History / Milestones

TeleChoice Group

  1. 1998

    1998

    TeleChoice International was incorporated.

    PCS

    Commenced distribution of Ericsson mobile phones.

    ICT

    Statistics from iDA demonstrated that ST Mobile Data was the leading public mobile data services provider in Singapore, as measured by the number of subscribers.

    Engaged by Land Transport Authority to provide mobile data network services.

    EMAS Phase II was extended to the Pan Island Expressway (PIE).

  2. 1999

    PCS

    Secured non-exclusive rights to distribute Nokia and Motorola mobile phones in Singapore.

    Established first overseas subsidiary in the Philippines.

    ICT

    Together with Comfort Taxi, TrafficScan was implemented for Land Transport Authority.

    FedEx migrated from its private frequency to our Mobitex network in order to obtain real-time communication between couriers and dispatch centres.

  3. 2000

    ICT

    Awarded services-based operator (class) licence from the Info-Communications Development Authority of Singapore to provide postpaid international direct dial and pre-paid international calling card services.

    Launch of "SunPageiDD 1521" and "SunPage International Calling Card".

    EMAS Phase III was jointly implemented with Guthrie Engineering on Kranji and Seletar Expressways.

  4. 2001

    2001
    PCS

    Entered into agreement with StarHub to assist them in fulfilment of orders from their customers and to provide them with supply chain management services such as inventory planning, procurement and management, after-sales services and logistics support.

    Established in-country presence in Indonesia.

    ICT

    NexWave Solutions linked 16 chemical processing companies on Jurong Island through a unique system based on the Mobitex network, which enabled companies to send alert messages to each other in case of emergencies.

    Network Engineering

    NexWave Technologies was incorporated with business focus in the building and performance and coverage improvement of mobile networks.

  5. 2002

    PCS

    Established in-country presence in Malaysia and Australia.

    ICT

    Transferred "SunPageiDD 1521" business to SunPage Communications, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ST SunPage.

    Network Engineering

    Awarded 1st Combined Antenna System contracts by three mobile operators in Singapore.

  6. 2003

    2003

    Acquired ST Mobile Data, ST SunPage, SunPage Communications (a wholly-owned subsidiary of ST SunPage) under ICT; and NexWave Technologies under Network Engineering, to provide a comprehensive and integrated suite of Telecommunications and Engineering Solutions Services.

    ICT

    Launched the Smart Wireless Services in September: Smart Track & Smart Dispatch.

  7. 2004

    2004

    Listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited.

    Ranked among the 50 fastest growing companies by DP Information Group.

    PCS

    Entered into joint venture agreement with an Indonesian party to acquire 51% equity in an Indonesian entity to distribute starter packs for prepaid SIM cards and top-up vouchers for SIM cards in Indonesia.

    Established in-country presence in Thailand.

    Secured renewal of two-year mobile telecommunications distribution services contract with StarHub.

    ICT

    Appointed as distributor by Aruba Networks for secure wireless LAN.

    Network Engineering

    Completed the acquisition of entire shareholding in NexWave Technologies.

    Established PT NexWave to provide network engineering services in Indonesia.

  8. 2005

    2005
    PCS

    Expanded into mobile handset retail with acquisition of 40% stake in Planet Telecoms, a leading mobile phone retailer in Singapore.

    ICT

    Launch of SunPage Budget MobileCall.

    Awarded contract by one of the largest healthcare groups in Singapore to implement its secure wireless LAN infrastructure using Aruba solution to cover three major hospitals with a total of more than 350 Access Points.

    ST Mobile Data renamed NexWave Solutions.

  9. 2006

    Achieved Singapore International 100 Ranking by International Enterprise Singapore.

    2006
    PCS

    Planet Telecoms appointed as StarHub Exclusive Partner.

    Increased stake in Planet Telecoms from 40% to 85%.

    ICT

    ST SunPage renamed NexWave Telecoms.

    Launch of SunPage Internet Call – Prepaid, SunPage Budget Roaming and SunPage Budget Personal CallHome.

    Expansion into Malaysia with the incorporation of N-Wave Telecoms to provide long distance and international calling card services and IP telephony services.

    Network Engineering

    Appointed by ip.access to distribute picocell BTS in Asia Pacific.

  10. 2007

    2007
    PCS

    Planet Telecoms opened its first StarHub Platinum retail store located at IMM building, the first StarHub shop to be fully operated by a StarHub exclusive partner.

    SunPage celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a four-month long promotional programme.

