Serving both the corporate and consumer markets, the SingTel Group is committed to bringing the best of global communications 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 include voice and data services over fixed, wireless and Internet platforms.
In Singapore, SingTel has had more than 128 years of operating experience and has played an integral part in the development of the city as a major communications hub in the region. In Australia, Optus serves more than six million customers. It has driven the competition as the challenger brand and led the way in technological innovations and breakthroughs.
Over the years, SingTel has grown to be a global player with a strong regional heritage. With one of the most extensive and advanced telecommunications infrastructure, the Group offers unparalleled reach in Asia and beyond.
SingTel's highly developed international network provides direct connections from Singapore to more than 100 countries. It is a major investor in many of the world's most sophisticated submarine cable and satellite systems. The Group is the second largest satellite operator in the Asia Pacific.
SingTel also operates a pan-Asian chain of world-class data centres, providing a suite of managed hosting telco solutions branded EXPAN. Data centres are located in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Singapore. Through marketing alliances, EXPAN is also available in eight other markets including China and India.
SingTel’s ability to support multi-national corporations (MNCs) on a cross-border basis is anchored by its extensive network of SingTel Global Offices (SGOs). Found in 37 cities in 19 countries and territories across Asia Pacific, Europe and the United States, the SGOs provide MNCs with a single point of contact.
The Group's other major investments in the region include Advanced Info Service (AIS) in Thailand, the Bharti Telecom Group inIndia, Globe Telecom in the Philippines, Pacific Bangladesh Telecom (PBTL) in Bangladesh, Telkomsel in Indonesia and Warid Telecom in Pakistan. Together, the Group has around 172 million mobile customers in eight markets. This is the largest multi-market mobile customer base in Asia outside of China.
SingTel employs about 19,000 people worldwide and had a turnover of S$13.15 billion (US$8.41 billion) and net profit after tax of S$3.78 billion (US$2.42 billion) for the year ended 31 March 2007.