The Straits Times
Published on Dec 06, 2012

All three telcos fined for poor 3G coverage


All three mobile operators - Singtel, StarHub and M1 - have been fined $10,000 each for failing to meet the regulator's new standard for outdoor 3G coverage.

This is the first time telcos have been fined for poor 3G coverage.

An independent test conducted by the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA) in September showed that the telcos fell short of the 99 per cent outdoor mobile network coverage required of them.

The new standard kicked in April this year