Disruption and Digitalisation

Huawei dodges blanket 5G ban as EU defies Trump

(Jan 30): The European Union stopped short of an outright ban on Huawei Technologies Co and other Chinese 5G suppliers, seeking to navigate a path between warnings from US President Donald Trump an

Broker's Calls

5G not likely to be a game changer for Singapore telcos, says RHB

SINGAPORE (Jan 14): While fifth generation wireless technology for digital cellular networks, or 5G, has been the buzzword in the telecommunications industry, RHB Group Research believes it is not


Addition of two localised 5G networks brings total to four

SINGAPORE (Oct 21): Singapore is looking to increase the number of 5G networks to four, from the two previously planned, according to Minister for Communications and Information S Iswaran.

Disruption and Digitalisation

Singapore offers 5G spectrum, targets standalone network by 2022

(Oct 17): Singapore said it wants all four of its carriers to introduce 5G services, with half the city-state covered by a standalone network by 2022 to maintain competitiveness in developing techn

Special Event

Using 5G in the world of mobility

SINGAPORE (July 8): Singapore is setting aside $40 million for 5G technology and innovation, and one of the key areas in which the city state wants to test the raw technology is urban mobility.

Global Economy


SINGAPORE (July 1): “Presidential Harassment!”US President Donald Trump’s tweet, following news that former special counsel Robert Mueller will be testifyin

Smart cities

Singapore tests 5G applications with a starting fund of $40 million

SINGAPORE (June 27): Singapore wants to test out its 5G potential with a starting budget of $40 million that will be distributed over a year, with telco operators Singapore Telecommunications (Sing

US-China trade war

Trump says he'll raise China tariffs if Xi won't meet at G-20

(June 11): President Donald Trump threatened to raise tariffs on China again if President Xi Jinping doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Japan.

Global Economy


SINGAPORE (June 10): “A lot doesn’t depend on the retail shareholder; it depends on us to be able to ensure that what we put in front of us is in line with the objectives of the retail shar

Disruption and Digitalisation

Singapore plans $300 mil to spur innovation in digital push

(Mar 4): Singapore will allocate a further $300 million to spur research in digital innovation as the government transforms the economy through technology.

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