    Formed joint venture with Hong Kong-listed China Fortune Holdings (formerly known as Fortune Telecom Holdings) to provide logistics and mobile fulfilment services for Nokia-branded mobile phones throughout the Peoples' Republic of China.

    ICT

    Introduced SunPageCallBack with Fast Dial.

    Launch of SunPage Internet Call – Postpaid.

    Network Engineering

    Secured distribution rights for Delta Rectifiers and Narada Batteries for Indonesia.

  11. 2008

    2008

    10th anniversary of TeleChoice International.

    PCS

    Opened second StarHub Platinum retail store at Sembawang MRT station.

    Termination of joint venture with China Fortune Holdings.

    Appointed as the distributor for Samsung mobile phones for the Singapore market.

    ICT

    Strengthened our thrust into the enterprise space by partnering Avaya for its full range of IP Telephony and Unified Communications products.

    Introduced iConference, a web-managed cost effective conferencing facility.

    Introduced SMS Broadcast which facilitates the creation and dissemination of personalised SMSes via an internet web portal.

    Network Engineering

    Secured distribution rights for patented Maxcell® Flexible Fabric Innerducts for Singapore, Vietnam and Sri Lanka.

    Secured distribution rights for Hansen Feeder Cable and Amphenol RF accessories for Indonesia.

    Established N-Wave Technologies in Malaysia.

  12. 2009

    PCS

    Entered into a new two-year contract with StarHub to continue providing integrated fulfillment and management services.

    Appointed distributor of StarHub's prepaid cards.

    Appointed master distributor of Xtreme-DSP Global for its range of VERTIX-branded advanced consumer electronic products.

    ICT

    VOIZ Unlimited (unlimited IDD access) launched by SunPage.

    OneVoice (Unified Communications-as-a-Service) launched by NexWave Telecoms.

    Network Engineering

    Secured distribution rights for patented Maxcell® Flexible Fabric Innerducts for Indonesia.

  13. 2010

    PCS

    Planet Telecoms opens four new outlets.

    Entered into a Channel Partner and Distribution agreement with U-Mobile, Malaysia's fourth mobile operator.

    2010
    ICT

    Acquired S & I Systems, an integrated information technology solutions provider.

    Telecommunications Services division renamed Info-Communications Technology Services division.

    Hosted WiFi (Secured Wireless as a Service) launched by NexWave Telecoms.

    Network Engineering

    Established a Representative Office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

    Recognised by Nokia Siemens Networks at their Service Vendor Appreciation Day 2010 for "the partnership, delivering the commitment and continuous support in Nokia Siemens Networks project delivery towards the Customer".

    Recognised by Nokia Siemens Networks for significant performance with "The Best Managed Services – NPO" award.

  14. 2011

    2011
    PCS

    Entered into a supply contract agreement with Huawei International for Terminal Equipment and mobile phones and accessories.

    Appointed as StarHub SCV logistics partner and launched StarHub's prepaid card "Happy E-load Top Up" with 12 appointed retailers.

    Provided support and consultancy services for U Mobile's mobile plans, handset purchases, retail outlet expansion, inventory and backend operations.

    ICT

    Acquired NxGen Communications ("NxGen"), a regional infocomm provider of managed services and system integration solutions, in November 2011.

    Focused successfully on the enterprise market and gained traction with new services.

    Broadened solutions base and strengthened key corporate accounts with S & I Systems ("S&I") and NxGen.

    Network Engineering

    Gained significant market share of Radio Network Planning and Optimisation projects in Indonesia.

    Completed mega In-building Radio Network Coverage project at Petronas Twin Towers and gained recognition as a leading IBC solutions provider in Malaysia.

    Incorporated wholly-owned subsidiary, N-Wave Technologies Philippines.

  15. 2012

    PCS

    Acquired a new subsidiary, Planet Telecoms Managed Services, in Malaysia.

    Planet Telecoms added a fourth Samsung Mobile World outlet at Nex Serangoon.

    Opened new market segments in the IT and Corporate channels and launched "E Planet" brand for shops selling accessories and peripherals.

    ICT

    Good synergistic wins in wireless networking and converged solutions.

    2012
    Network Engineering

    Strong market share maintained and ranked the leading provider of Radio Network Planning and Optimisation services in Indonesia.

    Heavily involved in rolling out Long Term Evolution (4G) mobile network in Singapore.

    Completed mega in-building Radio Network Coverage Combined Antenna System projects in Singapore, including in Marina Bay Financial Centre Towers 1 and 3.

  16. 2013

    2013
    PCS

    In partnership with Samsung Electronics, opened a new Samsung Experience Store in Paragon Shopping Centre, Singapore.

