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Singtel helps Japanese companies regionalise with innovative ICT offerings

 

Tokyo, 11 July 2013 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today showcased a range of innovative ICT solutions designed for Japanese companies pursuing regional expansion.

The solutions were unveiled at the inaugural Next Gen ICT Forum, organised by Singtel.

The event was attended by 300 representatives of Japanese companies and ICT service providers and showcased a range of innovative ICT solutions.

 

As Asia Pacific’s leading ICT service provider, Singtel is well-positioned to facilitate Japanese companies’ expansion into the region. Singtel has a successful track record of deploying next generation fixed and mobile ICT infrastructure, intelligent services, cloud services and business applications, as well as systems integration. Singtel’s Managed Services provides businesses with both integrated off-the-shelf and customised solutions. This allows businesses to enjoy the convenience of outsourcing their IT needs and consuming the solutions on any device, anytime and anywhere. (Please see Appendix for the descriptions of the Managed Services).

Mr Lim Seng Kong, Managing Director of Global Enterprise Business, Group Enterprise at Singtel said: “By offering convenient low-setup, on-demand, pay-as-you-consume plans, Singtel can support Japanese companies which are keen to transform their businesses with asset-light business models. This will enhance their competitive advantage and allow them to operate with greater agility, higher productivity and better cost efficiency. Coupled with our extensive presence, Singtel is able to offer a one-stop ICT experience in 40 cities across 22 countries to help Japanese companies in the region swiftly start up their operations.”

“Singtel’s commitment to partnering Japanese companies is demonstrated by our investments in the country. Recently, Singtel and our consortium partners in the Southeast Asia – Japan Cable launched the newest undersea cable connecting Japan to the Southeast Asian region. This 8,900-kilometre long cable is equipped with the highest available transmission speed for an undersea cable network and will enable Japanese companies in the region to use for bandwidth-intensive applications for their operations,” Mr Lim said.

 

 

A Customer’s Experience with Singtel

Mr Yutaka Nagata, Section Manager, Management Planning Department, IT System Section, Ahresty Corporation said: “We are an aluminium die casting automotive parts manufacturer with offices and factories in Japan, United States, Mexico, China, Thailand and India. By making it easier and faster to access and share information, Singtel’s ConnectPlus IP VPN solution has provided our management with clear line-of-sight of operations in these countries. This has led to productivity gains and cost efficiencies in our operations. As Singtel is also expanding in China, Ahresty is capitalising on its value-added services to scale-up our business growth in the country.”