmar  Consortium’s proposal far exceeds government requirements in many aspects, including network coverage for 95% of population in 36 months   Myanmar to gain extensive international connectivity through Singtel’s glo...

2013
05 Jun 2013

Singtel brings world's first 150Mbps 4G smartphone to Singapore

Singapore 5 June 2013 – Singtel customers will be the first in Singapore to get their hands on the world's fastest smartphone, the Huawei Ascend P2. This cutting-edge 4G smartphone is the first handset in the world to support mobile broadband connections with speeds of up to 150Mbps. (Please see Annex 1 for detailed handset specifications.) It will be available at the PC Show from 6 June with a subscripti...

2013
31 May 2013

mio TV enriches Asian offerings with CTI Asia

Popular channel to be added to the Jingxuan+ Pack at no extra charge Singapore, 31 May, 2013 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced that Mandarin general entertainment channel CTI Asia will be available on mio TV Channel 557 from 4 June 2013. Consistently rated as one of the top cable channels from Taiwan, CTI Asia is enjoyed by some 48 million households in the region. From 4 till 3...

2013
22 May 2013

Wyless and Singtel to Deliver M2M Solutions in APAC

  Boston, USA and Singapore, 22 May 2013 – Wyless, the leading global M2M managed services provider, today announced that it has signed an agreement to partner with Singtel, Asia’s leading ICT services provider to provide M2M Connectivity and Managed Services in the Asia Pacific (APAC) markets. Machine to machine (M2M) has opened up immense opportunities in technology and business. Its myriad appli...

2013
15 May 2013

Resilient earnings amid currency headwinds and costs of transformation initiatives; Singtel raises dividend payout

Financial highlights Full year EBITDA stable and underlying net profit falls 2% to S$3.61 billion Full year free cash flows up 9% to S$3.76 billion Increases dividend payout ratio and total ordinary dividend to 16.8 cents a share Q4 underlying net profit falls 2% to S$1 billion Including exceptional items, Q4 net profit declines 33% to S$868 million Transformation to drive growth Achieves significant pro...

2013
14 May 2013

Singtel mio TV welcomes Disney Channels

Singapore, 14 May, 2013 – Singtel will launch The Walt Disney Company Southeast Asia’s suite of kids’ entertainment channels including Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD on mio TV’s Family+ Pack from 1 June, 2013. The channels will be available in dual languages (English and Mandarin). mio TV customers who do not subscribe to the Family+ pack will enjoy complimentary access to the thre...

2013
09 May 2013

Singtel launches Singapore’s first commercial 150Mbps 4G service

Singapore 9 May 2013 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced the launch of Mobile Broadband 150, the first 4G mobile broadband service in Singapore to offer speeds of up to 150Mbps, which is two times faster than conventional 4G services. Customers can enjoy these speeds at outdoor locations nationwide, as well as popular indoor locations such as Jurong Point, Raffles City, Tampines M...

2013
23 Apr 2013

Singtel spends S$150 million on nationwide 4G service roll-out

All 3G subscribers upgraded to 42Mbps  Singapore 23 April 2013 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced that it has expanded its high-speed 4G mobile network to offer nationwide coverage with speeds of up to 150Mbps. Singtel’s 4G subscribers can now enjoy nationwide street-level coverage (1), as well as indoor coverage in more than 550 buildings, including shopping malls, hotel...

2013
19 Apr 2013

Singtel to boost fibre adoption and speeds in Singapore

Sees fibre as future of home communications and entertainment Singapore, 19 April 2013 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its plans to boost the adoption and speeds of fibre-based services in Singapore, in support of the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore’s (IDA) iN2015 vision. Singtel will commit its resources to delivering cutting-edge services over fibre, as well...

2013
12 Apr 2013

Singtel leads push to cashless society with mCash

Singapore's first mobile money solution for smartphones and feature phones Singapore 12 April 2013 – Singapore took a giant step towards becoming a cashless society today with the launch of Singtel mCash, the nation's first mobile money solution that is a convenient and secure alternative to cash. mCash enables users to make payments quickly and easily through their mobile phones, while on the move. It is...

2013
01 Apr 2013

mio TV launches award-winning documentary channel and lifestyle favourites on-demand

CCTV-9 Documentary and Li (Catch-Up) available from tomorrow at no extra charge to current Family+ Pack customers Singapore, 1 April, 2013 – mio TV customers are in for a treat this month with two new channels to enjoy. Starting 2 April, CCTV-9 Documentary (mio TV Channel 211) and Li (Catch-Up) (mio TV Channel 266) will be available to current Family+ Pack customers at no extra charge. mio TV’s Fam...

2013
27 Mar 2013

Globe, Singtel build a home for typhoon victims

For five days, 76 volunteers from leading telecommunications company Globe Telecom and its shareholder Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) toiled under the scorching sun to build a home for one of the numerous families displaced by Typhoon Pablo when it wreaked havoc in Compostela Valley late last year.  The 16 Singtel and 60 Globe executives and employees were among the 100,000 who joined ...

2013
22 Mar 2013

Singapore F1 Fans in for a high definition multi-treat

mio TV and STAR Sports to delight fans with four additional F1 feeds, enhancing their F1 viewing experience like never before Singapore, 22 March, 2013 – Formula One fans in Singapore will be treated to a ‘multiplied’ viewing experience of the 2013 FIA Formula One World Championship with the availability of mio TV’s ‘Sports Multiview’, a multi-screen channel offering viewers four additional exci...

2013
21 Mar 2013

Media Statement: Beach clean-up by M1, Singtel and StarHub

Singapore, 21 March - Today, Singapore's three telcos-M1, Singtel and StarHub-fulfilled their promise to their customers to clean up a section of East Coast Park (ECP) together. The joint beach cleaning exercise was in response to their challenge to customers to forego shopping bags when they shopped at the telcos' outlets from Monday, 18 March 2013 to Wednesday, 20 March 2013.  Happily for the environ...

2013
20 Mar 2013

Singtel Satellite delivers peace of mind and control using ICT innovation via satellite connectivity

Singapore, 20 March 2013 – Singtel will be unveiling three innovative ICT solutions at Sea Asia 2013 specially developed for the maritimesector to drive crew welfare, operational efficiency and remote monitoring and control. ConnectPortal  With the proliferation of internet access on ships, owners and managers are increasingly feeling the need to control their crew’s internet  usage ...

2013
20 Mar 2013

Media Statement: Singtel’s response to India court summons of Bharti Airtel

Singapore, 20 March 2013 – With reference to the court summons issued to Bharti Airtel Ltd. and its Chairman, Mr Sunil Bharti Mittal, we reiterate that we have full faith in the company’s corporate governance standards under the leadership of Mr Mittal.  The court summons are in relation to additional spectrum awarded in 2002 / 2003 as per the policy of the Indian Government. The Indian Government ...

2013
18 Mar 2013

Media Statement: Singtel conducts strategic review of Optus satellite business

Singapore, 18 March 2013 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) is conducting a strategic review of the Optus Satellite business to optimise value for shareholders. Singtel has appointed Credit Suisse and Morgan Stanley as financial advisors to assist with the review.  Singtel will make an appropriate announcement in the event of any material development arising from the review.   ...

2013
14 Mar 2013

M1, Singtel and StarHub issue Earth Hour challenge to customers

First environmental collaboration among Singapore’s telcos  Singapore, 14 March 2013 – Singapore’s three telecommunication operators—M1, Singtel and StarHub—want their customers to do their part for the planet by declining a shopping bag with their purchases for three consecutive days, from 18 to 20 March. If they succeed in getting 2,303 customers agreeing to do just that, the thre...

2013
13 Mar 2013

Singtel Touching Lives Fund raises S$2.7 million for 6 beneficiary organisations

Singtel Touching Lives Fund raises S$2.7 million for 6 beneficiary organisations  Singtel hosts 60 children to fun movie screening  Singapore, 13 March 2013 – Singtel is pleased to announce that its corporate philanthropy programme, the Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF), has raised S$2.7 million for its six beneficiaries supporting children and youth with special needs.  The donations...

2013
13 Mar 2013

Singtel launches new ConnectPlus IP VPN point-of-presence in Minneapolis with Cologix

Singtel Extends Global Network to Connect to Cologix’s 511 11th Avenue Data Center Denver, CO, Singapore – March 18, 2013 – Cologix™, a network neutral interconnection and colocation company, announced today that Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), Asia’s leading communications group, has selected Cologix’s Minneapolis data center to deploy a point-of-presence (PoP) supporting its Co...

2013
13 Mar 2013

mio TV offers Singapore’s first Telugu channels - maa TV and maa movies

Launches brand new Swagatam Pack   Singapore, 13 March, 2013 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced the launch of the first Telugu channels to be available in Singapore, maa TV (mio TV Channel 671) and maa movies (mio TV Channel 670). The two channels are the network leaders for quality Telugu programming, airing the latest top-rated shows and movies. Available from today, maa T...

2013
12 Mar 2013

Singtel awarded pilot home-based work programme by the IDA

Singtel heads consortium to help SMEs manage their home-based workforce through ICT solutions and HR consultancy  Singapore, 12 March 2013 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it has been awarded a pilot programme to help companies use infocomm technology (ICT) and solutions to offer home-based work for their employees. Under the Infocomm Develovelopment Aut...

2013
04 Mar 2013

Fun, music and laughter abound on mio TV this March

Three channels to be added to Family+ Pack at no extra charge   Singapore, 4 March, 2013 – Parents, kids, music and comedy lovers have much to cheer about as mio TV adds four award-winning channels to its line-up this month. Starting 15 March, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., Comedy Central Asia and MTV will all be available on free preview to all mio TV customer...

2013
03 Mar 2013

Singtel opens international development center in Israel

  In collaboration with Amdocs, Singtel L!feLabs @ Israel will identify, nurture and commercialize innovative technologies by Israeli start-ups Potential to reach more than 470 million mobile customers of the Singtel Group RA’ANANA, SINGAPORE, ST. LOUIS - March 3, 2013 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), Asia’s leading communications group and the largest multi-country mo...

2013
27 Feb 2013

Singtel voted Singapore’s best mobile operator and provider of mobile and fibre broadband services

Singapore, 27 February 2013 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it was voted Singapore’s best mobile operator and provider of mobile and fibre broadband services at the prestigious 2013 HardwareMag (HWM) and HardwareZone.com Tech Awards.   The three awards were won based on the votes of more than 155,000 Hardwarezone fans in the Reader’s C...

2013
26 Feb 2013

Media Statement: Clarification of media reports

Singapore, 26 February 2013 – According to media reports, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in India has registered a case against Singtel, together with two other Indian telcos, for allegedly providing international long distance services to Indian customers without a license.  No official charges have been brought against Singtel.  Singtel denies and will actively defend itself against...

2013
25 Feb 2013

M2M multi-operator alliance announces single worldwide SIM card trials on connected management platform

Alliance adds the Middle East’s largest operator, Etisalat, to its growing global footprint Live demonstrations of global connectivity solutions on connected tablets at Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona Singapore, 25 February 2013– The alliance announced today at Mobile World Congress 2013 a new member, Etisalat, and demonstration of the technical capability of the alliance to enable a single worl...

2013
14 Feb 2013

Stable performance in the third quarter

EBITDA from Singapore and Optus and contributions from associates stable, reflecting the resilience of the Group’s operations despite weaker foreign currencies Net profit lower by 8% due to costs associated with transformation initiatives, increased depreciation and exceptional charges The Group continues to execute its transformation strategy to deliver future growth, through networks adv...

2013
01 Feb 2013

HungryGoWhere leapfrogs the competition to be Singapore’s leading restaurant reservations service

Users enjoy end-to-end experience from reviews to deals and reservations with over 200 restaurants available for online reservations Singapore, 1 Feb 2013 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that HungryGoWhere, Singapore’s most popular food website, is now also the country’s leading restaurant reservations service provider with 219 restaurants on its list. In partnership w...

2013
25 Jan 2013

Singtel celebrates the Lunar New Year with free mobile calls, SMS and mio TV treats

Singapore, 25 January 2013 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that it will celebrate the Lunar New Year holidays with three days of free incoming and outgoing local calls and SMS for all Singtel postpaid mobile customers from 10 to 12 February.  Singtel will also offer a range of free mio TV on-demand movies and channel previews, as well as the chance to win movie tickets,...

2013
02 Jan 2013

Clozette Partners inSing to provide an Immersive Shopping Experience for Local Tastemakers

Singapore, 2 January 2013 – Clozette Pte Ltd (www.clozette.co) today announced that it is partnering with Singtel Digital Media (STDM), a subsidiary of Singapore Telecommunications Ltd, to integrate an online shopping platform on inSing.com. Under the first installment of this partnership, Clozette’s online shopping portal (insing.clozette.co) will be available on inSing’s shopping channel. inSing sit...

2013
26 Nov 2014

Wattcost wins the inaugural Singtel Group-Samsung Regional Mobile App Challenge.

Wattcost to gain access to over 500 million customers across Asia and Africa and prime placement on Samsung content and services platforms   Singapore, 26 November 2014 – Following months of intensive pitching, mentorship and submissions, Wattcost emerged the winner of the first Singtel Group-Samsung Regional Mobile App Challenge.  The challenge is organised by the Singtel Group, including ...

2014
13 Nov 2014

Singtel posts double-digit Q2 earnings growth on robust performance across all businesses

Net profit up 19%, up 22% in constant currency Underlying net profit increases 11%, up 14% in constant currency Strength in core business and focused execution drive earnings growth Solid performance in Singapore Consumer and Enterprise businesses Acquisitions add scale to Group Digital L!fe Regional mobile associates’ pre-tax earnings grow 26%, up 33% in constant currency Interim dividend maintained at ...

2014
30 Oct 2014

Singtel staff bring joy to beneficiaries at year end carnival

SINGAPORE, 30 October 2014 – About 500 children from the Singtel Touching Lives beneficiaries were treated to some fun and games at Big Splash today, where a carnival was organised to kick off the year-end festivities. Close to 1,000 Singtel staff volunteered their time to set up food and game stalls for these children. Into its second year, the Singtel Year End Carnival provides a platform for “VolunT...

2014
28 Oct 2014

Singtel and Microsoft to launch Cloud Operating System

Singapore, 28 October 2014 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of the Cloud Operating System Network (COSN) with Microsoft in Asia Pacific. The solution enables enterprise customers to move their data and workload easily between public cloud, dedicated private cloud and Singtel’s virtual private cloud. Singtel  is  the  first  telecommunication...

2014
13 Oct 2014

Revolutionary Dash mobile money service wins gold at the SiTF Awards 2014

Revolutionary Dash mobile money service wins gold at the SiTF Awards 2014   SINGAPORE, 13 October 2014 – Singtel and Standard Chartered’s latest collaboration, Dash, won the Gold award in the Best Consumer Product category at the 2014 SiTF Awards. With distinguished individuals such as luminaries from the info-comms media industry, venture capitalists, investors and academia presiding ove...

2014
07 Oct 2014

Singtel and FireEye partner to launch first Managed Defense Solution Powered By FireEye in APAC to help enterprises contain rising cyber-attacks

SINGAPORE and MILPITAS, CALIF, 7 October 2014 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE) today announced a strategic partnership to enhance the cyber security eco-system in Asia Pacific (APAC).  The partnership will cover: - significant investments related to new Advanced Security Operation Centres (ASOCs) in Singapore and Australia; - the launch of the first Si...

2014
03 Oct 2014

Singtel launches “Roam Like Home” DataRoam Saver service for Malaysia

Singapore, 3 October, 2014 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today unveiled Singapore’s first “Roam Like Home” data roaming add-on service to Malaysia. Priced at just S$10 per month and available from today, the DataRoam Saver Malaysia (Monthly) 1GB service offers customers 1GB of roaming data in Malaysia via Singtel's preferred partner, Maxis. Under this new service, customer can “Roam...

2014
25 Sep 2014

Singtel partners with Akamai to offer cloud-based DDoS mitigation services for enterprises in Asia Pacific

DDoS service complements Singtel’s multi-layered cyber security solutions The Akamai Intelligent Platform provides quicker content delivery and business continuity Singapore,  25  September  –  Singapore  Telecommunications  Limited  (Singtel)  and Akamai® Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), today announced a partnership to offer cloud-based cyber security solut...

2014
22 Sep 2014

Construction of SEA-ME-WE 5 to commence

International submarine system to be Ready-for-Service by second half of 2016 Singapore, 22 September, 2014 – Construction of the new Southeast Asia-Middle East- Western Europe (SEA-ME-WE 5) submarine cable system has started and the 20,000- kilometre system is expected to be Ready-for-Service by the second half of 2016. Devised with the latest 100Gbps technology and with a design capacity of at least 2...

2014
15 Sep 2014

Singtel to offer iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in Singapore on 19 September

Singapore 15 September 2014 — Singtel today announced it will offer iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, beginning on Friday, September 19. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available starting at $0 on a 24-month service plan. Customers who have pre-registered will receive an email with details on how to book an appointment to purchase iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus at ...

2014
12 Sep 2014

Singtel accelerates transformation

Singapore, 12 September, 2014 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced changes to its organisation structure and leadership team. These changes will enhance the Group’s focus in consumer business in the respective markets. The restructure will: Strengthen execution and drive greater focus in both the telco and digital businesses Drive governance and group synergies, and Deepen t...

2014
29 Aug 2014

Singtel raises over S$800,000 at charity golf event

Contributions are matched dollar-for-dollar by Government under the Care & Share Movement  SINGAPORE, 29 August 2014 – With the generous support of business partners, over S$800,000 was raised at Singtel’s annual charity golf event held today at Tanah Merah Country Club. The funds will go to the six beneficiaries adopted by the Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF).  Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, Chairm...

2014
19 Aug 2014

Singtel, Samsung and Ericsson unveil world’s fastest mobile service for smartphones

Singapore 19 August 2014 – Singtel, in collaboration with Samsung and Ericsson, today broke new ground in the mobile industry by unveiling the world’s first commercial 300Mbps 4G LTE-Advanced service for smartphones. The service will be available from 23 August 2014 when Singtel launches the Samsung GALAXY S5 4G+, the first handset globally to be compatible with 4G LTE-Advanced networks. Another compat...

2014
15 Aug 2014

Singtel mio TV nets a double with new Barclays Premier League programming and live screenings at Community Centres

Three new locally-produced football supplementary programmes Fully-sponsored live BPL screenings at 24 Community Centres islandwide Singapore, 15 August 2014 – The new Barclays Premier League (BPL) season kicks off tomorrow with free Community Centre screenings and three new locally-produced football programmes. Goals Express, Goals HQ, and Football 360 will bring football fans highlights and in-depth co...

2014
14 Aug 2014

Singtel reports resilient Q1 performance

Underlying net profit up 5% in constant currency terms, with free cash flow up 33% Strong performance from Singapore Consumer and Airtel India   Regional mobile associates’ pre-tax earnings increase 8%; up 20% in constant currency terms Net profit lower by 12% in constant currency terms, due to significant exceptional gains in prior year Singapore, 14 August 2014 – Singapore Telecommunications Li...

2014
13 Aug 2014

Singtel mio TV scores with unrivalled coverage of the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games

Four dedicated HD channels to be available at no extra charge, at home and on-the-go   Singapore, 13 August, 2014 – Singtel mio TV today announced that it has acquired broadcast rights to the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games, offering Singapore viewers all the action at home and on-the-go from 16 to 28 August 2014. As the official pay TV broadcaster of the Games, Singtel mio TV will present th...

2014
12 Aug 2014

Singtel meets customer demand for more data with Asia’s first WiFi-integrated mobile plans

Singapore 12 August 2014 – Singtel today unveiled a range of mobile plans that are fully integrated with a new premium high-speed WiFi network that it is rolling out at crowded locations and underground MRT stations. The Combo plans are designed to meet consumers’ fast growing mobile data needs by offering high-speed WiFi usage in addition to 4G data bundles. As a launch promotion, customers will enjoy...

2014
11 Aug 2014

Singtel joins global consortium to build new trans-Pacific cable system

“FASTER” submarine network capable of 60 Terabits per second bandwidth data capacity Singapore,  11  August  2014  –  A  consortium  of  six  global  companies  have  signed commercial agreements to build and operate a new trans-Pacific cable system to be called “FASTER” with NEC Corporation as the system supplier. The FASTER cable net...

2014
07 Aug 2014

Singtel Satellite drives campaign to improve seafarer welfare

Singapore, 07 August, 2014 – Singtel Satellite, Asia’s leading maritime communications group, has joined forces with three of the world’s main maritime charities to help seafarers use onboard technology to keep in touch with loved ones at home. At the heart of the cooperation is a new seafarer Facebook campaign where seafarers are encouraged to use Singtel’s CrewXchange@Singtel portal to communicate...

2014
05 Aug 2014

Singtel to offer free all-day unlimited mobile data in celebration of Singapore’s 49th birthday

Singtel mio TV and mobile treats galore Singapore, 5 August, 2014 – In celebration of Singapore’s 49th birthday, Singtel is offering its postpaid mobile customers free unlimited data on National Day (9 August 2014). Customers can stream music and videos, download apps, surf, post, pin and upload selfies to their heart’s content. Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, Singtel's CEO Consumer Singapore, said: “We are deli...

2014
24 Jul 2014

Singtel launches first mobile remittance service for instant fund transfers to Indonesia

Singapore 24 July 2014 – For the first time, Indonesians in Singapore will be able to enjoy the convenience of using their mobile phones to send money directly to the bank accounts of family and friends in their homeland, thanks to Singtel’s mRemit service. From 27 July, funds can be remitted to more than 80 Indonesian banks, including Bank Danamon, Bank Negara Indonesia and Bank Mandiri. Recipients wil...

2014
23 Jul 2014

Singtel first in the world to offer commercial 300Mbps 4G service with Huawei mobile broadband device

Singapore 23 July 2014 – Singtel today announced it is the first mobile operator in the world to offer a commercial 300Mbps 4G service with the launch of the Huawei E5786 mobile MiFi device. This is the first mobile broadband device globally to be compatible with cutting-edge LTE-Advanced networks, which can deliver ultra-fast data speeds of up to 300Mbps. It will be available from 24 July from Singtel’...

2014
22 Jul 2014

Singtel donates S$1.1m to establish the Enabling Innovation Centre

Singapore, 22 July 2014 –  Singtel is donating S$1.1 million to SG Enable to establish and operate the Enabling Innovation Centre (EIC). The donation by Singtel is the single largest contribution by a corporate donor to date. Located at 141 Redhill Road, the EIC will be part of an integrated community space that will provide one-stop access to services and encourage greater inclusion of persons with ...