    Malaysia's subsidiary Planet Telecoms Managed Services entered into a new two-year contract with U Mobile for the management of its retail stores and the provision of mobile handphone fulfilment and supply chain services and was appointed sole distributor for U Mobile in Pahang, Malaysia.

    Expanded StarHub E-load retailers network from 114 to 150.

    ICT

    Made inroads into Education and Healthcare sectors through a number of major wins in education and healthcare projects.

    Increased its stable of channel partners in the enterprise solution space.

    Recognised by Aruba for "APAC 2013 Top Consistent Growth of the Year" in Aruba's APAC Partner Event in Macau.

    Network Engineering

    Won a three-year Radio Network Planning and Optimisation Frame Contract (US$25 million) from a leading equipment vendor.

    Received "Best RNO Partner Award 2013" from Huawei in Indonesia.

    Became a member of Singapore White Space Pilot Group to track the development, capabilities and potential application of TV WS technology.

  17. 2014

    PCS

    Incorporated a wholly-owned subsidiary, Planet Managed Services, in Singapore.

    Maintained a well spread out network of 16 U Mobile shops in Malaysia.

    Added new mobile handset brands, RugGear, OPPO and Alcatel, into distribution line-up. Successfully launched RugGear in 10 retail points in Singapore and was the first operator to launch OPPO in Malaysia.

    2014
    ICT

    Wholly-owned subsidiary, NexWave Telecoms, appointed as a product distributor for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise.

    Successfully broke through into government sector projects with three major public-sector project wins, and won Info-communications Development Authority of Singapore Public Bulk Tender for Enterprise Servers and Storage solutions.

    Won a number of sophisticated contact centre solution projects, including sizeable win from a major hospitality group, a leading international bank as well as a major healthcare service provider.

    Network Engineering

    Maintained leadership position for radio network planning and optimisation in Indonesia.

    Added three additional operators and one equipment vendor to our Malaysia and Indonesia customer lists.

    Secured a steady stream of projects from operators and major equipment vendors in Singapore and Indonesia and secured breakthrough power solution sales in Malaysia.

  18. 2015

    Named Runner-Up in the Most Transparent Company Award, Technology Category, at the Securities Investors Association Singapore 16th Investors' Choice Awards 2015.

    2015
    PCS

    Subsidiary, Planet Telecoms, established a new, first-of-its kind retail store, CONNECT'ON, in Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore, providing hands-on retail operations experience for Nanyang Polytechnic students.

    Planet Telecoms became a wholly-owned subsidiary following acquisition of the remaining 7.89% stake in the company.

    Expansion of StarHub Platinum Store at Causeway Point, and increased StarHub’s Prepaid E-load retailers network to more than 1,000 touchpoints with over 1,200 retailers island-wide selling StarHub’s prepaid products.

    ICT

    Made further inroads into government and public sector with multiple project wins.

    Cemented leading market position by winning a series of contact centre and unified communications projects ranging from a large integrated resort and restructured hospitals to large local and international financial institutions.

    Selected as one of Alcatel-Lucent's fulfilment partners to supply Network Access Control solution to the Singapore Government.

    Network Engineering

    Secured a steady stream of multimillion-dollar projects from operators and major equipment vendors in Singapore and Indonesia.

    Maintained leadership position for radio network planning and optimisation in Indonesia.

    Expanded suite of product offerings with the addition of RF and power solutions.

  19. 2016

    PCS

    In partnership with StarHub, established a new StarHub Shop at Waterway Point, Singapore.

    Incorporated wholly-owned subsidiary, Planet Smart Services and entered into a joint venture agreement with D-Ron Singapore for the provision of infrastructure engineering services, information technology and computer service activities.

    Planet Telecoms was appointed to run the SMB retail deployment at StarHub Green and Killiney outlets.

    ICT

    Incorporated representative office in Taiwan through MVI for the development of software to support the provision of IPTV systems.

    Multiple project wins relating to the provision of IT infrastructure, contact centre and Edutech solutions in the government and public sectors.

    Continued to maintain market leadership in the commercial sector through a series of wins in enterprise IT infrastructure, financial and hospital contact centre and hospitality IPTV projects.

    2016
    Network Engineering

    Wholly-owned subsidiary, NxGen Communications, acquired a 25.19% stake in MVI Systems, Asia's leading provider of entertainment solutions to the hospitality industry.

    Secured a steady stream of multimillion-dollar projects from operators and major equipment vendors.

