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Singtel voted Best Mobile Operator and Internet Service Provider for the third consecutive year

Singapore, 24 February 2012 - Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) today announced it has been voted the Best Mobile Operator and Best Internet Service Provider (ISP) for the third consecutive year at the prestigious 2012 HardwareMag (HWM) and Tech Awards.

Singtel won the awards in the Reader’s Choice category, which was based on the votes of more than 155,000 readers. 

Singtel was voted the Best Mobile Operator for the superior coverage, reliability and speeds of its mobile services.  It broke new ground with the introduction of Priority Pass, the first mobile broadband service in Singapore to offer customers priority for their data traffic, thus ensuring smoother streaming and downloads.  As a first for the mobile industry in Asia, Singtel published the typical speeds of its mobile broadband services.  In addition, Singtel was recognised for its growing suite of innovative mobile applications, which includes the skoob eBook service, deF!ND digital concierge, AMPed music download service and Barclays Premier League (BPL) video streaming service.

Readers voted Singtel the best Internet Service Provider for its suite of broadband services over fibre and ADSL platforms.  With these services, customers can enjoy smooth, high-performance connectivity for content-sharing, online games and rich multimedia applications such as video streaming and multi-party video chats.

Mr Yuen Kuan Moon, Executive Vice President of Singtel’s Digital Consumer Group, said: “We are honoured that for the third year in a row, Singaporeans have voted Singtel as the nation's number one mobile and internet services provider.”

“We thank our customers for their support and their trust in us.  Their feedback helps us to understand their needs and serve them better.  This recognition will motivate us to strive even harder to do our best,” he said.