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SingTel's relationship with OTT players complicated

Telco now cautious on digital acquisitions, two years after announcing ambitions for the space

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Ms Chua: 'Many customers prefer to do business with brands they know and trust'

SINGTEL might start treating the providers of platforms like Viber and WhatsApp more like friends than foes - but this doesn't mean its wariness of its freewheeling counterparts has evaporated. In the group's annual report for the year ended March 31, 2014, which was released yesterday, group