2014
18 Jul 2014

MediaCorp and Singtel mio TV to broadcast Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Singapore, 18 July 2014 – MediaCorp and Singtel mio TV will be broadcasting the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games from 23 July to 3 August. MediaCorp will be carrying the 17 sports free on okto channel and its over-the-top service, Toggle which will stream live events for viewers on the go, while Singtel will be dedicating six HD channels to round-the-clock coverage of the games on pay TV platform Singtel m...

2014
10 Jul 2014

Singtel and TOUCH Launch Singapore’s First Cyber Wellness Mobile App

Singapore, 10 July 2014 – Singtel and TOUCH Cyber Wellness today launched notAnoobie, Singapore’s first cyber wellness mobile application designed to help parents better understand and protect their children from online risks. notAnoobie helps parents gain deeper insights into their children’s online activity while on-the-go. The app features the latest on cyber issues, game reviews and real life...

2014
27 Jun 2014

Singtel pledges over S$15 million for 28th SEA Games

Singapore, 27 June 2014 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced its contribution as the largest sponsor to date for the 28th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games). As Official Multimedia Partner, Singtel will provide over S$15 million in next-generation multimedia solutions and technological infrastructure to support Singapore’s sporting quest as host nation of the SEA Games, which ...

2014
26 Jun 2014

Singtel expands CSR programme

New mobile plan enhances communications for persons with disabilities  Singapore 26 June 2014 – Singtel expands its Corporate Social Responsibility Community Programme with the launch of a mobile plan that specially caters to the needs of persons with disabilities. Named Lite Special, the plan offers three times the talktime, unlimited SMS and double the data bundle of Singtel’s Lite plan, wi...

2014
16 Jun 2014

Singtel launches first mobile service in Asia to let users customise their plans on-the-go

Singapore 16 June 2014 – Singtel today launched Easy Mobile, the first postpaid mobile service in Asia to allow users to customise their tariff plans every month to suit their lifestyle needs and budget. Customers can quickly and conveniently tweak their voice, SMS and data bundle while on-the-move via the MySingtel smartphone app or the Easy Mobile online portal (www.easymobile.sg). Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, S...

2014
11 Jun 2014

Amobee Enhances Digital Marketing Technology and Solutions with Acquisition of Adconion and Kontera

Singtel owned Amobee deepens reach and capabilities of its one-stop digital advertising platform SINGAPORE and REDWOOD CITY, California, June 11, 2014 – Amobee, the company defining digital advertising, today announced that it has signed agreements to acquire Adconion Direct North America and Adconion Australia (together, Adconion) as well as Kontera Technologies, Inc. (Kontera). The acquisitions wil...

2014
03 Jun 2014

Dash transforms every mobile phone into an ATM

Revolutionary service lets customers download cash as easily as downloading an app Singapore, 3 June 2014 – Singtel and Standard Chartered Bank today unveiled Dash, a ground-breaking mobile money service that revolutionises mobile commerce and banking.  In a first-of-its-kind collaboration between a telco and a bank, Dash offers innovative solutions that update the way customers access, save or borro...

2014
28 May 2014

Singtel first Singapore mobile operator to roll out live 300Mbps 4G service and China 4G roaming

Singapore 28 May 2014 – Singtel today unveiled the first live 4G service in Singapore that is capable of offering data speeds of up to 300Mbps, double the speeds of currently available 4G services. Singtel has also broken new ground by being the first Singapore mobile operator to offer 4G data roaming in China. Singapore’s first 300Mbps mobile broadband service Powered by state-of-the-art LTE-Advanced ...

2014
22 May 2014

Singtel mio TV spices up Hindi offering with Zee TV

Popular  entertainment channel joins premium channels in the Desi Pack to bring fans of  Hindi entertainment the best value  Singapore, 22 May, 2014 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of popular Hindi general entertainment channel, Zee TV (CH 646) on Singtel mio TV. The 24/7 channel will bring fans the very best in Hindi entertainment with prime tim...

2014
19 May 2014

Singtel, Samsung and Ericsson unveil world's first full-featured Voice over LTE service

Singapore 19 May 2014 – Singtel, in collaboration with Samsung and Ericsson, today unveiled 4G ClearVoice, the world’s first commercial full-featured Voice over LTE (VoLTE) service. It is currently the only VoLTE service globally to offer the full suite of telephony features such as call waiting and forwarding on the 4G network. From 31 May, 4G ClearVoice will be available to Singtel 4G postpaid custome...

2014
16 May 2014

Singapore football fans the ultimate winners in Rio Ferdinand – Sergio Agüero contest

Singapore, 16 May 2014 – Singapore fans emerged the ultimate winners as Manchester football rivals, Rio Ferdinand and Sergio Agüero went head-to-head at the highly-anticipated SG Game On! Challenge organised by Singtel and Samsung. In a closely fought contest, Ferdinand narrowly edged-out Agüero in the unique two-day challenge. SG Game On! kicked off with the Ultimate Selfie Challenge on Thursday, where...

2014
15 May 2014

Singtel delivers resilient performance amid currency headwinds

Financial year ended 31 March 2014 Net profit up 4% to S$3.65 billion; up 10% in constant currency terms Proposed final dividend per share of 10 cents; total dividend per share of 16.8 cents Quarter ended 31 March 2014 Net profit increases 4% to S$898 million; up 13% in constant currency terms Strong performances from Singapore Consumer and Airtel India Singapore, 15 May 2014 – Singapore Telecommunica...

2014
12 May 2014

Singtel to provide secure private access into Microsoft Azure public cloud

Direct connectivity using Singtel’s MPLS network offers greater security and higher performance Singapore, 12 May 2014 – Enterprise customers will soon be able to bypass the public internet and connect faster and more securely into Microsoft’s Azure public cloud platform using Singtel’s Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) virtual private network. Previously, businesses could only use the inte...

2014
08 May 2014

Singtel launches Genio – a breakthrough interactive digital learning service

- Supplementary educational service for primary school students available on three different digital platforms - Parents can easily monitor their child’s progress using the app   Singapore, 8 May, 2014 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced the launch of Genio, an interactive educational service aimed at augmenting the local primary school curriculum. Designed to util...

2014
06 May 2014

Singtel accepts IDA decision on Bukit Panjang Fire

Singapore, 6 May 2014 - Singtel accepts the findings of the investigation by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) into the fire at the Bukit Panjang Exchange on 9 October 2013, and the financial penalty imposed. This was an unprecedented incident, and we recognise the impact on businesses and customers.  We apologise once again for the inconvenience caused.   We take our obl...

2014
22 Apr 2014

Singtel launches cloud-based video analytics solution for the retail industry

Singapore, 22 April 2014 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today launched the Singtel Video-Analytics-as-a-Service (VAaaS), a solution developed by KAI Square Pte Ltd (KAI), a Singapore-based start-up specialising in next-generation video analytics technology.  Mr Lee Han Kheng, Singtel’s Vice President Global Products, Group Enterprise said: “Singtel's VAaaS is a subscription serv...

2014
22 Apr 2014

Singtel Group inks agreements for S$3.5 billion of credit facilities with international banks

Singapore, 22 April 2014 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that its subsidiaries entered into agreements for total credit facilities of approximately S$3.5 billion for general corporate purposes and refinancing of existing facilities.  In Singapore, Singtel Group Treasury Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of Singtel, signed the agreement for a three-year S$2.1 billion committed r...

2014
22 Apr 2014

Singtel and Samsung to bring Manchester Rivals Rio Ferdinand and Sergio Agüero to Singapore

Singapore, 22 April 2014 – Singapore will get a taste of Manchester’s fierce football rivalry when Singtel and Samsung bring megastars of the beautiful game, Rio Ferdinand and Sergio Agüero, to town on May 15 and 16. Rivals on and off the pitch, the world-class footballers will face-off in the Singtel Game On! challenge, a unique two-day contest that aims to celebrate Singapore’s passion for football...

2014
11 Apr 2014

Singtel Group and Samsung to accelerate mobile data growth in emerging markets

Landmark partnership to benefit over â€‹500 million mobile customers across the region Singapore, 11 April 2014 – The Singtel Group and Samsung today unveiled a suite of joint initiatives designed to bring a seamless and richer mobile data experience for customers.  To be progressively launched by entities in the Singtel Group – Singtel in Singapore, Optus in Australia, AIS in Thaila...

2014
09 Apr 2014

Innov8 Sparks to boost start-ups in Asia Pacific region

First of its kind alliance in Asia Pacific to help eligible start-ups expand into new markets Singapore, 9 April 2014 – Start-ups in Asia Pacific will now get more help entering new markets across the region, with the launch of Innov8 Sparks. A first of its kind alliance in the region by the Singtel Group and its regional mobile associates, Innov8 Sparks will provide assistance to eligible start-ups ...

2014
07 Apr 2014

Singtel mio TV expands news offering with News 18 India

Leading English news channel covering all things Indian available at no extra charge Singapore, 7 April, 2014 – Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) today announced the launch of top-rated English news channel, News 18 India (Channel 677) on Singtel mio TV. Created to give global audiences the full picture of what is happening in India, the 24-hour channel will be available to all Desi+ and Kondatta...

2014
07 Apr 2014

Singtel expands data centre in Hong Kong to serve Greater China market

- Tseung Kwan O Data Centre is Singtel’s second in Hong Kong - Singtel’s managed hosting and managed services provide one stop, end-to-end ICT services Singapore, 7 April, 2014 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) is expanding its data hosting capabilities in Hong Kong with the launch of the Singtel EXPAN Tseung Kwan O Data Centre at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park in Sai Kung. T...

2014
04 Apr 2014

Singtel kicks off sales for 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil

- Free to Gold Pack and mio Stadium+ customers recontracting or signing up from today - Discounted one-time price of S$88 to commemorate the start of World Cup sales - Singtel urges early ordering to ensure installation in time   Singapore, 4 April, 2014 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) has kicked off sales for the 2014 FIFA World Cup BrazilTM, offering fans the chance to secure ...

2014
31 Mar 2014

Singtel Touching Lives Fund Raises S$2.75 million for Children and Youths

Nearly S$28 million raised over the last 12 years  Singapore, 31 March 2014 – Singtel’s Comcentre was a hive of activity this Monday as Singtel Touching Lives Fund’s (STLF) beneficiaries were presented with a cheque of S$2.75 million. This brings the total amount the STLF has raised to nearly S$28 million over 12 years.   The funds were raised from a series of activities that was genero...

2014
21 Mar 2014

Singtel Named as a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company by The Ethisphere Institute for 4th Year

Only Singapore and Southeast Asian company included in list  Singapore, 21 March 2014 – Singtel has been recognised by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent centre of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance, as a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company®.  This is the fourth time that Singtel is being honoured with this award, which recognises organisations that conti...

2014
20 Mar 2014

RTL CBS Extreme HD to Launch in Singapore – First in Asia on Singtel mio TV

- New channel featuring extreme and action-packed content with a combination of Action Series, Extreme Sports, World-Famous Illusionists, Shockumentaries and Action Reality Programmes to be available on Singtel mio TV   Singapore, 20 March 2014 – Singtel mio TV and RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network today announced a carriage deal that will bring RTL CBS Extreme HD (Singtel mio TV Channel 335) to Sin...

2014
19 Mar 2014

Singtel enhances enterprise cloud with the launch of Unified Communications-as-a-Service in APAC

 - Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) provides an integrated cloud communications solution to enterprises - Solution available on a monthly ‘per-employee’ subscription basis - Option to implement UCaaS alongside existing communications infrastructure   Singapore, 19 March 2014 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today launched Unified Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS)...

2014
12 Mar 2014

Singtel brings 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil to Singapore

- Free to all new and recontracting Gold Pack and mio Stadium+ customers - A World Cup for everyone with enhanced free-to-air coverage, selected matches free on mobile to all Singaporeans for first time Singapore, 12 March, 2014 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) has inked a deal to bring the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil to all television and mobile screens in Singapore. This will allow t...

2014
11 Mar 2014

Singtel launches Singapore’s first mobile data plans for seniors

A range of free handsets and clinics on smartphone technology   Singapore 11 March 2014 – Singtel today launched the first mobile data plans in Singapore to cater to the needs of customers aged 55 and above. These 4G-enabled plans offer a discount of 20 per cent off the regular monthly subscription of Singtel’s SuperLite and Lite plans, as well as a selection of handsets at no extra charge. Eligib...

2014
07 Mar 2014

Global telcos connect continents via SEA-ME-WE 5 cable system to serve future growth and diversity

Approximately 20,000 km submarine cable system to connect 17 countries by 2016 SEA-ME-WE 5 to offer 24,000 Gbps bandwith capacity Singapore, 7 March 2014 – A group of leading telecommunications companies (telcos) have formed a consortium to build a state-of-the-art undersea South East Asia - Middle East -Western Europe (SEA-ME-WE) 5 cable. Spanning approximately 20,000 km, SEA-ME-WE 5 is designed to conne...

2014
06 Mar 2014

Singtel first in Singapore to offer direct carrier billing for Windows Phone Store purchases

Singapore 6 March 2014 – Singtel Windows Phone users can now enjoy the one-stop convenience of charging their Windows Phone Store purchases directly to their monthly postpaid mobile bill. Singtel is the first mobile operator in Singapore to offer this payment option, which allows customers to make secure purchases of Windows Phone apps and in-app content without the need for a credit card. All transactio...

2014
28 Feb 2014

Top-rated Japanese anime channel ANIPLUS HD launches on Singtel mio TV

  Singapore, 28 February, 2014 – Singtel mio TV will launch anime channel ANIPLUS HD in March. Offering the best in Japanese anime, the channel will feature exclusive series in full HD, with two titles simulcasting along Japan networks every week throughout the year. Targeted at teens and young adults, most content on the channel is first-run and exclusive, and because 90 percent of the programming i...

2014
27 Feb 2014

Kevin Russell to depart Optus, Paul O'Sullivan to assume his duties

Singapore, 27 Feb, 2014 - The Singtel Group wishes to announce that Mr Kevin Russell, CEO Consumer Australia will leave Optus on 31 March 2014. Transition arrangements and recruitment of Mr Russell's replacement are underway. In the interim Mr Paul O’Sullivan, Singtel’s CEO, Group Consumer, will act as Consumer Australia CEO and Country Chief Officer Australia.Mr O’Sullivan said “Kevin joined Optus ...

2014
24 Feb 2014

Singtel, Ericsson and Samsung ring in the future of mobile communications with Voice over 4G/LTE

Singapore and Barcelona 24 February 2014 – Singtel, Asia’s leading communications group, in collaboration with Ericsson and Samsung, is set to unveil a new era of mobile voice communications with the launch of Voice over LTE (VoLTE) services in Singapore in the coming months.  Powered by Ericsson's state-of-the-art VoLTE solution, the service will allow customers to enjoy conversations that are si...

2014
24 Feb 2014

Singtel pushes the boundaries of mobile innovation with LTE-Advanced, LTE Broadcast and Ericsson Radio Dot System

Singapore and Barcelona 24 February 2014 - Singtel, Asia’s leading communications group, will set a new benchmark for mobile services with the launch of a range of groundbreaking 4G/LTE services this year in collaboration with Ericsson. These include: 300Mbps mobile broadband service with LTE-Advanced Improved video streaming with LTE Broadcast technology Enhanced indoor coverage with Ericsson Radio Dot ...

2014
24 Feb 2014

Media Statement: Moody’s Announcement

Singapore, 24 February 2014 –  Singapore Telecommunications Limited refers to the announcement by Moody’s Investors Service regarding Optus. Optus’ credit rating continues to be strong among its peers in the global telecommunications industry. Optus remains financially-disciplined in its approach to investments and is committed to maintaining an investment-grade credit rating. ...

2014
13 Feb 2014

Singtel reports strong Q3 earnings despite adverse currency movements

Net profit increases 6% to S$872 million; up 13% in constant currency terms Singapore and Australia consumer operations achieve strong EBITDA growth Regional mobile associates perform well; deliver earnings and customer growth Group mobile customers cross half billion mark Singapore, 13 February 2014 – Singtel reported a strong third quarter with net profit up 6% to S$872 million despite adverse currenc...

2014
30 Jan 2014

Singtel mio TV to present unprecedented coverage of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games

Deals inked for the Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games & Incheon 17th Asian Games Singapore, 30 January, 2014 – Singtel mio TV today announced that it has acquired broadcast rights to the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, Nanjing 2014 Summer Youth Olympic Games and the Incheon 17th Asian Games 2014. The pay TV provider will present the most comprehensive coverage of The Winter Olympics that ...

2014
27 Jan 2014

Gallop into the Year of the Horse with goodies galore at Singtel

Treats include free mobile calls and SMS, more than 100 Singtel mio TV channel previews, and a chance to win hong pows and hampers  Singapore 27 January 2014 – Singtel is ushering in this Lunar New Year with an abundance of treats for all customers. Postpaid mobile customers can chat to their heart’s content with 48 hours of free incoming and outgoing calls and SMS over the first two days of the L...

2014
27 Jan 2014

Eleven leading Asia Pacific mobile operators from Bridge Alliance form region’s largest M2M alliance

27 January 2014 – Eleven leading Asia Pacific mobile operators today form the region’s largest Machine-to-Machine (M2M) alliance to offer a ‘one-stop-shop’ experience for M2M deployment across the Asia Pacific region. Bridge M2M Alliance is a centre of excellence for M2M services and solutions to attract partnerships and provide customers with an end-to-end M2M regional capability. Bridge M2M Allia...

2014
08 Jan 2014

Singtel launches Singapore’s first prepaid mobile Facebook plan

Singapore 8 January 2014 – Singtel today launched the first prepaid mobile plan in Singapore that enables customers to access Facebook to their heart's content. Available from as little as 50 cents per day, the plan makes it more affordable than ever for prepaid customers to post comments, videos and photos, stay in touch with friends and family, and keep up with what’s going on in the world through the...

2014
02 Jan 2014

Singtel mio TV’s first original production “Are You Hokkien?” hits screens this Lunar New Year

Singapore, 2 January, 2014 – Singtel mio TV ushers in the Lunar New Year with the launch of its first original production for Jia Le Channel HD (Singtel mio TV Channel 502). Are You Hokkien?(你是福建人吗?) brings viewers a special insider look into everything Hokkien in Singapore. “Over 40 percent of Singaporean Chinese are Hokkien, making it the largest dialect group. This series aims to hel...

2014
30 Dec 2015

Warner TV Premieres on Singtel TV

New channel offers latest US entertainment content from Warner Bros Singapore, 30 December 2015 – Singtel TV viewers will now be able to catch the latest and best US series within hours of their US premiere with the launch of Warner TV (HD). Starting 1 January 2016, Warner TV will be available on Channel 306 in high definition. Warner TV (HD) will feature hit action, comedy and drama titles and blockbuste...

2015
09 Dec 2015

Singtel Group and GrabTaxi collaborate to offer customers in Southeast Asia mobile wallet for ride payments

SINGAPORE, 9 December 2015 – The Singtel Group today inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with GrabTaxi to promote the use of the Group’s mobile wallet services on GrabTaxi’s app to mobile customers in the region. Through a group-wide Open Platform, mobile customers of AIS, Globe and Telkomsel will be able to book vehicles using the GrabTaxi app, and pay for rides using their personal mobile...

2015
08 Dec 2015

Socialgiver and OTTO win 2nd Singtel Group-Samsung Regional Mobile App Challenge

Winners gain opportunity to access to over half a billion mobile customers across Singtel’s Group footprint  Indonesia, 8 December 2015 – Chosen from over 700 submissions from Africa, Australia, India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand, Socialgiver was named the grand winner of the 2nd Singtel Group-Samsung Regional Mobile App Challenge. In addition, OTTO was recogni...

2015
08 Dec 2015

Singtel handed two wins at 2015 World Communication Awards

Takes home Best Enterprise Service (Managed Hybrid Network) and Best Mobile Product (Dash) Singapore, 8 December, 2015 - Singtel has earned two wins at the 2015 World Communication Awards (WCA) in London. The awards for Best Enterprise Service and Best Mobile Product were conferred on Singtel for its outstanding Managed Hybrid Network and innovative mobile payments product, Dash. Best Enterprise S...

2015
02 Dec 2015

Singtel and Globe help enterprises in the Philippines fight cybercrime

Globe’s cybersecurity service to be enhanced with Trustwave Managed Security Services Singapore, 2 December, 2015 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Globe Telecom, Inc. (Globe) through its IT Enabled Services Group, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to strengthen Globe’s information security capabilities. The partnership leverages Singtel’s recent acquisition of T...

2015
01 Dec 2015

Six social impact startups take flight after concluding Enabling Change programme

Startups create disruptive innovation to help disabled community SINGAPORE, 1 December 2015 – After five months of incubation and intensive training, six social impact startups are now ready to launch their solutions in the market. Today, more than 20 investors will come together to hear these startups pitch for funding.  One of the six startups is BevEat. Its Founder, Mr Aaron Soon, developed a...

2015
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19 Nov 2015

Singtel wins big at first ASEAN Corporate Governance Awards

Singapore, 19 November 2015 – Singtel won three awards at the inaugural ASEAN Corporate Governance Awards. It was named one of ASEAN’s top 5 and top 50 publicly listed companies that practices exemplary corporate governance and is also recognised as one of the top 3 companies in Singapore.  “Singtel is honoured to be recognised by the ASEAN Corporate Governance Scorecard for our excelle...

2015
18 Nov 2015

Singtel Circle is first benefits programme to offer free unlimited local mobile data

Starting Nov 21, more than half a million customers will enjoy: Free unlimited local mobile data on Sundays Hollywood movie on Singtel TV every weekend Singapore, 18 November, 2015 – Singtel today announced the launch of Singtel Circle, the first customer benefits programme in Singapore to offer free unlimited local mobile data. Exclusive to customers with eligible postpaid mobile, fibre broad...

2015
16 Nov 2015

Tap and Pay with Dash at Singapore’s largest retailer, NTUC FairPrice

Dash customers can now enjoy swift and secure NFC mobile payments at over 200 retail stores  Singapore, 16 November, 2015 – Starting tomorrow, Dash customers will be able to make payments with Singtel’s award-winning mobile payment app at over 200 NTUC FairPrice (FairPrice) retail outlets, comprising FairPrice supermarkets, FairPrice Xtra hypermarkets and standalone Cheers outlets.  Ms Gan Sio...

