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Public Consultation on 5G Mobile Services and Networks

Issued Date: 23/05/2017

Decision Date: 07/02/2020

7 February 2020

IMDA has issued its decision on the use of long term evolution technologies in licence-exempt spectrum bands.

7 May 2019

IMDA has issued a second public consultation on the 5G mobile services and network. Please click on Second Public Consultation on 5G Mobile Services and Networks for further information.

21 July 2017

IMDA has received the following submissions from the industry and interested parties in response to the public consultation which was closed on 21 July 2017.

Responses Received at Closing Date – 21 July 2017
Responses from Arete M Pte Ltd (617.01KB)
Responses from ASPCC, CASBAA, GVF and ESOA (315.53KB)
Responses from Ericsson (349.10KB)
Responses from Eutelsat Asia Pte Ltd (277.00KB)
Responses from GSA (802.55KB)
Responses from GSMA (310.47KB)
Responses from GTI (758.36KB)
Responses from Huawei (627.11KB)
Responses from Inmarsat (157.62KB)
Responses from Intel (310.70KB)
Responses from Intelsat (193.50KB)
Responses from M1 (564.22KB)
Responses from Microsoft (364.05KB)
Responses from Motorola (347.90KB)
Responses from Nokia (731.38KB)
Responses from Qualcomm (503.35KB)
Responses from Ruckus Wireless (743.64KB)
Responses from Samsung (952.41KB)
Responses from SES (1,009.65KB)
Responses from Singtel (1.03MB)
Responses from Speedcast (276.67KB)
Responses from StarHub (556.78KB)
Responses from Thuraya Telecommunications (178.85KB)
Responses from ViaSat Inc. (127.44KB)
Responses from Wi-Fi Alliance (272.53KB)
Responses from Wireless Broadband Alliance (393.24KB)
Responses from Mr. Khoo Teng Lock (11.99KB)

4 July 2017

In response to requests from the industry, IMDA has extended the deadline for the submission of views and comments to this consultation to 12 noon, 21 July 2017.

23 May 2017

As part of IMDA’s effort to facilitate the deployment of innovative and advanced technologies in Singapore, IMDA would like to seek views and comments from the industry and public on the various aspects of 5G technology development and spectrum requirements in a data centric environment.

Public Consultation Document Released on 23 May 2017
Consultation Document (1.36MB)

All views and comments should be submitted in writing, in soft copy (in Microsoft Word or PDF format), and should reach IMDA by 12 noon, 21 July 2017.

Respondents are required to include their personal/company particulars as well as the correspondence address in their submissions to this Consultation Paper. Submissions should be addressed to:

Aileen Chia (Ms)
Director-General (Telecoms & Post),
Assistant Chief Executive (Connectivity & Competition Development)
Infocomm Media Development Authority
10 Pasir Panjang Road
#10-01 Mapletree Business City
Singapore 117438

Please submit soft copies, with the subject header “Public Consultation on 5G Mobile Services and Networks”, via e-mail to: