Grab-Singtel digital bank is not a licence to print money

THE buzz over Singtel's win of a digital banking licence - together with its partner Grab - is understandable.

Grab-Singtel, Sea and Ant Group bag Singapore's first digital bank licences amid surprise twist

FROM early 2022, four digital banks will emerge onto Singapore's banking scene. The incumbents are already sounding the battle cry as the Covid-19 crisis marks digital finance as the way forward....

Grab-Singtel group puts cybersecurity at top of digital bank agenda

GRAB and Singtel's consortium is making cybersecurity a top priority for their digital bank. This comes as the new entity faces increasing expectations to prove to regulators and consumers over...

Grab-Singtel digital bank to add 200 local staff by end-2021

THE digital full bank set up by the Grab-Singtel consortium will hire around 200 staff in Singapore by the end of next year to build up a robust banking infrastructure.

Singtel's digital bank bid is also a push for reinvention

SINGTEL sees its digital bank bid as a timely push for reinvention by the heavyweight telco in Singapore and the region.

Brokers' take: Singtel may commit over S$600m to Grab digital-bank venture

IN the long term, Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) might have to commit more than S$600 million in total to its joint venture (JV) with Grab Holdings to set up a digital full bank in...

Singtel's NCS acquires digital services consultancy for undisclosed sum

SINGTEL'S information, communications and technology (ICT) arm NCS has acquired regional digital services consultancy 2359 Media for an undisclosed sum.

Singtel unit NCS eyes regional growth

AMID the Covid-19 pandemic, information, communications and technology (ICT) service provider NCS is one of the few lucky firms whose operations have been left largely unscathed. In fact, with the...

How Temasek unlocked value at Sembcorp

WHEN Temasek Holdings reports its annual performance, it isn't its total return or the views of its top executives about the global economy that I find most interesting.

Singtel Dash partners Ezra to offer migrant workers extra airtime credit

DASH, the mobile payments platform of Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel), is partnering global aid initiative Ezra to help migrant workers in Singapore stay connected to their families by giving...

M1, Singtel step up to deliver fibre services as NetLink Trust faces foreign worker crunch

WITH coronavirus control measures disrupting manpower, telecom operators - designated as essential service providers - have had to join hands to keep Singapore connected.