In June, ST Telemedia adds Moogsoft, a leading real-time IT Operation Analytics provider to its portfolio.
As an active investor with a long-term view, ST Telemedia has a strong track record of stakeholder value creation. Here are highlights of the company's developments to-date.
ST Telemedia Invested in Moogsoft
ST Telemedia Invested in IoT-enabler Greenwave Systems
In January, ST Telemedia announced its investment in Greenwave Systems, an award-winning Internet of Things (IoT) software and managed services provider, to its global portfolio.
ST Telemedia Expanded into Emerging Technology with an Investment in Datameer
In August, ST Telemedia invested in Datameer, a big data analytics and visualisation company based in San Francisco, California. The move expands ST Telemedia's capabilities in next-generation platforms, while enabling its portfolio companies to capture potential synergies.
ST Telemedia Completed its Investment in MediaHub
In July, ST Telemedia, through its wholly owned subsidiary STT GDC, announced its strategic partnership with StarHub to develop MediaHub, a highly specialised telecommunications, media and data centre facility located at Mediapolis@one-north in Singapore.
ST Telemedia Invested in VIRTUS Data Centres
In June, ST Telemedia's wholly owned subsidiary STT GDC, completed its investment in VIRTUS Data Centres, UK's fastest growing data centre provider.
ST Telemedia Announced its Plan to Build a Singapore Flagship Data Centre
In March, ST Telemedia announced its plan to build a high quality, state-of-the-art flagship data centre in Singapore and unveiled its intention to create a distinctive and sustainable global data centre company.
ST Telemedia Invested in China's GDS Services
ST Telemedia made its first foray into China's data centre market by investing an approximate 40% stake into GDS Services, a leading provider of advanced and high-availability data centre services.
ST Telemedia Celebrated its 20th Anniversary
ST Telemedia celebrated its 20th anniversary with the theme "A World of Possibilities". The occasion presented the opportunity to recollect the company’s early beginnings, challenges, and achievements over the past two decades, renew commitment to its core values, and thank all stakeholders for their steadfast support.
ST Telemedia Received Singapore 1000 Net Profit Excellence Award
ST Telemedia was conferred the 2013 Singapore 1000 Net Profit Excellence award (Information & Communications category) by DP Information Group. The Singapore 1000 is an annual ranking on the largest and most successful 1,000 companies in Singapore.
ST Telemedia Moved to a New Location
ST Telemedia has relocated to its new office at Millenia Tower in the Marina Downtown Business District in September.
ST Telemedia Strengthened its Position in U Mobile and Level 3
ST Telemedia strengthened its position in U Mobile and Level 3 with the purchase of additional stakes. ST Telemedia became U Mobile's single largest shareholder.
Level 3 Completed Acquisition of Global Crossing
On 4 October 2011, Level 3 Communications completed its acquisition of Global Crossing. The transaction combined the strengths of both companies to create a premier global communications provider with reach to the U.S., Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, as well as the Asia Pacific region. ST Telemedia holds approximately 24% stake in Level 3.
ST Telemedia Invested in Philippines' Sky Cable
In May 2011, ST Telemedia completed its investment in Sky Cable Corporation (Sky Cable), Philippines' largest cable company and leading broadband service provider. The transaction gives ST Telemedia approximately 40% economic interest in Sky Cable.
ST Telemedia Invested in Malaysia's U Mobile
In March, ST Telemedia took a 33 percent stake in U Mobile, Malaysia's mobile and broadband service provider.
ST Telemedia Invested in VNPT Global in Vietnam
ST Telemedia invested a 10 percent stake in VNPT Global, the international business unit of Vietnam Mobile Services Company (VMS/MobiFone).
ST Telemedia Established Presence in Cambodia and Lao PDR
Later in 2007, Asia Mobile Holdings acquired a 49% stake in Shenington Investments Pte Ltd, which held interests in Cambodia’s Mfone and Lao Telecommunications Company Limited.
ST Telemedia Welcomed Qatar Telecom (Ooredoo) as a new shareholder of Asia Mobile Holdings
ST Telemedia welcomed Qatar Telecom QSC (now known as Ooredoo) as a new shareholder of Asia Mobile Holdings (AMH) in March. Ooredoo holds an approximate 25% equity stake in AMH. ST Telemedia remains the controlling shareholder with an approximate 75% equity stake in the company.
