Facts & Figures

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Infocomm Industry

  2012 2013
Infocomm Industry Revenue (S$billion) 113.29 148.1
Domestic Revenue (%) 31.3 27.3
Export Revenue (%) 68.7 72.7
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Infocomm Manpower

  2012 2013
Infocomm Manpower 144,300 146,700
Annual Growth (%) 1.0 1.7
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Infocomm Usage

Households and Individuals

2012 2013
Households with Internet access (%) 84 87
Individuals who are Internet users (%) 72 -

Business

Business Broadband Adoption (%) 2012 2013
Overall 80 86
< 10 Employees 77 82
10 to 49 Employees 89 94
50 to 199 Employees 97 100
200 & Above Employees 100 100
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Postal Services

  Jun 2013 Sept 2013
Domestic Mail 162,121,000 162,415,000
International Mail 26,733,000
28,356,000
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Residential Broadband

A basic 512kbps line works fine for regular e-mail and Web browsing but tech-savvy households with multiple members engaging in huge file downloads, online games, video streaming and more will need a lot more bandwidth. With over a dozen broadband Internet plans offering a wide spectrum of prices and speeds, consumers may find it a challenge to choose the right plan.

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SMS Performance Measurement

IDA has decided to conduct half-yearly tests on the performance for the Short Message Service (SMS) provided by Public Cellular Mobile Telephone Service (PCMTS) operators and to publish the survey results on the IDA website for public information. This is in recognition of the increasing importance and widespread use of SMS as a means of communication amongst users in Singapore. The objective of the SMS Performance Test is to ascertain the end-to-end response time of SMS across local mobile networks.

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Singapore Economy Key Indicators

The Singapore Department of Statistics' website provides a snapshot of the Singapore economy and population based on data for the latest available year. Annual indicators such as GDP, employment, productivity, inflation and major sectors of the economy are presented. It also includes vital statistics on the population.

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Singapore's Ranking in Infocomm

Singapore has consistently performed well in global and regional infocomm rankings, especially in the area of e-government where it has topped international studies such as the Waseda University World e-Government ranking. It has also emerged among the leading countries in the World Economic Forum’s Global Information Technology Report which measures the impact of ICT on the development process and the competitiveness of nations.