Singapore’s telecommunications sector will herald in a new and exciting year, especially with the recent launch of 5G by both telcos Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) and StarHub.

StarHub was the first to launch its 5G services to its customers. On Aug 18, StarHub customers on the telco’s new Mobile+ or Biz+ mobile plans were among the first to experience the new 5G network on their 5G-supported mobile devices at no additional costs.

Following closely behind, Singtel launched its 5G network on Sept 1 to some 20,000 Singtel customers for free. Singtel will be the first to offer its 5G services at speeds of more than 1Gbps by harnessing the 3.5GHz bandwidth from its newly expanded spectrum holdings as well as existing 2.1GHz spectrum while employing advanced technologies such as dual connectivity.

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