Singtel said on Friday (Jul 22) that it has achieved more than 95 per cent standalone 5G coverage across Singapore, three years ahead of the regulatory target of end-2025. Its 5G network now covers more than 1,300 outdoor locations and provides signal in about 400 buildings as well as places undergound. The fifth generation of high-speed mobile Internet, 5G promises surfing speeds 20 times faster than what’s offered by 4G networks. Singtel and a joint venture by StarHub and M1 were issued final awards in June 2020 to operate 5G networks in Singapore, allowing them to deploy nationwide standalone networks that deliver full-fledged 5G capabilities. To mark the milestone, Singtel will stream this year’s National Day Parade fully . . .