Analysts mixed on telco prospects after 5G licences are awarded


Analysts mixed on telco prospects after 5G licences are awarded

SINGAPORE (Apr 30): Following the awarding of 5G licences to Singtel, StarHub, and M1 by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) on April 29, analysts from DBS Group Research and

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M1 inks MVNO partnership with Geenet to boost network services in dormitories

SINGAPORE (Mar 5): M1 has entered into a Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) partnership with Wi-Fi service provider Geenet.


M1, Huawei to put 5G capabilities on show at Chingay parade

SINGAPORE (Jan 30): Advanced 5G standalone (SA) network technology will be put on show at Singapore’s Chingay parade this year, thanks to a collaboration between telecommunications firm M1 and Huaw


StarHub and M1 to make joint 5G bid as expected

SINGAPORE (Jan 23): As expected, StarHub and M1 will be making a joint bid for a 5G licence.

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RHB keeps telco sector at 'neutral' as competition heats up

SINGAPORE (Dec 24): The mobile revenues of Singapore telcos will remain under pressure in 2020.


Telcos expected to face 5G cost challenges and new competitors in 2020

SINGAPORE (Dec 20): The telco sector has seen quite a shake-up this year as new entrant TPG Telecom starts to spin up its 4G network, while incumbent M1 was successfully taken private.

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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

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Telco shares dip as TPG offers free unlimited data roaming in Malaysia, Indonesia

SINGAPORE (June 26): TPG Telecom has fired another salvo in a bid to pry users away from incumbent telcos Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel), StarHub and M1.

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Maybank remains 'neutral' on telco sector as uncertainty looms

SINGAPORE (Apr 1): Maybank Kim Eng Research remains “neutral” on the Singapore telco sector amid uncertainty over the implication for competition in the industry with M1’s imminent de-listing.

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