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Singtel wins four key awards at Asian MobileNews Awards 2006

Singtel Mobile named Asian Mobile Operator of the Year for the third consecutive year

Singapore, 21 June 2006 -- Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) won four awards at the Asian MobileNews Awards 2006.  The awards are:

  • Asian Mobile Operator of the Year
  • Mobile Operator of the Year, Singapore
  • Mobile Operator CEO of the Year
  • Best Customer Retention Mobile Operator 
Singtel Mobile won the Asian Mobile Operator of the Year award for the third consecutive year and the Mobile Operator of the Year, Singapore award, for the second year running. 
Mr Lim Chuan Poh, Singtel’s Executive Vice-President of Strategic Investments and former CEO of Singtel Mobile, was named the Mobile Operator CEO of the Year for the second year. Singtel also won the Best Customer Retention Mobile Operator award for the first time. 
Commenting on these achievements, Mr Lim said: “I am very pleased that Singtel Mobile has again been named the best Asian Mobile Operator.  This is a significant win because mobile operators in the region have been focusing on becoming better service providers in the face of increasing competition in many maturing markets.  The awards are a clear vote of confidence in us and a testimony to the hard work that my colleagues have put in.”
On Singtel Mobile winning the Best Customer Retention Mobile Operator award, Mr Lim said: “We will continue to offer innovative services and value to our customers so that they have even more reasons to stay with us.”     
This is the third year that Asian Mobile News is organising the annual awards to recognise the achievements of the best companies and individuals in the telecommunications industry inSingapore and across the region. 
Note to editor:
The Asian MobileNews Awards 2006, Asia’s biggest mobile telecommunications awards, crown the best in mobile telecommunications, recognising the achievements of companies and business people as industry leaders.  In its third year, the awards acknowledge individuals and companies whose efforts have seen most growth in terms of revenue and profit margin for the past year. Award categories include Mobile Operator of the Year, Asian Mobile Operator of the Year and Mobile Operator CEO of the Year.  Finalists for each category were shortlisted by Asian MobileNews magazine based on market presence.