Offers Complete Suite of Audio, Video and Web Conferencing Services For Businesses in Singapore and Around the World


Singapore, 16 September 2004 – StarHub, Singapore’s innovative communications provider today launches StarHub Global Conferencing Services, a comprehensive suite of global audio-, visual- and web-conferencing services for MNCs and SMEs in Singapore.


“With businesses in Singapore increasingly needing connectivity with their offices around the world, StarHub is delighted to offer this compelling and competitively priced conferencing solution that demonstrates outstanding reliability, technology and customer service,” said Dr Kaizad Heerjee, Head of Business Markets, StarHub. “These services will allow businesses to improve their effectiveness by collaborating, contributing and learning with their colleagues around the world seamlessly and cost-effectively.”


StarHub Global Conferencing offers a comprehensive suite of conference services to meet all the requirements that businesses demand in Singapore. The services boast the following features -



On Demand Conferencing - Users can use this subscription-based service to conduct conferences whenever they need to, without prior reservations or the need for an operator. Overseas participants may use the service by dialing 0800 numbers, or via a dial-out from the conference leader.


Automated Event Conference Call – A reservation-based conferencing service that can be supported by an operator, if required.


Event Express Conference Call - Similar to Automated Event Conference calls but with the ability for the participants to raise questions. An operator monitors this service throughout the duration of the conference.


Event Conference Call – A professional conferencing service with operators on hand to greet and screen participants, escort them into the conference, conduct customised introductions, and facilitate  any question-and-answer session. An operator monitors this service throughout the duration of the conference.



StarHub’s videoconferencing services support ISDN and IP-based end points. IP end points are connected by utilizing one of the most advanced networks in the world - Global Crossing IP VPN Service™. With IP VPN, customers can enjoy the benefits of a global network that connects 27 countries and over 200 cities. The network not only provides seamless connectivity, but also ensures that the video application gets the security and Quality of Service needed through embedded Class of Service capabilities.


Dial-in and Dial-out videoconferencing : StarHub offers both dial-in and dial-out videoconferencing services using ISDN.


Multipoint Video Conferencing : Multipoint Video Conferencing utilizes Global Crossing’s global IP network to transport ISDN calls, while terminating the calls on local ISDN facilities. End users benefit from increased quality inherent to the IP transport without making any investment in IP network and technology.  Customers with IP based video systems can also connect on the IP level without the need for ISDN.



Web Meeting - a non-collaborative Web conferencing application that allows one user to manage a meeting, share and record slide presentations, and create question and answer buttons.


EMeeting - a full-featured collaborative Web conferencing application that allows multiple users to share documents, presentations, applications, data and feedback.


For more information on StarHub Global Conferencing Services, visit Interested parties can all 1800-888 8888.


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