No. S 187
Telecommunications Act 1999
(ACT 43 OF 1999)
Telecommunications (Class Licences)
Regulations 2000
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 74 of the Telecommunications Act 1999, the Info-communications Development Authority of Singapore, with the approval of the Minister for Communications and Information Technology, hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Telecommunications (Class Licences) Regulations 2000 and come into operation on 1st April 2000.
2.  In these Regulations —
“class licence” means a licence granted by the Authority under section 5 of the Act as set out in the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Schedules;
“Facilities-Based Operator” or “FBO” means a person who is granted specific licence under section 5 of the Act to run any telecommunication system for the purpose of offering to other persons all or any of the following:
(a)telecommunication switching capacity;
(b)telecommunication switching services;
(c)telecommunication transmission capacity; or
(d)telecommunication transmission services;
“licensee” means a person who is deemed to have been granted a class licence;
“operator” means a person who runs any of the specified telecommunication systems and services;
“Services-Based Operator” or “SBO” means a person who leases from an FBO any telecommunication system (including telecommunication network elements such as transmission capacity, switching services, ducts and fibre) to provide telecommunication services to third parties or to resell the telecommunication services of FBOs;
“specified telecommunication systems and services” means telecommunication systems and services specified in the class licences.
Made this 31st day of March 2000.
Info-communications Development Authority of Singapore.
[AG/LEG/SL/323/2000/1 Vol. 1]