Tuesday, July 04, 2006

Maldives Gets SingTel Broadband

Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel)has initiated broadband service to the Maldives by harnessing the convergence of satellite and IP (Internet Protocol) technologies.

SingTel is working with local ISP, Focus InfoCom to offer broadband Internet connectivity to any of the country's 1,200 islands for the branded 'Raajje Online' product, an ‘always-on’ broadband Internet service.

Sobah Rasheed, MD, Focus InfoCom said his company needed to meet the communications needs of the over 700,000 tourists who visit the Maldives and the SingTel does that.

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