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.

UOB, SPH, Singtel to provide 250 laptops, digital resources to disadvantaged students

UOB, Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) and Singtel are collaborating to provide close to 250 disadvantaged students in Singapore with a new laptop and online learning resources.

240 staff axed by Singtel's Hooq face uncertain future

VIDEO streaming service Hooq Digital, a joint venture company in which Singtel has an indirect 76.5 per cent effective interest, had to sack its global workforce of 240 people across six markets,...

Singtel freezes wages except for operational, support staff

SINGTEL has decided to roll out a wage freeze across the organisation. The move affects all but operational and support staff, said group chief executive Chua Sock Koong in a memo to employees on...

Singtel employee diagnosed with novel coronavirus, says telco

AN employee of Singtel was diagnosed with the novel coronavirus on Thursday night, the telco said on Friday, adding that he is currently in hospital receiving treatment.

Citi high-flyer to steer Grab on its digital bank path

FORMER Citibank Singapore's head of retail banking Charles Wong is due to join the Grab-Singtel entity bidding for a digital full bank in Singapore, BT understands.

Singtel associate Bharti Airtel proposes to raise up to US$3b

BHARTI Airtel has proposed to raise up to US$3 billion in a mega debt-equity exercise ahead of its deadline to pay a hefty fine.

Grab, Singtel make it to digibank altar after hectic speed-dating

IT WAS a hectic speed-dating process, but in the end, two old friends decided to commit.

Grab, Singtel partner to gun for digibank licence in Singapore

GRAB Holdings and Singtel are joining forces to apply for a digital full bank licence in Singapore, with an aim of tapping “unmet and underserved” needs from digital-first consumers and the small...

5G wireless network will be fork in road for Singapore telcos

LICENCES for Singapore's planned 5G wireless networks are hailed by observers as a game-changing catalyst, amid a consumer mobile market battered by a price war.

Sygnum gets MAS go-ahead for asset-management ops

SINGAPORE-FOCUSED tokenisation startup Sygnum has obtained a capital markets services licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).