24 Jan '11, 10am

Faster 4G rollout in Singapore

Faster 4G rollout in Singapore

SINGAPORE: The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) has announced its plans to bring forward the rollout of 4G in Singapore. 4G, or the fourth generation of wireless-mobile standards, provides users with mobile speeds five to 10 times faster than the current 3G speeds. The IDA will re-allocate the 2.3/2.5 GHz bands for 4G as early as next year. IDA added, however, that the take-up of the allocation would commence once current contracts expire on 30 June, 2015. The move is to provide greater certainty to industry on the availability of the spectrum rights after 2015. Current spectrum right holders are: M1, PacketOne Singapore, QMax Comms, SingTel Mobile Singapore and StarHub Mobile. The IDA will also allow operators to deploy Long Term Evolution (LTE) with their existing spectrum rights in the 900/1800 MHz and 2.3/2.5 GHz bands. The move is aimed at guiding and...

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