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Hutchison next in line to rollout the iPhone

Hutchison is to offer Apple’s iPhone in Hong Kong and Macau later this year, the Hong Kong-based company said in a statement this morning.

Microsoft, SingTel launch programme to develop mobile services

Microsoft has unveiled its Connected Services Accelerator programme at this week’s GSMA Mobile Innovation Marketplace in Atlanta. The programme is a series of projects designed to commercialise new types of mobile services through collaboration with independent software vendors, developers and operators. Microsoft will team with mobile operator SingTel to launch the programme’s first project.


SingTel in talks to buy stake in Chinese operator

Singapore’s SingTel has confirmed it is in talks aimed at acquiring a strategic stake in a Chinese mobile operator.

SingTel raises Globe Telecom stake

SingTel is raising its stake in Filipino operator Globe Telecom by 2.9 percent for US$104 million, according to Channel News Asia.

SingTel ups stake in Bharti

SingTel is to pay up to US$654 million to boost its stake in Indian operator Bharti Airtel to 31.95 percent. “The amount payable by [its wholly-owned subsidiary] Pastel for the Sale Shares will be between approximately INR18,073 million to INR30,084 million,” SingTel said in a statement.

Singapore operators trial mobile TV

Singapore’s three mobile operators – M1, SingTel and StarHub – together with the national broadcaster MediaCorp, are to jointly conduct a consumer mobile TV trial using DVB-H technology next month, reports Cellular News. Some 300 customers of the three operators are expected to participate in the trial, which will last for three months.


Report: SingTel mulls US5B Optus IPO

Singapore’s SingTel is reportedly mulling a sale of a minority stake its wholly-owned Australian subsidiary, Optus, via an IPO that could raise as much as US$5 billion.

SingTel ups subs

SingTel said today its regional mobile user base was up 45 percent to almost 198 million in the second-quarter against a year earlier, notes AFP.


SingTel group profits slip 5 percent

SingTel saw its net profit slip in the first quarter as the company was hit by a negative currency impact.

SingTel signs up 170,000 iPhone users

Telecompaper notes that SingTel has registered more than 170,000 iPhone 3G activations across the group since launching the device in July in Australia (Optus), and in Singapore (SingTel), India (Bharti Airtel) and the Philippines (Globe Telecom) in August.