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Telecom operators revenues in international roaming, voice calls and short-messaging services have evaporated

To survive in the era of technology disruption, Singtel in recent years has shifted its growth strategy from investing in overseas telecom companies to expanding its digital businesses. Singtel reported on Thursday that its net profit for the quarter ended September nearly tripled to 2.88 billion Singapore dollars ($2.12 billion) from the same period a year earlier, its highest quarterly…

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Singtel launches global software-defined network solution for enterprises

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 at their existing sites or when they expand into new…

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Singtel and Ericsson to launch Singapore’s first 5G Centre of Excellence

Singtel and Ericsson will jointly establish a Centre of Excellence (CoE) to faciliate 5G development and deployment in Singapore. 5G, the next-generation mobile network technology, is expected to roll out globally from 2020 and will deliver massive connectivity, ultra-low latency, gigabit speeds, and enable advanced applications such as smart cities, Internet of Things (IoT), augmented reality and autonomous vehicles. Co-funded…

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Singtel Launches Mobile Plans With Unlimited Data, Talktime And SMS

To compete with StarHub’s and M1’s unlimited data alternatives, the Red Camp now offers an unlimited data add-on called Data X Infinity. Singtel upped the ante with the launch of 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 nationwide. From today, Singtel Combo 3, 6 and 12 mobile plans will be upgraded with unlimited talk time and…

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Singtel To Accelerate Fibre-Based Service Adoption To Support Smart Nation

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’s connected Smart Nation. Fibre-based networks…

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Enterprise Survey 2017: Mobile Satisfaction and Churn for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Operators must work to improve small and medium-sized enterprises’ satisfaction with mobile services, which is generally low and is a significant driver of churn. Small and medium sized enterprises are less satisfied with their telecoms services than larger enterprises, according to new research from Analysys Mason. Customer satisfaction is more important than ever in saturated mobile markets, as operators try…

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Mobile Operators Must Embrace the $100 Billion Mobile Advertising Market Says Strategy Analytics

Mobile operators should be doing more to leverage subscriber data in mobile advertising, particularly in the face of stalling service revenue. Strategy Analytics latest report “Where Can Mobile Operators Succeed in Mobile Advertising?” concludes that the majority of operators are failing to take advantage of strong demand for transparent, precise and verifiable audience data from media buyers despite being perceived…

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Singapore Telecom Singtel Partners with Lazada on SMB Marketplace

Initiative allows smaller businesses to tap into new online markets This week, Singapore-based telecom Singtel and Southeast Asia-focused ecommerce platform Lazada announced a partnership to create an online marketplace geared toward serving the needs of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the country. The new marketplace, named 99% SME e-marketplace (a reference to the fact that SMBs make up 99%…

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