In the recent Financial Horse Giveaway, I invited readers to make submissions of companies they wanted Financial Horse to review. Singtel was the first runner up, so without further ado, here is my take on Singtel!

Basics:  What is Singtel?

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Z74.SI) is a Singapore teleco company that I am sure every Singaporean knows about.

SingTel’s description of themselves in their factsheet is actually pretty good:

The Singtel Group is Asia’s leading communications group with operations and investments around the world.

With significant operations in Singapore and Australia (through wholly-owned subsidiary Singtel Optus), the Group provides a wide spectrum of multimedia and infocomms technology (ICT) solutions, including voice, data and video services over fixed and wireless platforms.

The Group has presence in Asia Pacific and Africa with 706 million mobile customers in 21 countries, including India, Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand …