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The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) granted M1 Limited (M1) and StarHub Ltd (StarHub) the final 5G network license award, following the completion of the required regulatory processes. With the final award of the 5G network licence, M1 will start to roll out its 5G network coverage across Singapore. With high network speeds, ultra-low latency, …

Huawei called for closer collaboration with its local partners to boost joint solution innovation as Singapore moves into Covid-19 economic recovery at the inaugural online Huawei Ecosystem Summit 2020. The company also announced its new Virtual AI Academy with more than 140 free online courses to accelerate training and upskilling of Singapore ICT professionals and SME’s …

More than 500 small and medium-sized enterprises (“SMEs”) in Singapore have gained access to new overseas markets digitally, through digital platforms under the Grow Digital initiative. Sales by Singapore companies to overseas buyers using the platforms have been brisk, growing by at least 10 per cent month-on-month this year. Under the Grow Digital initiative, a …

Singapore and the Republic of Korea have launched negotiations on a new Korea-Singapore Digital Partnership Agreement (KSDPA). This was announced today at a videoconference between Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing and the Republic of Korea’s Minister for Trade Yoo Myung Hee. Mr Chan said, “As countries navigate the challenges posed by COVID-19, …

Singapore’s startups are stepping up to create and adapt their current technologies in the battle against COVID-19, Dr Lim Jui, CEO of SGInnovate, told Fortune Times during a recent interview. SGInnovate is a government-owned venture firm that builds and scales Deep Tech startups into high potential companies with global impact. “Aspiring entrepreneurs and founders will not …

ST Engineering will be using its in-house developed drone solution, DroScan to carry out General Visual Inspection (GVI) during aircraft maintenance at its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facilities in Singapore after its Aerospace sector received authorisation from the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS). This is the first-ever authorisation granted by CAAS for the …

Singtel announced that the Asia Direct Cable (ADC) Consortium, of which it is a member, is building a high-performance submarine cable connecting China (Hong Kong SAR and Guangdong Province), Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The consortium, which includes CAT, China Telecom, China Unicom, PLDT, Singtel, SoftBank Corp., Tata Communications and Viettel, has selected NEC …

Deloitte and Nanyang Business School (NBS) at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) are collaborating to train a new generation of accountants to be skilled in audit analytics, where technology is leveraged in the application and analysis of data in auditing. The memorandum of understanding to launch a new course in audit analytics for NTU …

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”), with the support of other Government agencies, will drive a nationwide digitalisation movement to ensure that Singapore will emerge stronger in a post COVID-19 world. Our efforts will focus on three key thrusts – digital opportunities for workers; digital inclusion for all; and a concerted push for a digital …

Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading everyday app, today announced the expansion of GrabMart into eight Southeast Asian countries, with Cambodia being the latest addition. GrabMart scaled from two to eight Southeast Asian countries in three months and is live in 50 cities across Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Myanmar and Cambodia today. GrabMart, which …