fourth telco

Techgoondu Conversations: Getting refunds from oBike and sizing up Singapore’s mobile market
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Techgoondu Conversations: Getting refunds from oBike and sizing up Singapore’s mobile market

July 4th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
In the first Techgoondu Conversations episode, our new enterprise technology podcast, my colleague Grace Chng and I discuss the impact of oBike's...
StarHub seeks new CEO, with Tan Tong Hai to step down in May 2018
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StarHub seeks new CEO, with Tan Tong Hai to step down in May 2018

November 17th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
His impending departure comes amid the fiercest competition in years in the telecom...
Customer loyalty is key as competition heats up in Singapore mobile market
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Customer loyalty is key as competition heats up in Singapore mobile market

April 16th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Competition is great for consumers. For telcos, customer loyalty could make a key difference as the fight for a saturated market really gets going...
TPG wins costly race to be Singapore’s fourth telco with huge S$105m bid
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TPG wins costly race to be Singapore’s fourth telco with huge S$105m bid

December 14th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
It did so by paying a heavy price, spending a grand S$105 million in an auction to secure the airwaves it needs to roll out its mobile...
Triple the mobile data for S$9.90 a month for Singtel users
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Triple the mobile data for S$9.90 a month for Singtel users

September 16th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Singtel users can now pay S$9.90 a month to triple their mobile data bundle, with a new add-on plan unveiled by the telecom operator...
Three players seek airwaves to become Singapore’s fourth telco
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Three players seek airwaves to become Singapore’s fourth telco

September 1st, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Three players threw their names in the hat in a bid to be Singapore's fourth telecom operator today, as they formally declared their interest to bid for a chunk of the airwaves to run their...
Consistel fined S$300,000 for licence breach, accused of falsifying information
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Consistel fined S$300,000 for licence breach, accused of falsifying information

August 15th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Consistel, the systems integrator that runs the telecoms system in Singapore's Sports Hub, has been fined S$300,000 for breaching its licence...
Can new virtual operator Circles.Life attract Singapore users with digital promise?
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Can new virtual operator Circles.Life attract Singapore users with digital promise?

May 6th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
For those who have been saying there wasn't enough competition, there's another player in town. Crucially, there's an alternative to the Big...
MyRepublic aims for heavy users in bid to be Singapore’s fourth telco
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MyRepublic aims for heavy users in bid to be Singapore’s fourth telco

March 9th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The challenger appears set to rival the Big Three for heavy users, who have been frustrated by the lack of cheaper mobile data bundles of...
Singapore’s fourth telco to get discount for spectrum, more competition expected
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Singapore’s fourth telco to get discount for spectrum, more competition expected

February 19th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
This fourth telecom operator will get first dips at a much-sought after frequency spectrum in the sky that will allow it to deploy services as soon as April...
MyRepublic readies mobile trial in October, promises unlimited data to supporters
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MyRepublic readies mobile trial in October, promises unlimited data to supporters

August 27th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The trial is limited to an outdoor area surrounding a few apartment blocks in the Jurong East...
As Singapore’s fourth telco awaits, M1 and StarHub roll out better mobile deals
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As Singapore’s fourth telco awaits, M1 and StarHub roll out better mobile deals

July 13th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
When StarHub and M1 unveiled unexpectedly competitive deals for mobile users last Friday, you couldn't help but think they were responding to a new rival coming to...
Commentary: Singapore’s fourth telco may get chunk of airwaves cheaper
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Commentary: Singapore’s fourth telco may get chunk of airwaves cheaper

July 8th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The latest move to stir more competition is a sign that things have slowed down in the past few...
What Singapore’s fourth cellphone operator can offer
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What Singapore’s fourth cellphone operator can offer

May 14th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
More generous mobile data bundles, better coverage and simpler plans are the obvious things that users want from a new...