    Maintained leadership position for radio network planning and network optimisation services in Indonesia, and successfully exported these services into Malaysia and the Philippines. Also successfully expanded operational presence in the Philippines with a major project win with Nokia to provide KPI Monitoring and Cluster Optimisation for one of the major mobile operators.

  20. 2017

    Commenced the gradual restructuring of business into Consumer Business Group and Enterprise Business Group to streamline operations, share information and expertise and strengthen internal processes.

    PCS

    Completed the 51% holding of Planet Smart Services

    Launch of retail presence of Huawei products at Planet Exclusive Partner outlets and opening of Huawei concept stores in Singapore.

    ICT

    Reduced share capital in NexWave Telecoms with the consolidation of IDD voice-related business.

    Network Engineering

    Incorporated a wholly-owned subsidiary NexWave Technologies Vietnam to expand regional market presence.

    Participated in network roll-out services for Singapore's fourth telco TPG Telecom.

  21. 2018

    2016
    PCS

    Expanded Planet Telecoms' retail network with the opening its first two Huawei Concept Stores in Jurong Point Shopping Mall and Lot One Shoppers' Mall.

Personal Communications Solutions Services

  1. 1998

    Commenced distribution of Ericsson mobile phones.

  2. 1999

    Secured non-exclusive rights to distribute Nokia and Motorola mobile phones in Singapore.

    Established first overseas subsidiary in the Philippines.

  3. 2001

    Entered into agreement with StarHub to assist them in fulfilment of orders from their customers and to provide them with supply chain management services such as inventory planning, procurement and management, after-sales services and logistics support.

    Established in-country presence in Indonesia.

  4. 2002

    Established in-country presence in Malaysia and Australia.

  5. 2004

    Entered into joint venture agreement with an Indonesian party to acquire 51% equity in an Indonesian entity to distribute starter packs for prepaid SIM cards and top-up vouchers for SIM cards in Indonesia.

    Established in-country presence in Thailand.

    Secured renewal of two-year mobile telecommunications distribution services contract with StarHub.

  6. 2005

    Expanded into mobile handset retail with acquisition of 40% stake in Planet Telecoms, a leading mobile phone retailer in Singapore.

  7. 2006

    Planet Telecoms appointed as StarHub Exclusive Partner.

    Increased stake in Planet Telecoms from 40% to 85%.

  8. 2007

    Planet Telecoms opened its first StarHub Platinum retail store located at IMM building, the first StarHub shop to be fully operated by a StarHub exclusive partner.

    SunPage celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a four-month long promotional programme.

    Formed joint venture with Hong Kong-listed China Fortune Holdings (formerly known as Fortune Telecom Holdings) to provide logistics and mobile fulfillment services for Nokia-branded mobile phones throughout the Peoples' Republic of China.

    Launch of StarHub Platinum retail store at IMM.

    Opening of Nokia concept retail outlets at Ang Mo Kio Hub and Tiong Bahru.

    Launch of Sony Ericsson concept retail outlet at Toa Payoh.

  9. 2008

    Opened second StarHub Platinum retail store at Sembawang MRT station.

    Termination of joint venture with China Fortune Holdings.

    Appointed as the distributor for Samsung mobile phones for the Singapore market.

    Opened second StarHub Platinum retail store at Sembawang MRT.

  10. 2009

    Entered into a new two-year contract with StarHub to continue providing integrated fulfillment and management services.

    Appointed distributor of StarHub's prepaid cards.

    Appointed master distributor of Xtreme-DSP Global for its range of VERTIX-branded advanced consumer electronic products.

  11. 2010

    Planet Telecoms opens four new outlets.

    Entered into a Channel Partner and Distribution agreement with U-Mobile, Malaysia's fourth mobile operator.

  12. 2011

    Entered into a supply contract agreement with Huawei International for Terminal Equipment and mobile phones and accessories.

    Awarded Huawei and LG distributorships

    Appointed as StarHub SCV logistics partner and launched StarHub's prepaid card "Happy E-load Top Up" with 12 appointed retailers.

    Opened three new Planet Telecoms outlets at: Nex Serangoon (LG Concept Store), Causeway Point (StarHub Platinum Outlet) and Changi City Point (StarHub Premium Outlet with Accessories Corner).

    Won four StarHub's awards:
    - Branded Customer Experience.
    - Highest Sales Contributor.
    - Home Broadband - 1st Runner-Up.
    - Top Hubbing Sales.

    Provided support and consultancy services for U Mobile's mobile plans, handset purchases, retail outlet expansion, inventory and backend operations.

  13. 2012

    Acquired a new subsidiary, Planet Telecoms Managed Services, in Malaysia.

