IMDA looks to IBM to trains Singaporeans in emerging tech areas

Aims to meet the demand for technology consulting and deep technical skills. Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has turned to IBM to hire and train 300 Singaporean professionals over the next four years in emerging tech areas. They will be trained under the TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) Company-Led Training programme…

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Singapore focuses on supply chain digitalisation

Increasing data efficiency for local business. Singapore’s Alliance for Action (AfA) on Supply Chain Digitalisation has brought together public and private sectors to pilot a common data infrastructure to benefit the supply chain ecosystem. This digital utility facilitates data sharing and enables businesses large and small to ‘plug and play’…

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Singapore invest S$10M on an industry-led lab for smart cities

Will be powered by the latest technologies and 5G connectivity. Singapore has invested committed up to S$10 million towards the Smart Urban Co-Innovation Lab, one of Southeast Asia’s first industry-led lab for smart cities solutions development. The plans were initiated by CapitaLand and supported by the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)…

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IMDA works to drive digital transformation for Singapore Government

Opportunities in the digital economy over the next three years. Singapore’s Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) and the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) and Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) have renewed a Memorandum of Intent (MOI) on 22 September 2020 to reaffirm both party’s continued commitment to help drive digital transformation…

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IMDA imposes penalties on StarHub and M1

Large fines for contravening code of practise. The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has concluded its investigations into the broadband service disruptions involving StarHub Online Pte Ltd (“StarHub”) in April 2020, and M1 Net Pte Ltd (“M1”) in May 2020. IMDA has imposed a financial penalty of S$210,000 on StarHub,…

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Singapore’s IMDA supports interim deployment riding on 4G infrastructure

Support for telcos to offer of faster data speeds, ahead of nationwide rollout of 5G standalone networks. Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) will support Mobile Network Operators’ (MNOs) plan to ride on existing 4G networks to deploy 5G Non-Standalone (NSA) networks. This will be part of trials to allow…

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NTU Singapore and Facebook work together to develop local data centre talent

Combining  NTU’s tech expertise with Facebook’s data centre expertise. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and Facebook have joined together  launch a pilot program to develop local talent in the data centre sector in Singapore, one of the major data investment hubs in the region. The newly developed nine-month pilot program by…

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