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SingTel to launch VoLTE next week

SingTel will at the end of the month launch what it is billing as the first VoLTE service to offer the full suite of telephony features.
 
The company's 4G ClearVoice service will be available from May 31 to postpaid 4G subscribers at no extra cost.
 
SingTel said it will offer functions including call waiting and forwarding, as well as SRVCC fallback to 3G and clearer voice calls compared to conventional mobile services.
 
The 4G ClearVoice service will initially be made available on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and will be
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telecomasia.net
Dylan Bushell-Embling
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SingTel FY net grows 4% despite forex hit

SingTel has reported a 4% increase in net profit for both the fiscal fourth quarter and the full financial year, despite the impact of unfavorable currency fluctuations.
 
Net profit for the year ending in March grew to S$3.65 billion ($2.92 billion). Depreciation of the Australian dollar and the local currencies of its regional associates against the Singapore dollar impacted growth – in constant currency terms, net profit would have increased by 10%.
 
Operating revenue fell 7%, or 2% in constant currencies.
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telecomasia.net
Dylan Bushell-Embling
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SingTel ties up with MS for Azure

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 internet to access Microsoft Azure in order to use their enterprise cloud resources. Through a strategic collaboration, SingTel’s MPLS network will integrate with the Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute service directly.
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Networks Asia
Networks Asia staff
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SingTel fined $4.8m over fire outage

Regulator IDA Singapore has fined meted out S$6.5 million ($5.2 million) in fines to SingTel and its NG-NBN affiliates over a fixed-line outage caused by a fire at the Bukit Panjang Exchange.
 
The October fire damaged 81 fiber cables, disrupting around 46,000 fiber connections, and affecting nearly 270,000 telecom and broadband subscribers.
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telecomasia.net
Dylan Bushell-Embling
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Singapore telcos can't charge extra for 4G

Singapore's mobile operators have been instructed not to charge extra for 4G data services to customers under existing contracts.
 
Regulator IDA Singapore has announced that after contacting StarHub, SingTel and M1, all three operators have agreed not to charge 4G service prices for customers under current contracts.
 
IDA started investigating the issue after StarHub announced it planned to start charging its SmartSurf customers an additional S$2.14 ($1.70) per month to use 4G data services from June.
 
During the investi
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telecomasia.net
Dylan Bushell-Embling
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StarHub, SingTel to help fund APAC startups

StarHub and SingTel have launched separate initiatives to help Asia-Pacific's startups.
 
StarHub i3 today announced the beta launch of Crowdtivate, its online social launchpad aimed at helping local and Asia-based entrepreneurs and artists make their innovative ideas come true.
 
SingTel, meanwhile, has launched Innov8Sparks, an initiative to help startups in Asia Pacific get more help entering new markets across the region.
 
StarHub i3's Crowdtivate is an open plat
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SMBWorld Asia
SMBWorld Asia editors
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SingTel provides store analytics from cameras

Using surveillance cameras, marketers can now take advantage of analytics to understand how to layout their store better.
 
This is the premise behind SingTel's video-analytics-as-a-service (VAaaS), which was just launched this week.
 
Using run-of-the-mill IP cameras which can connect to the Internet, SingTel will use their cloud-based platform to analyze the surveillance images streaming in.
 
This allows stores to get a better sense of visitor flow: how many people are coming in, what paths they take, how long they stay,
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CMO Innovation
CMO Innovation editors
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SingTel Group, Samsung enter mobile data alliance

SingTel Group has announced an alliance with Samsung to improve the mobile data experience for smartphone customers.
 
SingTel, its wholly-owned Australian subsidiary Optus and regional affiliates AIS (Thailand), Bharti Airtel (India and Africa), Globe (the Philippines) and Telkomsel (Indonesia) will all collaborate with Samsung on a series of initiatives.
 
The collaboration will cover areas including marketing, content and technology development, SingTel
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telecomasia.net
Dylan Bushell-Embling
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SingTel launches new data center in HK

SingTel has launched a new data center in Hong Kong, its second in the city, in an attempt to cater to the expanding needs of enterprises in the Greater China region.
 
The new EXPAN Tseung Kwan O Data Center, located at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park in Sai Kung, is equipped with functions including redundant capacity components, independent power distribution paths for servers and IT equipment.
 
It is designed to fulfill the Uptime Institute Tier 3 certification and
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telecomasia.net
Staff writer
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SingTel targets enterprise with integrated cloud service

SingTel launched its unified communications-as-a-service for enterprises in Asia Pacific.
 
The firm said the solution comprises a hosted suite of products that include voice, video, messaging and presence.
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telecomasia.net
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