Borqs Joins Hands with SingTel to Give Back to Children and Youth in Singapore
SINGAPORE, Sep. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — SingTel, the Singapore-based telecommunications giant, held the “SingTel Touching Lives Fund 2012 Charity Golf” event at Singapore Island Country Club on August 31, 2012. As the leading global end-to-end Android+ and cloud software solutions provider, Borqs International Holdings Ltd. (Borqs), was invited to the event. Gene Wuu, Borqs’ Vice President of Product Management, attended in Singapore and made a charitable contribution on behalf of the company. This reflects Borqs’ corporate social mission to use science and technology to improve people’s lives and have a positive impact on the world.
SingTel Touching Lives Fund (STLF) is SingTel’s corporate philanthropy program to help children and youth with special needs in Singapore. Launched in 2002 to consolidate SingTel Group’s community support activities, the STLF has gained generous support from business partners, associates, customers, employees and members of the public. The relevant charitable organizations are under the auspices of the National Council of Social Service of Singapore. Since its founding, the STLF has raised more than S$22 million for 22 charities.
As a high-tech company dedicated to providing customizable, intelligent Android software platform solutions and end-to-end service platform solutions for operators in the global mobile internet field, Borqs has a cooperative relationship with SingTel. Borqs has worked actively to help SingTel enhance its mobile Internet user experience enabling SingTel to provide its users with better services discovery through smart phone devices. Borqs’ generous donation at this year’s event was highly appreciated by SingTel and Singapore.
Ms. Sin Yang Fong, VP of Group Investor Relations and Communications said: “We are grateful for Borqs’ donation to the SingTel Touching Lives Fund and recognition of our cause. With the generous support of our valued partners, customers, staff and the public, the six beneficiary organisations are able to reach out and help improve the lives of children and young people with special needs.”
Gene Wuu, Vice President of Product Management for Borqs, said: “It was my honor to represent the company by participating in SingTel’s 2012 Charity Golf event. Borqs has made remarkable achievements in the industry over its more than five years’ of growth and exploration. While continuing to maintain its growth trajectory, Borqs has never forgotten to appreciate and give back to society. SingTel is a highly valued partner in our operator solutions segment, and its vigorous investment in and active promotion of charity events is admirable. Borqs is looking forward to working with SingTel in the future both in the business world and through charitable events like this one. We are looking forward to undertaking more and more corporate social responsibility and to contributing as much as we can to the world around us.”
Singapore Telecommunications Limited, as the leading telecommunications company in Asia which provides voice and digital service across wireless and internet in commercial and household fields, SingTel is dedicated to offer top-quality service to client in the Asian-Pacific region for a long term. In the past ten years, SingTel has successfully completed its own transformation to the global top efficient operator. Currently, SingTel provides the telecom service with competitive price in a large scale, including 5000 companies worldwide.
Borqs International Holding Corp., established in September 2007, is a technology company dedicated to providing customizable, integrated Android software platform solutions and end-to-end service platform solutions for mobile operators, terminal OEMs, and chip manufacturers worldwide. Headquartered in Beijing, Borqs also has offices and research and development facilities in Cupertino, Bangalore, Wuhan and Shenzhen. Primary investors in Borqs are Keytone Ventures, GSR Ventures, Tsinghua Venture Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, SK Telecom Ventures and Intel Capital Corporation. Borqs is now an active member of Google/OHA (the Open Handset Alliance) and the TD Industry Alliance.
Supported by leading venture capital and world-class strategic partners, Borqs meets the demands of its global customer base with platforms and services made possible by Borqs’ technological innovation, leading-edge product development, and complete customer service system. In the 2011 “Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific” awards, Borqs was ranked 9th in China and 39th in the Asia Pacific region according to revenue growth over the last 3 years.
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