2015
12 Nov 2015

Singtel posts strong Q2 operating results

  Net profit stable at S$1.03 billion; up 3% in constant currency terms Operating revenue down 3% to S$4.18 billion; up 5% in constant currency terms Strong mobile data revenue growth seen across core business and regional associates Interim dividend maintained at 6.8 cents per share Singapore, 12 November 2015 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) delivered strong operating results acro...

2015
10 Nov 2015

Singtel TV secures Barclays Premier League broadcast rights for another three seasons

 Singapore, 10 November, 2015 - Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) has secured the broadcast rights to all Barclays Premier League matches for the next three seasons commencing August 2016. Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Singapore, Singtel said, "We are delighted to bring the Barclays Premier League to Singaporeans for another three seasons. Singtel TV fans can be assured ...

2015
03 Nov 2015

Mega carnival to promote culture of inclusiveness and support for students with special needs

All Special Education schools invited for the first time in biggest turnout of over 800 students with special needs  SINGAPORE, 3 November 2015 – Over 800 students from Special Education (SPED) schools across the island attended a mega carnival in Expo today, put together for them by over 1,000 volunteers from Singtel.  In its third-year running, the annual event is organised by Singtel staff ...

2015
29 Oct 2015

Singtel and partners launch SME Week to drive business to SMEs

More than 1,700 SMEs participating in inaugural campaign so far More than 1.1 million reached through social media Singapore, 29 October, 2015 – Having gained steady momentum since its launch in August 2015, the 99%SME campaign moved into phase two today with the inauguration of a four day, nationwide, SME Week, to drum up more affection and business for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).   Th...

2015
16 Oct 2015

Singtel wins board diversity award for the fourth time at 16th SIAS Investors’ Choice Awards 2015

Singapore, 16 October 2015 – Singtel won the prestigious Board Diversity Award at the 16th SIAS Investors’ Choice Awards 2015 held this evening. Singtel was also inducted into the Hall of Fame for the Internal Audit Excellence Award.The Board Diversity Award recognises Singtel’s efforts in promoting diversity of its board of directors – its makeup by experience, gender, nationality and independence ...

2015
15 Oct 2015

Singtel Wins Double: Frost & Sullivan’s 2015 Singapore Mobile Service Provider and Singapore Telecom Service Provider of the Year

Singapore, 15 October, 2015 – Singtel has scored a double win – Frost & Sullivan’s 2015 Singapore Mobile Service Provider and Telecom Service Provider of the Year awards. The wins are a recognition of the comprehensive services that have helped to keep Singtel in pole position in Singapore’s telecom industry.    Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, Singtel’s CEO of Consumer Singapore said, “We are ...

2015
10 Oct 2015

Singtel celebrates opening of Coney Island Park

Plants 100 trees and contributes S$150,000 to help the public learn more about plants in coastal habitats  SINGAPORE, 10 October 2015 – 120 Singtel staff volunteers marked the official opening of Coney Island Park by planting 100 trees on the island this morning.  In addition, Singtel also contributed S$150,000 towards tree planting as well as accompanying educational panels, which are designe...

2015
09 Oct 2015

Singtel Accelerator Challenge names two winners

Winning start-ups to compete at regional challenge in Jakarta  SINGAPORE, 9 October 2015 – Two start-ups have been named winners of the Singtel Accelerator Challenge, which aims to identify innovative start-ups in Singapore and accelerate their development. Apart from winning a cash prize of S$20,000 each, these winners will now have the chance to compete in the regional Singtel Group-Samsung Region...

2015
08 Oct 2015

Singtel enhances hosting capabilities with $400 million data centre

New facility to meet growing demand for co-location and cloud services High power density cater to customers’ future growth Managed ICT and cyber security capabilities under one roof  Singapore, 8 October 2015 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) is making its biggest data centre investment in Singapore to date with a new S$400 million, Tier 3-Plus data centre in Jurong to meet growing...

2015
06 Oct 2015

Singtel and CSA to enhance Singapore’s cyber security ecosystem

Singapore, 6 October, 2015 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (CSA) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop and strengthen Singapore’s cyber security capabilities.  Under the MOU, Singtel and CSA will cooperate in three areas:  i. Build up local capabilities and deliver advanced cyber security services and;  i...

2015
02 Oct 2015

Dash enters e-commerce space with leading online retailer

Singapore, 2 October, 2015 – Singtel today announced that its award-winning mobile payment app, Dash, has expanded its extensive merchant list to include leading online retailer, Lazada.SG by partnering with helloPay, the fintech platform of Lazada Group.  “Dash has the largest mobile payment merchant network in Singapore today. We are proud to partner helloPay and Lazada.SG, for our first foray in...

2015
25 Sep 2015

Singtel to suspend outdoor operations due to haze situation

Singapore, 25 September 2015 -- Singtel will be reprioritising its field work services for all outdoor operations, including home/office installations and maintenance, due to the worsening haze situation in Singapore.Singtel will continue to provide critical services to support communication for the public, government agencies and businesses. Frontline services, including Singtel shops and customer care cen...

2015
21 Sep 2015

Singtel to offer iPhone 6s & iPhone 6s Plus in Singapore beginning Friday, September 25

Singapore, 21 September, 2015 – Singtel today announced it will offer iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the most advanced iPhones ever, beginning Friday, September 25. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will be available starting at $0 on the 24-month Combo 12 plan. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will also be available. For additional pricing details, please visit: iphone.singtel.com. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus ...

2015
18 Sep 2015

Singtel offers SIM Only plan that is data-centric, contract-free and fully customisable

Starting at $20 for 5GB of data, free incoming calls and free incoming SMSCustomers can add on more data, talktime and SMS/MMS anytimeSingapore, 18 September, 2015 – Singtel has come up with a mobile SIM Only plan of its kind that is data-centric, contract-free and fully customisable. The basic plan is a $20 Starter Pack which includes 5GB of data (3GB local mobile data and 2GB Singtel Premium WiFi) ...

2015
09 Sep 2015

Singtel, Orange, Deutsche Telekom and Telefonica to bridge start-up ecosystems across Southeast Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East

9 September 2015 – The start-up innovation arms of Singtel (Singtel Innov8), Orange (Orange Fab), Deutsche Telekom (hub:raum) and Telefónica (Telefónica Open Future) have joined forces to bridge the start-up ecosystems across Southeast Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.  The partnership aims at catalysing the growth of eligible start-ups and launching them beyond their respec...

2015
01 Sep 2015

Singtel completes acquisition of Trustwave; Strengthens global managed security capabilities

Singapore, 1 September, 2015 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today completed the acquisition of Trustwave, a leading specialist in managed security services. The acquisition will expand Singtel’s line-up of cloud-based solutions and build on its vision to be a global managed security services provider.  Mr Bill Chang, Chief Executive Officer, Singtel Group Enterprise, said, “Sin...

2015
31 Aug 2015

Media Statement: Singtel to double paternity leave to two weeks; Supports raising re-employment age to 67 years

31 August 2015 – Singtel and NCS staff can now benefit from up to two weeks of paid paternity leave.  The move to double paternity leave is a response to recent government calls to introduce additional paternity leave for working fathers of new born Singaporean children.  “Singtel has always been pro-family and we are pleased to deepen our commitment by including the enhanced paternity schem...

2015
28 Aug 2015

Singtel raises record S$1 million at charity golf event

Six beneficiaries from Singtel Touching Lives Fund to benefit from donations SINGAPORE, 28 August 2015 – Singtel’s charity golf event raised a record breaking S$1 million for the beneficiaries of the Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF). Held at the Sentosa Golf Club today, the event drew strong support from business partners and associates who contributed generously to the fundraising effort.  Mr ...

2015
18 Aug 2015

Singtel recognised as Singapore’s most well-governed and transparent company

Singapore, 18 August 2015 – Singtel has been named Singapore’s most well-governed and transparent company in the 2015 Governance and Transparency Index (GTI), released today (18 August). Singtel tops a total of 639 SGX-listed companies on the annual index jointly published by CPA Australia and the NUS Business School's Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations.  Singtel was lauded fo...

2015
13 Aug 2015

Singtel delivers strong first quarter earnings amid currency headwinds and keen competition

Net profit up 13% to S$942 million; up 16% in constant currencyOperating revenue up 2% to S$4.21 billion; up 8% in constant currencyStrong growth from core business and associatesGroup mobile customers at 565 million; up 8% from a year ago Singapore, 13 August 2015 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) reported a strong first quarter with net profit up 13% to S$942 million. In constant currenc...

2015
06 Aug 2015

Singtel to launch first nationwide campaign to drive business to SMEs

Singapore, 6 August, 2015 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today annnounced the first ever nationwide campaign to rally support for small and medium enterprises’ (SMEs) with a call to consumers to use products and services offered by SMEs.  The 99%SME campaign will run from 29 October to 1 November 2015 with the support of co-founder DBS, official media partner MediaCorp, SPRING Si...

2015
05 Aug 2015

Singtel TV and Discovery Network Asia-Pacific seal deal for Eurosport channels

Fans to continue enjoying ‘live’ coverage of the UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League, all four tennis Grand Slams and a buffet of great sports content on Singtel TV Channels available to existing mio Sports customers at no additional charge, free preview for all Singtel TV set-top box subscribers till 10 September Singapore, 5 August, 2015 – Singtel has finalised a deal with Disco...

2015
03 Aug 2015

Singtel enables donations via mobile payment app Dash

Singapore, 3 August, 2015 – Members of the public can now donate to Community Chest, direct from their mobile phones with Dash, Singtel’s award winning mobile wallet app. “Singtel is a long-standing partner of Community Chest. We are proud to strengthen our partnership with Community Chest with Dash as one of its donation channels,” said Gan Siok Hoon, VP, mCommerce, Consumer Singapore, Singtel, ...

2015
28 Jul 2015

Singtel customers to receive an additional boost to their 4G mobile surfing experience

  Customers to enjoy better indoor mobile reception in more areas Singtel Premium WiFi to be deployed at 123 McDonald’s outlets Singapore, 28 July, 2015 – Singtel customers will enjoy a boost to their mobile connectivity as the telco embarks on major upgrades to its 4G and WiFi networks. From today, Singtel will be the first telco in Southeast Asia to offer a tri-band 4G network with LTE-900 on...

2015
23 Jul 2015

Singtel TV kicks off two great new sports channels

Free preview for all customers till 23 August Singapore, 23 July, 2015 – Sports fans can look forward to two more sports channels on Singtel TV from tomorrow, offering customers access to even more of the hottest sporting action from around the world.  ELEVEN is a channel dedicated to the best in football action, offering extensive live HD coverage of the top European leagues and cup competitio...

2015
15 Jul 2015

Singtel customers to enjoy free unlimited mobile data and a slew of freebies during the Jubilee Weekend

Singapore, 15 July, 2015 – To celebrate Singapore’s 50th birthday, Singtel will offer customers a slew of free services ranging from free mobile data, to extra value on prepaid top-ups and free Singtel TV content over the extended four-day National Day weekend.   “Singtel is proud to celebrate Singapore’s Golden Jubilee with our customers. To thank them for their support, we have prep...

2015
01 Jul 2015

Singtel TV customers to enjoy 18 more channels of great entertainment

 Discovery’s entire suite of eight channels now available on Singtel TV, with seven channels in full HD for the first time in SingaporeA buffet of quality lifestyle, entertainment programming, movies and musicMost channels available for free preview to all Singtel TV customersSingapore, 1 July, 2015 – Singtel TV today announced the addition of 18 more channels to its lineup.  This includes sev...

2015
24 Jun 2015

Singtel Group prices US$500 million 10-year notes at 3.25%

2.5 times oversubscribed Singapore, 24 June 2015 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Singtel Group Treasury Pte. Ltd. (SGT), priced US$500 million of 10 year notes (Notes) on 23 June 2015, guaranteed by Singtel. The issue of Notes was met with strong demand from a wide range of high quality investors. The order book closed after receiving in...

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23 Jun 2015

Award-winning mobile money service, Dash, celebrates its first birthday with new features and exclusive treats for customers

Singapore, 23 June, 2015 – Singtel and Standard Chartered Bank’s award-winning mobile money service, Dash, celebrates its first birthday with the addition of Dash Pay to its suite of mobile money solutions.Dash Pay is a basic mobile wallet that allows customers to pay businesses securely regardless of the customers’ telco or banking relationship. Ms Gan Siok Hoon, VP, mCommerce, Consumer Singapore, Si...

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17 Jun 2015

Singtel TV celebrates Hari Raya in style with the best in Malay entertainment

Singapore, 17 June, 2015 – Singtel TV is celebrating Hari Raya in style this year, with exclusive celebrity clothing lines and a stellar line up of celebrity appearances to support a worthy cause. Coupled with Singtel TV’s inaugural, star-studded Ramadan and Hari Raya gathering, our Malay customers will have much to celebrate. To kickstart the celebrations, Singtel TV is setting up a booth at Geylang Se...

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15 Jun 2015

Singtel contributes S$20 million to the National Gallery Singapore

Inaugural show at Singtel Special Exhibition Gallery to premiere in April 2016  SINGAPORE, 15 June 2015 – Singtel will support the National Gallery Singapore in presenting internationally renowned artworks alongside significant Southeast Asian art with a S$20 million contribution to the Gallery.  In acknowledging the generous gift from Singtel, the special exhibition galleries located on the t...

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15 Jun 2015

Singapore to Cease 2G Services from April 2017

SINGAPORE, 15 June, 2015 – M1, Singtel and StarHub will cease the provision of all 2G services in Singapore with effect from 1 April, 2017. This will apply to 2G voice, messaging and data services. Mobile networks have evolved since the launch of 2G service in 1994, and Singapore’s extensive modern 3G and 4G mobile networks has led to high smartphone ownership and usage rates. To cater for consumers’ ...

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05 Jun 2015

Singtel launches software-defined service to simplify enterprise network management

Singapore, 5 June 2015 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced a partnership with Viptela Inc. (Viptela) to launch SingTel ConnectPlus Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) service. This cloud-based solution helps enterprises in Asia Pacific, Australia, Europe and the US simplify the management of their networks. As more enterprises migrate their applications to the cloud, t...

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05 Jun 2015

Mobile Performance: Key considerations of Connectivity, Speed and Coverage

Singtel offers widest 4G Mobile Coverage and fastest download speeds  Singapore, 5 June 2015 - In view of the IDA’s pilot MyConnection SG study, Singtel recognises this to be an important on-going report that warrants a better understanding of the significance of the findings. Please find herein background to the key considerations of Connectivity, Speed and Coverage.  Connectivity This refer...

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19 May 2015

Singtel first in Singapore to launch Next Generation GPON pilot service for residential customers

Technology will allow fibre customers to enjoy 10Gbps connectionsSingapore, 19 May, 2015 -- Singtel today announced that it will be soon be deploying Next Generation GPON (Gigabit Passive Optical Network) on its Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) network. The service will be offered to a selected group of customers during the pilot phase that will begin in the next quarter. Singtel plans to make the service available...

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14 May 2015

Singtel delivers strong Q4 and full year earnings; proposes increased dividends

 Quarter ended 31 March 2015 Operating revenue up 5% to S$4.34 billion; up 9% in constant currency Regional mobile associates pre-tax earnings grow 12%; up 8% in constant currency Net profit up 5% to S$939 million; up 5% in constant currency    Financial year ended 31 March 2015 Net profit increases 4% to S$3.78 billion; up 6% in constant currency Strong free cash flow; up 9% to S$3.55 bi...

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06 May 2015

Singtel Touching Lives Fund raises a record S$3 million for its beneficiaries

Singtel Touching Lives Fund raises a record S$3 million for its beneficiaries  SINGAPORE, 6 May 2015 – Beneficiaries from the Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF) were presented with a cheque of S$3 million today – a record sum raised since the STLF was set up in 2002. This brings the total amount raised by Singtel to help children and young people with special needs in Singapore to over S$30 million...

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04 May 2015

Singtel extends “Roam Like Home” data roaming plans to Australia

Roamers to enjoy seamless access and peace of mind with affordable rates from Singtel’s DataRoam Saver Australia (Monthly) 1 GB plan Singapore, 4 May, 2015 – Singtel today announced the launch of its “Roam Like Home” DataRoam Saver Australia (Monthly) 1 GB plan. The plan is offered at a promotional price of $10 for the first 1 GB of bundled data, with subsequent usage being charged at $0.10 per MB. ...

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29 Apr 2015

Singtel cheers for Team Singapore, and the extraordinary people behind SEA Games 2015

  Be inspired by the stories behind our athletes’ aspirations  Enjoy 24/7 live coverage of the games, at home and on the go  Cheer for Team Singapore with technology that will aggregate unique insights  Singapore, 29 April, 2015 – Singtel is on a mission to get everyone rallying behind Team Singapore at the coming SEA Games. Singtel had earlier announced its commitment as the ...

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28 Apr 2015

Singtel TV launches MNC Drama channel in Singapore

Indonesia’s premier sinetron channel brings a “Full Day of Drama” to Singtel TV customers Free preview for all Singtel TV subscribers from 27 April to 25 May 2015 Singapore, 28 April, 2015 -- Singtel today announced the launch of Indonesia’s premier sinetron channel, MNC Drama, on Singtel TV. Making its Singapore debut on Singtel TV Channel 618, MNC Drama promises marathons of epic Indonesian mel...

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22 Apr 2015

Singtel receives approval for ASX delisting

Singapore, 22 April, 2015 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) is pleased to announce that it has received approval from ASX Limited (ASX) to remove its listed securities, in the form of CHESS Depositary Interests (CDIs), from the official list of ASX. Dates for the delisting process The timetable for the removal of Singtel from the official list of the ASX is confirmed as follows: Date&...

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21 Apr 2015

Exclusive giveaway for Singtel Prepaid Mobile customers: Limited edition Hello Kitty plush toys

Hello Kitty plush toys free to customers who purchase or top up a Singtel Prepaid Mobile Card Singapore, 21 April, 2015 – Hello Kitty fans, rejoice. From now till 3 May or while stocks last, Singtel is giving away limited edition Hello Kitty plush toys to Singtel Prepaid Mobile customers who purchase or top up their credit. With Singtel Prepaid Mobile’s self-service channels hi!Account, My Singtel ...

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21 Apr 2015

Delisting of Singtel shares from ASX

Low number of Singtel CHESS Depositary Interests (CDIs) held on ASX Low trading volume, liquidity and market demand for Singtel CDIs Singtel shares continue to be listed and traded on the Singapore Exchange (SGX) Multiple options for CDI holders to maintain exposure to Singtel via SGX-listed shares or realise cash for their CDIs Delisting subject to formal approval from ASX; all other regulatory and govern...

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10 Apr 2015

Singtel sharpens digital strategy and expands Group’s leadership team

Singapore, 10 April 2015 – Singtel today announced it is sharpening its digital business strategy to accelerate its transformation for growth and competitiveness. It also announced changes to the Group’s senior leadership team. Greater focus on three digital life businesses Group Digital Life was set up in 2012 to drive Singtel’s efforts to capture opportunities in the digital world. Following a recen...

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10 Apr 2015

Singtel launches Wavee, an all-in-one next generation communications app

High-quality voice and video calls; seamless calls and messaging Free for anyone to download and use worldwide Local data charges for Wavee usage on Singtel lines waived for three months Singapore, 10 April, 2015 -- Singtel today announced the launch of Wavee, a next-generation IP-based communications app that allows users to make high-quality voice and video calls, and send instant messages. Singtel is t...

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08 Apr 2015

Singtel acquires Trustwave and strengthens its global cyber security capabilities

Singapore, 8 April, 2015 – Singtel today signed an agreement to acquire a 98% equity interest in US-based Trustwave, a leading specialist in managed security services. Trustwave Chairman and CEO, Robert J McCullen, will hold the balance 2% equity interest. Trustwave is the largest independent managed security services provider in North America with presence in Europe and Asia Pacific. It has a broad portf...

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31 Mar 2015

Singtel to launch the Samsung Galaxy S6 4G+ and Samsung Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ on 11 April

Singtel customers to enjoy superior indoor coverage islandwide  Singapore, 31 March, 2015 -- The much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S6 4G+ and Samsung Galaxy S6 edge 4G+ will hit Singtel stores islandwide on Saturday, 11 April.  Both handsets are equipped to take advantage of Singtel’s extensive and robust 4G+ coverage. Over 150 high-traffic buildings and MRT tunnels are equipped with this technolo...

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03 Mar 2015

Singtel partners Ericsson and Samsung to boost LTE speeds beyond 300 Mbps

-Singtel to leverage Ericsson’s LTE-Advanced technology to deliver faster speeds over Samsung Galaxy devices   -Consumers to enjoy faster mobile web browsing and downloading of applications, music and video     SINGAPORE, 3 March 2015 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), the provider of Singapore’s fastest 4G mobile service, will soon deliver speeds beyond 300 Mbp...

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02 Mar 2015

Singtel to enhance customer experience in trial of Ericsson LTE broadcast and Wi-Fi calling

 -Singtel to trial live LTE broadcast at upcoming SEA Games in partnership with Ericsson  -Ericsson and Singtel will undertake Singapore’s first voice over Wi-Fi calling trial to extend the benefits of Voice over LTE SINGAPORE, 2 March 2015 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) has partnered Ericsson to trial LTE (Long-Term Evolution) Broadcast and voice over Wi-Fi calling, to lif...

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25 Feb 2015

Singtel and FireEye launch first joint Advanced Security Operations Centre in APAC to help enterprises counter sophisticated cyber attacks

Latest technology, expertise and intelligence to counter rising attacks in region 29% of customers in Southeast Asia targeted by advanced attacks in the second half of 2014 SINGAPORE, 25 February 2015 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and FireEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: FEYE) today launched their first joint Advanced Security Operations Centre (ASOC). The new ASOC combines FireEye’s leading securi...

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17 Feb 2015

Singtel TV launches three new channels

Adds TV app for stock market watchers  Singapore, 17 February, 2015 -- Singtel TV will be adding three new channels to its line-up on 23 February, as well as a TV app that allows customers to track ‘live’ securities prices, follow historical price movements and customise a watch-list for easy future access. The new channels - AMC, CNBC, and HITS - will be available for free preview to customers for...

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12 Feb 2015

Singtel reports robust Q3 earnings growth

Net profit grows strongly; up 11% to S$970 million; up 12% in constant currency  Underlying profit up 7%; increases 8% in constant currency Successfully captures growth in mobile data services across Singapore, Australia and the regional markets Continued momentum in Australia and Singapore with mobile customer and revenue growth Operating revenue up 4% to S$4.43 billion; up 7% in constant currency&nb...