ST Telemedia Opened Representative Office in Vietnam
In September, ST Telemedia opened our Vietnam Representative Office in Hanoi. We signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Vietnam Posts and Telecommunications Corporation, Vietnam’s leading telecoms operator, to jointly explore the provision of value-added telecommunications services and investment opportunities in Indo-China.
ST Telemedia Received the Singapore 1000 Award for Highest Sales / Turnover Growth
ST Telemedia was recognised at the annual Singapore 1000 for achieving the Highest Sales / Turnover Growth (Communications, Transport and Storage). Recipients of the awards were ranked by credit and business bureau DP Information Group and the ranking was co-produced by Ernst & Young.
Global Crossing commenced trading on the NASDAQ National Market under ticker symbol "GLBC" on 14 October.
StarHub raised nearly S$458 million in public listing on 13 October
ST Telemedia turned 10 years old and celebrated with the launch of a commemorative book titled One Enduring Vision.
TeleChoice assumed a new identity
TeleChoice assumed a new identity as a regional telecommunications player and subsequently commenced trading on the Main Board of the Singapore Stock Exchange.
ST Telemedia Became the Majority Shareholder of the World’s First Integrated Global IP-based Network
ST Telemedia invested US$250 million for a 61.5% equity share in Global Crossing.
ST Telemedia Became the Single Largest Shareholder of Equinix
With the completion of the merger of i-STT, Pihana Pacific and Equinix, ST Telemedia became the single largest shareholder of the world’s largest network-neutral Internet exchange services provider, Equinix.
ST Telemedia Made Our First Substantial Stake in a Telecommunications Company in Asia
ST Telemedia completed the purchase of 41.94% stake in Indosat, Indonesia’s second largest mobile phone operator and a leading provider of telecommunications services.
Announced Merger of StarHub and Singapore Cable Vision
We announced the merger of StarHub and Singapore Cable Vision (now known as StarHub Cable Vision).
StarHub Made its Commercial Debut as Singapore’s Third Mobile Phone Operator
StarHub officially launched its operations on 1 April, introducing a number of first-in-market features such as per second billing and free incoming calls.
A Pioneer Move into the Data Centre and Internet Exchange Business
ST Telemedia entered the data centre and Internet exchange business with the formation of a wholly owned subsidiary, i-STT Singapore.
Launched TeleChoice International
In 1998, TeleChoice International, regional distributor of telecommunications equipment and provider of integrated communications services, was launched.
StarHub Consortium Awarded Licences to Provide Fixed and Cellular Services in Singapore
The StarHub consortium, comprising ST Telemedia, Singapore Power, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) and British Telecommunications (BT), was awarded both fixed and cellular licences by the Telecommunication Authority of Singapore.
ST Telemedia Launched SunPage, Singapore's First Independent Paging Network Operator
The commercial launch of SunPage marked the start of competition in Singapore's paging services market.
Entered into an Agreement with China Huaneng Group to roll out a GSM Mobile Network
The network was rolled out in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan Province, one of China's major industrial bases.
Formed Singapore's Second Internet Service Provider with the Debut of Cyberway
Cyberway introduced a few firsts in Singapore such as international roaming, online registration and activation of subscriber services.
Formed ST Advanced Radio to Operate Singapore's First Island-wide Public Digital Trunked Mobile Communications network.
Launched ST Mobile Data, a Provider of Two-way Wireless Data Communications Solutions and Services
Singaporeans had their First Taste of Cable TV with the Launch of Singapore Cable Vision
We rolled out Singapore's first broadband and cable TV network, Singapore Cable Vision (now known as StarHub Cable Vision).
Built a Nationwide Paging Network in China through a Joint Venture with China Unicom
Service officially commenced operations the following year in 10 key cities, including Beijing and Shanghai.
Started ST Teleport, a Full-service Satellite and Broadcasting Solution Provider.
Rolled out the First GSM Network in New Zealand with BellSouth.
ST Telemedia was Incorporated
ST Telemedia was swiftly established as a significant alternative provider of telecommunications services in Singapore and the region. With an aim to be global, we seized opportunities with calculated boldness.