    Planet Telecoms added a fourth Samsung Mobile World outlet at Nex Serangoon.

    Opened new market segments in the IT and Corporate channels and launched "E Planet" brand for shops selling accessories and peripherals.

    StarHub recognised Planet Telecoms' performance with the following awards:
    - Highest Sales Contributor.
    - Branded Customer Experience.
    - Top Hubbing Sales.

    Appointed as StarHub Prepaid Card distributor in North and North East Zones of Singapore.

    Appointed as U Mobile distributor for Pahang and Perak.

  14. 2013

    In partnership with Samsung Electronics, opened a new Samsung Experience Store in Paragon Shopping Centre, Singapore.

    Malaysia's subsidiary Planet Telecoms Managed Services entered into a new two-year contract with U Mobile for the management of its retail stores and the provision of mobile handphone fulfilment and supply chain services and was appointed sole distributor for U Mobile in Pahang, Malaysia.

    Planet Telecoms expanded its retail network with Samsung Concept Stores at Paragon and Bedok Mall, and a Platinum Store with new StarHub branding at Westgate.

    Expanded StarHub E-load retailers network from 114 to 150.

    Planet Telecoms awarded three StarHub accolades: Sales Excellence, Top Cable TV Sales and Top Home Hubbing Sales.

    Launched e-commerce site www.eplanetworld.com.

    Managed 16 U Mobile shops in Malaysia and added new shops in Kota Bahru, Kota Kinabalu and Kuching.

  15. 2014

    Incorporated a wholly-owned subsidiary, Planet Managed Services, in Singapore.

    Expanded retail network with new StarHub Platinum Stores at Bugis Junction and Westgate and added another Planet Telecoms at The Seletar Mall.

    Expanded StarHub E-load retailers network to more than 300 touch-points and growing.

    Planet Telecoms awarded – (i) Star Achiever Award, 2014, (ii) Top Sales, Platinum Shop – Mobile 2014, (iii) Top Sales – Entertainment and SmartLife, 2014, and (iv) Best Net Promoter Score (NPS), 2014.

    Maintained a well spread out network of 16 U Mobile shops in Malaysia.

    Added new mobile handset brands, RugGear, OPPO and Alcatel, into distribution line-up. Successfully launched RugGear in 10 retail points in Singapore and was the first operator to launch OPPO in Malaysia.

    Worked closely with U Mobile and manufacturers in launch and go-to-market plans of new models.

  16. 2015

    Subsidiary, Planet Telecoms, established a new, first-of-its kind retail store, CONNECT'ON, in Nanyang Polytechnic, Singapore, providing hands-on retail operations experience for Nanyang Polytechnic students.

    Expansion of StarHub Platinum Store at Causeway Point, and increased StarHub’s Prepaid E-load retailers network to more than 1,000 touchpoints with over 1,200 retailers island-wide selling StarHub’s prepaid products.

    Planet Telecoms partnered with StarHub to launch CONNECT'ON, a first-of-its-kind retail store in Nanyang Polytechnic.

    Expansion of StarHub Platinum Store at Causeway Point.

    Expanded StarHub's Prepaid E-load retailers network to more than 1,000 touchpoints with more than 1,200 retailers island-wide selling StarHub prepaid products.

    Planet Telecoms became a wholly-owned subsidiary following acquisition of the remaining 7.89% stake in the company.

    Planet Telecoms awarded – "Sales Excellence Award 2015" – Planet Telecoms; "Star Achiever Award 2015" – Planet Managed Services; "Platinum Shop Award Top Sales (Mobile)" – Causeway Point; "Platinum Shop Award Top Sales (E&S)" – Causeway Point; "Best NPS Award 2015 Platinum Shop" – IMM.

    Maintained a well spread-out network of 16 U Mobile shops in Malaysia.

  17. 2016

    Planet Telecoms expanded its retail network with a new StarHub Platinum Store at Waterway Point.

    In partnership with StarHub, established a new StarHub Shop at Waterway Point, Singapore.

    Incorporated wholly-owned subsidiary, Planet Smart Services and entered into a joint venture agreement with D-Ron Singapore for the provision of infrastructure engineering services, information technology and computer service activities.

    Planet Telecoms was appointed to run the SMB retail deployment at StarHub Green and Killiney outlets.

  18. 2017

    Completed the 51% holding of Planet Smart Services

    Launch of retail presence of Huawei products at Planet Exclusive Partner outlets and opening of Huawei concept stores in Singapore.

