SingTel wireless subs jump to 37.4 million

5 Aug 2003

Singapore Telecom (SingTel) has revealed that its worldwide wireless customer base grew from 24.8 million to 37.4 million in the twelve months to end of June 2003. SingTel’s Australian arm SingTel Optus posted a 15.6% hike in customers to 4.89 million, while its operations in Thailand (Advanced Info Services), India (Bharti), the Philippines (Globe) and Indonesia (Telkomsel) recorded a jump of 62.5% to 31 million. In its domestic market growth was a more modest 2%, ending the period with 1.53 million customers.