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last updated 21 May 2019

  • New Partnerships and Enhanced Programmes to provide seniors more opportunities to go digital

    Seniors aged 50 and above will soon have greater accessibility and opportunities to learn infocomm technology (IT) skills to lead better connected and enriched lives, as a result of two new partnerships. Read more
  • IDA to Trial SIM-login for Selected US Visitors using Wireless@SG

    22 August 2016 - Selected US visitors to Singapore can now connect to Wireless@SG via the SIM-login feature1 – a first for foreign visitors. The feature will be made available from 22 August to 21 September as part of a trial conducted by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA), in partnership with Land Transport Authority (LTA), M1 Limited (M1), Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC), and Singtel. Read more
  • Disabled, not Unable: Raising Employability and Empowerment for People with Disabilities at E2 Connect 2016

    21 July 2016 - People with disabilities and supporting Voluntary Welfare Organisations (VWOs) will soon have greater access to assistive technology and more financial support. Details were announced at the inaugural E2 Connect 2016, a two-day forum involving communities from industry and disability care coming together to raise awareness of opportunities for the disabled in terms of education, training and independent living.

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  • Eight Out of 10 Regular SingPass Users have Set Up 2FA

    4 July 2016 - To better protect the personal data of users, the Government introduced 2-Step Verification, also known as 2-Factor Authentication (2FA), as part of its enhancements to the SingPass system in July last year. 2FA is a critical component to ensure that users’ online identity and transactions are secure.

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  • New 4G Quality of Standards Announced

    1 Jun 2016 - Connectivity is a key piece in shaping Singapore as a Smart Nation. Today, more than 75% of households are subscribed on the Nationwide Broadband Network. Complementing the wired network is the proliferation of Wireless@SG hotspots across Singapore and the use of the 3G and 4G network for the delivery of mobile data services.

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  • Industry Partners Government to Benefit Businesses and Singaporeans through Infocomm Media 2025

    31 May 2016 - The Government working hand in hand with the industry will be key to Singapore’s success in riding the next wave of opportunities as a Smart Nation.

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  • Singapore Trials World’s First Tropical Data Centre for a Smart Nation

    30 May 2016 - Singapore is conducting trials on the world’s first Tropical Data Centre (TDC), which could reduce energy consumption by data centres by up to 40 percent. The TDC seeks to drive innovation and explore new green data centre technologies as part of Singapore’s Smart Nation drive.

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