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StarHub Ltd.

Company Background

StarHub offers a full range of information and communications services to both corporate and individual customers in Singapore, including fixed-line telephone services, a mobile network, a multichannel pay TV network and broadband Internet services. The company was created in 1998 by a consortium led by Singapore Technologies Telemedia, a unit of Singapore's state-owned investment firm Temasek Holdings, as a part of telecommunications market liberalization efforts at the time. StarHub officially launched operations in 2000, and was listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange in 2004. Temasek Holdings is the largest shareholder of StarHub, with a majority stake, followed by Japan's Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT).

Tan Tong Hai was appointed CEO in 2013. Prior to joining StarHub in 2009 as chief operating officer, Tan held management positions at various Internet-related companies, including IBM Asia Pacific. In the face of heated price competition especially in broadband services, StarHub is adding new services to encourage the bundled use of services across different devices. One of such efforts is StarHub's "TV Anywhere" service which allows pay TV subscribers to watch TV programs on their Internet-enabled mobile devices.

Business Summary

StarHub Ltd. is engages in the operations of telecommunications services and other businesses relating to the info-communications industry. It operates through the following segments: Telecommunications, Cyber Security and High Security Assurance Product. The company was founded on May 7, 1998 and is headquartered in Singapore.

Financial Highlights

Dec 2021 SGDUSD
Gross Profit514.30M382.70M
Operating income216.80M161.32M
Income before tax185.10M137.73M
Net income141.40M105.21M
Diluted EPS0.080.06
Dividends Per Share0.060.04
Total Assets3,242.90M2,405.44M
Total liabilities2,746.60M2,037.31M
Total equity389.60M288.98M
Operating cash flow608.20M452.57M
Currency in SGDCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021
Revenue 2,410.70M 2,362M 2,330.60M 2,028.80M 2,042.60M
Gross Profit 806.90M 719.90M 617.30M 470.60M 514.30M
Operating income 358M 282.50M 244.60M 192.70M 216.80M
Income before tax 335.50M 246.50M 219.10M 192.30M 185.10M
Net income 268.60M 193.80M 178.40M 150M 141.40M
EBITDA 638.40M 573.70M 605.80M 499.20M 495.80M
Diluted EPS 0.15 0.11 0.10 0.08 0.08
Dividends Per Share 0.16 0.16 0.09 0.05 0.06
Total Assets 2,636M 2,653.50M 2,733.90M 2,931.30M 3,242.90M
Total liabilities 2,229.10M 2,265.10M 2,353.60M 2,504.70M 2,746.60M
Total equity 401.60M 308.10M 318.20M 338.40M 389.60M
Operating cash flow 490.60M 390.80M 411.50M 535.70M 608.20M
 Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021
Revenue 1,746.27M 1,750.53M 1,708.40M 1,470.79M 1,519.94M
Gross Profit 584.50M 533.53M 452.50M 341.16M 382.70M
Operating income 259.33M 209.36M 179.29M 139.69M 161.32M
Income before tax 243.03M 182.68M 160.60M 139.40M 137.73M
Net income 194.57M 143.62M 130.77M 108.74M 105.21M
EBITDA 462.44M 425.18M 444.07M 361.89M 368.93M
Diluted EPS 0.11 0.08 0.07 0.06 0.06
Dividends Per Share 0.11 0.11 0.06 0.03 0.04
Total Assets 1,972.46M 1,946.80M 2,033.16M 2,217.90M 2,405.44M
Total liabilities 1,667.98M 1,661.84M 1,750.34M 1,895.13M 2,037.31M
Total equity 300.50M 226.04M 236.64M 256.04M 288.98M
Operating cash flow 355.38M 289.63M 301.64M 388.36M 452.57M

Valuation Measures

Dec 2021
Operating margin10.61%
Profit margin6.92%

Key executives

  • Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director: Nikhil Oommen Jacob Eapen
  • Chief Financial Officer: Choon Hwee Chia
  • Chief Technology Officer-Transformation & Product: Ayush Sharma
  • Chief Technology Officer-Network Operations: Siew Loong Chong
  • Head-Information Services: Yaw Yee Kee


  • Singapore Technologies Telemedia Pte Ltd. (55.7%)
  • Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp. (9.9%)
  • DBS Group Holdings Ltd. (1.3%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (0.8%)
  • Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.5%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management (0.5%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (0.4%)
  • JPMorgan Investment Management, Inc. (0.3%)
  • CHOO PIANG WONG (0.2%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: No. 05-01 StarHub Green, 67 Ubi Avenue 1, Singapore, 408942, Singapore
  • Phone: +65.6825.5000

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