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M1 rolls out 300Mbps nationwide LTE-A mobile broadband service
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M1 rolls out 300Mbps nationwide LTE-A mobile broadband service

December 4th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The race for 4G+ may also have shown that operators are at least competing in terms of offering a faster lane on the cyber...
With Redmi Note 4G, Xiaomi brings another low-cost 4G phone to Singapore
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With Redmi Note 4G, Xiaomi brings another low-cost 4G phone to Singapore

November 10th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The first Xiaomi device to feature 4G here, it costs a very competitive S$229. That's just S$30 more than the original Redmi Note that cost S$199....
Goondu Review: ZTE Blade VEC 4G
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Goondu Review: ZTE Blade VEC 4G

September 17th, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
The Blade VEC 4G is the flagship that combines sleek design with quality internals for a pocket-friendly...
Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 packs LTE for S$269
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Samsung Galaxy Ace 4 packs LTE for S$269

August 3rd, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
Samsung has held up 4G as a trump card in the new Galaxy Ace 4, its latest entrant into the now burgeoning good-and-cheap segment of the market at an affordable...
SingTel’s 300Mbps mobile broadband service gets a Huawei boost
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SingTel’s 300Mbps mobile broadband service gets a Huawei boost

July 24th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
SingTel's promise of 300Mbps speeds obviously is in the highest theoretical range, but it does finally bring 4G closer to where it is supposed to be - a long way from previous 3G...
Can a new cellphone operator boost competition in Singapore?
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Can a new cellphone operator boost competition in Singapore?

May 3rd, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Ask any Singapore cellphone user if he is happy these days and chances are you will hear a litany of complaints. From frequent network outages to higher 4G prices, users here have had to contend with a frustrating experience when...
Singapore telcos told: no 4G add-on fee for users on contract
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Singapore telcos told: no 4G add-on fee for users on contract

April 24th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
As StarHub has learnt, it may not be so smart to take the lead in raising...
Commentary: StarHub starts charging for 4G
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Commentary: StarHub starts charging for 4G

April 17th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
It's not that consumers are daft, for not reading the fine print. They just don't expect the cellphone market to be less competitive over time....
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SingTel promises 20 per cent boost for mobile Internet at crowded places

December 10th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
SingTel users can expect a speed boost of 20 per cent when they go online with their mobile devices at crowded places, the telecom operator claimed today, as it readies the latest enhancements to its mobile...
Qualcoom outs Snapdragon 410 chip, looks to sub-US$150 LTE phones
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Qualcoom outs Snapdragon 410 chip, looks to sub-US$150 LTE phones

December 10th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Chipmaker Qualcomm has come up with a new processor that it claims will make 4G phones cheaper than US$150, as telecom operators and phone makers look to the low- to mid-tier market in the year...
StarHub makes first VoLTE call, promises better voice quality
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StarHub makes first VoLTE call, promises better voice quality

December 4th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
It will roll out services next year with the promise of clearer calls over a 4G...
Goondu review: Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0
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Goondu review: Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

June 22nd, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The stylus is the star here for the Galaxy Note 8.0, which lets you draw, scribble notes and easily grab free-form screenshots to share with...
Singapore and Asean partners to use 700MHz spectrum for 4G
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Singapore and Asean partners to use 700MHz spectrum for 4G

June 18th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia and Malaysia are looking to run 4G services on airwaves that will be freed up when analog TV broadcasts are switched off in the region by 2020. While the move is aimed at re-allocating precious...
Commmentary: StarHub 4G coverage to reach 95 per cent by October 2013
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Commmentary: StarHub 4G coverage to reach 95 per cent by October 2013

June 14th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Consumers now want to know exactly what their telcos are doing to make things better on the...
Nokia Lumia 925 goes metallic, still has great camera
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Nokia Lumia 925 goes metallic, still has great camera

May 15th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
It's got a metallic case, it's slimmed down drastically and it has the great camera as before....
M1 rolls out first prepaid 4G data service in Singapore
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M1 rolls out first prepaid 4G data service in Singapore

March 26th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
An S$18 micro- or nano-SIM card provides up to 1GB of data for a...
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Sony Xperia Z out in Singapore on March 1, costs S$988

February 7th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Impatient buyers can pre-order from February 15 at Sony stores around the...
Predictions for the new year: eight tech trends in 2013
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Predictions for the new year: eight tech trends in 2013

December 31st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
We expect 4G to go mainstream, Big Data to get bigger, and a PC "game console" from Steam to rival the Xbox and Playstation. 2013 looks to be an interesting 12 months in technology...
What 4G or LTE phones to buy in Singapore?
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What 4G or LTE phones to buy in Singapore?

November 8th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
There are now several options for 4G phones, either in the stores or appearing on shelves soon, in Singapore. Here are five worth checking...
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE
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Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Note II LTE

October 20th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
With everything you want in a smartphone, packed into a svelte frame and fronted by a bright screen, the Note II will impress both geeks and "lifestyle"...