Singtel, officially known as Singapore Telecommunications Limited, is a leading telecommunications company based in Singapore. Established in 1879 as a postal services entity, it transitioned into mobile telecommunications in 1992 following the rebrand from Private Telephone Exchange to Singapore Telecom. Singtel is majority-owned by Temasek Holdings, a Singaporean state-owned investment company, which holds a significant stake in the corporation. The company is traded on the Singapore stock exchange (SGX: Z74).

Alias
SingTel Mobile Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Country
Type
Network Operator
Singel Singapore mobile logo
3G Network

The company launched its 3G network in May 2007 over the B1 (2100 MHz) band. The network shutdown was scheduled for end-of-year 2024.

    Network Frequency Band Status
    Shut Down
    Shut Down
    Date Event Subtype
    Launch of 3G Network
    Launch
    4G Network

    The company's 4G LTE network was launched in December 2011 using the B3 (1800 MHz) band. SingTel announced in May 2013 the company had achieved nationwide coverage and upgraded its network to Cat 4. By May 28, 2014 SingTel unveiled its 300 Mbps Cat 6 LTE-Advanced network, which combines 20 MHz band 3 and 20 MHz B7 spectrum and announced that the 300 Mbps service was available nationwide from March 2015.

    SingTel commercially launched 450 Mbps LTE-Advanced using 256QAM in January 2017. NB-IoT and LTE-M services were launched in March 2018. Additional B8, B28, and B38 carriers were later added.

      4G Frequency Bands
      Network Frequency Band Max. Channel Bandwidth Status Known EARFCNs
      20
      Active
      1300
      10
      Active
      1444
      20
      Active
      3250
      10
      Active
      3725
      20
      Active
      15
      Active
      38125
      Date Event Subtype
      Launch of 4G Network
      Launch
      5G Network

      SingTel launched its 5G network in September 2020 initially using the n78 (3500 MHz) band, but adding n257 mmWave and n1 (2100 MHz) in December 2020 and November 2021 respectively. The network was upgraded to Standalone (SA) in May 2021, a first for the country.

        Network Frequency Band Max. Channel Bandwidth Status Known EARFCNs
        20
        Active
        426990
        100
        Active
        635040
        800
        Active
        Date Event Subtype
        Launch of 3G Network
        Launch