Singtel Secures Largest Market Share For International Ip Vpn Solutions

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SingTel Secures Largest Market Share for International IP VPN Solutions


SINGAPORE, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-Asia/ --


SingTel tops analyst rankings


    Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) today announced it is the leading international Internet Protocol

Virtual Private Network (IP VPN) service provider in Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ).  


    According to IDC's latest Asia/Pacific Semiannual Fixed-Line Telecom Services Tracker, First Half 2008 report,

SingTel(1) has secured the largest revenue market share in the region.


    Based on Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS)(2) technology, SingTel's IP VPN service enables companies to

communicate seamlessly and cost-effectively between their offices around the world, with coverage in more than 65

destinations, including major Asian, European and US cities.


    It is a highly scalable, reliable and secure solution that allows businesses to enjoy the benefits of voice, video and data

convergence delivered over a unified network.  It also offers a comprehensive range of fully managed services that meet

customers' end-to-end Infocomm Technology (ICT) needs.


    Mr Bill Chang, SingTel's Executive Vice President of Business, said: "SingTel is delighted to be the preferred

telecommunications partner for companies looking to expand their businesses in Asia and beyond."


    "We will continue to build on the strength of our IP VPN infrastructure to offer the best coverage, performance,

reliability and value.  SingTel is committed to leading and shaping the market with innovative products and services that

give businesses a competitive edge and help them achieve their goals."


    For more information on SingTel's IP VPN solutions, please contact 



    (1) Includes SingTel's wholly owned subsidiary, Optus.


    (2) Multi-Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) technology is an intelligent and 

        scalable system that supports tens of thousands of Virtual Private         Networks (VPNs) securely while providing

customers with the ability to 

        prioritise traffic through different classes of service.


    About SingTel


    SingTel is Asia's leading communications group with operations and investments around the world.  Serving both the

corporate and consumer markets, it is committed to bringing the best global communications solutions to customers in

the Asia Pacific and beyond.  


    With significant operations in Singapore and Australia (through wholly-owned subsidiary SingTel Optus), the Group

provides a comprehensive portfolio of services that includes voice and data over fixed, wireless, Internet and satellite

platforms as well as pay TV.


    To serve the needs of multi-national corporations, SingTel has a network of 37 offices in 19 countries and territories

throughout Asia Pacific, Europe and the United States.  These offices enable SingTel to deliver reliable and quality

network solutions to its customers, either on its own or jointly with local partners.


    


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The Group also has major investments in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, the Philippines and Thailand. 

Together with its regional partners, SingTel is Asia's largest multi-market mobile operator, serving more than 216 million

customers in eight markets.


    SingTel employs more than 20,000 people worldwide and had a turnover of S$14.84 billion (US$10.05 billion) and net

profit after tax of S$3.96 billion (US$2.68 billion) for the year ended 31 March 2008.  More information can be found @



    Media contact:


     Dylan Tan

     Corporate Communications Manager

     Phone:  +65-6838-8772

     Mobile: +65-9781-9250

     Email:  dylantan@singtel.com


SOURCE: Singapore Telecommunications Limited










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