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Handover of Tail Local Leased Circuits under Schedule 7B of SingTel's Reference Interconnection Offer

Issued Date: 04/07/2005

Decision Date: 19/10/2005

23 May 2006 - Minister's Decision on SingTel's Appeal Against IDA's 19 October 2005 Direction

23 May 2006

Minister's Decision on SingTel's Appeal Against IDA's 19 October 2005 Direction
The Minister of Information, Communications and the Arts ("Minister"), has, on 23 May 2006, issued his decision on SingTel's 2 November 2005 Appeal against IDA's 19 October 2005 Direction regarding the hand over of Tail Local Leased Circuits ("TLLCs") under Schedule 7B of SingTel's Reference Interconnection Offer. The Minister's Decision, which upheld IDA's Direction in its entirety, is as follows:

a. SingTel is to offer to provide both V.35 and G.703 as the default interface standards for TLLCs of bandwidths from 64kbps to 1984kbps, and permit Facilities-based Operators to choose either V.35 or G.703 as the interface standard at which SingTel is to handover the TLLCs;
b. Where an FBO requests for handover using the G.703 interface standard, SingTel must offer to groom the individual TLLC into circuits of 1984kbps each before handing over to the FBO using the G.703 interface standard;
c. Upon designation of SingTel's TLLCs as an Interconnection Related Services, the provision of grooming service shall be at cost-based rates.

 Minister's Decision on SingTel's Appeal - 23 May 2006 
 Minister's Decision (14.51KB) 

2 November 2005

On 2 November 2005, IDA was informed that SingTel has submitted an appeal to the Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts on IDA's decision.

19 October 2005

IDA has completed its review and made its decision with regards to the hand over of Tail Local Leased Circuits under Schedule 7B of SingTel's Reference Interconnection Offer.

 IDA's Decision (Released 19 October 2005) 
 IDA's Direction to SingTel (27.02KB) 
 Explanatory Memorandum to IDA's Direction (41.43KB)

4 July 2005

IDA's Public Consultation Document - Released on 4 July 2005 

 IDA Consultation Paper 
 Consultation Paper (314.15KB)

All views and comments should be submitted in writing and in both hard and soft copy (preferable in Microsoft Word format), and should reach IDA by 12 noon, 25 July 2005. Respondents are required to include their personal/company particulars as well as the correspondence address in their submissions to this Consultation Paper. Views and comments should be addressed to:

Mr. Andrew Haire
Assistant Director-General (Telecoms)
Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore
8 Temasek Boulevard
#14-00 Suntec Tower Three
Singapore 038988
Fax: (65) 6211 2116


Please submit your soft copies to e-mail:

Responses to Consultation - 25 July 2005  
 Asia Pacific Carriers' Coalition  (367.86KB)
 MCI (134.64KB)
 Office of the United States Trade Representative (33.69KB) 
 Attachment 1 - NECA Special Access (190.20KB)
 Attachment 2 - NECA Tech Req (103.28KB)
 Singapore Telecommunications Limited (55.58KB)
 StarHub Limited (24.79KB)