Singtel launches 5G network, offers speed of over 1Gbps on 3.5GHz

Singtel launches 5G network, offers speed of over 1Gbps on 3.5GHz
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SINGAPORE (Sept 1): Although Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) is not the first to launch its 5G non-standalone (NSA) network, it will be the first to offer its 5G services at speeds of more than 1Gbps, by harnessing 3.5GHz frequency from its newly expanded spectrum holdings as well as existing 2,100MHz spectrum while employing advanced technologies such as dual connectivity.

Some 20,000 Singtel customers will get to enjoy faster and smoother connectivity for free, along with a 10GB local data for a trial period of three months.

This includes 10,000 existing Singtel Combo and XO customers with compatible 5G handsets who will be progressively provisioned with seamless 5G connectivity. The next 10,000 eligible customers who buy a 5G phone will also get to trial Singtel 5G for free. Beyond the first 20,000 customers, others keen on 5G can also enjoy the trial for $10 per month ... (click on link for full story on theedgesingapore.com).