FOR THE SITTING ON 8 JULY 2019

QUESTION NO. 20 FOR WRITTEN ANSWER

20. Mr Leon Perera: To ask the Minister for Communications and Information what impact will the US Huawei ban have on Singapore's 5G deployment.

 

Answer:

 

            I have previously stated that our plan is to begin the roll out of 5G infrastructure next year.  As of now, we expect to continue as planned with the deployment of 5G in Singapore.

2          Meanwhile, we are closely monitoring developments, consulting stakeholders, evaluating the technical aspects, and piloting use cases for 5G.  IMDA has been seeking the industry’s views through a public consultation which concludes tomorrow.

3          These initiatives and their findings will inform our decision and help us to work with the telcos and other stakeholders to commence the roll out of a resilient and secure 5G infrastructure in a timely manner.

Speech by Minister for Communications and Information Mr S Iswaran at the Opening Ceremony of Asia TV Forum & Market and Screensingapore on 4 December 2019 Speeches Infocomm Media 04 Dec 19
Speech by Mr S Iswaran, Minister for Communications and Information, at the completion of the Digital Archives of Singapore Tamil Arts on 30 November 2019 Speeches Libraries 30 Nov 19
Opening Remarks by SMS Sim Ann, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Communications and Information, at launch of AiSP’s Ladies In Cyber Mentorship Programme on 26 November 2019 Speeches Cyber Security 26 Nov 19
Speech by Mr S Iswaran, Minister for Communications and Information, at the launch of Microsoft’s Experience Center Asia on 12 November 2019 Speeches Infocomm Media 12 Nov 19
Transcript of Minister Iswaran’s Dialogue with Mr Michael Lawrence, CEO Asia House at the Asia House Global Trade Dialogue on 7 November 2019 Speeches Infocomm Media 07 Nov 19
Keynote address by Mr S Iswaran, Minister for Communications and Information and Minister-in-Charge of Trade Relations, at the Asia House Global Trade Dialogue on 7 November 2019 Speeches Infocomm Media 07 Nov 19