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09 Feb 2015

Eat-lections 2015 winners crowned by the public

Winning restaurant hosts Learning Journey for APSN Tanglin School students  Singapore, 9 February 2015 – Foodies of Singapore have voted! After three weeks of intense competition in the Eat-lections, 26 food and beverage (F&B) establishments have been crowned by the public, in HungryGoWhere’s first-ever awards.  Over 40,000 votes were casted for Singapore’s favourite restaurants, hawkers...

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30 Jan 2015

Singtel, Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros. Entertainment establish start-up to offer OTT video to Asia

HOOQ to offer over 10,000 blockbuster movies and TV series at affordable prices                                                                                    Singapore, 30 January 2015 – Singte...

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28 Jan 2015

Newly rebranded Singtel TV adds six great new channels

Singapore, 28 January, 2015 – Singtel today announced the launch of six channels on the newly rebranded Singtel TV, which was formerly known as SingTel mio TV. DIVA HD, E! Entertainment Television HD, HELLO! JAPAN, NHK World TV, NHK World Premium, and Toonami HD will make their appearance on the Singtel TV platform starting 30 January.  “We are pleased to welcome our first Japanese entertainment ch...

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27 Jan 2015

Singtel explores the future of 5G

Signs MOU with Ericsson to test technologies for future standardisation  Singapore, 27 January, 2015 -- Singtel today reinforced its commitment to bringing transformative 5G services to its customers and supporting Singapore’s vision of becoming a Smart Nation.  Singtel, as a member of the Next Generation Mobile Network (NGMN) Alliance, is championing the finalisation of the NGMN 5G white paper ...

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21 Jan 2015

Singtel embarks on new brand promise to “make everyday better” for customers

Customers to enjoy seamless and effortless experiences in everything they do Singapore, 21 January 2015 – Singtel today launched a new brand identity, the first in 16 years, with a promise – Let’s make everyday better.  This reflects a new phase in Singtel’s transformation journey to grow beyond traditional telecommunications into multimedia and ICT services. The new Singtel aims to celebrate c...

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16 Jan 2015

HungryGoWhere campaigns for voters in inaugural Eat-lections

  Singapore, 16 January 2015 – A HungryGoWhere truck made its rounds in popular food haunts such as Maxwell Food Centre and Smith Street today, to garner votes for the inaugural HungryGoWhere Awards: Eat-lections 2015. Campaigners chanted to draw the public’s attention, rallying them to cast their votes for their favourite food and beverage (F&B) establishments.  Eat-lections 2015 – Sing...

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14 Jan 2015

HungryGoWhere launches inaugural Eat-lections

Voters wanted for Singapore’s biggest people’s food choice awards  Singapore, 14 January 2015 – HungryGoWhere, Singapore’s best known online destination for all things food-related, is calling on foodies to cast their votes for their favourite food and beverage (F&B) establishments in its inaugural Eat-lections. Voting is open to everyone from now till 4 February.  Eat-lections – Sin...

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06 Jan 2015

Singtel first to offer diploma scholarships in support of SkillsFuture

Partners Singapore Polytechnic & Republic Polytechnic to nurture young talent  Singapore, 6 January 2015 – Singtel today introduced a diploma scholarship programme in support of SkillsFuture, a national initiative that will help Singapore through its next phase of growth with an integrated system of education, training and career progression for all Singaporeans.  The first corporate program...

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22 Nov 2016

Indonesia's "Rotasi" is the Grand Winner of "The 5-Min Video Challenge" as Singtel Group makes big content push

Singapore, 22 November 2016 – Indonesia’s “Rotasi” directed by Mr Destian Rendra is the Grand Winner of the inaugural “The 5-Min Video Challenge” organised by the Singtel Group. “Rotasi” (Rotates) beat 11 other entries from Australia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Tanzania to take home the first prize at the Regional Finals award ceremony held at Grand Hyatt Singapore l...

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26 Oct 2016

Singtel wins top award at inaugural Singapore Apex Corporate Sustainability Awards

Company recognised as leader in adopting a sustainable business approach SINGAPORE, 26 October 2016 – Singtel today was recognised with the top award at the inaugural Singapore Corporate Sustainability Awards, with an Apex Honour Roll in the Sustainable Business Category. The Apex Honour Roll is the highest recognition given to the top winner of the category. Ms Chua Sock Koong, Singtel Group CEO said, ...

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13 Oct 2016

Singtel and Akamai strengthen alliance to boost web security capabilities

Singtel is the first telco provider globally to have its Advanced Security Operations Centre staff trained and certified to deliver Akamai’s managed security services                                         &...

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12 Oct 2016

Singtel introduces cyber wellness toolkit for special needs students

Singapore, 12 October 2016 – Singtel today introduced a customised programme for special needs students to help them become more digitally savvy. The Singtel Cyber Wellness Toolkit aims to educate special needs students on the importance of developing safe online habits and identifying imminent dangers of the internet world. Latest statistics[1] show that almost 8 in 10 children have used the Internet, wi...

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11 Oct 2016

Singtel Future Makers names seven winning Singapore social impact start-ups

Singapore, 11 October 2016 – Following a pitch battle involving 12 outstanding finalists chosen from a pool of over 70 applicants, Singtel has today announced seven winning Singapore social impact start-ups from its inaugural Singtel Future Makers programme. Each recipient will receive cash funding of up to S$20,000. Over the next six months, they will also benefit from access to business workshops, mento...

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10 Oct 2016

DBS and Singtel launch SME Week to drive business to SMEs

Corporates and consumers can look forward to close to 900 offers Singapore, 10 October, 2016 – DBS and Singtel today announced the launch of the second edition of SME Week from 14-23 October 2016, as part of the 99%SME campaign. Consumers across Singapore are encouraged to buy from SMEs during the 10-day period to show their support for these home-grown businesses. The campaign, which is in its second yea...

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28 Sep 2016

Singtel completes one of the first installations of Inmarsat's Fleet Xpress in Asia with "K" Line Ship

Singapore, 28 September 2016 - Singtel announced today that it has completed one of Asia’s first commercial installations of Fleet Xpress, a maritime-focused, secure high-speed broadband service from Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services. The installation was recently completed on “K” Line Ship Management Singapore’s (“K” Line) 9,600-twenty foot equiva...

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23 Sep 2016

Palo Alto Networks and Singtel team up to help organisations prevent cyber breaches in Asia Pacific with new managed security service

New Singtel advanced threat prevention service to be initiated in Singtel’s Advanced Security Operation Centre in Singapore   Singapore, 23 September, 2016: Palo Alto Networks® (NYSE: PANW), the next-generation security company, and Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (Singtel) today announced availability of the Singtel Managed Advanced Threat Prevention (ATP), a unique managed security service that ...

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16 Sep 2016

Singtel mobile customers to enjoy triple the mobile data with DataX3

Customers will also be first in Singapore to experience WiFi Calling  Singapore, 16 September, 2016 – Singtel debuted its new mobile data add-on, DataX3, at its exclusive iPhone 7 launch event at Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, today. With DataX3, customers will enjoy triple the mobile data allowance on their plans, for just S$9.90 a month. Available to Singtel Combo Plan (Combo 2 and above) cust...

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13 Sep 2016

Singtel Innov8 announce second installment of Innov8 Connect, following the success of its first worldwide call to start-ups

Singapore, 13 September, 2016 – Singtel Innov8 announced the second installment of its Innov8 Connect programme that brings start-ups and Singtel Group members together to create innovative solutions for real world business challenges. On the programme’s importance for innovating with start-ups, Mr Tay Soo Meng, Group Chief Technology Officer at Singtel said, “Innov8 Connect started as a win-win ...

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07 Sep 2016

Singtel Fibre Broadband customers to get unlimited data usage at over 900 Singtel WiFi hotspots islandwide

Singtel first in Singapore to offer free out-of-home WiFi to broadband customers Singapore, 7 September, 2016 – Singtel has announced that following the popularity of Singtel WiFi with Singtel mobile customers, it will extend Singtel WiFi access to its broadband customers. From today, all new and existing Singtel Fibre Broadband customers will enjoy complimentary and unlimited data usage at over 900 ...

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29 Aug 2016

Top executives tee off at annual Singtel Charity Golf

Event dedicated to the late Mr S R Nathan, and funds raised to help children and youth with special needs realise their dreams  SINGAPORE, 29 August 2016 – In support of the 15th anniversary of the Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF), 68 of Singtel’s business partners and associates from around the region teed off at Tanah Merah Golf Course today at its marquee event – the Singtel Charity Golf. A ...

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18 Aug 2016

Singtel to acquire shares in Intouch Holdings and Bharti Telecom from Temasek

Acquisitions will increase Singtel’s economic interests in AIS and Airtel Singapore, 18 August 2016 – Singtel today entered into conditional share purchase agreements with Temasek to acquire 21% of Intouch Holdings Public Company Limited (Intouch) and 7.39% of Bharti Telecom Limited (Bharti Telecom) for a total consideration of S$2.47 billion. The acquisitions will be settled fully in cash. This transac...

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11 Aug 2016

Strong Q1 for Singtel with solid contributions from associates and resilient core business

Quarter ended 30 June 2016 ·         Mobile data and cyber security services are key growth drivers  ·         Regional mobile associates’ post-tax earnings up 19% ·         Underlying net profit up 7% for the quarter, up 9% in constant currency terms  · &nbs...

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10 Aug 2016

Singapore leg of Singtel Group's "The 5-Min Video Challenge" to get award-winning panel of judges

Singapore, 10 August, 2016 – The five-member judging panel of the Singapore leg of Singtel Group’s “The 5-Min Video Challenge” boasts award-winning Singaporean directors – Cultural Medallion recipient, Mr Eric Khoo, respected filmmaker Mr K. Rajagopal and renowned creative, Mr Brian Gothong Tan, as well as Singtel representatives, Mr Goh Seow Eng, Managing Director of Home and Ms Lian Pek, Vice Pr...

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05 Aug 2016

Singtel champions inclusivity to mark SG51

Singapore, 5 August, 2016 – Singtel is championing inclusivity to mark this year’s National Day by paying tribute to four staff who have, in their personal capacities, walked the talk on promoting a more inclusive Singapore.  The four individuals featured in Singtel’s integrated communications campaign in the lead up to National Day are: Dipa Swaminathan, Singtel’s Assistant General Counsel who...

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04 Aug 2016

Singtel TV expands Asian entertainment line-up with Now Jelli

Singapore, 4 August, 2016 – Singtel TV viewers can look forward to even more exciting Asian entertainment with the launch of Now Jelli (HD) on Singtel TV Channel 512 on 5 August 2016. Available only on Singtel TV, Now Jelli (HD) is a Chinese-language entertainment channel jointly operated by Now TV and Jiangsu Broadcasting Corporation. The channel brings together the best Chinese entertainment programmes ...

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04 Aug 2016

Singtel Group drives content strategy with international video competition

The 5-Min Video Challenge will be held in the Group’s regional markets Singapore, 4 August, 2016 – The Singtel Group has launched ‘The 5-Min Video Challenge’ as part of efforts to drive content innovation in all its markets. The competition is a joint initiative by associates within the Group, comprising Singtel, Optus, AIS, Airtel, Globe and Telkomsel. Winning content will be distributed and made a...

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03 Aug 2016

Singtel unveils vision to accelerate hybrid cloud adoption for enterprises in APAC

Singapore, 3 August, 2016 – Singtel today unveiled its vision to help enterprises in the region to rapidly execute their digital strategies by offering a comprehensive suite of hybrid cloud solutions.  This suite of new services includes the Data Center and Cloud Connect Service (DC Connect), a first-of-its-kind software-defined network service to be rolled out in Singapore, which allows firms to eas...

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03 Aug 2016

Singtel tops Singapore Governance and Transparency Index for second year running

Singapore, 3 August, 2016 – Singtel has been named Singapore’s most well-governed and transparent company in the Singapore Governance and Transparency Index (SGTI) 2016 released today by CPA Australia, NUS Business School's Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations and the Singapore Institute of Directors. Singtel topped a total of 631 SGX-listed companies on the annual index for the second ...

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02 Aug 2016

Journey to 5G: Singtel and Ericsson first to showcase 5G in Southeast Asia

Demonstrates world’s first end-to-end low latency live video streaming over 5G testbed Singapore, 2 August, 2016 - Singtel and Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) have joined forces in Singapore to bring 5G innovation to Southeast Asia for the first time with a live demonstration of the potential of 5G. The “Making 5G Innovation A Reality” demonstration features Ericsson’s 5G Radio Prototypes to showcase some of...

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27 Jul 2016

Singtel Newsstand offers leading news publications and data-waived usage

Singapore, 27 July, 2016 – Singtel today launched Singtel Newsstand, an innovative service that offers digital subscriptions to a wide range of leading international and local newspapers and magazines with attractive discounts of up to 20% off regular rates. Singtel postpaid mobile users will be able to enjoy access to the world’s best news, business and lifestyle coverage and analysis, as well as podca...

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14 Jun 2016

Singtel and Airtel announce a strategic alliance to provide seamless high speed data connectivity to global enterprises under one network

New combined network is among the largest global IP VPNs offering seamless data connectivity to over 300 cities across the world Multinational corporations can leverage new network to manage their global operations using high bandwidth applications Singapore, New Delhi, 14 June, 2016 –  Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) and Bharti Airtel Limited (Airtel) have joined hands to deliver high...

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09 Jun 2016

Singtel keeps Premier League rates unchanged for Value and Gold Pack customers

Singapore, 9 June, 2016 – Singtel TV today announced its packages for the upcoming season of the Premier League. Football fans will be able to catch the next season of the Premier League with no change to their prevailing subscription rates for their Value packs. This also applies to Gold Pack customers. The prevailing subscription rate[1] also holds for the mio Stadium+ pack, which is also available to c...

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12 May 2016

Singtel delivers strong earnings with resilient core business and higher contributions from associates

Quarter ended 31 Mar 2016 Mobile data, cloud and cyber security services and digital marketing drive growth Net profit stable at S$946 million; up 4% in constant currency terms Operating revenue, impacted by Australia mobile termination rates decline, fell 6% to S$4.09 billion; down 3% in constant currency terms Financial year ended 31 Mar 2016 Full-year net profit up 2% to S$3.87 billion; up 6% in const...

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31 Mar 2016

Singtel, SubPartners and Telstra team up for new Perth to Singapore submarine cable link

Singapore, 31 March 2016 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel), SubPartners, and Telstra jointly announced today that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to build a new international submarine cable, APX-West, connecting Perth and Singapore. The new APX-West submarine cable is expected to begin construction by the end of July 2016 and is scheduled to be completed in 2018....

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29 Mar 2016

Singtel expands mobile payment functions with launch of Transit NFC SIM

Singapore, 29 March 2016 – Singtel today announced that customers can pay for their MRT, LRT and bus rides with Singtel’s Transit NFC SIM. Jointly developed with the Land Transport Authority (LTA), the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) and EZ-Link, Singtel's Transit NFC SIM will enable commuters to pay for public transit rides using just their NFC mobile phones.  This expanded mobile payment fun...

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23 Mar 2016

Six beneficiaries of Singtel Touching Lives Fund jointly receive S$3 million donation

Singapore, 23 March, 2016 – Singtel contributed S$3 million today to six beneficiaries of the Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF), bringing to over S$33 million in monies raised since the fund was set up in 2002, to help children and young people with special needs achieve their full potential.   Raised over the past year through contributions by corporate partners, staff and members of the public, on...

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10 Mar 2016

Singtel completes SEA-ME-WE 5 undersea cable landing in Singapore

Multi-regional data superhighway takes a step closer to reality Singapore, 10 March, 2016 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) has completed the landing of the Southeast Asia – Middle East – Western Europe 5 (SEA-ME-WE 5) undersea cable at Tuas, Singapore, marking a major step towards its completion by the end of the year. The 20,000km SEA-ME-WE 5 cable’s design capacity is 24 Terabits ...

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09 Mar 2016

Singtel offers double the data with DataX2

First-of-its-kind option doubles data for a flat fee Singapore, 9 March, 2016 – In conjunction with the opening of IT Show 2016, Singtel will launch DataX2, a new add-on that offers customers double their mobile data allowance for a flat fee of S$5.90 a month.   The new data option is an extension of Singtel’s move to offer more data-centric services following the introduction of its popular SIM On...

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08 Mar 2016

Singtel named as a 2016 World's Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for 6th straight year

SINGAPORE, 8 March 2016 – For the 6th straight year, Singtel has been recognised by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a 2016 World’s Most Ethical Company®. Singtel was one of only two in the Telecommunications category, and the only telecommunications company in Singapore and Asia to be honoured this year. The award recog...

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24 Feb 2016

Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Singtel and Telefónica launch “Go Ignite” to brand the innovation alliance

Go Ignite launches first global call to scale up start-up businesses Bonn, Madrid, Paris, Singapore, 24 February 2016 – At the ‘Four Years From Now’ (4YFN) tech and start-up event taking place at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the innovation arms of Deutsche Telekom (hub:raum), Orange (Orange Fab), Singtel (Singtel Innov8), and Telefónica (Telefónica Open Future) today launched Go Ignite - a ne...

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12 Feb 2016

Strong business performance drives results for Q3 and 9 months ended Dec 2015

Mobile data growth, ICT services and digital marketing drive growth Q3 net profit slides 2% to S$954 million; up 1% in constant currency terms Operating revenue at S$4.47 billion; up 6% in constant currency terms Net profit for first 9 months up 3% to S$2.93 billion despite currency headwinds Singapore, 12 February 2016 – Singtel delivered robust core earnings for the third quarter due to growth in mobi...

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25 Jan 2016

Singtel's new payslip solution helps SMEs comply with Government's requirement

SMES can now create, store and print payslips online to meet MOM’s deadline                      Singapore, 25 January, 2016 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) has launched the myBusiness E.Payslip app to help Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) create, print and keep softcopies of monthly payslips. This app enables SMEs without these ...

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14 Jan 2016

Singtel launches Netflix partnership with exclusive promotion

Singapore, 14 January 2016 – Singtel has struck an exclusive tie-up with Netflix to give customers promotional offers to access top quality TV shows and movies on the streaming service. Singtel customers stand to get up to nine months’ worth of complimentary Netflix subscriptions if they re-contract or sign up for a mobile plan and/or Singtel’s fibre entertainment bundle from 22 January to 2...

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12 Jan 2016

Singtel Innov8 launches global programme to tackle business challenges with start-ups

Singapore, 12 January 2016 – Singtel Innov8 today launched Singtel Innov8 Connect (Innov8 Connect), bringing start-ups and Singtel together to create innovative solutions for business challenges faced by the Singtel Group. Through this programme, selected start-ups will receive up to S$75,000 to test and validate their solutions with Singtel. Successful solutions may lead to commercialisation with the Sin...

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08 Jan 2016

Singtel Spurs Smart Living Journey for Consumers in Singapore

Singapore, 8 January 2016 – Singtel is putting the Singapore consumer at the center of its smart cities initiative for the first time with the development of innovative solutions for smart living. Integrated solutions from Singtel’s Consumer arm will help consumers live better by managing anything from their homes and vehicles to family health and safety. The Smart Living Solutions are premised on three...

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20 Dec 2017

Singtel and EDMI to develop IoT-driven smart meters in Singapore

Singapore, 20 December, 2017 – Singtel and global smart metering solutions provider EDMI Limited are collaborating to develop a smart electric metering infrastructure for Singapore. The partners have successfully tested smart electric meters, powered by seamless connectivity on Singtel’s nationwide Cat-M1 cellular Internet of Things (IoT) network. The combination of smart meters with the IoT network ena...

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18 Dec 2017

Singtel awards S$2.7 million in scholarships and apprenticeships to 72 university and polytechnic students

Nurtures ICT talent through partnerships with tertiary institutions Singapore, 18 December 2017 – Singtel has awarded S$2.7 million in scholarships and apprenticeships to 72 university and polytechnic students at its annual scholarship award ceremony. This initiative is part of Singtel's effort to address the ICT industry’s pressing need for highly skilled professionals for the digital economy. As ...

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13 Dec 2017

Singtel's digitalisation efforts gain traction as online transactions jump 5-fold since 2012

Tops the Customer Satisfaction Index of Singapore for fifth straight year Singapore, 13 December 2017 – Singtel’s digitalisation efforts are gaining traction, with its customers increasingly making transactions online and using their smartphones to do so.   With 70% of Singtel customers regularly shopping online, online transactions have risen more than five-fold since 2012. This comes as Singtel h...

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11 Dec 2017

Singtel achieves Asia-Pacific first Gigabit speeds in LAA trial with Ericsson

Singapore, 11 December 2017 - Singtel and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) have achieved an Asia-Pacific first in wireless technology by delivering a peak speed of 1.1Gbps in a joint trial of a new configuration of Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology. Conducted in a Singtel laboratory, the trial delivered speeds that breached the 1Gbps barrier by combining several key LTE technologies including 256 QAM, 4x4 MI...

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08 Dec 2017

Singtel urges all to reconnect this holiday season with Christmas video

Singapore, 8 December 2017 – Singtel today released its Christmas video with a simple message – “Let’s reconnect this Christmas” – a reminder to one and all not to let their digital devices get in the way of enjoying the company of their loved ones this holiday season.  Titled “Ah Ma’s Christmas”, the short film follows a grandmother who goes about Christmas preparations virtually alo...

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04 Dec 2017

Singtel partners NTU, A*STAR to develop AI, data analytics, robotics and IoT

S$42.4 million R&D lab to be set up Singapore, 4 December 2017 – Singtel today signed agreements with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) to spearhead R&D efforts in emerging technologies that will support Singapore’s transformation into Smart Nation and help enable the country’s digital economy. Under a five-...

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04 Dec 2017

Singtel Group and Mobike form strategic partnership across Asia

Collaboration covers mobile payments, Internet of Things, data analytics and marketing Singapore, 4 December 2017 – The Singtel Group today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Mobike, the world’s first and largest smart bike-sharing company. The collaboration covers mobile payments, Internet of Things (IoT), data analytics and marketing across Asia with the aim of providing a more conve...

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23 Nov 2017

Indonesian talent sweep awards at Singtel Group's "The 5-Min Video Challenge"

Singapore, 23 November 2017 – Indonesian talent swept the awards at Singtel Group’s “The 5-Min Video Challenge” Regional Finals in Singapore last evening. Chick Chick directed by Mr Kevin Anderson beat a host of entries to be named the Grand Winner while Sowan by Mr Destian Rendra was the runner-up.    Chick Chick tells the story of a young girl who befriends a chicken. Her attempts t...

