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Singtel launched its 5G non-standalone (NSA) network and introduced a three-month trial for its consumer and enterprise customers. As a forerunner of 5G, Singtel’s 5G NSA network is capable of delivering 5G speeds of more than 1Gbps, by harnessing 3.5GHz frequency from Singtel’s newly expanded spectrum holdings as well as existing 2100MHz spectrum while employing advanced …

As the world grapples with the virus, one industry is quietly playing a key role in helping communities respond to the pandemic: telecommunications.Because of our core business, robust customer base, ICT skills, and technological capabilities, telcos are uniquely positioned—and I daresay have a duty to deliver infrastructure and connectivity to customers. Already, the industry is …

Singtel and Great Eastern announced their partnership to launch a range of general insurance products spanning home, motor and travel, jointly developed by both companies. These innovative insurance offerings, underwritten by Great Eastern, seek to address customer needs arising from their increasingly digital lifestyles, featuring telco-centric benefits that are industry firsts. This collaboration expands Singtel’s foray …

Observing a rise in digital banking in Singapore amid Covid-19, DBS – which banks most of Singapore – has partnered with the Government Technology Agency of Singapore (GovTech) to pilot the latter’s innovative SingPass Face Verification technology. This pilot programme aims to benefit more than one million DBS customers who are SingPass holders and do …

Apple previewed Apple Central World, its second and largest retail location in Thailand. Nestled in the heart of Ratchaprasong, Bangkok’s iconic intersection, the store provides a completely new and accessible destination within the lively city. Apple Central World’s distinctive architecture is brought to life with the first-ever all-glass design, housed under a cantilevered Tree Canopy …

UOB Asset Management Ltd (UOBAM) launched UOBAM Invest, a robo-advisory mobile app that offers retail investors in Singapore personalised, dynamic investment portfolios based on their risk profile, aggregate financial goals and investment horizon. The mobile app is the retail version of the UOBAM Invest online portal, which was first launched in 2018 for corporate investors …

Following the success of its previous global calls for start-ups, Go Ignite, an alliance of four leading global telcos, has launched Go Ignite: 5G Open Call for Start-ups to engage start-ups or venture capital-backed companies which are developing 5G products or services catering to the consumer or enterprise sectors. Go Ignite comprises hubraum, Orange Fab, …

Since 4 July 2020, OCBC Bank’s 1.8 million digital customers in Singapore have been able to use the SingPass Mobile app as an alternative login to access the full suite of digital banking services via the OCBC Mobile Banking app or Internet banking. Using SingPass Mobile as an alternate login will especially benefit customers who …

SingHealth and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), with support from the Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS), have co-developed a chatbot known as “Doctor Covid” to improve care for COVID-19 patients at community care facilities. Hosted on the Telegram mobile application, Doctor Covid boasts a variety of features in the patients’ native languages …

In a first for the local telco market, Singtel prepaid customers can now use NETS ATM bank cards to make top-ups and purchase data plans and services directly on their mobile devices. With the launch of NETS Click on Singtel’s hi!App, NETS ATM bank cards from DBS, OCBC and UOB can be digitised as an …