TELECOMMUNIcations

Wireless laser communications startup Transcelestial snags US$9.6m from EDBI, Wavemaker

SINGAPORE-BASED deep tech startup Transcelestial has raised US$9.6 million in a Series A funding round co-led by EDBI, a Singapore government investment firm better known for later-stage...

Circles.Life makes foray into financial services with AXA Insurance tie-up

SINGAPORE-BASED Circles.Life has partnered AXA Insurance to offer insurance coverage to the digital telco's users.

Regulator to keep pandemic shock in mind as it monitors NetLink service delay

SINGAPORE'S telecoms regulator is keeping an eye on the performance of NetLink Trust, whose fibre service delivery has been hobbled for weeks amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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.

Full steam ahead for 5G trials, but factories here still cautious

SMART manufacturing is among Singapore's six strategic clusters for 5G development, with S$40 million in funding set aside for it in June.

New 'digital telcos' start to feel the burn

THE heat is on in Singapore's crowded telco market - and the disruptors are starting to feel the burn.

State-linked EDBI invests in Circles.Life

The investment arm of the Economic Development Board has dipped its finger into the pie at Singapore telco startup Circles.Life.

MyRepublic snags S$70m investment to scale up products, expand regionally

PRIVATE equity firm Makara Capital is putting S$70 million into telecommunications operator MyRepublic, it announced on Wednesday.