Singapore - Telecommunications Infrastructure to 2010

Synopsis

Singapore’s reputation for a truly progressive telecommunications market over the past three decades has been built on its excellent infrastructure. While the nation’s geographical situation has been of considerable advantage in putting its infrastructure in place, other factors, including the government’s strong commitment to developing telecommunications, have certainly helped. Singapore was one of the first countries in the world to have a fully digital telephone network. In this report we look at Singapore’s domestic and international infrastructure. Singapore is a natural hub for submarine cables in the Asia Pacific region. As well as submarine cables, International infrastructure includes a number of satellite networks.

Note: This is an archived report and has not been updated since 2010.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. National telecom network
    • 2.1 Overview
    • 2.2 Fixed-mobile convergence (FMC)
    • 2.3 Triple-play services
    • 2.4 Next Generation National Infocomm Infrastructure (Next Gen NII)
      • 2.4.1 Network Company (NetCo)
      • 2.4.2 Operating Company (OpCo)
  • 3. International infrastructure
    • 3.1 Submarine cable networks
      • 3.1.1 C2C
      • 3.1.2 Network i2i
      • 3.1.3 StarHub Crossing
      • 3.1.4 Tata Indicom cable
      • 3.1.5 SEA-ME-WE 4
      • 3.1.6 Thailand-Indonesia-Singapore (TIS) cable
      • 3.1.7 Asia-America Gateway (AAG)
      • 3.1.8 Pacific Unity
      • 3.1.9 Matrix Cable System (MCS)
      • 3.1.10 Southeast Asia Japan Cable System (SJC)
    • 3.2 Terrestrial cable networks
      • 3.2.1 China-Southeast Asia Cable (CSC)
    • 3.3 Satellite networks
      • 3.3.1 ST-1
      • 3.3.2 ST-2
      • 3.3.3 Intelsat/Inmarsat
      • 3.3.4 APT Satellite Holdings Ltd (APT)
      • 3.3.5 Globalstar
      • 3.3.6 SES New Skies
  • 4. Infrastructure developments
    • 4.1 International services
    • 4.2 Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
      • 4.2.1 StarHub
      • 4.2.2 SingTel
      • 4.2.3 MediaRing Ltd
      • 4.2.4 Other operators
    • 4.3 IP networks
      • 4.3.1 SingTel
      • 4.3.2 StarHub
      • 4.3.3 The MobileOne Network
      • 4.3.4 Infonet
      • 4.3.5 Alcatel-Lucent
      • 4.3.6 Other operators
  • 5. Related reports
  • Table 1 – Fixed lines in service and penetration – 1998 - 2011
  • Table 2 – Overview of fixed-line subscribers – September 2010
  • Exhibit 1 – International submarine cable systems with landing points in Singapore - 2009

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Number of pages 14

Status Archived

Last updated 14 Jan 2011
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Analyst: Peter Evans

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