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Second Public Consultation on 5G Mobile Services and Networks

Issued Date: 07/05/2019

Decision Date: 17/10/2019

29 April 2020

Following an assessment of the submissions, IMDA has selected Singtel Mobile Singapore Pte Ltd (Singtel) and the Joint-Venture Consortium (JVCo) formed by StarHub Mobile Pte Ltd (StarHub) and M1 Limited (M1) as the winners of its 5G Call for Proposal (CFP). Please refer to the 5G CFP page for further updates.

17 February 2020

At the close of the 5G Call for ProposaI on 17 February 2020, IMDA received a total of three submissions – one each from Singtel Mobile Singapore Pte Ltd, and TPG Telecom Pte Ltd, and a joint-submission from StarHub Mobile Pte Ltd and M1 Limited.

IMDA is currently evaluating the submissions, and we expect to award the spectrum by mid-2020.

9 January 2020

In view of requests from the Mobile Network Operators for more time to submit proposals to the Call for Proposal (CFP) issued by IMDA on 17 October 2019, IMDA has extended the CFP submission deadline to 17 February 2020.

17 October 2019

IMDA has issued its decision on the 5G Mobile Services and Networks.

IMDA’s Decision

Executive Summary (396.30KB)  

Explanatory Memorandum (966.09KB) 

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Media Release 

9 July 2019

At the close of the Second Public Consultation on 5G Mobile Services and Networks, IMDA received the following submissions from the industry and interested parties.

A summary of consultation responses can be found here: consultation summary (33.34KB)

Advanced Wireless Technology Group Ltd (AWTG) (376.76KB)
Alissa (163.66KB)
Arete M Pte Ltd (22.15KB)
Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (Asiasat) (1.79MB)
Association of Telecommunication Industry of Singapore (ATIS) (4.41MB)
Cara Yousry (128.53KB)
Chua Choon Hiang (125.69KB)
CLOP Technologies Pte Ltd (365.94KB)
David Skinner (171.64KB)
Dr A. Skinner (237.14KB)
Dr Mona Board (169.90KB)

Dr Timothy Ng and Henry Yue (180.00KB)

Appendix 1 (574.21KB)

Appendix 2 (234.41KB)

Emma Paris (192.81KB)
Ericsson Telecommunications Pte Ltd (211.24KB)
Eutelsat Asia Pte Ltd (1.60MB)
Federated Wireless Inc (1.38MB)
Gabrielle Muenkel (32.96KB)
Global Mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) (124.48KB)

Global Satellite Coalition (GSC) (569.68KB)

Annex A (366.78KB)

Annex B (355.81KB)

Annex C (462.42KB)

Annex D (319.80KB)

Annex E (725.11KB)

Annex F (309.62KB)

Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA) (869.27KB)
Huawei International Pte. Ltd (1.07MB)
Inmarsat (292.00KB)
Intelsat Singapore (1.09MB)
Jakkolab Pte Ltd (279.46KB)
Jenny Castelino (252.96KB)
Joanna (26.33KB)
Juniper Networks (Singapore) Pte Ltd (116.46KB)
Katharine Tan-Sinha (12.20KB)
Keysight Technologies (742.98KB)
Kinney Workman (9.41KB)
Kwan Xiuwen (6.47KB)
Liberty Wireless Pte. Ltd. (Circles.Life) (293.64KB)
M1 Limited (489.24KB)
Martin Lim (8.21KB)
Mavenir Systems Inc (1.55MB)
Measat (73.03KB)
Melanie Kao (7.64KB)
Motorola Solutions (1.33MB)

MyRepublic Group Limited (2.39MB)

Annex A (1.06MB)

Annex B (1.71MB)

Annex C (578.23KB)

NetLink Trust (790.71KB)
Nokia (774.74KB)
Palo Alto Networks (687.23KB)
Peter Chan (19.93KB)
Qualcomm Inc. (1.18MB)
Rohde & Schwarz Regional Headquarters Singapore Pte Ltd (456.06KB)
Rosemary Pattison (11.45KB)
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd (333.95KB)
Seah Guan Hai (112.85KB)
SES World Skies Singapore (24.90KB)
Singapore Telecommunications Limited (112.48KB)
ST Engineering and SP Telecom (433.74KB)
StarHub Mobile Pte Ltd (386.58KB)
Suhana (15.23KB)
Tan Teng Hai (5.83KB)
Telesat (294.73KB)
Thoo Hoi Thian (105.07KB)
TPG Telecom Pte Ltd (405.69KB)
US Asean Business Council (USABC) (187.57KB)
Vahidha Shaik Naina (20.41KB)
Viasat (4.58MB)
Weina Li (52.89KB)
ZTE Singapore Pte Ltd (511.67KB)

18 June 2019

In view of requests from the industry for more time to submit their views and comments, IMDA has extended the submission deadline for this consultation to 12 noon, 9 July 2019.

7 May 2019

IMDA has reviewed the industry responses to the first public consultation published on 23 May 2017, and has issued a second public consultation to address the responses received and to consult on the appropriate regulatory frameworks and policies for 5G.

IMDA’s vision is for Singapore to be a global 5G front-runner for innovation in trusted and resilient 5G applications and services. The feedback received will assist IMDA in facilitating 5G network rollout by 2020, as well as identify innovative 5G applications and services for Singapore.

IMDA Consultation
Consultation Document (1.31MB)

Related resources:

Media Release

Media Factsheet (273.48KB)

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, 19 June 2019.

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),
Deputy CE (Policy, Regulation & Competition Development)
Infocomm Media Development Authority
10 Pasir Panjang Road
#03-01 Mapletree Business City
Singapore 117438

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