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20 Nov 2017

Singtel launches SG QR code payments on Singtel Dash

Singapore, 20 November, 2017 – Singtel has launched Singapore Quick Response Code (SG QR) payments on its all-in-one mobile payments app, Singtel Dash. This move to introduce the QR specification endorsed by the Payments Council is in support of Singapore’s Smart Nation drive to adopt digital payments.  Singtel Dash customers can now pay using the SG QR code at Singtel canteens across Singapore as ...

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16 Nov 2017

Singtel Group announces six winning social impact start-ups of Asia Pacific Future Makers 2017

Singapore, Sydney, Manila, 16 November 2017 – Six of the most promising social impact start-ups across Singapore, Australia and the Philippines emerged as the winners of social innovation programme, Singtel Group Asia Pacific Future Makers 2017. Now in its second year, the Future Makers programme attracted over 250 applications from enterprising organisations and individuals which are making innovati...

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16 Nov 2017

Intercultural dramas take top spots in Singapore leg of Singtel Group's "The 5-Min Video Challenge"

Singapore, 16 November, 2017 – “Sarah”, a heartrending film of lost intercultural love, written and directed by Mr Don Aravind and produced by Mr Nicholas Chee won the Singapore leg of Singtel Group’s “The 5-Min Video Challenge”, Season 2. Runner-up “The Red Packet”, directed by Mr Sufyan Sam’an and produced by Ms Chng Ying Tong, will join “Sarah” and other finalists from Asia, Austral...

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13 Nov 2017

Singtel Group first in Asia ex-Japan to have carbon reduction targets approved by Science Based Targets initiative

Singapore, 13 November 2017 – The Singtel Group today announced that it is the first company in Asia ex-Japan to have its carbon reduction targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative. A collaboration between CDP, World Resources Institute, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and the United Nations Global Compact, the initiative recognises organisations aligned with the COP21 Paris Agreement to k...

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09 Nov 2017

Singtel delivers record net profit and special dividend

Quarter ended 30 September 2017 Record net profit of S$2.9 billion, including gain on divestment of 75.2% stake in NetLink Trust  Strong core and digital businesses drive growth Operating revenue up 7% to S$4.37 billion  Underlying net profit fell 4% to S$929 million due to Airtel’s performance Interim dividend at 6.8 cents per share; special dividend at 3.0 cents per share Singapore...

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24 Oct 2017

Singtel, DBS attract record number of firms in third annual 99% SME Shopping Week

More than 5,500 SMEs participating in this year’s event Singapore, 24 October, 2017 – Singtel and DBS today gave small and medium enterprises (SMEs) another boost by kicking off Singapore’s only annual shopping event to rally support for SMEs’ businesses. The third edition of the 99% SME Shopping Week was officially launched by the Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Sim Ann in the HDB h...

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23 Oct 2017

Singtel launches global software-defined network solution for enterprises

Singapore, 23 October 2017 – Singtel today announced the launch of its new network solution – Singtel Managed Software-Defined Branch (Singtel SD Branch) to support enterprises’ evolving networking needs across the globe. Highly scalable and cost-efficient through a “white box” or generic hardware, Singtel SD Branch empowers enterprises in managing multiple and virtualised network functions a...

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12 Oct 2017

Singtel Carnival for special needs students draws record turnout

Singapore, 12 October 2017 – The Singtel Carnival today attracted 1,500 special needs students, 50 percent more than last year’s and the most since it was first introduced in 2012. The annual event is organised for the beneficiaries of the Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF), as well as students from all special needs schools island wide. Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, Chairman of the STLF and CEO Consumer Singapore...

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11 Oct 2017

Singtel and Ericsson to launch Singapore's first 5G Centre of Excellence

Singtel and Ericsson to open Singapore’s first 5G Centre of Excellence 5G Centre of Excellence will train 100 Singtel engineers in 5G critical competencies, and feature technology trials for enterprises and 5G demo showcases The Centre will accelerate and prepare for 5G adoption in line Singapore’s Smart Nation vision Singapore, 11 October, 2017 - Singtel and Ericsson will jointly establish a Centre o...

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05 Oct 2017

Google Pixel 2 XL will arrive in Singapore exclusively with Singtel

Singapore, 5 October 2017 – Singtel today announced that it will bring the highly anticipated Google Pixel 2 XL to Singapore as its official telco partner. Singtel customers will be the first in Southeast Asia to purchase the brand new device when it is launched on 15 November. Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Singapore, Singtel, said, “We’re excited to bring the Pixel 2 XL to Sing...

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15 Sep 2017

Singtel launches Singapore's first mobile plans with unlimited data, talktime and SMS

Offers free data roaming with selected plans and 500Mbps nationwide speeds Singapore, 15 September 2017 – Singtel today upped the ante with the launch of Singapore’s first mobile plans with unlimited local data, talktime and SMS/MMS available on the country’s fastest network that provides peak mobile data speeds of 500Mbps[1] nationwide. From today, Singtel Combo 3, 6 and 12 mobile plans wil...

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11 Sep 2017

Singtel to accelerate fibre-based service adoption to support Smart Nation

Singapore, 11 September 2017 – Singtel today announced that it will accelerate fibre-based service adoption for its business and residential customers. Currently, fibre-based networks deliver speeds of up to 100 Gbps and provides the connectivity needed in the Smart Nation envisioned by Singapore. “We are pleased to make this technology adoption push in support of today’s digital economy and tomorrow...

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11 Sep 2017

Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Singtel, Telefonica pick innovative tech start-ups

Winners of second global call offer market-ready solutions in Consumer Experience AI, Connected Homes and IoT Cyber Security Bonn, Madrid, Paris, Singapore, 11 September 2017 – Go Ignite, an alliance of the world’s leading telcos including Deutsche Telekom, Orange, Singtel and Telefonica today announced the winners of the second global search for start-ups that offer the most innovative solutions for th...

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08 Sep 2017

Singtel's CAST adds HOOQ to OTT content line-up

Customers can now enjoy a three-month trial on HOOQ[1] Singapore, 8 September 2017 – Singtel’s OTT video portal app CAST is bringing a whole new world of entertainment to Singtel postpaid mobile, fibre broadband and Singtel TV customers with the addition of HOOQ. Starting today, HOOQ’s extensive library of over 20,000 movies and TV series can be viewed on mobile, tablets, and even big TV screens enabl...

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25 Aug 2017

Singtel Charity Golf raises record S$1.2 million for children and youth with special needs

APSN Delta Senior School joins Singtel Touching Lives Fund as new beneficiary Singapore, 25 August 2017 – With the generous support of business partners, the annual Singtel Charity Golf, held at the Singapore Island Country Club today, raised a record S$1.2 million for children and youth with special needs from the Singtel Touching Lives Fund’s (STLF) beneficiaries.  Singtel’s charity golf e...

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18 Aug 2017

Singtel unveils 'Power On' video to support Team Singapore at the 2017 SEA Games

Singapore, 18 August 2017 – Singtel has today released the first of its ‘Power On’ video series to support Team Singapore as they head to Kuala Lumpur to compete at the 2017 SEA Games starting tomorrow. Designed to pay tribute to our athletes and also rally Singaporeans behind them, the video profiles six of Singapore’s sporting heroes: Joseph Schooling (Swimming), Loh Zhi Zhi (Water Polo), Mar...

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17 Aug 2017

Singtel rallies Singaporeans behind Team Singapore athletes at the 2017 SEA Games

Singapore, 17 Aug 2017 –  Singtel has today launched its ‘Power On’ campaign to rally Singaporeans behind Team Singapore as they compete in the 2017 SEA Games that kicks off in Kuala Lumpur this weekend. ‘Power On’ is the second part of Singtel’s month-long campaign, launched earlier this month with the ‘Majulah Every Minute’ multi-media campaign which paid tribute to the nation’s can...

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11 Aug 2017

Singtel delivers resilient Q1 performance underpinned by strong core and diversified operations

Quarter ended 30 June 2017 ·         Strong core and digital businesses drive revenue and EBITDA growth ·         Operating revenue up 8% to S$4.23 billion; EBITDA up 3% ·         Underlying net profit down 4%; up 3% excluding Airtel ·       ...

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10 Aug 2017

Singtel pays tribute to Singaporeans' can-do spirit in video designed to keep up National Day momentum

Singtel pays tribute to Singaporeans’ can-do spirit in video designed to keep up National Day momentum Singapore, 10 August 2017 – Singtel has today released its first major National Day video to commemorate Singapore’s independence day. The release comes a day after 9 August as it hopes to inspire Singaporeans to press on and keep up the Majulah spirit beyond the festivities ...

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07 Aug 2017

Singtel to roll out nationwide cellular Internet-of-Things (IoT) network next month

Singtel IoT network will support IoT devices with longer battery life and wider coverage Singapore, 7 August 2017 – Singtel today announced that it will roll out its nationwide cellular IoT network by end-September that will enable enterprises to gain operational and cost efficiencies through the use of low-power IoT devices. The network will support CAT-M1 and NB-IoT technologies which will allow busines...

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03 Aug 2017

Journey to 5G: Singtel to deploy Massive MIMO technology at special events

Key 4.5G technology will enhance mobile data speed experience by up to 200%  Singapore, 3 August 2017 - Singtel today announced plans to deploy Massive MIMO (Multiple-Input Multiple-Output) technology commercially on its LTE-Advanced mobile network, to enhance mobile data speed experience by up to 200% at special events for its customers.  A precursor to 5G technology, Mas...

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01 Aug 2017

Singtel tops Singapore Governance and Transparency Index 2017 for third consecutive year

Singapore, 1 August 2017 – Singtel has topped the Singapore Governance and Transparency Index (SGTI) 2017 for the third consecutive year. The results of the annual index, which ranked more than 600 SGX-listed companies, were released today by CPA Australia, NUS Business School’s Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations, and the Singapore Institute of Directors. Ms Chua Sock Koong, Sing...

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31 Jul 2017

Singtel unveils campaign to inspire Singaporeans to power on beyond National Day

Singapore, 31 July 2017 – Singtel has today launched an integrated multimedia campaign to rally Singaporeans to keep up the Majulah spirit to propel the nation towards bigger and better. The month-long campaign pays tribute to Singaporeans from all walks of life, who have, in their own ways, contributed to the making of the nation. It features Singaporeans from different backgrounds coming together as one...

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22 Jul 2017

Singtel renews partnership with Singapore National Olympic Council to support Team Singapore athletes

Singapore, 22 July 2017 – Singtel has today announced a renewed partnership with the Singapore National Olympic Council (SNOC), further affirming its strong commitment to transform Singapore into a sporting powerhouse. Under the five-year partnership, Singtel will support Team Singapore athletes as they compete in various sporting events, including the much-anticipated 2017 SEA Games, the Gold Coast 2018 ...

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21 Jul 2017

Singtel TV celebrates 10th Anniversary with 10 days of free previews

Providing exclusive limited offers and attractive prizes as part of the anniversary celebrations   Singapore, 21 July 2017 – Singtel TV is celebrating 10 years of great entertainment this July to August, and has announced an exciting line-up of free previews, exclusive limited offers and attractive prizes. The anniversary celebrations coincide with Singapore’s National Day holidays when S...

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21 Jul 2017

Journey to 5G: Singtel launches near-gigabit mobile data speeds at selected high-traffic outdoor locations

Offers Southeast Asia’s fastest Gigabit-class LTE mobile speeds at 800Mbps Singapore, 21 July 2017 – Singtel is launching in phases, near-gigabit speeds on its LTE-Advanced network at selected high-traffic outdoor locations across the island, starting with Orchard Road[1]. At 800Mbps, it is Southeast Asia’s fastest Gigabit-class LTE mobile data peak speed, delivering up to 60% faster download spe...

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20 Jul 2017

Singtel's Dash adds Visa virtual account to mobile wallet

Singapore, 20 July 2017 – Singtel is launching Singapore’s first virtual Visa account on its all-in-one mobile payments app, Dash. Starting tomorrow, new and existing Dash customers will automatically receive a Dash Visa Virtual Account[1] that can be used for mobile payments at over 50,000 merchant points across the island. To start paying on their mobile, customers can just sign in on the Dash app and...

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19 Jul 2017

Singtel launches second season of The 5-Min Video Challenge in Singapore

Award-winning local filmmakers Boo Junfeng and Kristen Tan join judging panel  Singapore, 19 July 2017 – Singtel’s The 5-Min Video Challenge returns for a second season in Singapore following its successful debut last year. Centred on the theme, “Connecting Lives”, the video challenge will be held on local and regional levels with competition coming from Singtel Group’s markets in Asia, Austr...

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18 Jul 2017

Singtel wins Special Recognition Award and Best CEO Award at Singapore Corporate Awards

Singapore, 18 July 2017 – Singtel has won the Special Recognition Award and its Group CEO Ms Chua Sock Koong has been named Best CEO for listed companies with a market capitalisation of S$1 billion and above, at the prestigious Singapore Corporate Awards 2017 held this evening.  The Special Recognition Award recognises Singtel’s commitment to embracing holistic aspects of diversity to ensure an eff...

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13 Jul 2017

Singtel Group's The 5-Min Video Challenge returns for a second season

Short-film competition connects Group’s 638 million customers to content from emerging filmmaking talent in the region   Singapore, 13 July 2017 – Following the resounding success of last year’s The 5-Min Video Challenge, the Singtel Group comprising Singtel, Optus AIS, Airtel, Globe and Telkomsel, is holding a second season of the competition across its markets in Asia, Australia and Africa...

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10 Jul 2017

Singtel to divest majority stake in NetLink Trust to 24.99%

Singapore, 10 July 2017 – Singtel has announced that NetLink NBN Trust’s final prospectus has been registered with the Monetary Authority of Singapore in connection with its initial public offering and listing on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited. This public offering fulfils Singtel’s undertaking to the Info-communication Media Development Authority (IMDA) to divest its 100% stake in ...

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10 Jul 2017

Singtel engages aspiring cyber security talents with new cyber education platform

Singtel Cyber Security Experience helps to address cyber security talent gap in Singapore Singapore, 10 July 2017 –  Singtel today announced an initiative to further strengthen Singapore’s cyber security talent pipeline with the launch of Singtel Cyber Security Experience or CSX (www.singtelcyberexperience.com), an interactive cyber education portal to engage students and mid-career profession...

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27 Jun 2017

NetLink NBN Trust's preliminary prospectus lodged with the Monetary Authority of Singapore

Singapore, 27 June 2017 – Singtel refers to its announcements dated 9 February 2017 and 2 June 2017 and wishes to announce that NetLink NBN Management Pte. Ltd., in its capacity as trustee-manager of NetLink NBN Trust, has today lodged a preliminary prospectus with the Monetary Authority of Singapore in connection with the initial public offering and listing of NetLink NBN Trust on the Singapore Exchange ...

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19 Jun 2017

Singtel Cloud Access enables faster and safer connectivity to Alibaba Cloud

Singapore, 19 June, 2017 – Singtel today announced a collaboration with Alibaba Cloud, which connects Singtel’s Cloud Access service to Alibaba Cloud, allowing enterprises around the world to access its cloud applications more quickly and securely. Singtel Cloud Access service is based on Singtel’s extensive Internet Protocol Virtual Private Network (IP VPN) with 428 Points-of-Presence (PoP) around th...

2017
15 Jun 2017

Singtel Circle customers get free access to Stingray Music’s 50 live music stations

Singapore, 15 June 2017 – Singtel announced it will offer Singtel Circle customers[1] free access to 50 live music stations via Stingray Music, a Canada-based music service. Starting today, customers will be able to enjoy commercial-free music across numerous genres in English, Mandarin, Malay, Tamil and other languages, 24 hours, 7 days a week, on Singtel TV, mobile devices and computers. Mr Yuen Kuan Mo...

2017
05 Jun 2017

Singtel TV to telecast Sing! China Season 2 live on Jia Le Channel

Popular Mandarin reality singing contest will be telecast live as part of Singtel TV’s 10th Anniversary celebrations   Singapore, 5 June 2017 – Singtel today announced that Jia Le Channel (佳乐台) (Singtel TV Channel 502) will be telecasting the second season of Sing! China 《中国新歌声》live from 14 July, 2017. Who will be the next Sing! China breakout star of 2017 after Nathan Hart...

2017
05 Jun 2017

Singtel and SingPost launch nationwide e-waste recycling programme

Singtel and SingPost launch nationwide e-waste recycling programme Singapore, 5 June 2017 – Singtel and SingPost announced the launch of a nationwide recycling programme in conjunction with World Environment Day. ReCYCLE, Singapore’s largest electronic waste (e-waste) recycling programme by reach, encourages people to dispose of their redundant mobile or internet-related devices at ReCYCLE bin...

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05 Jun 2017

99%SME campaign accelerates digitalisation of SMEs

Target to sign-up 5,000 SMEs on the campaign website Singtel launches cloud app to help SMEs market digitally Singapore, 5 June, 2017 – Singtel and DBS today launched a nationwide campaign to help 5,000 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) grow their business by digitalising their operations. Held annually, the campaign helps SMEs establish their online presence by listing on the 99%SME website (www.99sme....

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02 Jun 2017

Singtel Group takes home three Golds at Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards 2017

Singtel Group takes home three Golds at Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards 2017 Singapore, 2 June 2017 – Singtel has won three Gold awards at the fourth Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards which recognises business innovation across 22 countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Singtel emerged the winner in the Innovation in Paid Media Planning and Management, Social Media Marketing, and Annual Report categories. The judg...

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02 Jun 2017

Receipt of eligibility-to-list letter in relation to NetLink Trust

Singapore, 2 June 2017 – Singtel refers to its announcement dated 9 February 2017 on the commencement of preparations for the public listing involving NetLink Trust pursuant to Singtel’s undertaking to the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) to divest its stake in NetLink Trust, a 100%-owned associate of Singtel, to less than 25% ownership by 22 April 2018. NetLink Trust designs, buil...

2017
01 Jun 2017

Singtel launches new LVL UP plan for youths

Free upgrades on plans and add-ons offer almost S$600 in savings   Singapore, 1 June 2017 – Singtel today launched its new LVL UP plan for youths in conjunction with the opening of The PC Show 2017. A play on the gaming term “level up”, which means progress to the next level, LVL UP will feature free upgrades on Singtel’s Youth Combo plans and data add-ons. Offering almost S$600 in savings over...

2017
31 May 2017

Singtel and DocuSign introduce electronic signature solution for easy document approvals and tracking

Cloud solution leads to faster workflow, more secure document trails  Singapore, 31 May, 2017 – Singtel has partnered DocuSign, an industry leader in digital transaction management, to launch a cloud solution that allows for faster document authorisation and more effective tracking, with the use of electronic signatures in secure ways. The introduction of the solution for the first time in Singapore ...

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25 May 2017

Singtel Dash wins two awards for FinTech excellence

Singapore, 25 May, 2017 – Singtel Dash has been recognised for excellence in FinTech with two industry awards, Seamless Awards Asia’s “Best Asian B2C Payments Initiative” and “FinTech Innovation of the Year” at the FinTech World Forum. Singtel Dash took top place among public voters to clinch “Best Asian B2C Payments Initiative” at the Seamless Awards Asia in April. A leading awards event, S...

2017
23 May 2017

Singtel adds OTT video service tonton for Malay viewers

tonton is available on CAST’s Aneka Plus pack, Singtel now offers a complete range of Malay entertainment to viewers in Singapore Singapore, 23 May, 2017 -– Singtel today launched one of Malaysia’s top streaming services, Media Prima’s tonton, on Singtel’s popular video streaming app, CAST. The OTT video service is available on CAST’s Aneka Plus pack. Together with its current offering of A...

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18 May 2017

Singtel delivers resilient full-year earnings

  Quarter ended 31 March 2017 ·      Broadband, mobile data and ICT drive growth ·      Net profit rose 2% to S$963 million; stable in constant currency terms ·      Operating revenue grew 5% to S$4.31 billion; up 2% in constant currency terms Financial year ended 31 March 2017 ·      Full-year net p...

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21 Apr 2017

Singtel Group inks agreements for S$4.1 billion of credit facilities with international banks

Singapore, 21 April 2017 – Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced that its subsidiaries entered into agreements for total credit facilities of approximately S$4.1 billion for general corporate purposes and refinancing of existing facilities. In Singapore, Singtel Group Treasury Pte. Ltd., a subsidiary of Singtel, signed the agreement for a three-year S$2.5 billion committed revolvi...

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30 Mar 2017

Singtel introduces Optimised Internet Service globally to provide enterprises with assured internet performance

Service boosts access to cloud applications by up to 10 times faster Singapore, 30 March 2017 - Singtel today launched ConnectPlus Optimised Internet Service to provide enterprises with secure, reliable and high quality internet connectivity between their offices worldwide. The service also allows enterprises to access cloud applications by up to 10 times faster than conventional internet connectivity....

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21 Mar 2017

Singtel, Optus and Globe collaborate on Singtel Future Makers programme to promote social innovation across the region

Singapore, Sydney, Manila, 21 March 2017 – Singtel today announced a partnership with Optus and Globe Telecom to collaborate on its social innovation programme, Singtel Future Makers. The joint initiative seeks to help enterprising individuals and organisations in Singapore, Australia and the Philippines, which are addressing community needs through the bold, innovative use of technology, to grow and scal...

2017
15 Mar 2017

Singtel partners Microsoft to offer Office 365

Singtel partners Microsoft to offer Office 365 Singtel Consumer customers can enjoy savings of over 30% per year when they subscribe to Office 365 Home or Office 365 Personal Singapore, 15 March, 2017 - Singtel and Microsoft today announced a new partnership for Singtel to offer Microsoft’s cloud-based productivity suite - Office 365 - to Singtel Consumer customers. With this new offering, customers who s...

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15 Mar 2017

Singtel and Globe launch Trustwave Managed Security Services in the Philippines

Services to be delivered through Globe ASOC powered by Trustwave Singapore, 15 March, 2017 – Singtel and Globe Telecom today launched Trustwave Managed Security Services to help enterprises in the Philippines protect against cyber attacks. The services are delivered through Globe’s Advanced Security Operations Centre (ASOC) in Manila, a new facility operated by Trustwave, Singtel’s global leading mana...

