GlobeTel Singapore awarded FBO licence in Singapore

13 Jan 2015

GlobeTel Singapore, a wholly owned subsidiary of GTI Business Holdings, which is itself 100%-owned by Filipino operator Globe Telecom, has secured a facilities-based operations (FBO) licence from the Info-communications Development Authority (IDA) to provide international cable and other telecommunications services in Singapore. GlobeTel Singapore intends to use the FBO licence to launch international cable services, strengthening connectivity between the city state and the Philippines, as well as supporting business users in both countries. In a statement, Ayala-led Globe Telecom said that the Singapore unit will also deliver ‘alternate and redundant cable paths from Singapore to Hong Kong and Japan transiting the Philippines’.