23 Feb '13, 4pm

Uber officially launches in Singapore after four weeks of testing in its first Asian city by @thekenyeung

Uber officially launches in Singapore after four weeks of testing in its first Asian city by @thekenyeung

Uber has officially come to Singapore. The company made the announcement in a post after four weeks of “secret Ubers” roaming the streets of this city-state. The launch was celebrated with a visit by its Head of Operations, Ryan Graves. As a result of this move, the private car service has established its first foothold in Asia. Last month, Uber began its ‘soft’ launch , but there had been rumors of its imminent launch in Singapore since October 2012. It also comes at least a year after the company’s CEO Travis Kalanick first raised the possibility of expanding into Asia. Adding the city-state to its serviced areas, Uber now has a pretty interesting global presence, with cars on the road in Australia , Europe, US, and now Asia. If you’re not familiar with Singapore, there are more than 2,000 miles of roadway in the city-state that has a public bus and train transport syste...

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