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Why can’t I get 1Gbps on my fibre broadband at home?
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Why can’t I get 1Gbps on my fibre broadband at home?

March 27th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
*+-What are the roadblocks in the way of you reaching top speed? Here are a few, and how to remove...
ViewQwest rolls out 2Gbps fibre broadband, charges from S$89.95
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ViewQwest rolls out 2Gbps fibre broadband, charges from S$89.95

March 16th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
*+-ViewQwest has come up with Singapore's first 2Gbps fibre broadband plan today, which goes from S$89.95 a month and is touted as the first such offering outside...
Commentary: IDA proposes “light touch” approach to local peering in Singapore
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Commentary: IDA proposes “light touch” approach to local peering in Singapore

March 2nd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
*+-The IDA, in adopting a "light touch" approach now, could be handing the big boys an unfair advantage in the years ahead and stunting the growth of truly speedy connections among...
Cut the cord; watch TV from anywhere
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Cut the cord; watch TV from anywhere

December 15th, 2014 | by Staff Writer
*+-Ask how you can cut the cord from old pay-TV services and open up a world of entertainment, enabled by your fast fibre broadband service at...
NetLink Trust connects fibre broadband users too slowly, fined S$50,000
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NetLink Trust connects fibre broadband users too slowly, fined S$50,000

December 10th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-NetLink Trust has improved on the time it took to connect users up, but it still fell short of the required quality of...
StarHub offers cable modem link as backup in 1Gbps fibre plan
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StarHub offers cable modem link as backup in 1Gbps fibre plan

November 18th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-StarHub, left with a slightly antiquated cable modem service, is bundling it as a sort of backup link together with its first 1Gbps fibre broadband service...
4K streaming is here, get ready for it
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4K streaming is here, get ready for it

November 6th, 2014 | by Staff Writer
*+-Here are a few pointers to getting 4K streaming over the Net in...
1Gbps broadband may be common in Singapore after M1 slashes prices
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1Gbps broadband may be common in Singapore after M1 slashes prices

September 12th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-Further cuts from rival telecom operators could make the mind-bogglingly fast speeds commonplace in Singapore...
Comparing advertised and real speeds on fibre broadband
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Comparing advertised and real speeds on fibre broadband

September 5th, 2014 | by Staff Writer
*+-A few quick tests will let you know whether the top speed you see on a brochure actually applies in real life....
What to look for in a broadband plan?
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What to look for in a broadband plan?

July 28th, 2014 | by Staff Writer
*+-While prices and speeds have become more attractive over the years, the online experience could still differ widely from one service provider to another. The key is finding one that matches your online activities the...
CommunicAsia 2014: time for telcos, industry players to unlock the content
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CommunicAsia 2014: time for telcos, industry players to unlock the content

June 19th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-They can start by delivering it as best as they can, in whatever format users...
SingTel fined S$6 million for exchange outage
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SingTel fined S$6 million for exchange outage

May 6th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-It's hard to say if SingTel's punishment is "fair" but it certainly wasn't unexpected, given the severity of the...
M1 unveils 10Gbps fibre broadband for Singapore businesses
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M1 unveils 10Gbps fibre broadband for Singapore businesses

May 5th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-It signals the smallest of Singapore's Big Three operators' intention to muscle into an increasingly competitive corporate...
M1 offers fixed IP add-on for home broadband users for S$2 a month
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M1 offers fixed IP add-on for home broadband users for S$2 a month

March 27th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-M1 is offering a fixed IP address for just S$2 a month, enabling users to run their own servers and share files even more easily than...
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Comex 2013 deals worth checking out this weekend

September 7th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
*+-Here are five that we've picked out, if you're looking for a tablet, PC, or broadband...
Commentary: OpenNet sale has to satisfy several questions
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Commentary: OpenNet sale has to satisfy several questions

August 29th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
*+-Will the change in ownership curb the budding competition that has benefited broadband users in the past few...
StarHub gives S$300 bill rebate to attract BPL subscribers
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StarHub gives S$300 bill rebate to attract BPL subscribers

August 3rd, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
*+-For the first time, telcos are cutting prices directly on add-on services to attract football viewers....
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Record number of fibre broadband sign-ups in June, as Singapore subscribers top 380,000

July 8th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
*+-More than 31,000 users signed up for fibre broadband services in Singapore in June, setting a new record for the number of subscriptions in a...
M1 starts offering IPv6 addresses for home broadband users
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M1 starts offering IPv6 addresses for home broadband users

May 28th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
*+-M1 has become the latest service provider in Singapore to give home broadband users IPv6 Internet addresses, as part of a long-term plan to ensure that they can connect to websites moving to a new addressing system in...
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SingTel to lead group of companies in telecommuting pilot study

March 15th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
*+-SingTel is going to lead a pilot project to explore ways to telecommute and have flexible work arrangements, with the hopes of drawing an estimated 326,000 “economically inactive” Singaporeans back into the...