  19. 2018

    Expanded Planet Telecoms' retail network with the opening its first two Huawei Concept Stores in Jurong Point Shopping Mall and Lot One Shoppers' Mall.

Info-Communications Technology Services

  1. 1998

    Statistics from iDA demonstrated that ST Mobile Data was the leading public mobile data services provider in Singapore, as measured by the number of subscribers.

    Engaged by Land Transport Authority to provide mobile data network services.

    EMAS Phase II was extended to the Pan Island Expressway (PIE).

  2. 1999

    Together with Comfort Taxi, TrafficScan was implemented for Land Transport Authority.

    FedEx migrated from its private frequency to our Mobitex network in order to obtain real-time communication between couriers and dispatch centres.

  3. 2000

    Awarded services-based operator (class) licence from the Info-Communications Development Authority of Singapore to provide postpaid international direct dial and pre-paid international calling card services.

    Launch of "SunPage iDD 1521" and "SunPage International Calling Card".

    EMAS Phase III was jointly implemented with Guthrie Engineering on Kranji and Seletar Expressways.

    Our widespread acceptance was evident in our achievement of reaching 10,000 mobile data network subscribers.

  4. 2001

    NexWave Solutions linked 16 chemical processing companies on Jurong Island through a unique system based on the Mobitex network, which enabled companies to send alert messages to each other in case of emergencies.

  5. 2002

    Transferred "SunPage iDD 1521" business to SunPage Communications, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ST SunPage.

  6. 2003

    Launched the Smart Wireless Services in September: Smart Track & Smart Dispatch.

  7. 2004

    Appointed as Distributor by Aruba Networks for secure wireless LAN.

  8. 2005

    Launch of SunPage Budget MobileCall.

    Awarded contract by one of the largest healthcare groups in Singapore to implement its secure wireless LAN infrastructure using Aruba solution to cover three major hospitals with a total of more than 350 Access Points.

    ST Mobile Data renamed NexWave Solutions.

  9. 2006

    ST SunPage renamed NexWave Telecoms.

    Launch of SunPage Internet Call – Prepaid, SunPage Budget Roaming and SunPage Budget Personal CallHome.

    Expansion into Malaysia with the incorporation of N-Wave Telecoms to provide long distance and international calling card services and IP telephony services.

  10. 2007

    Introduced SunPage CallBack with Fast Dial.

    Launch of SunPage Internet Call (SIC) – Postpaid.

  11. 2008

    Strengthened our thrust into the enterprise space by partnering Avaya for its full range of IP Telephony and Unified Communications products.

    Introduced iConference, a web-managed cost effective conferencing facility.

    Introduced SMS Broadcast which facilitates the creation and dissemination of personalised SMSs via an internet web portal.

    Held a SunPage consumer campaign, "Rice and Mice", to promote IDD usage and to reinforce brand awareness.

    Launched iSMS under the SunPage brand which enables customers to send international SMSs at cost effective rates.

  12. 2009

    VOIZ Unlimited (unlimited IDD access) launched by SunPage.

    OneVoice (Unified Communications-as-a-Service) launched by NexWave Telecoms.

  13. 2010

    NexWave Telecoms' new website garners Interactive Media Award.

    Acquired S & I Systems, an integrated information technology solutions provider.

    Telecommunications Services division renamed Info-Comm Technology Services division.

    SmartTrack (Asset Tracking application), and HR Leaps (human capital management software), recognised as pre-qualified solutions under the Infocomm Development Authority's iSprint grant for SMEs.

    Hosted WiFi (Secured Wireless as a Service) launched by NexWave Telecoms.

  14. 2011

    Acquired NxGen Communications ("NxGen"), a regional infocomm provider of managed services and system integration solutions, in November 2011.

    Focused successfully on the enterprise market and gained traction with new services.

    Broadened solutions base and strengthened key corporate accounts with S & I Systems ("S&I") and NxGen.

    Launched Next Generation Nationwide Broadband Network and other cloud services including the industry's first secured hosted wifi-as-a-service.

    Appointed as Google App Solution Partner and Microsoft Cloud Essential Partner for Office365.

    Showcased "CloudCover", an in-house developed application unifying multi-tenanted Service Delivery and Management Platform supported by IDA, at IE Singapore's pavilion at CommunicAsia 2011.

    Conferred "Pioneer Advantage Partner" status by Huawei.

    Awarded "Asiapac & Japan 2011 Top Performing Value-Added Reseller Pre-Sales of the Year" by Aruba Networks.

    Received the Oracle "Partner of the Year FY11 Excellence Award for Commercial Sector".

