CEO of S’pore’s NBN network company quits

SINGAPORE – OpenNet, the network company (NETCO) the mission of providing passive fiber optic infrastructure for the next generation of Singapore’s National Broadband Network (NBN) announced today that its CEO resigned.

The statement that the company is the media on Tuesday, the possession of Tan Kah Rhu as first CEO November 2010 not more than the fact that “the [s] other interests.”

The 58-year-old is a veteran of telecommunications, which had been the use of fiber during his time in Singapore Telecommunications (SingTel) made it. Playing in his experience, Tan OpenNet appointed in early 2009 to spearhead the introduction of passive infrastructure nationwide fiber optic cable NBN Singapore.

The cable is expected in 60 percent of schools, households and non-residential buildings will be installed in late 2010 and NETCO is on track to achieve its goal of reaching 95 percent in 2012.

Khoo Chin Hean as of the OpenNet will join as CEO on 1 October will be ordered removed. His recent appointment as Managing Director of the Institute for Energy Studies, National University of Singapore.

One former official was, Khoo Managing Director of the Public Utilities Board (PUB) from 2000 to 2008. During this time, was responsible for restructuring the electricity and gas for the competition. Then he lowered PUB, Khoo continued to serve on the boards of various organizations in the government and the private sector.

News of the resignation of Tan comes from the hand of the lighting infrastructure of the NBN.

Nucleus Connect, NBN Operating Company (OPCO) announced in late August that started its business activities while lined up five suppliers of retail services (DER) to ultra-high-speed DSL broadband access for businesses and consumers worldwide. The Opco is responsible for the design and construction of infrastructure facilities, the act of service as a wholesaler of network bandwidth to the PSR.

RSP, who signed with the Opco are SingTel, StarHub, M1, and Telecom super internet LGA. Among them are the first four operators already announced their price plans NBN, while LGA said that reveal their packets next month.