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Competition heats up in telco sector and the catchphrase is 'free'

Samantha Chiew
Samantha Chiew6/12/2018 11:52 AM GMT+08  • 4 min read
Competition heats up in telco sector and the catchphrase is 'free'
SINGAPORE (June 12): UOB Kay Hian continues to rate the telecommunications sector as “market weight” as competition within the sector has intensified even before TPG Telecom has launched its mobile services on a commercial basis.
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SINGAPORE (June 12): UOB Kay Hian continues to rate the telecommunications sector as “market weight” as competition within the sector has intensified even before TPG Telecom has launched its mobile services on a commercial basis.

So far, TPG has launched a mobile plan just for senior citizens aged 65 and above, giving them 3GB of data and unlimited local calls for free for the first 24 months.

In its 1H18 results briefing, TPG disclosed that its data centre and core network in Singapore has been completed and a large number of base stations have already been installed.

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