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StarHub, M1 join forces to vie for Singapore 5G network licence

Observers say the bid is likely to be for a nationwide network, which would pit them against Singtel

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StarHub and M1 have signed an exclusive agreement to co-operate on a joint bid for a 5G licence. M1 chief executive Manjot Singh Mann (left) with his StarHub counterpart Peter Kaliaropoulos.

Singapore

STARHUB and M1 on Thursday announced an exclusive pact to jointly bid for a 5G network licence, but did not specify which type of operating licence they will be vying for.

There are two nationwide and two smaller-scale licences up for grabs in Singapore's tiered operating...