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A senior SingTel exec has called for regulatory support for the right spectrum frequency to be allocated to operators implementing LTE, in order for the technology to take off.
 
Hurdles in the form of spectrum fragmentation and the lack of voice over LTE are significant challenges that have to be overcome, said SingTel’s VP for consumer products Chan Yim Leng

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Update 2 (24 May 2011): M1 has offered all its customers free local mobile calls, texts and multimedia messages on 25 May 2011 as apology for the inconvenience caused by the service outage.
 
Update 1 (19 May 2011): A third statement released by M1 on the night of 19 May said the technical disruptions had been

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Most Innovative Telecom Product

Singapore NBN - OpenNet and Nucleus Connect

Last year's winner: First year
Companies: OpenNet (SingTel, Singapore Pres

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Singapore’s M1 is targeting nationwide LTE deployment by Q1 next year.
 
M1 spokesperson Ivan Lim told TelecomAsia the company had already applied to the IDA to amend its existing facilities-based operator license to allow for the provision of LTE and related services.

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ASC International has kicked off a project to build a 4,800km cable linking Western Australia with Singapore.
 
ASC (Australia Singapore Cable), a subsidiary of Australian project development and contracting company Leighton, has commissioned Alcatel-Lucent to build the multi-terrabit cable.
 
The cableco

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Greece's OTE said its first-quarter profit slumped 54.1% to €30.2 million ($43.3 million), on sliding revenues at mobile division Cosmote.
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StarHub’s net profit grew 62.1% year-on-year to S$69 million ($56.13 million) in Q1, with mobile segment contributing to 53% of its revenue.
 
The Singapore-based operator's ebitda grew S$160 million year-on-year as the carrier observed a return on investment in smartphone subsidies made last year.
 
The carrier experienced a 9% cli

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Singapore regulator, the Infocomm Development Agency (IDA), recently introduced a series of bold, even radical, measures to protect local mobile service consumers.

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Regulators in neighboring countries Singapore and Malaysia have successfully concluded talks to reduce roaming tariffs between the two countries.
 
Travellers residing in either country will see reductions in roaming charges of up to 30% for voice calls and 50% for text messages by May 1 next year, Singapore's IDA

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Singapore’s StarHub is going head-on with rival SingTel in the enterprise cloud via a syndication partnership with Microsoft.
 
The agreement will see StarHub, the nation's second-largest operator, go-to-market with Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud productivity suite in Singapore.

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