ST Telemedia | TelemediaWorld Issue 72

ST Telemedia Launches Second Sustainability Report; Aims to Leverage Position to Amplify ESG Impacts and Create Ripples of Progress

ST Telemedia launched our Sustainability Report 2022  with the theme ‘Driving Impact From Within’ to underscore our focus of leveraging our vantage position as an investor, employer, and partner to amplify ESG impacts and create strong ripples of consistent progress for a climate-resilient and equitable future. 


Key 2022 highlights include achieving 100 per cent net zero carbon on Scope 2 emissions, expanding our Employee Wellness Programme, formalising sustainability oversight and launching the inaugural ST Telemedia Group ESG forum. 


Apart from ST Telemedia, portfolio companies within the Group – STT GDC and StarHub – have also released their 2022 Sustainability Reports.

Value Creation

STT GDC Makes Significant Investment in Immersion-cooled Computing Platforms Company Firmus

STT GDC has made a significant investment into Firmus Technologies, a leader in highly scaled immersion cooled computing platforms. The collaborative venture will be based in Singapore and will see the launch of a GPU-centric Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) focused on deep learning AI and visual computing workloads. Named Sustainable Metal Cloud (SMC), the IaaS offering will leverage Firmus’ proprietary, scaled, immersion-cooled platform – the ‘HyperCube’ – hosted within global STT GDC locations, to deliver Sustainable AI Factories that are all at once sustainable, scalable, high performance and cost effective. SMC will launch in Singapore, India and Australia, with the Singapore hub expected to be live in the second half of 2023.

TeleChoice Strengthens Position as Leading Player in Consumer Fulfilment and Managed Services Space

TeleChoice has been appointed by global smart devices provider HONOR to be responsible for the full-service distribution, brand marketing, and retail management of its products. The appointment further strengthens TeleChoice’s position as a trusted partner in the market. In a showcase of the successful partnership, the trade launch of HONOR products achieved million-dollar sales, bolstered by robust support from over 60 trade partners and 100 retail touchpoints.

Corporate News

STT GDC Clinches Frost & Sullivan’s 2023 Competitive Strategy Leadership Award

STT GDC has received the ‘2023 Competitive Strategy Leadership Award’ for Southeast Asian Data Centre Services from Frost & Sullivan, an annual award presented to companies which have leveraged competitive intelligence to execute a strategy successfully that results in stronger market share, competitive brand positioning, and customer satisfaction. STT GDC was recognised for its excellence in growth strategy and end-to-end data centre solutions.


ST Telemedia Provides Enriching Internship Experience to Four Study Award Recipients

As part of STT’s aim to provide an enriching internship experience beyond the company’s work environment, we organised office visits to a design agency and a major newsroom for our interns from Temasek Polytechnic. The three interns, who are recipients of our ST Telemedia Catalyst Award, got to broaden their work exposure as they heard from industry professionals about the different job functions and day-to-day operations of both companies.

Meanwhile, a fourth intern – our inaugural ST Telemedia Business Analytics and Operations Research Award recipient – is gaining experience at our portfolio company STT Cloud as he works on building pre-sales automation products for solution architects and implementing more efficient delivery workflows.


Find out more information on STT’s education in action here.

StarHub Develops Metaverse Offering Equine Therapy to Children and Youth Facing Trauma

Leveraging its technological expertise for the greater good, StarHub developed a safe space in the metaverse where children and youth with trauma can receive social-emotional support through equine therapy. The innovative virtual assisted learning and rehabilitation programme named ‘At Home with Horses’ is in partnership with the Rotary Club of Singapore and animal-assisted learning centre EQUAL. By bringing realism and interactivity to the virtual animal-assisted therapy experience, beneficiaries of the programme will be able to gain the benefits of real-life interactions with the accessibility and safety of a virtual environment.

U Mobile Sponsors Team Malaysia for Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023

In June 2023, U Mobile sponsored the Special Olympics Malaysia team, enabling a 39-men delegation comprising 16 athletes to compete in the Special Olympics World Games in Berlin. The athletes competed against 7,000 athletes from 190 countries in six sporting events and successfully bagged four gold, five silver and nine bronze medals. To ensure the team had seamless connectivity throughout the competition period, U Mobile also provided them with new devices, data subscriptions and free global roaming when they were away for training or competitions, locally and internationally. The initiative is in line with the telco’s drive to celebrate the unbeatable spirit of Malaysians and foster inclusion for all levels of ability.

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