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At IDA, we are setting the stage for Singapore to be the World's First Smart Nation that functions beyond the capabilities of a Smart City.
To ensure that Singapore stays ahead of the technology innovation and adoption curve, IDA constantly monitors the infocomm landscape and charts the way forward for the country through our infocomm masterplans and technology roadmaps.
To create a pro-consumer and pro-business infocomm environment, IDA formulates infocomm-related policies, standards, codes of practice and advisory guidelines aimed at leveling the playing field for infocomm service providers and empowering consumers and businesses with more choices.
IDA plays an active role in developing Singapore’s pool of globally-competitive infocomm talent and an infocomm-savvy workforce. We are also focused on driving consumer education initiatives, ensuring digital inclusion and supporting the effective use of infocomm in community outreach efforts.
IDA drives the growth, competitiveness and innovation of Singapore’s infocomm industry by nurturing local infocomm enterprises and supporting them in their internationalisation efforts.
IDA spearheads strategic infocomm initiatives aimed at transforming various sectors of the Singapore economy to help businesses and organisations raise the bar in productivity, innovation and value creation.
Find out more about IDA’s efforts to grow infocomm local enterprises and startups and help them in their internationalisation efforts.
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Most users aren't aware of the huge business opportunities and potential for innovation that IPv6 offers, which is why there is a pressing need to link businesses to relevant IPv6 applications.
IDA spearheaded IPv6 Transition Programme to address the issue of IPv4 exhaustion and to facilitate the smooth transition of the Singapore Infocomm ecosystem to IPv6. The programme promoted readiness and adoption of IPv6 in the local industry through a series of projects.
As IPv6 is the candidate as the next-generation Internet protocol to replace IPv4, it is therefore important for Singapore to welcome the next era of Internet services and create a platform to grow innovations and business opportunities.
Managing a Massive Migration, One Step at a Time
Moving its main corporate site is the first of many IPv6 migrations for the SingTel group. The experience migrating their main corporate site SingTel.com is the first of many and now serves as a prototype for some 50 other SingTel sites which will be IPv6 ready eventually.
PropertyGuru Connects to the Future with IPv6
Top property website PropertyGuru is laying the foundation to enhance its accessibility and grow its services in the future by deploying its IPv6 network now.
IPv6 carries same security risks as IPv4
Experts say IPv6 needs to be approached with the same caution as IPv4, and that businesses need to understand and seek training before switching to IPv6 to minimize network security risks.
An Opportunity for Innovations
Staying Ahead of the Pack with IPv6
JobStreet.com's Singapore website can now be reached through IPv6, a move that will ensure its services stays accessible to users when the next generation Internet protocol system takes off.
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