ST Telemedia, Qtel and Naeem Holding partner for Egypt's 3rd GSM licence bid
Telemedia, Qatar Telecom (Qtel), one of the Middle East's
fastest growing telecommunications companies, and Naeem Holding,
one of the fastest growing investment banking houses in the
Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, have formed a
joint venture to bid as a consortium for the third Public
Land Mobile Network licence in the Arab Republic of Egypt.
The deadline for the bid submission was 4 May 2006.
CSIS, ST Telemedia and Network Indonesia Organise a Seminar to Promote Indonesia’s Business and Investment Climate
ST Telemedia, together with Indonesia's Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Network Indonesia - a networking platform formed by International Enterprise Singapore - organised a business seminar on the 'Strategic Impact of Foreign Investment in Indonesia' on 16 March 2006 in Jakarta.
The seminar was opened by Indonesia's Vice President, His Excellency Jusuf Kalla and fielded by Singapore's Minister for Trade and Industry, Mr Lim Hng Kiang and Indonesia's Minister of Trade and Dr Mari E. Pangestu, to name a few.
a strategic investor in Indonesia, ST Telemedia is delighted
to be the co-organiser of this Seminar which brings together
the country's key policy and decision makers to share their
thoughts on initiatives and policies that could promote even
greater partnership between Indonesia and Singapore businesses",
says Mr Lee Theng Kiat, President and CEO of ST Telemedia.
StarHub to provide regional connectivity for Yahoo! Southeast
will be providing high-speed international Internet connectivity
for Yahoo! Southeast Asia, through StarHub's Content Collaboration
Programme called Velocity, a carrier-neutral programme aimed
at enabling content providers with the flexibility to decide
where to host their services. The partnership reinforces StarHub's
reputation for competitive pricing, quality connectivity and
innovative solutions to online content partners looking to
operate with greater efficiency in Southeast Asia.
Global Crossing delivers managed voice services to the Crown Prosecution
Global Crossing (GC) has been awarded a 6-year £18 million contract
by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), the United Kingdom's
government department responsible for prosecuting criminal
cases investigated by the police in England and Wales, to
provide comprehensive managed telephony services to more than
100 main sites across the two countries. Besides CPS, GC also
serves other customers in the UK government sector, including
agencies such as the Probation Service under the National
Offender Management Service.
Singapore first in Asia Pacific to have nationwide DOCSIS® 3.0-compatible
broadband network commercially available
StarHub's Maxonline customers can expect to have faster broadband speeds
of up to 100Mbps by second half of 2006. Its current technology
partner, Motorola is currently upgrading its broadband hybrid
fibre coaxial (HFC) cable network to a DOCSIS® 3.0-compatible
architecture. Access speeds of up to 1Gbps can be expected
in the next few years.
ST Telemedia and Indosat launch elementary schools for Aceh children
their commitment to help rebuild Aceh, ST Telemedia and Indosat
have launched two elementary schools on 28 February 2006 which
are dedicated to the children in the area after the tsunami
at the end of 2004. The two schools were officially opened
by Indonesia's Minister for State Owned Enterprises, Sugiharto
at Aceh Besar. For its significant contribution of S$500,000,
one of the two school's main school hall was dedicated to
ST Telemedia and the library to Indosat. Also for their generous
donation of S$100,000, the school's laboratory was named after
StarHub. ST Telemedia wishes to thank all employees of ST
Telemedia, StarHub and Global Crossing for their generous
donations to this effort.
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StarHub donates wheelchairs to the elderly and physically disabled
StarHub IDD Charity Fund, which puts aside 1% of the company's
revenue from its IDD 008 and 018 services, StarHub is donating
600 new lightweight wheelchairs worth S$240,000 to 13 charitable
foundations. This is the company's second biggest donation
of wheelchairs since the launch of the StarHub IDD Charity
Fund in July 2000.
Easy writing and reading of emails in Japanese for BlackBerry® customers
StarHub's BlackBerry customers on the wireless push email service for enterprises
can now read and write emails in Japanese with the first-to-market
launch of namimail in Singapore. namimail is a BlackBerry
compatible application which features sophisticated and seamless
Japanese character input capability.