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01 Mar 2017

Singtel and Ericsson pave the way for consumer connected device solutions at Mobile World Congress 2017

Singapore, 1 March 2017 - Singtel and Ericsson are presenting their Assured+ Consumer Connected Device Solution (Assured+) at Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona, Spain, demonstrating ow they are leading the way with tomorrow’s IoT technology and use cases. The demonstration, at Ericsson Hall 2, is a showcase of Singtel and Ericsson’s partnership to ...

2017
01 Mar 2017

Go Ignite launches second global call for start-ups

Alliance seeks start-ups with market-ready solutions in Consumer Experience Artificial Intelligence, Connected Homes, and Internet-of-Things Security Barcelona, Bonn, Madrid, Paris, Singapore, 1 March 2017 – Following the success of its inaugural global call for start-ups last year, Go Ignite, an alliance of four leading telcos, has launched its second global call at the Four Years From Now (4YFN) techn...

2017
28 Feb 2017

Singtel partners Lazada Singapore to accelerate SMEs' e-commerce adoption

SMEs can join the new 99% SME e-marketplace on Lazada   Singapore, 28 February 2017 – Singtel has partnered Lazada Singapore, a premier online shopping website to launch the 99% SME e-marketplace. It is a dedicated portal hosted on Lazada.SG for local Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to advertise their offerings and tap on a wider online customer base. Singtel and Lazada’s partnership is the fir...

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23 Feb 2017

Journey to 5G: Singtel partners Ericsson to pilot Massive MIMO and Cloud RAN in network evolution towards 5G

Key 5G technologies will expand network capacity to offer Gigabit LTE speeds  Singapore, 23 February, 2017 - Singtel and Ericsson are working together to pilot Massive MIMO and Cloud RAN on Singtel’s 4G LTE network. Both technologies are key components in the evolution to 5G that will enable Singtel to expand its mobile network capacity to offer faster speeds by the end of th...

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23 Feb 2017

Amobee Expands Digital Marketing Technology with Acquisition of Turn

Singtel entity strengthens data, analytics and media buying capabilities  SINGAPORE, FOSTER CITY, 23 February 2017 – Singtel subsidiary Amobee, a global digital marketing technology company serving brands such as Airbnb, Dell EMC and Lexus, today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire Turn, a leading provider of a global technology platform for marketers and agencies, at ...

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22 Feb 2017

Singtel Group scores record wins in operational excellence

Singapore, 22 February 2017 – Singtel clinched six awards at this year’s edition of Process Excellence (PEX) Network Global Awards which recognises companies for exceeding industry standards in their operational excellence initiatives. Announced at the recent annual OPEX Week: Business Transformation World Summit 2017 in Florida, USA, Singtel emerged the winner in two of nine categories while scoring Ho...

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13 Feb 2017

Singtel TV Jia Le Channel is Singapore number one prime time pay TV channel

Singapore, 13 February, 2017 – Singtel TV’s popular Hokkien and Chinese channel, Jia Le 「佳乐台」, is the number one prime time pay TV channel [1] in Singapore, according to IMDA’s Singapore Television Audience Measurement (SG-TAM) system. SG-TAM is the official source of television audience measurement in Singapore that captures viewership data across traditional and digital platforms to delive...

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10 Feb 2017

Singtel Newsstand enhances its data-free offerings with leading SPH lifestyle magazines

Singapore,10 February 2017 – Singtel Newsstand, Singtel’s data-free premium subscription news service, has expanded its offerings, adding 12 SPH lifestyle magazines to its current stable of local and international publications. Singtel postpaid mobile customers can now choose to subscribe to any of the following lifestyle titles: CLEO, Female, Harper’s Bazaar, Her World, Home & Décor, HWM, Men’...

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09 Feb 2017

Singtel's resilient Q3 performance underpinned by strong core business and higher associates' contribution

Operating revenue down 2% to S$4.41 billion due to mandated cuts in Australian mobile termination rates. Excluding this rate impact, revenue grew 3% Core business sees ICT growth, particularly cyber security and growth in consumer home services Pre-tax contributions from regional mobile associates grew 2% to S$660 million Underlying net profit up 4% for the quarter at S$994 million Net profit up 2% at ...

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31 Jan 2017

Singtel wins Singapore Retailers Association's Achievement in Customer Excellence (ACE) Platinum award

Singapore, 31 January 2017 - Singtel has won the Singapore Retailers Association’s Achievement in Customer Excellence (ACE) Platinum award, coming out tops in the telecommunications sector. ACE is Singapore’s first omni-channel award for the retail industry that covers brick and mortar stores, social media engagement, shopping websites, and more. It aims to set industry benchmarks for service delivery a...

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28 Dec 2018

Singtel’s Christmas film surpasses 11 million views on social media

Singapore, 28 December, 2018 – Singtel’s festive short film “Grace’s White Christmas” has gone viral in the past month, chalking up more than 11 million views on Facebook and YouTube combined since its release on 22 November. The views stem from audiences from Singapore as well as countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand. The film is about a chance encounter between 7-y...

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26 Dec 2018

Singtel appoints Gail Kelly and Bradley Horowitz as new board members

Singapore, 26 December 2018 – Singtel is pleased to announce the appointment of two new esteemed board members to add to the diversity of talent at the board. Mrs Gail Kelly, former CEO of Westpac Banking Corporation, and Mr Bradley Horowitz, VP of Product Management at Google, Inc will join Singtel’s board effective today. Singtel’s Chairman Mr Simon Israel said, “Gail and Bradley br...

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19 Dec 2018

Singtel introduces Asia’s first 2-in-1 tourist SIM and EZ-Link travel card

Provides mobile connectivity and transport convenience with 100GB data, train/bus rides and more Singapore, 19 December 2018 - Singtel has launched the hi!Tourist EZ-Link SIM Card that is the first of its kind in Asia to combine two key services for tourists - the card functions as a prepaid SIM as well as a stored value travel card that can be used on public transport services in Singapore. Priced at $18, ...

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18 Dec 2018

Announcement by Southern Cross Cable Network

Singapore, Sydney, Wellington, 18 December 2018 – Southern Cross Cable Network (SCCN) and its shareholders, Spark New Zealand, Singtel and Verizon Business, are pleased to announce that Telstra has entered into agreed terms to purchase a 25 per cent stake in SCCN and substantial capacity on both the existing network and the new Southern Cross NEXT subsea cable. The share purchase and capacity purchase are...

2018
10 Dec 2018

Singtel’s Dash goes global with Visa and Apple Pay

Singapore, 10 December 2018 – Singtel is expanding the payment capabilities of its all-in-one mobile payments app, Dash, to include international mobile payments. Dash customers are now able to use their Visa Virtual Account on the Dash app at millions of online retailers worldwide and merchant points that accept Visa Contactless Payments. In addition, customers can also use Dash on Apple Pay, making it t...

2018
05 Dec 2018

Singtel integrates global cyber security capabilities under Trustwave to create an industry powerhouse

Trustwave becomes one of the industry’s most comprehensive security companies poised to confront growing cyber threats head on Chicago, Singapore and Sydney, 5 December, 2018 – Singtel today announced it has pooled the cyber security capabilities, technologies and resources of Singtel, Optus, Trustwave and NCS, into a single global corporate identity operating under the Trustwave brand. The strategic m...

2018
03 Dec 2018

Singtel scores three awards at the 2nd ASEAN Corporate Governance Awards

Named one of ASEAN’s Top 5 Publicly Listed Companies for the second year Singapore, 3 December 2018 – Singtel has won three awards at the 2nd ASEAN Corporate Governance Awards – ASEAN’s Top 5 and Top 50 Publicly Listed Companies, and Singapore’s Top 3 Publicly Listed Companies – for exemplary corporate governance. This is the second year that Singtel was recognised at the Awards. Ms Chua Sock Ko...

2018
30 Nov 2018

Singtel’s Trustwave named Managed Security Service Provider of the Year

Frost & Sullivan recognises Trustwave for its excellence in service offerings, elite cybersecurity expertise and groundbreaking threat detection and response Singapore, 30 November, 2018 – Trustwave, a Singtel company, today announced that Frost & Sullivan presented it with the 2018 Singapore and Southeast Asia Managed Security Service Provider of the Year awards at the annual Frost & Sulliva...

2018
22 Nov 2018

Singtel urges meaningful connections in holiday film “Grace’s White Christmas”

Singapore, 22 November, 2018 - Singtel today released a festive short film in the lead up to Christmas, celebrating the joys of connecting. Titled “Grace’s White Christmas”, the film revolves around a chance encounter between 7-year-old Grace, who wants a puppy and a white Christmas, and a struggling musician who busks for a living. As a new day dawns, the busker reluctantly puts on his Santa costume,...

2018
22 Nov 2018

Singtel TV scores Premier League rights for another three seasons

Singapore, 22 November, 2018 – Singtel TV is set to bring the next three thrilling seasons of the Premier League to Singapore fans. Running from August 2019 to May 2022, the latest rights deal will make Singtel TV the official broadcaster of the Premier League in Singapore for 12 consecutive years.  "We are pleased to continue offering fans front row seats to all the action from the English top-...

2018
14 Nov 2018

Singtel’s Group CEO Chua Sock Koong elected Deputy Chair of GSMA

Singapore, 14 November, 2018 – The GSMA has announced the appointment of Ms Chua Sock Koong, Singtel Group CEO, as Deputy Chair of its Board. Her appointment comes as the GSMA elected new Board members for a two-year period from January 2019 through December 2020, including Mr Stéphane Richard, Chairman and CEO of Orange, as Chair, and Mr Gopal Vittal, CEO of Airtel, Singtel’s regional associate. As De...

2018
09 Nov 2018

10 social impact start-ups win Singtel Group Future Makers 2018

Singapore, 9 November, 2018 – 10 regional social impact start-ups hoping to make a difference in healthcare, education and social services were named the winners of Singtel Group Future Makers 2018. The annual programme supports promising social impact enterprises that make innovative use of technology to create a positive difference in their communities and in the region. For the first time, start-ups su...

2018
08 Nov 2018

Singtel’s 1H results resilient despite headwinds

Half year ended 30 September 2018 · Operating revenue stable and up 3% in constant currency terms to S$8.40 billion · Net profit down 60% due to a S$2 billion gain last year from partial divestment of NetLink Trust stake  · Underlying net profit down 21% to S$1.45 billion, due mainly to lower contributions from associates and a stronger Singapore dollar against regional and Australian currencies · ...

2018
30 Oct 2018

Singtel brings Razer Phone 2 to Singapore

Offers quadruple the data with DATA X 4 for Singapore’s best on-the-go gaming experience Singapore, 30 October 2018 – Singtel today announced that it is the exclusive carrier partner of the Razer Phone 2 in Singapore. Singtel customers will be among the first in Asia to enjoy the gaming lifestyle brand’s new flagship phone when it is released on 3 November. Prices for the Razer Phone 2 start from S$98...

2018
29 Oct 2018

Australia’s first subsea cable connecting Sydney and Perth lands in Sydney

Singapore, Sydney, 29 October 2018 – With the landing of the INDIGO Central subsea communications cable at Coogee Beach in Sydney, the INDIGO consortium today announced another significant milestone in the implementation of its INDIGO cable system. Installation of the INDIGO Central cable is due to complete early December and once in service, it will provide a new and unique subsea communications link bet...

2018
24 Oct 2018

Singtel invests US$250 million in Airtel Africa

Singapore, 24 October 2018– Singtel has entered into an agreement with its regional associate Bharti Airtel (Airtel) to invest US$250 million in Airtel Africa Ltd, a subsidiary of Airtel with operations in 14 African countries. Singtel holds a 39.5% effective stake in Airtel. This investment forms part of US$1.25 billion that Airtel has secured from global investors, including Temasek, Warburg Pincus and ...

2018
10 Oct 2018

Singtel unveils cutting edge Liquid Infrastructure platform

Platform showcases enterprise network of the future Singapore, 10 October 2018 – Singtel today launched Liquid Infrastructure, a new generation platform that helps enterprises configure their networks with ease to support their business requirements with greater control and agility. Designed to help enterprises execute their digital transformation, the fully orchestrated, data-driven and hi...

2018
10 Oct 2018

Singtel Carnival hosts more than 1,400 students from special education schools

Singapore, 10 October 2018 – More than 1,400 students from 14 out of 19 special education (SPED) schools including beneficiaries of the Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF) attended the 6th Singtel Carnival at the Singapore Expo today. Singapore President Halimah Yacob graced the event as Guest-of-Honour. The students aged between 7 to 18 years old enjoyed a day away from the classroom at the mega carnival ...

2018
10 Oct 2018

Optus Cyber Security expands Trustwave’s cyber capabilities in Australia with acquisition of Hivint

Strategic acquisition bolsters Optus Business’ security consulting services across Australia    Singapore, Sydney, 10 October 2018 – Singtel announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Optus Cyber Security Pty Limited has signed an agreement to fully acquire Hivint, an award-winning cyber security consulting company in Australia, to enhance the Group’s cyber security capabilities. This ...

2018
07 Oct 2018

Teams Secret and ALPHA X win Singtel Group’s PVP Esports Championship

Singapore, 7 October 2018 – The Singtel Group’s inaugural esports league, the PVP Esports Championship, saw intense competition between 18 international teams at the Suntec City Convention Centre. Held from 5 to 7 October 2018, the sold out multi-title and regional competition saw teams battle it out for a prize pool of US$300,000 in popular mobile-based game Arena of Valour (AOV) and PC-game Defence of...

2018
07 Oct 2018

Singtel Group pushes ahead on gaming and esports

Singapore, 7 October 2018 – Singtel, wholly-owned subsidiary Optus and regional associates Airtel, AIS, Globe and Telkomsel, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to cooperate and jointly leverage their strengths to grow the gaming and esports ecosystem in Southeast Asia, Australia and India. The MOU brings together the six members of the Singtel Group to partner across the gaming space, includ...

2018
05 Oct 2018

Singtel TV to launch Asian entertainment channel e-Le

e-Le will be available free to Singtel postpaid mobile, broadband and TV customers Singapore, 5 October 2018 – Singtel TV said today it will launch e-Le, a brand new Chinese language entertainment and lifestyle channel created by Singtel to give viewers an even greater variety of Asian entertainment and lifestyle content from around the region. e-Le will be available on both Singtel TV, Singtel TV GO and ...

2018
04 Oct 2018

Singtel unveils dedicated ultra-fast broadband for gamers

Service bundled with Razer’s new high-performance gaming router worth S$409.90 Singapore, 4 October 2018 -- Singtel today unveiled an ultrafast broadband service, called 1+1 Gbps Fibre Pro Gamer Bundle, specially designed for online gaming. The service comes bundled exclusively with the newly launched Razer Sila gaming router worth S$409.90 and subscription to WTFast Gamer Private Network service, which e...

2018
02 Oct 2018

Singtel and AIS debut VIA, Asia’s first cross-border mobile payment alliance

Launches Singapore-Thailand cross-border mobile payments with Singtel Dash, AIS GLOBAL Pay, Rabbit Line Pay, in partnership with Kasikornbank Drives cross-border mobile payments to strengthen digital economies in Southeast Asia Singapore, Bangkok, 2 October 2018 – The Singtel Group today launched VIA, its cross-border mobile payment alliance, with its regional associate AIS and Kasikornbank, Thailand’s ...

2018
01 Oct 2018

Singtel wins Best Retail Concept of the Year Award from SRA

Accolade recognises digital transformation of Singtel’s flagship store Singapore, 1 October 2018 – Singtel won the Best Retail Concept of the Year Award at the recent Singapore Retailers Association (SRA) Retail Awards 2018 in recognition of its revamped flagship store at Comcentre and its innovative use of advanced retail technologies. The new store concept seamlessly combines online and offline custom...

2018
01 Oct 2018

Singtel TV teams up with beIN SPORTS to air UEFA Champions League, UEFA Europa League

Singapore, 1 October, 2018 – Singtel TV announced today that it has reached an agreement with beIN SPORTS to air the live matches of the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League, which are among the world’s most prestigious football competitions. UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League are available on Singtel TV as part of the World Sports+ add-on pack, as well as the Action Trio, Variety...

2018
28 Sep 2018

Singtel TV adds Discovery’s HGTV, AFC and Food Network to suite of lifestyle channels

Premium lifestyle channels return to Singapore only on Singtel TV Singapore, 28 September, 2018 – Singtel TV today announced the launch of three additional lifestyle brands from the Discovery portfolio on Singtel TV and Singtel TV GO. The highly rated US home improvement channel HGTV, Asian Food Channel (AFC), and Food Network will return to Singapore on Singtel TV, widening its r...

2018
26 Sep 2018

Singtel tops SIAS Investors’ Choice Awards 2018

Receives five awards for corporate governance, diversity and shareholder communication; Overall winner for Most Transparent Company Award Singapore, 25 September 2018 – Singtel won a total of five awards at the SIAS Investors’ Choice Awards 2018 today. The wins include the Golden Circle Award as the overall winner for Most Transparent Company, two Singapore Corporate Governance Awards for big-cap compan...

2018
19 Sep 2018

INDIGO subsea cable system linking Australia and South East Asia lands in Perth

Jakarta, Singapore, Sydney, 19 September 2018 – AARNet, Google, Indosat Ooredoo, Singtel, SubPartners and Telstra today announced a milestone in the implementation of the INDIGO subsea cable system with the landing of the INDIGO West cable at Floreat Beach in Perth. This marks the completion of the first section of cable across approximately 2,400 kilometres from Christmas Island to Perth. The laying of t...

2018
18 Sep 2018

Singtel's Trustwave unveils global cyber threat identification and elimination capabilities to bolster Asia Pacific market leadership

Singapore, 18 September, 2018 --Trustwave, the cybersecurity arm of Singtel, today unveiled new and enhanced global capabilities in identifying and eliminating cyber threats for its managed security services in the Asia Pacific, reinforcing its market leadership in the region. It has incorporated actionable threat intelligence into its Advanced Security Operation Centre (ASOC) in Singapore, streng...

2018
17 Sep 2018

Singtel achieves Asia’s fastest five-carrier aggregation LTE speed

Peak mobile speed reaches 1.5Gbps Singapore, 17 September 2018 – Singtel said today they have achieved peak LTE speeds of 1.5 Gbps using five-carrier aggregation[1]. This is the fastest in Asia and 50 percent faster than prevailing 1 Gbps speed. Singtel will gradually deploy the new speed across the island as more spectrum bands are allocated for the LTE network. Smartphones supporting 1.5 Gbps speeds are...

2018
13 Sep 2018

Singtel TV secures rights to air FA Cup, Dutch League, Chinese Super League

Singapore, 13 September 2018 – Singtel TV said today it has secured rights to air live matches of the FA Cup, Eredivisie (Dutch League) and the Chinese Super League, enriching Singtel TV’s line-up of football content. The FA Cup 2018-2019 season will be available on Singtel TV’s mio Sports (Singtel TV Ch 111) as part of the World Sports+ add-on pack, as well as Action Trio, Variety and Value packs. Va...

2018
30 Aug 2018

Singtel, KVH Industries collaborate to accelerate maritime sector digitalisation across Asia Pacific

Singapore, 30 August, 2018 – Singtel and KVH Industries, Inc., a global satellite and maritime communications provider, today announced a partnership to provide shipping companies a seamless broadband satellite service with KVH’s mini-VSAT BroadbandSM satellite connectivity to help accelerate the digital transformation of the maritime industry across the Asia Pacific region. This satellite service is de...

2018
30 Aug 2018

Singtel wins Singapore Environmental Achievement Award from Singapore Environment Council

Singapore, 30 August 2018 – Singtel has won the SEC-STATS Asia Pacific Singapore Environmental Achievement Award in the services category at the Singapore Environment Council’s (SEC) Environmental Achievement Awards 2018 in recognition of its environmental sustainability strategy. Mr Andrew Buay, Vice President, Group Sustainability at Singtel, said, “We are honoured to be recognised for our efforts i...

2018
16 Aug 2018

Frost & Sullivan names Singtel as Asia-Pacific Telecom Group of the Year

Singapore, 16 August, 2018 – Singtel today won the Asia-Pacific Telecom Group of the Year Award at the annual Frost & Sullivan ICT Awards for the third consecutive year. The award recognises Singtel’s performance and market leadership in Asia Pacific. It also takes into account factors such as revenues, market share, capabilities, service innovation and adoption of best practices in the industry. Si...

2018
08 Aug 2018

Singtel posts resilient results with strong growth in Australia

Quarter ended 30 June 2018 Operating revenue stable at S$4.13 billion, up 2% in constant currency terms Underlying net profit fell 19% to S$733 million due to lower associates’ contributions, higher withholding taxes on dividend receipts and adverse currency movements Net profit down 7% to S$832 million, down 4% in constant currency terms Free cash flow up 13% to S$1.47 billion on higher ...

2018
07 Aug 2018

Singtel leads Singapore Governance and Transparency Index for fourth year running

Singapore, 7 August 2018 – Singtel was named the most well-governed and transparent company for the fourth consecutive year in the Singapore Governance and Transparency Index 2018, in results jointly released today by CPA Australia, NUS Business School's Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations, and Singapore Institute of Directors. Singtel topped a list of more than 600 Singapore-listed comp...

2018
06 Aug 2018

Singtel launches FutureNow Innovation Centre to help accelerate enterprises' digital transformation

Centre showcases advanced technologies to support the Government’s Industry Transformation Maps  Singapore, 6 August, 2018 – Singtel today launched its FutureNow Innovation Centre (FIC) to help enterprises accelerate their digital transformation to remain competitive and relevant in the digital economy, in line with the Government’s drive to encourage innovation and transformation acros...

2018
03 Aug 2018

Singtel Charity Golf raises S$1.16 million for children and youth with special needs

Singapore, 3 August 2018 – Singtel’s annual charity golf event raised a total of S$1.16 million today for Singtel Touching Lives Fund’s (STLF) beneficiaries. Golfers, including Singtel’s business partners, teed off at the Sentosa Golf Club in aid of children and youth with special needs. Singtel Charity Golf is the anchor fundraising event for STLF. Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, Chairman of STLF and CEO Consum...

2018
01 Aug 2018

Singtel is Asia's Best Mobile Carrier

Singapore, 2 August, 2018 – Singtel won Asia’s Best Mobile Carrier award at the recent Telecom Asia Awards 2018, a recognition of its commitment to provide customers robust connectivity, innovative mobile data options and enriched digital content. Telecom Asia also recognised Singtel for providing the Most Innovative Approach to Customer Experience. Singtel has been digitally transforming its core consu...

