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Catch up on free TV this Lunar New Year with StarHub, Singtel, Netflix
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Catch up on free TV this Lunar New Year with StarHub, Singtel, Netflix

February 5th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
It's going to be a packed holiday for couch potatoes, no matter if you're just surfing channels or sifting through Netflix's...
Commentary: About time IDA and MDA merged
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Commentary: About time IDA and MDA merged

January 18th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With the long overdue merger, the hope is that the new regulators will take a light-touch approach....
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Netflix to show on StarHub Fibre TV from Q2 2016

January 18th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
However, the service will not be available to cable TV subscribers....
Singtel throws in free Netflix subscriptions
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Singtel throws in free Netflix subscriptions

January 15th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Separately, Netflix has revealed that it would be curtailing users who unblock content meant for viewers from other countries....
Watch Korean TV dramas online for free with Viu in Singapore
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Watch Korean TV dramas online for free with Viu in Singapore

January 12th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
It promises to bring the latest telecast dramas and variety shows from four big Korean broadcasters - SBS, KBS, MBC and CJ E&M....
Despite hiccups, Netflix launch in Singapore can reshape pay-TV market
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Despite hiccups, Netflix launch in Singapore can reshape pay-TV market

January 8th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Once people get used to video streaming, watching things as and when they want, there will be no going back to linear TV, outdated set-top boxes and pay-TV packages....
Netflix out in Singapore now, costs from S$10.98 a month
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Netflix out in Singapore now, costs from S$10.98 a month

January 7th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Netflix is finally out in Singapore, along with 130 new markets, but here it won't offer the popular House of Cards series....
Jay Chou tops S’pore Spotify chart again, Ed Sheeran makes strong appearance
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Jay Chou tops S’pore Spotify chart again, Ed Sheeran makes strong appearance

December 13th, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
King of Mandopop Jay Chou was the most popular artist on the music streaming service in Singapore, while Drake topped the global artist charts....
Subscription video streaming to dominate APAC OTT video market
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Subscription video streaming to dominate APAC OTT video market

November 24th, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
The growth of subscription video on demand (SVOD) services is largely boosted by Netflix’s recent foray into the Asia-Pacific region....
Parents and children unite over fear of online strangers
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Parents and children unite over fear of online strangers

November 5th, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
The cat-and-mouse game between parents and their children over cyber safety ensues, but at least they see eye to eye when it comes to fending off online strangers....
Netflix Singapore to cost similiar to US, but catalog will vary
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Netflix Singapore to cost similiar to US, but catalog will vary

October 27th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Prices for Netflix in Singapore will be similar to what users are paying for the streaming video service in the United States, which starts from US$7.99 (S$11.15) a month....
With technology mature, smart TVs help viewers discover new content
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With technology mature, smart TVs help viewers discover new content

October 26th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Who knows, a show could even be crowdfunded on the TV and delivered directly to the viewer in future....
Over half of Singapore consumers do not back up data regularly: Survey
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Over half of Singapore consumers do not back up data regularly: Survey

October 7th, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
Singapore's consumers may be tech savvy, but more than half of them do not back up personal data such as documents and pictures, despite having lost them before, according to a recent survey....
IDA to offer tech-enabled toys to pre-schools
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IDA to offer tech-enabled toys to pre-schools

September 23rd, 2015 | by Aaron Tan
Some 160 pre-schools in Singapore will take part in an IDA programme that promotes learning and fosters creativity through technology-enabled toys....
Goondu review: Apple iPod Touch 6
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Goondu review: Apple iPod Touch 6

September 10th, 2015 | by Alvin Lai
Apple has spruced up the iPod Touch with a slew of enhancements, including an improved camera, new colours and a higher battery capacity....
Is it time to cut the cord as Netflix comes to Singapore in early 2016?
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Is it time to cut the cord as Netflix comes to Singapore in early 2016?

September 9th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The increased competition means that more people could be encouraged to cut the cord with traditional pay-TV players....
Commentary: bread and butter issues, not social media, will swing votes in GE2015
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Commentary: bread and butter issues, not social media, will swing votes in GE2015

September 8th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Candidates understand that even in an age of social media, there's nothing like pressing your hand into a voter's to show your sincerity....
ViewQwest brings 4K streaming box to Singapore as it opens up VPN service
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ViewQwest brings 4K streaming box to Singapore as it opens up VPN service

August 30th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The new box will be welcome by folks who have liked ViewQwest's VPN service but not the company's more costly broadband offerings....
Asian indie film aggregator Viddsee now also on Android
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Asian indie film aggregator Viddsee now also on Android

August 22nd, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
Viddsee, a Singaporean video site featuring quality works by independent filmmakers from the region, has expanded its mobile presence with the launch of its Android app....
Singapore looks to Big Data, immersive media with infocomm media masterplan
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Singapore looks to Big Data, immersive media with infocomm media masterplan

August 18th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Who knows how things will pan out in the next five years, never mind 10 years? Facebook is only 11 years old. Apple only launched its iPhone eight years ago....