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

Broker's Calls

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.

Broker's Calls

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Manulife US REIT 

Price targets: 

US$1.05 BUY (Maybank Kim Eng Research) 

US$1.00 BUY (RHB Group Research) 

Investing ideas

Analysts turn bullish on StarHub as potential catalysts could ease earnings pressures

SINGAPORE (Nov 6): Analysts from two research houses – DBS Group Research and CGS-CIMB Research – are upgrading StarHub to “buy”, from “hold” previously, following the telco’s 3Q results announceme


StarHub reports 1.7% rise in 3Q earnings to $58 mil despite revenue dip

SINGAPORE (Nov 5): StarHub saw its earnings rise slightly to $58.0 million for the 3Q19 ended September, from $57.0 million a year ago.

Disruption and Digitalisation

OCBC builds new digital ecosystem to deliver better products and services to customers

SINGAPORE (Nov 4): As Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp grew to become a leading bank in Singapore and the region, it built a web of associate companies in other industries, including property, engineer

Investing ideas

Singapore's 5G network plan a buying opportunity for telcos, analysts say

SINGAPORE (Oct 20): Analysts believe that local telecommunications operations could stand to benefit, after the Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore announced an additional two localis

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


Singtel tops sector amid headwinds; StarHub leads in ROE; SIA, SBS Transit winners too

SINGAPORE (Sept 16): The transport, storage and communications sector has seen quite a shake-up in the last year. Among the telcos, M1 delisted, even as new providers entered the market.

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