2018
23 Jul 2018

Journey to 5G: Singtel and Ericsson to launch Singapore's first 5G pilot network

Drone and autonomous vehicle trials planned on pilot network at one-north Singapore, 23 July, 2018 – Singtel and Ericsson will launch by the fourth quarter of this year Singapore’s first 5G pilot network at one-north, the country’s science, business and IT hub. Using Ericsson’s 3GPP standards compliant 5G technology with the trial spectrum allocated by Info-Communications Media Development Authority...

2018
18 Jul 2018

Singtel’s Group CFO wins Best CFO Award at Singapore Corporate Awards

Singapore, 18 July 2018 – Singtel’s Group CFO Ms Lim Cheng Cheng has been named Best CFO for listed companies with a market capitalisation of S$1 billion and above at the Singapore Corporate Awards 2018 held this evening. The Best CFO award recognises CFOs who play a significant role in supporting, advocating and promoting good corporate governance, disclosure as well as transparency; and who ...

2018
17 Jul 2018

Amobee wins auction process to acquire Videology assets

Acquisition will advance Singtel–owned Amobee’s TV and digital video advertising capabilities Redwood City, Calif. and Singapore, 17 July, 2018 – Singtel subsidiary Amobee, a leading global digital marketing technology company serving brands and agencies, today announced that it has emerged as the winner in the court supervised auction to acquire certain assets from Videology, a software provider...

2018
12 Jul 2018

Singtel underscores family ties and shared histories in heartwarming National Day film

Six-minute short film to air on Singtel TV, social media channels from 12 July to 13 August 2018 Singapore, 12 July 2018 – Singtel today released a heartwarming film to commemorate National Day, encouraging Singaporeans to celebrate family and the shared histories that make Singapore home. Titled “The Drive Home”, the six-minute film is about a teenager who is made to visit his grandfather in Singapor...

2018
10 Jul 2018

Singtel Group launches Asia Pacific esports league with Razer and other strategic partners

Inaugural event in Singapore includes Garena, MET and Blizzard as partners; features Blizzard’s 2018 Hearthstone global tour Singapore, 10 July 2018 – The Singtel Group today announced that it will kick off its esports initiative with the launch of PVP Esports Championship, a multi-title and regional league with a prize pool of US$300,000. This is part of the Group’s efforts to grow its gami...

2018
09 Jun 2018

Singtel donates S$10 million to Esplanade's new waterfront theatre

Singapore, 9 June 2018 – Singtel today announced that it will contribute S$10 million towards Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay’s development of a new medium-sized theatre to address expanding audiences and growing artistic needs. Singtel’s contribution is the largest single donation that the national performing arts centre has received since its inception in 2002. In appreciation of the generous gift...

2018
07 Jun 2018

Singtel launches Singapore’s first mobile leasing plans

Affordable plans offer customers freedom to upgrade handsets more often Singapore, 7 June, 2018 – Singtel today launched Singapore’s first mobile leasing plans, designed to make premium handsets more affordable to customers.  Customers on SIM Only plans have the option of paying a small monthly fee for the use of premium handsets from Apple and Samsung instead of purchasing them upfront. They ...

2018
05 Jun 2018

Singtel Innov8 launches 2018 Innov8 Connect global call for start-ups with focus on IoT

Singapore, 5 June, 2018 – Singtel Innov8, the corporate venture arm of the Singtel Group, today launched the 2018 Innov8 Connect programme to seek local and global start-ups with innovative solutions that could help accelerate the adoption of Internet-of-Things (IoT) technologies.    This year’s Innov8 Connect programme will focus on smart IoT solutions in areas of public infrastructure, tran...

2018
31 May 2018

Singtel’s DataSpark and Analysys Mason to develop telco network planning app

Singapore, 31 May 2018 – Singtel’s data analytics subsidiary DataSpark and Analysys Mason, a leading consulting firm in the telecommunications industry, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop a network planning application to help mobile operators drive revenue and optimise capital expenditure. The app helps operators allocate capacity where most appropriate by leveraging Dataspark...

2018
30 May 2018

Singtel launches data-free Apple Music with 6 months free subscription

Singapore, 30 May, 2018 – Singtel said it will offer data-free streaming with Apple Music, the world’s fastest-growing music streaming service. The first data-free tie-up with Apple Music in Singapore, the service is available to Singtel postpaid mobile customers[1] from tomorrow at a subscription fee of S$9.98 per month. New and re-contracting customers who sign up for the service will enjoy 6 mon...

2018
17 May 2018

Singtel posts record full-year earnings on NetLink Trust divestment and strong core business

Financial year ended 31 March 2018 ·         Record net profit of S$5.45 billion, including divestment gains from NetLink Trust ·         Operating revenue up 5% to S$17.53 billion ·         Strong core and digital businesses drive growth ·      ...

2018
04 May 2018

Singtel Group to bring ONE Championship's martial arts content to mobile customers

Singapore, 04 May 2018 – Singtel and its mobile associates Globe and Telkomsel today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate with ONE Championship, the world’s largest martial arts organisation, to deliver martial arts-related content and other digital assets to customers across Asia. The Singtel Group and ONE Championship will explore integrating the Singtel Group’s mobile wallets and car...

2018
02 May 2018

Singtel Group and Razer to forge strategic partnership in e-payments, esports and telco services

Singapore, 2 May 2018 – The Singtel Group and Razer ­today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to foster strategic collaboration in the high-growth areas of e-payments, esports, gaming-related digital media and telecommunication services across Southeast Asia. Mobile payments in Southeast Asia is expected to be worth around US$32 billion by 2021, a tenfold increase from 2013[1] as smartphone penetration...

2018
28 Apr 2018

Connecting ASEAN: Leaders get a sneak preview of Singtel Group's cross-border mobile payments service

Singapore, 28 April 2018 – At the 32nd ASEAN Summit today, Singtel gave a demonstration of its initiative to connect mobile wallets across borders. The 10 ASEAN heads of state had a chance to experience how this payment service would work, ahead of the first-phase commercial launch between Singtel and regional associate AIS in Thailand in mid-2018. Mr Arthur Lang, CEO of Singtel’s International Group sa...

2018
27 Apr 2018

Singtel Media appointed sole media sales distributor for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

Offers advertisers airtime across Singtel, StarHub and Mediacorp platforms Singapore, 27 April 2018 – Singtel Media today announced its appointment as the sole media sales distributor of advertising airtime in Singapore for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. In its role, Singtel Media will be the single touch point for advertisers, offering customised advertising solutions across Singtel, StarHub and Medi...

2018
25 Apr 2018

Singtel, StarHub and Mediacorp to broadcast 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™

First-time collaboration to deliver complete coverage of the competition in Singapore Singapore, 25 April 2018 – Singtel, StarHub and Mediacorp are collaborating for the first time to bring the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ to football fans in Singapore. All three broadcasters will offer complete FIFA World Cup™ coverage at the à la carte price of S$94.16 until 22 May and S$112.35 therea...

2018
25 Apr 2018

Singtel fuels football passion with 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ packages

Singapore, 25 April 2018 – Singtel today unveiled its World Cup packages for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. Singtel will offer the most comprehensive live coverage through Singtel TV and its CAST OTT video portal app, bringing the world’s most-watched football event into people’s homes and mobile devices. Aired in full high definition, customers can indulge their football passion through...

2018
19 Apr 2018

Singtel Touching Lives Fund raises $3 million for children and youth who need special education

STLF has raised $39 million since 2002 Singapore, 19 April 2018 – Singtel today presented a S$3 million cheque under its flagship philanthropy programme, the Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF). The funds go toward six special education schools (SPED) and their programmes for children and youth with special needs, to equip them with the skills needed to lead independent lives into adulthood. With this year...

2018
12 Apr 2018

Etisalat, Singtel, Softbank and Telefonica create global cyber security alliance

Members to share cyber risk intelligence and security capabilities to protect enterprises from evolving cyber threats worldwide Alliance has combined 1.2 billion customers, presence in 60+ countries, over 20 SOCs and more than 6,000 security experts Combined capabilities within Alliance will create one of the world’s leading managed security services platforms Dubai, Singapore, Tokyo, Madrid, 12 April 2...

2018
10 Apr 2018

Singtel and VMware to accelerate digital transformation of enterprises across Asia Pacific

Foundry set up to co-create new generation cloud solutions Singapore, 10 April, 2018 - Singtel and leading enterprise software innovator, VMware International Limited, today signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly provide solutions to accelerate the digital transformation of enterprises across the Asia Pacific region. Both companies will set up their first Digital Transformation Foundry in Singapore...

2018
03 Apr 2018

Singtel tops corporate governance, wins board diversity award from NUS, SID

Singapore, 03 April 2018 – Singtel today won the Top Achiever award for corporate governance in Singapore and has been recognised for board diversity by the Centre for Governance, Institutions and Organisations (CGIO) at the NUS Business School and the Singapore Institute of Directors (SID). Singtel received the highest corporate governance ranking among Singapore’s top 100 publicly-listed companies for...

2018
21 Mar 2018

Singtel collaborates with Twilio to extend IoT reach to app developers

Partnership will accelerate IoT adoption across Singapore and the Asia Pacific region Singapore, 21 March 2018 - Singtel today announced that it will collaborate with Twilio, a leading cloud communications platform, to jointly develop an Internet of Things (IoT) platform that will make IoT more accessible to software developers and accelerate the adoption of IoT solutions in Singapore and the Asia-Pacific r...

2018
20 Mar 2018

Singtel Group first to interconnect telco mobile wallets for seamless cross-border payments

Commercial launch in Singapore and Thailand in mid-2018 Singapore, 20 March 2018 – The Singtel Group today announced plans to interconnect mobile wallets across different ecosystems through an interoperable platform. As a start, the Group plans to first link the mobile wallets of Singtel and its regional associates, with the first commercial launch between Singtel and AIS. This will be the first time that...

2018
15 Mar 2018

Singtel enhances connectivity to North Asia with Southeast Asia-Japan 2 (SJC2) submarine cable

 SJC2 cable to be completed in end 2020 Singapore, 15 March, 2018 – Singtel and the members of the Southeast Asia – Japan 2  consortium (SJC2) today signed an agreement with NEC Corporation to build a high performance submarine cable connecting Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Taiwan, mainland China, Korea and Japan. The 10,500-kilometre submarine cable links eleven cable lan...

2018
08 Mar 2018

Singtel wins big at HRM 2018 with 4 awards

Singapore, 7 March 2018 – Singtel bagged the most number of awards at the recent HRM 2018 Awards which celebrates and promotes exceptional HR practices and professionals. The Group won in four categories: SIM Award for Best Talent Management Practices for companies with more than 500 staff, Best Leadership Development, Best Diversity & Inclusion Strategies, and Outstanding Contribution to HR which was...

2018
06 Mar 2018

Singtel Innov8 and NUS to create Singapore's first regional cyber security start-up hub

IMDA, CSA-backed initiative positions Singapore as a leading Asia Pacific cyber security hub for early, growth stage start-ups and entrepreneurs Singapore, 6 March, 2018 – Singtel Innov8, the corporate venture capital unit of Singtel, and the National University of Singapore (NUS), through its entrepreneurial arm NUS  Enterprise, today joined forces to launch Innovation Cyber Security Ecosystem at Bl...

2018
28 Feb 2018

Singtel and Ericsson roll out Singapore's first commercially available NB-IoT network

Partners to launch IoT Innovation Lab to speed up development of IoT ecosystem and device management application Singapore, 28 February 2018 - Singtel in partnership with Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) has become the first operator in Singapore to make a nationwide cellular Internet of Things (IoT) network commercially available. This advanced mobile network technology will help accelerate...

2018
28 Feb 2018

Go Ignite invigorates programme with open call for co-innovation with start-ups

Alliance seeks start-ups with market-ready solutions in IoT, Artificial Intelligence, Cyber security, 5G, Customer Experience Enhancement and Big Data Analytics Bonn, Madrid, Paris, Singapore, 28 February 2018 – Following the success of its previous global calls for start-ups, Go Ignite, an alliance of four leading telcos, has launched its third global call at the Four Years From Now (4YFN) technology and...

2018
14 Feb 2018

Singtel's Chinese New Year video goes viral, crossing 8.8 million views

Singapore, 14 February 2018 – Nearly a month into its Chinese New Year campaign, Singtel’s short film “Mr Lim’s Reunion Dinner” has gone viral, crossing 8.8 million views on Facebook since its release on 19 January. The film’s message, “Family Matters. Stay connected to home”, resonated deeply with netizens and according to advertising trade media Mumbrella, topped the Chinese...

2018
12 Feb 2018

Singtel, Ericsson first-in-world to achieve 1Gbp speeds on quad-band FDD/TDD carrier aggregation network

Singapore, 12 February 2018 - Singtel has achieved the world’s first 1Gbps mobile peak speed on Ericsson’s quad-band FDD/TDD Carrier Aggregation (CA) technology. This achievement will enable Singtel to optimise the usage of its newly acquired 2500 MHz spectrum band and enhance the consumer mobile experience.  Following the successful trial,&nbs...

2018
09 Feb 2018

Apple Watch Series 3 with built-in cellular arrives on Singtel's NumberShare service

Singapore, 9 February, 2018 - Singtel today announced it has begun offering Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS + Cellular), which adds built-in cellular to the world’s number one watch. With cellular built-in, customers can go with just their Apple Watch and stay connected to the people and information they care about.  Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, Chief Executive Officer, Consumer Singapore, ...

2018
08 Feb 2018

Singtel's Q3 revenue lifted by Australia and digital businesses

Quarter ended 31 December 2017 Strong core and digital businesses drive growth Operating revenue up 4% to S$4.60 billion; EBITDA up 6% to S$1.29 billion Lower associates’ earnings and higher network depreciation and amortisation Net profit down 9% to S$890 million Singapore, 8 February 2018 – Singtel delivered revenue and EBITDA growth in the third quarter with strong contributions from its core and d...

2018
06 Feb 2018

Singtel and DQ Institute to introduce digital intelligence programme to primary schools in Singapore

Study shows over 50% of 8 - 12 year olds in Singapore exposed to cyber risks    Singapore, 6 February 2018 – Singtel and the DQ Institute are collaborating to nurture digital intelligence among children by engaging primary schools in Singapore. Called #DQEveryChild, this programme is aimed at helping children use digital technology and media in safe, responsible and effective ways as they spend...

2018
05 Feb 2018

Singtel to subscribe to new shares in Bharti Telecom under a proposed preferential allotment

Singapore, 5 February 2018 – Singtel today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Singtel International Investments will subscribe to new shares in Bharti Telecom under a proposed preferential allotment. The preferential allotment of equity shares to Singtel International Investments is subject to approval by Bharti Telecom’s shareholders, with completion expected by March 2018.  Bharti Telecom...

2018
30 Jan 2018

Singtel unveils enhanced ZoneAlarm mobile security app as cyber risks rise

Singapore, 30 January 2018 – Singtel has launched an enhanced version of ZoneAlarm with advanced capabilities to combat cyber threats and other emerging vulnerabilities amid the growing prevalence of cyber security risks. This includes a new anti-SMS phishing feature which alerts users to potentially harmful website links that are circulated via text messages. The award-winning ZoneAlarm&nb...

2018
24 Jan 2018

Singtel appoints Arthur Wong to newly-created role of CEO of Global Cyber Security

Singapore, 24 January, 2018 – Singtel today announced the appointment of Mr Arthur “Art” Wong as the Chief Executive Officer for Global Cyber Security, a newly-created position that underscores the growing importance of the group’s cyber security business. He will report to Mr Bill Chang, Chief Executive Officer, Group Enterprise at Singtel. “We are very pleased to bring Art on board as we step up...

2018
22 Jan 2018

Singtel's Chinese New Year video strikes chord with netizens

Goes viral with a record 1 million views in two days Singapore, 22 January 2018 – Singtel’s Chinese New Year short film titled “Mr Lim’s Reunion Dinner” has gone viral, garnering 1 million views on Facebook in two days since its release on Friday, a record for the company’s branding videos. The film’s gentle reminder to Singaporeans to celebrate the festive season with their loved ones an...

2018
19 Jan 2018

Singtel encourages Singaporeans to strengthen ties this Chinese New Year

Singapore, 19 January 2018 – Singtel today released its short film titled “Mr Lim’s Reunion Dinner” in the run-up to Chinese New Year, to encourage Singaporeans to celebrate the festive season with their loved ones and preserve traditions amid the fast-changing society in which we live.  The film follows a widower Mr Lim, played by veteran actor Lim Kay Tong, as he busies himself with preparati...

2018
15 May 2019

Singtel delivers stable Q4 net profit amid a challenging year

Quarter ended 31 March 2019 ·         Strong revenue performance in consumer and digital businesses ·         Robust growth in ICT, digital services and equipment sales ·         Operating revenue up 2% to S$4.34 billion; up 6% in constant currency terms ·     ...

2019
24 Apr 2019

Singtel Touching Lives Fund donates S$3 million to special education students

Singapore, 24 April 2019 – Beneficiaries from the Singtel Touching Lives Fund (STLF) were presented with a cheque of S$3 million today which goes towards their programmes for special education students. This brings the total sum raised to date to more than S$42 million since Singtel’s flagship philanthropy programme started in 2002 to drive positive and sustainable changes to disadvantaged communities, ...

2019
24 Apr 2019

Singtel and GOJEK partner to offer perks and privileges to users

• GOJEK driver-partners will enjoy competitive mobile and lifestyle perks from Singtel • Singtel customers will receive special privileges on GOJEK’s ride-hailing service Singapore, 24 April 2019 – Singtel and GOJEK have inked a Memorandum of Understanding on a strategic, wide-ranging partnership to offer a variety of benefits to their respective customers and driver-partners. From May 2019, both co...

2019
17 Apr 2019

Breakthrough by NUS-Singtel Cyber Security Lab accelerates next-generation cyber security development

New approach developed in Singapore advances quantum key distribution over networks Singapore, 17 April 2019 – Researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) and Singtel have demonstrated a new technique to advance quantum key distribution (QKD). QKD is a protocol that transmits light particles, or photons, over a network, so that two communicating parties can agree on and generate an encrypt...

2019
05 Apr 2019

Singtel’s VIA alliance of regional mobile wallets to be accepted at Singapore Changi Airport

Thailand’s AIS GLOBAL Pay customers to enjoy convenience of cashless payments Singapore, Chiang Rai, 5 April, 2019 – Visitors from Thailand will soon be able to shop at Singapore Changi Airport with their AIS GLOBAL Pay mobile wallet, Singtel and its regional associate AIS announced on the sidelines of the ASEAN Central Bank Governors’ Meeting in Chiang Rai, Thailand. In the coming months, users of...

2019
03 Apr 2019

Singtel and AIA ink strategic partnership to drive wellness for consumers in Singapore

Singapore, 3 April, 2019 – Singtel and AIA Singapore today announced a partnership to promote consumer wellness, encouraging people to live more active and healthier lifestyles in this digital age. Both companies will team up to digitally engage their combined base of more than 5 million customers and reward them to get active and stay healthy. In addition, Singtel and AIA also plan to co-create innovativ...

2019
25 Mar 2019

Singtel offers customers one year of Amazon Prime

Singapore, 25 March, 2019 – Singtel today announced it is introducing Amazon Prime to its customers, including 12-months of Prime membership to new and re-contracting mobile and broadband bundle customers. With this offer, Singtel customers get to enjoy Prime’s shopping and entertainment benefits, including Prime Now, access to Prime Video and Twitch Prime. “At Singtel, our focus is on providing our ...

2019
25 Mar 2019

Singtel launches all-digital mobile experience with GOMO

Singapore, 25 March, 2019 – Singtel today introduced GOMO, a new all-digital mobile product which specially caters to the lifestyles of digital natives and millennials. GOMO provides a new level of convenience with immediate digital mobile sign-up and same day SIM card delivery, a dedicated Care app and 24/7 live chat for customer service enquires, as well as affordable and generous data allowances and at...

2019
25 Mar 2019

Singtel appoints Dominic Barton to Board of Directors

Singapore, 25 March, 2019 – Singtel today announced the appointment of Mr Dominic Barton as an independent director of the Board with immediate effect. Mr Barton has been Chair of the Board of Canadian mining company Teck Resources since 1 October 2018. “Dominic brings rich expertise and insights from across a broad swathe of industries, having advised clients in banking, consumer goods, tech and indus...

2019
18 Mar 2019

Singtel’s VIA, Asia’s first cross-border mobile payment alliance, expands to Japan

Strategic partnership with Tokyo-based NETSTARS to add 100,000 new stores Singapore, 18 March, 2019 – The Singtel Group’s VIA, Asia’s first cross-border mobile payment alliance, has expanded its footprint to Japan. NETSTARS, a Tokyo-based mobile payment technology company, will join VIA, adding its 100,000 stores to the network’s current 1.6 million merchant partners. Users of mobile wallets on VIA,...

2019
15 Mar 2019

Singtel TV and IMDA to bring Singapore stories to life

Singapore, 15 March 2019 – Singtel TV is seeking talented local content creators and production houses to produce up to 20 hours of original short-form content in Chinese, in an initiative supported by Infocomm Media Development Authority’s (IMDA) Public Service Broadcast Contestable Funds Scheme (PCFS). This is the first time that Singtel TV has taken the lead in commissioning Public Service Broadcast ...

2019
13 Mar 2019

Singtel powers up support for gaming and esports with SEA Games sponsorship and community initiatives

Initiatives include appointing Singtel PVP Ambassadors and two new amateur leagues Singapore, 13 March, 2019 – Singtel announced a sponsorship for Singapore’s first Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) esports team, the appointment of Singtel PVP Ambassadors and two new amateur leagues under the PVP Esports banner to help cultivate the budding gaming and esports scene in Singapore, at a special launch even...

2019
07 Mar 2019

Singtel to subscribe to Bharti Airtel’s rights issue

Singapore, 7 March 2019 – Singtel today announced that it will subscribe to 170 million new shares in the INR250 billion (US$3.5 billion) rights issue by regional associate Bharti Airtel (Airtel) at an issue price of INR220 per share, for a total consideration of INR37.5 billion (approximately US$525 million), representing the rights entitlement for its direct stake of 15%. Singtel and Airtel’s major s...

2019
07 Mar 2019

Singtel launches new mobile plans bundled with premium entertainment content

Singapore, 7 March, 2019 – Singtel today introduced three new XO postpaid mobile plans which are the first-of-its-kind to be bundled with premium entertainment content. These new XO plans were created to combine the benefits of large data allowances as well as attractive handset discounts - giving customers the best of both worlds. In addition, XO plans also come with a HBO GO subscription to provide cust...

