Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) is domiciled and incorporated in Singapore and is publicly traded on the Singapore Exchange under the code Z74. The address of its registered office is 31 Exeter Road, Comcentre, Singapore 239732.
The principal activities of the company consist of the operation and provision of telecommunications systems and services, and investment holding.
In Singapore, the Singtel has the rights to provide fixed national and international telecommunications services to 31 March 2037, and public cellular mobile telephone services to 31 March 2032. In addition, the Singtel is licensed to offer Internet services and has also obtained frequency spectrum and licence rights to install, operate and maintain mobile communication systems and services including wireless broadband systems and services.
Singtel also holds the requisite licence to provide nationwide subscription television services.
In Australia, Optus, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singtel, is granted telecommunication licences under the Telecommunications Act 1991. Pursuant to the Telecommunications (Transitional Provisions and Consequential Amendments) Act 1997, the licences continued to have effect after the deregulation of telecommunications in Australia in 1997. The licences do not have a finite term, but are of continuing operation until cancelled under the Telecommunications Act 1997.