Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Grab, IMDA to pilot accelerator programme to help start-ups venture overseas

SINGAPORE (Mar 17): Ride hailing app Grab is partnering with the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) to pilot a 14-week accelerator programme for Singapore-based start-ups that are looking


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.

Data privacy

Singapore launches initiatives to bolster personal data protection

SINGAPORE (July 22): Personal data protection is never far from the mind of Tan Swee Wan, CEO of TRS Forensics.

Data privacy

Data protection officers 'critical' to success of enterprises in digital age, says Minister S Iswaran

SINGAPORE (July 17): Singapore has launched the world’s first Data Protection Officer Competency Framework and Training Roadmap that combines both data protection and data innovation to provide a c

Disruption and Digitalisation

IMDA launches initiatives to drive Singapore's digital economy

SINGAPORE (June 27): Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has launched a series of initiatives to spearhead the city-state’s efforts to become a leading digital economy.


SingPost to hire more postmen, redeploy drivers and increase PO staff after being fined $100,000 for not meeting quality standards

SINGAPORE (Feb 8): Singapore Post (SingPost) says it will be hiring a hundred more postmen and redeploying 35 mail-drop drivers to become full-time postmen as well as increase the number of dedicat

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

IMDA, Singtel, DBS launch new 99%SME platform to strengthen SMEs' omni-channel capabilities

SINGAPORE (Jan 11): The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA), Singtel and DBS today jointly announced that they have launched a new 99%SME e-commerce platform

Careers & Training

IBM partners IMDA to roll out 'New Collar Apprenticeship' initiative after layoffs in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Aug 16): International Business Machines (IBM) is joining the Infocomm Media Development Authority’s (IMDA) Company-Led Training programme under its TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) initiat

NetLink Trust unit price seemingly unaffected by $150,000 IMDA fine

SINGAPORE (Dec 28): Shares in NetLink NBN Trust are trading flat at 84 cents this morning, seemingly unaffected by news that it has been hit by a fine from the industry regulator.

Singapore Fintech Festival 2017

Consortium led by IMDA, MAS & SkillsFuture sign agreement for TeSA FinTech Collective

SINGAPORE (Nov 16): A landmark partnership has been established under the TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) FinTech Collective with today’s signing of a memorandum of intent (MoI) between the Infocomm

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