Singapore – Categories of Multi-Service Authorizations

This Practice Note presents a table that outlines the authorization categories in Singapore’s multi-service authorization regime. 

 

Type of Authorization

Examples of Services Covered  Under Authorization

Facilities Based Operator (FBO) Licence

• Public Switched Telephone Services

• Public Switched Message Services

• Public Switched Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN) Services

• Leased Circuit Services

• Public Switched Data Services

• Public Radiocommunication Services2

• Public Cellular Mobile Telephone Service (PCMTS)

• Public Radio Paging Services (PRPS)

• Public Trunked Radio Services (PTRS)

• Public Mobile Data Services (PMDS)

• Public Mobile Broadband Multimedia Services

• Public Fixed-Wireless Broadband Multimedia Services

• Terrestrial Telecommunication Network for Broadcasting Purposes

• Satellite Uplink/Downlink for Broadcasting Purposes

Services Based Operator (SBO) (Individual) Licence

International Simple Resale (ISR) for both voive and data services

Resale of Leased Circuit Services

Public Internet Access Services

Internet Exchange Services

Virtual Private Network Services

Managed Data Network Services

Store-and-Forward (S&F) Value-Added Network Services

Mobile Virtual Network Operation

Bandwidth Capacity Exchange Operation

Backhaul Bandwidth Capacity Services

Live Audiotex Services

Prepaid Services for other telecommunication services such as:

- Call-back / Call Re-origination Services

- Internet Based Voice and Data Services

- Store-and-Retrieve (S&R) Value-Added Network Services

- International Calling Card (ICC) Services

- Resale of Public Switched Telecommunication Services

Global Mobile Personal Communications by Satellite (GMPCS) Services

IP Telephony Services

Voice and Data Services with Masking of Calling Line Identity

Services Based Operator (SBO) (Class) Licence

Call-back/Call Re-origination Services

Internet Based Voice and Data Services

Resale of Public Switched Telecommunication Services

Store-and-Retrieve (S&R) Value-Added Network Services

International Calling Card (ICC) Services

Audiotex Services

Public Chain Payphone Services

Source: Infocomm Development Agency, FBO Licence (Licence Framework and Guidelines), version 3 (September 2007), available online at: http://www.ida.gov.sg/Policies%20and%20Regulation/20060419203000.aspx and Infocomm Development Agency, SBO Licence (Licence Framework and Guidelines), version 5 (March 2008) , available online at: http://www.ida.gov.sg/Policies%20and%20Regulation/20060419203000.aspx.

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