    Conducted a joint S&I and Oracle Workshop "Achieve Extreme Performance with Oracle Exadata".

    Participated in Symantec Vision FY2011 event to showcase "Smarter Data Centre" theme.

  15. 2012

    Good synergistic wins in wireless networking and converged solutions.

    NexWave Telecoms
    Enterprise segment grew 36% boosting overall revenue 10% YOY despite deteriorating consumer IDD and legacy business.
    New Services subscription tripled.
    Services revenue grew 24%.
    Corporate IDD traffic up 12%.

    NxGen Communications
    Maintenance and services revenue (recurring) grew 60%.
    Major wins in Healthcare and Financial Services Industry ("FSI") sectors.
    Consolidation of PBX business to NxGen as center of excellence.

    S&I Systems
    Major wins in FSI and key manufacturing sectors.
    Secured software supply contracts to Government-cloud initiative.
    Closed the year with a stronger order book than FY2011.
    Commercial projects gained greater traction with higher value opportunities.

  16. 2013

    Made inroads into Education and Healthcare sectors through a number of major wins in education and healthcare projects.

    Increased its stable of channel partners in the enterprise solution space.

    Recognised by Aruba for "APAC 2013 Top Consistent Growth of the Year" in Aruba's APAC Partner Event in Macau.

    Awarded the Oracle Specialised Partner of the Year FY13 Excellence Award for Regional SI – ASEAN at the Oracle OpenWorld Shanghai 2013.

    Appointed as Pure Storage Exclusive distributor/reseller for Singapore.

  17. 2014

    Wholly-owned subsidiary, NexWave Telecoms, appointed as a product distributor for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise.

    Successfully broke through into government sector projects with three major public-sector project wins, and won Info-communications Development Authority of Singapore Public Bulk Tender for Enterprise Servers and Storage solutions.

    Won a number of sophisticated contact centre solution projects, including one sizeable win from a major hospitality group, a leading international bank as well as a major healthcare service provider.

    Partnered with Amazon Web Services, HP and Huawei Enterprise to offer cloud computing and end-to-end enterprise solutions in Singapore.

    Improved enterprise solution sales through partnerships with local telco channels.

    Added Alcatel-Lucent and Sophos products into distribution line-up.

  18. 2015

    Recognised by partners via multiple awards in 2015, including – Oracle's "Primavera Global Business Unit Japan and Asia-Pacific FY2015 Most Strategic Win of the Year"; IBM's "2014 Top Big Data & Analytics Award"; IBM's "2014 Top Technical Support Services Business Partner Award"; Sophos' "Rising Star Award".

    Data & Analytics Award"; IBM's "2014 Top Technical Support Services Business Partner Award"; Sophos' "Rising Star Award".

    Made further in roads into government and public sector with multiple project wins.

    Cemented leading market position by winning a series of contact centre and unified communications projects ranging from a large integrated resort and restructured hospitals to large local and international financial institutions.

    Selected as one of Alcatel-Lucent's fulfilment partners to supply Network Access Control solution to the Singapore Government.

    Added HP Enterprise Wired & Wireless products into its distributorship line-up.

  19. 2016

    Incorporated representative office in Taiwan through MVI for the development of software to support the provision of IPTV systems.

    Multiple project wins relating to the provision of IT infrastructure, contact centre and Edutech solutions in the Government and public sectors.

    Continued to maintain market leadership in the commercial sector through a seriesof wins in enterprise IT infrastructure, financial and hospital contact centre and hospitality IPTV projects.

  20. 2017

    Reduced share capital in NexWave Telecoms with the consolidation of IDD voice-related business.

Network Engineering Services

  1. 2001

    NexWave Technologies was incorporated with business focus in the building and performance and coverage improvement of mobile networks.

  2. 2002

    Awarded 1st Combined Antenna System (CAS) contracts by three mobile operators in Singapore.

  3. 2004

    Completed the acquisition of entire shareholding in NexWave Technologies.

    Established PT NexWave to provide network engineering services in Indonesia.

  4. 2006

    Appointed by ip.access to distribute picocell BTS throughout Asia Pacific.

  5. 2007

    Secured distribution rights for Delta Rectifiers and Narada Batteries for Indonesia.

  6. 2008

    Received 2008 Vendor Good Performance Award from PT. Huawei in Indonesia.

    Secured distribution rights for patented Maxcell® Flexible Fabric Innerducts for Singapore, Vietnam and Sri Lanka.

    Secured distribution rights for Hansen Feeder Cable and Amphenol RF accessories for Indonesia.

    Established N-Wave Technologies in Malaysia.

