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Though every business owner knows that it pays to be prepared for unforeseen crises, few would’ve anticipated the onset of the current COVID-19 pandemic. With much of the world reeling from the unprecedented spread of the virus, safe distancing is now the new normal—affecting all kinds of businesses, whether big or small. Given their inextricable …

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) and Enterprise Singapore (ESG) announced that they have pre-approved remote working solutions that come bundled with laptops, with up to 80% subsidy from the Productivity Solutions Grant (PSG) till end-2020. This will further help businesses digitalise to cope with the challenges of the COVID-19 situation. As part of the …

The Government’s heightened safe distancing measures will significantly impact Singaporeans’ daily lives. The Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) has been closely monitoring the situation, and announced a series of proactive Connectivity, Content and Accessibility initiatives to support the nation through this period. The initiatives will ensure that everyone, especially vulnerable segments including seniors and school-going …

With greater awareness around safe distancing during the COVID-19 outbreak, the Infocomm Media Development Authority, (“IMDA”), together with industry partners, has embarked on a national community effort with a call to Singaporeans to “Stay Healthy, Go Digital”, encouraging people to continue with their daily lives while staying healthy through digital means. This collaboration aims to …

There was something for everyone in the recent Committee of Supply (COS) debate held on 3 March 2020, which unveiled a slew of initiatives to help Singaporeans of all walks of life go digital. As digitalisation promises to radically change the way we live, work and play, more must be done to ensure that everyone …

Grab, Southeast Asia’s leading super app, and the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) today announced a partnership to pilot Grab Ventures Ignite (GVI), a 14-week accelerator programme, for Singapore-based startups with interest to venture overseas. The Singapore pilot of GVI will focus on high potential startups with an aspiration to launch in the Vietnamese market. It will be held …

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) launched a new IoT Cyber Security Guide (“Guide”) to offer enterprise users and their vendors better guidance on deploying IoT technology. The Guide was developed by IMDA after taking in comments from IMDA’s public consultation in January 2019, and in consultation with the Cyber Security Agency (“CSA”). With the …

Companies can tap on a suite of infocomm technology (ICT) solutions to address business continuity challenges arising from COVID-19, such as workplace separation, visitor management, temperature recording, and contact tracing. This suite of solutions was jointly curated by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) and SGTech, the industry association for the tech sector. The solutions …

Fifteen global companies have taken up Singapore’s AI Model Governance Framework; Practical examples for organisations to follow suit. Singapore sees Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) as an important and fundamental technology for the Digital Economy, with AI-powered products offering a level of personalised service at scale that was previously unimaginable. In the global discourse on AI ethics …

Singapore presents over 750 hours of quality content for a global audience at Asia TV Forum & Market 2019. Singapore makes a strong showing at the Asia TV Forum & Market 2019 (ATF), with 80 media companies showcasing their latest works at the Market’s Singapore Pavilion. Presented by the Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA), the …