How these 20 global telcos stack up

For those keen on investing in the telco sector, we at The Edge Singapore have filtered a list of stocks.

Investing ideas

Consolidation may inspire StarHub to move on Simba: DBS

'It is about time that the Singapore market goes through consolidation'
Citi ups TP while DBS keeps 'buy' call on Singtel following long-awaited divestment of loss-making Trustwave - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

Broker's Calls

Citi ups TP while DBS keeps 'buy' call on Singtel following long-awaited divestment of loss-making Trustwave

With the sale Singtel's earnings can improve by around $120 million, estimates DBS

Digital Economy

Digital is the new solution for telco retail distribution

Telcos need to reevaluate their retail strategy


Telcos hold the line in testing times

Telcos, with their critical function of providing communications and Internet access, are seen as somewhat more resilient. In fact, they may even benefit from stronger demand.

Company in the news

TPG launches 'best-value' commercial mobile plan

Describing itself as the “best-value no contract plan” in the market today, the new SIM-only plan offers 50 gigabytes (GB) of data at $10 per month automatically renewed on a monthly basis.


TPG Telecom's operations held back by lack of investment

SINGAPORE (July 29): More than half a year after the highly anticipated launch of TPG Telecom, Singapore’s long-awaited fourth telco, its services have been found wanting. A recent report by mobile analytics company Opensignal highlights the deficiencie


StarHub reports 14.2% lower 1Q earnings of $54 mil due to higher expenses

SINGAPORE (May 3): StarHub reported earnings of $54 million for the 1Q ended March, 14.2% lower compared to a year ago due to higher operating expenses. 

Broker's Calls

Has the telco price war started even before TPG's entry?

SINGAPORE (Oct 16): DBS Group Research says M1 is taking a leaf out of Circles.Life’s playbook and undercutting the efforts of Singtel and StarHub to stabilise average revenue per user (ARPU) – even before the entry of fourth mobile operator TPG Telec

Broker's Calls

Singapore telcos still lack the 'X' factor. Here's why

SINGAPORE (Sept 20): Maybank Kim Eng is maintaining its “negative” view on the Singapore telco sector in anticipation of more competition from FY18 onwards.