  7. 2009

    Secured distribution rights for patented Maxcell® Flexible Fabric Innerducts for Indonesia.

  8. 2010

    Established a Representative Office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

    Recognised by Nokia Siemens Networks at their Service Vendor Appreciation Day 2010 for "the partnership, delivering the commitment and continuous support in Nokia Siemens Networks project delivery towards the Customer".

    Recognised by Nokia Siemens Networks for significant performance with "The Best Managed Services – NPO" award.

    Received "Core Partner - Excellent Cooperation" award from Huawei South Pacific.

  9. 2011

    Gained significant market share of Radio Network Planning and Optimisation projects in Indonesia.

    Recognised by Nokia Siemens Networks as their "Best Network Operation Services" partner for 2011.

    Conferred "Good Performance Award" for 2011 by Huawei.

    Completed mega In-building Radio Network Coverage ("IBC") project at Petronas Twin Towers and gained recognition as a leading IBC solutions provider in Malaysia.

    Signed regional distribution agreement for Wavion carrier grade wi-fi solutions featuring unique beam-forming technology.

    Incorporated wholly-owned subsidiary, N-Wave Technologies Philippines, Inc. in the Philippines.

  10. 2012

    Strong market share maintained and ranked the leading provider of Radio Network Planning and Optimisation services in Indonesia.

    Heavily involved in rolling out Long Term Evolution (4G) mobile network in Singapore.

    Completed mega in-building Radio Network Coverage Combined Antenna System projects in Singapore, including in Marina Bay Financial Centre Towers 1 and 3.

    Awarded "Best Network Operation Services" by Nokia Siemens Network.

    Received "Certificate of Appreciation" from Telkomsel.

    Named by Narada as their "Authorised Service Partner for Indonesia".

    Recognised by Huawei as their "Best Network Technology Services" partner.

  11. 2013

    Won a three-year Radio Network Planning and Optimisation Frame Contract (US$25 million) from a leading equipment vendor.

    Received "Best RNO Partner Award 2013" from Huawei in Indonesia.

    Expanded its product offerings to complement its engineering services in Malaysia.

    Secured Vietnam distributorship for Corning Cable Systems and Corning Gilbert/Cabelcon products, which will strengthen its value proposition for fibre and cable TV projects.

    Became a member of Singapore White Space Pilot Group to track the development, capabilities and potential application of TV WS technology.

  12. 2014

    Maintained leadership position for radio network planning and optimisation in Indonesia.

    Added three additional operators and one equipment vendor to our Malaysia and Indonesia customer lists.

    Secured a steady stream of projects from operators and major equipment vendors in Singapore and Indonesia and secured breakthrough power solution sales in Malaysia.

    Improved products order booking from Vietnam.

    Enhanced product offerings suite to include free air cooling system and rack-based fire-fighting solution for telecommunication applications, and smart keys solution for potential application in facility management.

    Stepped up regional business development and sales exploration activities.

  13. 2015

    Recognised by partners via multiple awards in 2015, including the following – Huawei's "2015 Best Strategic Partner" award; Huawei's "2015 Best Environment Health & Safety" award; Nokia's "2015 Best Performance Partner for Telkomsel Project" award; "Certificate of recognition" for support and services to Ericsson in 2015.

    Nokia's "2015 Best Performance Partner for Telkomsel Project" award; "Certificate of recognition" for support and services to Ericsson in 2015.

    Secured a steady stream of multimillion-dollar projects from operators and major equipment vendors in Singapore and Indonesia.

    Maintained leadership position for radio network planning and optimisation in Indonesia.

    Expanded suite of product offerings with the addition of RF and power solutions.

    Certified as Coriant's network implementation partner in Vietnam.

    Certified as one of Ericsson's network design and optimisation partners for the next two years.

    Stepped up regional business development and sales exploration activities.

  14. 2016

    Wholly-owned subsidiary, NxGen Communications, acquired a 25.19% stake in MVI Systems, Asia's leading provider of entertainment solutions to the hospitality industry.

    Secured a steady stream of multimillion-dollar projects from operators and major equipment vendors.

    Maintained leadership position for radio network planning and network optimisation services in Indonesia, and successfully exported these services into Malaysia and the Philippines. Also successfully expanded operational presence in the Philippines with a major project win with Nokia to provide KPI Monitoring and Cluster Optimisation for one of the major mobile operators.

  15. 2017

    Incorporated a wholly-owned subsidiary NexWave Technologies Vietnam Company to expand regional market presence.

    Participated in network roll-out services for Singapore's fourth telco TPG Telecom.