Circles.Life has entered the Singapore mobile market as an MVNO that says it caters to the data-hungry subscriber.
With the entry of MVNO Circles.Life, Benjamin Cher asks: Is the market ready for yet another mobile operator, or will Singapore’s incumbents maintain the status quo?
The IDA has made the decision, after two public consultations, to allow for a fourth telco to enter Singapore, even allocating a sizable spectrum block for the new entrant.
M1 and Huawei claimed they have successfully achieved 4G peak download speeds of more than 1Gbps, and peak upload speeds in excess of 130Mbps.
M1 Ltd has announced a collaboration with VMware, Palo Alto Networks and Huawei to deploy a next-generation software-defined networking (SDN) technology proof-of-concept in its cloud-based data centre.
M1 Ltd said it has completed a ‘major upgrade’ of its billing and customer care system, in collaboration with Accenture. Financial details were not disclosed.
M1 Ltd said its net profit after tax for the first half of 2015 increased 3.8% year-on-year to S$90 million (US$65.7 million), on the back of service revenue of S$408.6 million (US$298.3 million).
Pricing and subscription plans remained the most important factor for Singaporeans in selecting their telecommunications service providers, according to Frost & Sullivan.
M1 Ltd has announced an agreement with Liberty Wireless that would enable the latter to deliver voice, messaging and data access to its customers, using M1’s mobile network.
The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) is proposing to release more spectrum for mobile broadband services and to facilitate the entry of a new mobile operator.