2019
06 Mar 2019

Global cyber security alliance formed by Etisalat, Singtel, Softbank and Telefónica welcomes AT&T

• Alliance combines resources and capabilities of telecom operators to help protect all types of businesses from the growing threat of sophisticated cyber-attacks • With the inclusion of AT&T, the Alliance greatly increases its global presence Abu Dhabi, Dallas, Madrid, Singapore, Tokyo, 6 March, 2019 – The Global Telco Security Alliance today announced the addition of global telecommunications le...

2019
27 Feb 2019

Singtel Group and Axiata Digital to collaborate in mobile financial and digital services

Barcelona, Singapore, 27 February, 2019 – The Singtel Group and Malaysia’s Axiata Digital have inked a Memorandum of Understanding at MWC Barcelona to collaborate in the areas of mobile financial and digital services that will support ASEAN’s efforts to grow the digital economy. Mr Arthur Lang, CEO of Singtel’s International Group, said, “Our partnership with Axiata Digital adds further momentum t...

2019
26 Feb 2019

Singtel partners with SK Telecom to grow gaming and esports in Asia

Barcelona, Singapore, 26 February, 2019 – Singtel has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with South Korea’s SK Telecom to cooperate and leverage each other’s assets and capabilities to grow gaming and esports in Asia. The collaboration will see both companies work together on developing and providing digital gaming content, solutions and services for gamers in the region. Asia is home to one of th...

2019
26 Feb 2019

Singtel collaborates with Microsoft to launch AI-powered IoT network cloud services

• New platform combines intelligent connectivity and cloud capabilities for Internet of Things (IoT) to accelerate enterprise digital transformation • Insights-driven artificial intelligence (AI) provides performance-based metrics for informed business decisions Singapore, 26 February, 2019 - Singtel, in collaboration with Microsoft, announced plans to launch an AI-powered IoT network over Microsoft Azu...

2019
26 Feb 2019

Singtel and China Mobile International combine forces to propel IoT growth in Asia-Pacific

• Enterprise customers will have access to both telcos’ networks and a wide range of IoT solutions • Singtel to roll-out China Mobile’s NB-IoT devices on its network Singapore and Hong Kong, 26 February, 2019 – Singtel and China Mobile International Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Mobile, the leading telecommunications services provider in China, have signed a Master Services Agreement...

2019
22 Feb 2019

Singtel, Optus, Ericsson and OPPO achieve ground-breaking Augmented Reality 5G video call between Singapore and Australia

Call made with OPPO 5G test devices on Singtel and Optus networks Singapore, 22 February 2019 – Singtel, Optus and Ericsson have successfully made an end-to-end 5G video call with Augmented Reality (AR) between Singapore and Australia. Made with OPPO 5G test devices equipped with Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X50 5G modems on 3GPP-compliant 5G networks in both countries, this call marks the latest 5G highlight...

2019
14 Feb 2019

Singtel posts stable Q3 revenue amid industry headwinds

Quarter ended 31 December 2018 · Operating revenue stable, up 4% in constant currency terms to S$4.63 billion · Results impacted by Airtel although signs of market stabilisation in India · Underlying net profit fell 28% to S$680 million due to lower associates’ contributions, NBN migration revenue and margin erosion in carriage · Net profit down 14% to S$823 million, down 12% in constant cur...

2019
31 Jan 2019

Singtel TV expands entertainment line-up with HBO

Customers to enjoy one-month free preview in February 31 January 2019, Singapore – Brace yourselves for ice and fire – HBO’s global hit series Game of Thrones is coming to Singtel. From tomorrow, HBO Asia’s six channels will be available on Singtel TV and its companion mobile app, Singtel TV GO. To celebrate the launch, all six HBO* channels will be available on free preview for all S...

2019
28 Jan 2019

Singtel and Argus join forces to strengthen cyber security capabilities for Singapore’s transportation sector

• Argus cyber security solutions to be integrated with Singtel’s managed security services • Research lab to be set up to develop and test cyber security solutions for autonomous vehicles Singapore and Tel Aviv, Israel, January 28, 2019 – Singtel and Argus Cyber Security, a global leader in automotive cyber security, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on several initiativ...

2019
25 Jan 2019

INDIGO consortium completes installation of new subsea cable system

Jakarta, Singapore, Sydney, 25 January 2019 – AARNet, Google, Indosat Ooredoo, Singtel, SubPartners and Telstra today announced a significant milestone in the construction of the INDIGO subsea cable system with the installations of the INDIGO West and INDIGO Central cables completed as scheduled.   This follows the announcement on 29 October 2018 that the consortium had landed the 4,600km Perth ...

2019
17 Jan 2019

Singtel, Ericsson and Singapore Polytechnic open Singapore’s first live 5G facility

5G Garage to incubate, develop and trial 5G solutions for enterprises Singapore, 17 January, 2019 – Singtel, Ericsson and Singapore Polytechnic (SP) today opened the country’s first live 5G facility at SP’s Dover Road campus. The facility, named 5G Garage, is connected to Singtel’s latest pilot 5G network located at Ayer Rajah and runs on 3.5GHz trial spectrum granted by the Info-communications Medi...

2019
16 Jan 2019

Singapore Academy of Law and Singtel organise the “Olympics” of legal hackathons

Competition gives local legal technologists a chance to gain global exposure Singapore, 16 January 2019 – The Singapore Academy of Law (SAL)'s Future Law Innovation Programme (FLIP) and Singtel are co-organising the Singapore leg of the Global Legal Hackathon 2019. The competition challenges participants to conceptualise and develop innovative technological solutions to tackle real world issues faced by ...

2019
11 Jan 2019

IMDA, Singtel and DBS launch new platform to strengthen SMEs’ omni-channel capabilities

New 99%SME platform enables retailers to access new markets and business insights, last-mile delivery options and stronger customer engagement features Singapore, 11 January, 2019 - The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), Singtel and DBS today rolled out a new 99%SME e-commerce platform (99sme.sg) that aims to help Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) merchants in Singapore easily adopt digital...

2019
10 Jan 2019

Singtel partners Geneco to offer electricity plans

Households can enjoy electricity bill savings of up to 30% Singapore, 10 January 2019 – Singtel and Geneco today announced a partnership to offer Geneco electricity plans. Singtel will be reselling these plans through Singtel Power. Households can choose from a range of electricity plans that offer monthly power bill savings of up to 30% on current regulated tariffs. Customers who switch from their exist...

2019
08 Jan 2019

Singtel’s Dash enters into partnership with UNCDF to expand mobile remittance services to Myanmar

Singapore, 8 January 2019 – Singtel’s Dash is partnering the United Nation’s Capital Development Fund (UNCDF) to introduce remittance services to Myanmar. Both parties signed a grant agreement under the UNCDF’s Shaping Inclusive Finance Transformations (SHIFT) programme which aims to increase access to formal, legitimate remittance channels to Myanmar. This will see Singtel’s Dash facilitate fast,...

2019
04 Jan 2019

Singtel encourages Singaporeans to cherish family and tradition in Chinese New Year film

Singapore, 4 January, 2019 – Singtel launched its short film for the Chinese New Year festive season today as families in Singapore and all over the world prepare to ring in the Lunar New Year. Titled “From Ma, With Love”, the film follows three Singaporean undergrads who think they’ve successfully dodged spending Chinese New Year at home only to rediscover, ironically, the importance of family...

2019
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IT Pro Corporate Choice 2018

Managed Security Service Provider of the Year

Security

2018

Frost & Sullivan APAC Best Practices Awards 2018

Singapore Data Center Competitive Strategy, Innovation & Leadership Award

Data Centre/Cloud

2018

Frost & Sullivan APAC Best Practices Awards 2018

Southeast Asia Managed Security Service Provider of the Year

Security

2018

Frost & Sullivan APAC Best Practices Awards 2018

Singapore Managed Security Service Provider of the Year

Security

2018

NetworkWorld Asia Readers’ Choice Awards

Best in Managed Infrastructure Services

Network Services

2018

Telecoms World Awards 2018

Virtualisation & Cloud Infrastructure

Data Centre/Cloud

2018

Frost & Sullivan ICT Awards 2018

Asia-Pacific Managed Cloud Services

Data Centre/Cloud

2018

Frost & Sullivan ICT Awards 2018

Asia-Pacific Telecom Group of the Year

Network Services

2018

Asia Communication Awards 2018

NFV Innovation Award – Singtel Network Functions Virtualisation Service

Network Services

2018

Asia Communication Awards 2018

Cyber Safe Award – Singtel Managed Security Services

Security

2018

Asia Communication Awards 2018

Best Enterprise Service – Singtel Software-Defined Hybrid Network

Network Services

2018

Telecom Asia Awards 2018

Best Mobile Carrier

Network Services

2018

Telecom Asia Awards 2018

Best Cloud-Based Service

Data Centre/Cloud

2018

Computerworld Hong Kong Awards 2018

Global WAN Connectivity Services Provider

Network Services

2018

NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards 2018

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Data Centre/Cloud

2018

NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards 2018

Security-as-a-Service

Security

2018

NetworkWorld Asia Readers’ Choice Product Excellence Awards 2017

Managed Infrastructure Services

Network Services

2017

Frost and Sullivan APAC Best Practices Awards 2017

Singapore Managed Cloud Service Provider of the Year

Data Centre/Cloud

2017

Frost and Sullivan APAC Best Practices Awards 2017

Singapore Managed Security Service Provider of the Year

Security

2017

Frost and Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards 2017

Telecom Group of the Year

Network Services

2017

Computerworld Hong Kong Awards 2017

Global WAN Connectivity Service Provider

Network Services

2017

NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards 2017

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Data Centre/Cloud

2017

NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards 2017

Security-as-a-Service

Security

2017

NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards 2017

Regional Security Operations Center

Security

2017

Telecom Asia Awards 2017

Most Innovative Approach to Mobile Security

Security

2017

Asia Communication Awards 2017

Satellite Operator of the Year

Satellite

2017

Telecom Asia Awards 2017

Best Managed Services Provider

Managed Services

2017

Telco Cloud Forum Awards 2017

Best Telco Cloud SDN/NFV Project

Data Centre/Cloud

2017

World Communication Awards 2016

Best Enterprise Service - ConnectPlus Software-Defined Wide Area Network

Network Services

2016

Global Carrier Awards 2016

Project of the Year – Subsea (SEA-ME-WE 5)

Network Services

2016

Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards 2016

Mobile Carrier Big Data Service Provider of the Year

Network Services

2016

NetworkWorld Asia Readers’ Choice Product Excellence Awards

Managed Infrastructure Services

Network Services

2016

VSAT Stellar Awards 2016

VSAT Service Provider of the Year

Satellite

2016

FinanceAsia HK 20th Anniversary Platinum Awards 2016

Best Managed Company in Singapore

Brand/Events

2016

Gong Creative Circle Awards

Film & TV Craft - Production Design/Art Direction (Gold) - 99% SME

SME

2016

Gong Creative Circle Awards

Film & TV Craft - Cinematography (Gold) - 99% SME

SME

2016

NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards 2016

Security-as-a-Service

Security

2016

Singapore Manufacturing Federation Awards 2016

SMF Collaborative Partnership Award - 99% SME

SME

2016

TMT Technology Awards 2016

Best Telecommunications Company 2016 – Asia Pacific

Brand/Events

2016

Singapore Media Awards 2016

Best Business to Business Campaign - 99% SME

SME

2016

Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards

Telecom Group of The Year

Brand/Events

2016

Computerworld Customer Care Awards 2016

Systems Integration

NCS

2016

Computerworld Customer Care Awards 2016

Telecommunication Services and VOIP/IP Telephony Systems

Network Services

2016

Computerworld Hong Kong Awards 2016

Global WAN Connectivity Services Provider

Network Services

2016

Frost & Sullivan Singapore Excellence Awards 2016

Managed Security Service Provider of the Year

Security

2016

Effie Awards Singapore 2016

Silver: 99%SME

Brand/Events

2016

Asia Communication Awards 2016

Best Customer Care: Business

Brand/Events

2016

Asia Communication Awards 2016

Satellite Operator of the Year

Satellite

2016

Telco Cloud Awards 2016

Best Telco Cloud of the Year

Data Centre/Cloud

2016

NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards 2016

Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity

Security

2016

Cloud & DevOps Awards 2016

Best Cloud Computing Adoption Project (G-Cloud)

Data Centre/Cloud

2016

Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards - 2016

Asia Pacific Telco Cloud Service Provider of the Year

Brand/Events

2016

NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards 2015

Best in Security as a Service

Security

2015

NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards 2015

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

Security

2015

World Communication Awards 2015

Best Enterprise Service - Managed Hybrid Network

Network Services

2015

NetworkWorld Asia Readers Choice Product Excellence Awards 2015

Managed Security Services

Security

2015

NetworkWorld Asia Readers Choice Product Excellence Awards 2015

Managed Infrastructure Services

Network Services

2015

Computerworld Hong Kong Awards 2015

Global WAN Connectivity Service Provider of the Year

Network Services

2015

Asia Communication Awards 2015

Satellite Operator of the Year

Satellite

2015

Computerworld Readers Choice Awards 2015

Managed Connectivity

Network Services

2015

Computerworld Customer Care Awards 2015

VOIP/ IP Telephony Systems

Brand/Events

2015

Computerworld Customer Care Awards 2015

Telecommunication Services

Brand/Events

2015

Computerworld Customer Care Awards 2014

Telecommunication Services

Brand/Events

2014

2014 Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards

Australia Best Customer Experience in Telecommunications - In Store

Optus

2014

SiTF Awards 2014

Best Public Sector Product (Gold) for Automated RFID Prescription Drug Delivery System for SGH

NCS

2014

Computerworld Readers Choice Awards 2014

UCaaS

Managed Services

2014

Land Transport Excellence Awards 2014

Best Collaboration Partner Award for MyTransport.SG

NCS

2014

ComputerWorld HK Awards 2014

SingTel Managed Services

Managed Services

2014

Superbrands Singapore 2014

Business Superbrands

Brand/Events

2014

Computerworld Readers Choice Awards 2014

SingTel Managed Connectivity and Managed Services

Managed Services

2014

VSAT Industry Awards 2014

VSAT Service Provider of the Year

Satellite

2014

Computerworld Readers Choice Awards 2014

SingTel EXPAN Hosting Services

Data Centre/Cloud

2014

UAE Federal government

Best Global M-Government Service Award for MyTransport.SG

NCS

2014

World Communication Awards 2014

Users' Choice Award

Brand/Events

2014

NetworkWorld Asia Readers Choice Product Excellence Awards 2014

Managed Infrastructure Services

Network Services

2014

ACOMMs Awards 2014

Community Contribution + Commitment to customer service

Optus

2014

Sing Tao Daily IT Square Editors’ Choices HK 2014

Best Managed ICT Service Provider

Managed Services

2014

MEF Ethernet Excellence Awards 2014

Global / APAC Wholesale Provider of the Year

Network Services

2014

Aegis Graham Bell Awards 2014

Innovation in Telecom Network Infrastructure

Network Services

2014

NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards 2014

Best in Security as a Service

Security

2014

Asia Communication Awards 2014

Project of the Year - G-Cloud

Data Centre/Cloud

2014

NetworkWorld Asia Readers Choice Product Excellence Awards 2014

Managed Security Services

Security

2014

NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards 2014

Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity

Others

2014

Asia Business Continuity Awards (ABCA) 2014

Business Continuity Provider of the Year

NCS

2014

Asia Communication Awards 2014

Best Brand Campaign - Gordon Ramsay

Brand/Events

2014

SiTF Awards 2013

NCS beConnect Bronze Award

NCS

2013

Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards 2013

Service Provider CEO of the Year

Others

2013

Frost & Sullivan Singapore Excellence Awards Program

Beyond Connectivity Service Provider of the Year

Network Services

2013

STB Singapore Experience Awards 2013

Trade Conference of the Year

Brand/Events

2013

Asia Communications Awards 2013

Best SME Service - myBusiness

SME

2013

2013 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards

Product Line Strategy Excellence Award For UC-As-A-Service

Managed Services

2013

ASEAN ICT Awards 2013

Gold Award - Best Digital Content

SME

2013

ACOMM Awards 2013

Satellite Provider of the Year

Optus

2013

Asia Communications Awards 2013

Best Enterprise Service - Connectivity as a Service

Network Services

2013

eGov Excellence Awards 2013

Distinguished Winner - For MyTransport.SG, Land Transport Authority

NCS

2013

NetworkWorld Asia Readers' Choice Product Excellence Awards 2013

Managed Infrastructure Services

Network Services

2013

International Association of Public Transport's Grow with Public Transport Awards 2013

Integrated Mobility Innovation Category - To Land Transport Authority for My Transport.sg

NCS

2013

Global Telecoms Business 2013

Fixed network infrastructure innovation for One-of-a-kind network relocation for the Australian tax office

Network Services

2013

Asia Business Continuity Awards (ABCA) 2013

Business Continuity Provider of the Year (BCM Services)

NCS

2013

ACOMM Awards 2013

Communications Ambassador of the year

Optus

2013

W3 Awards 2013

Silver Winner for One Motoring

NCS

2013

Asia Business Continuity Awards (ABCA) 2013

Business Continuity Provider of the Year (Recovery Site)

NCS

2013

Sing Tao Daily IT Square Editors’ Choices HK 2013

Best IT Conference 2013 - i.luminate Hong Kong 2013

Brand/Events

2013

MEF Asia Pacific Carrier Ethernet Awards 2013

Best Wholesale Ethernet Service

Network Services

2013

eGov Excellence Awards 2013

Distinguished Winner - For DataMall@MyTransport.sg, Land Transport Authority

NCS

2013

ComputerWorld Customer Care Awards 2013

Cloud Services

Data Centre/Cloud

2013

SiTF Awards 2013

MyTransport.SG for Land Transport Authority

NCS

2013

Sing Tao Daily IT Square Editors’ Choices HK 2013

Best Managed Service Provider 2013 – Hong Kong

Managed Services

2013

ComputerWorld Readers' Choice Award 2013

Best Managed Connectivity Services Provider - SingTel Managed Connectivity and Managed Services (2013)

Managed Services

2013

ACOMM Awards 2013

Community Contribution

Optus

2013

Interactive Media Awards 2013

Outstanding Achievement (Government Category) – For NS Life Microsite

NCS

2013

Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards 2013

Singapore Carrier Ethernet Service Provider of the Year

Network Services

2013

ComputerWorld Hong Kong Awards 2013

Best IT Outsourcing Provider & Managed Services

Managed Services

2013

eGov Excellence Awards 2013

Merit Winner - For eBooking Appointment, Immigration Checkpoints Authority

NCS

2013

Interactive Media Awards 2013

Outstanding Achievement (Government & Transportation Category) – For One.Motoring Portal

NCS

2013

NetworkWorld Asia Readers' Choice Product Excellence Awards 2013

Cloud Infrastructure Provider

Data Centre/Cloud

2013

ComputerWorld Readers' Choice Award 2013

Best Data Centre and Hosting Services Provider - SingTel EXPAN Hosting Services (2013)

Data Centre/Cloud

2013

eGov Excellence Awards 2013

Merit Winner - For Ministry of Defence, NS Portal

NCS

2013

Sing Tao Daily IT Square Editors’ Choices HK 2013

Best Innovative Managed ICT Service Provider – China

Managed Services

2013

MEF Global Carrier Ethernet Awards 2013

Best Carrier Ethernet Business Application

Network Services

2013

NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards 2013

Best in Security as a Service

Security

2013

Mob-Ex Awards 2013

Gold Award, Best App/Content, Government/Community Category -MyTransport.SG Mobile App, Land Transport Authority (LTA)

NCS

2013

ComputerWorld Readers' Choice Award 2013

Best Managed Connectivity Services Provider - SingTel Managed Connectivity and Managed Services (2013)

Network Services

2013

ComputerWorld Customer Care Awards 2013

Telecommunications Services

Brand/Events

2013

Frost & Sullivan Singapore Excellence Awards Program

Telecom Service Provider of the Year

Brand/Events

2013

Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards 2013

Data Communications Service Provider of the Year

Network Services

2013

IDC Telecom Service Provider Innovation Awards 2013

Service Provider of the Future

Brand/Events

2013

World Communication Awards 2012

Best New Service : Enterprise

Network Services

2012

NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards 2012

Best Security-as-a-Service

Security

2012

NetworkWorld Asia Readers’ Choice Awards 2012

Best Managed Services

Managed Services

2012

Land Transport Excellence Awards 2012

Best System Delivery Partner

NCS

2012

Computerworld Readers’ Choice Awards 2012

Best Data Centre and Hosting Services Provider

Data Centre/Cloud

2012

Telecom Asia Awards 2012

Best Asian Telecom Carrier & Best Regional Mobile Group

Brand/Events

2012

Asian Conference Awards 2012

Best Large Scale Event (i.luminate 2010 & Accelerate 2010)

Brand/Events

2012

Computerworld Singapore Customer Care Awards 2012

Telecommunication Services

Brand/Events

2012

Computerworld Readers’ Choice Awards 2012

Best Managed Connectivity Services Provider

Network Services

2012

Seatrade Asia Awards 2012

The Technical Innovation Award

Satellite

2012

ASEAN ICT Awards 2012

Gold Award, Public Sector

NCS

2012

Superbrands Singapore 2012

Business Superbrands

Brand/Events

2012

Asia Business Continuity Awards (ABCA) 2012

Best Continuity Provider of the Year

NCS

2012

Sing Tao Daily IT Square Editors’ Choices HK 2012

SingTel Managed Services - Best-of-Breed Solutions in IT industry

Managed Services

2012

NetworkWorld Asia Readers’ Choice Awards 2012

Best IP Services Infrastructure

Network Services

2012

Computerworld Hong Kong Awards 2012

IT Outsourcing & Managed Services

Managed Services

2012

Land Transport Excellence Awards 2012

Most Creative Promotion/ Campaign (Land Transport)

NCS

2012

IT Excellence Awards 2012

Best Bottom-line IT (by IDC Asia Pacific and Fairfax Business Media)

NCS

2012

Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific ICT Awards 2012

Telecom Cloud Service Provider of the Year

Data Centre/Cloud

2012

CNW (China Network World) Annual Product and Solution Awards 2012

Best Innovative Managed ICT Services Provider

Managed Services

2012

Asia Communication Awards 2012

Best Cloud Service

Data Centre/Cloud

2012