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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 workforce....
IT Show 2013: new and noteworthy deals
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IT Show 2013: new and noteworthy deals

March 8th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Going down to the IT Show this weekend? Check out a Toshiba ultrabook that is slim and sturdy, an Asus Atom-based tablet that is well-priced and broadband plans as cheap as they...
MyRepublic unveils VPN-like service for video streaming
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MyRepublic unveils VPN-like service for video streaming

March 2nd, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
Unlike a traditional VPN, Teleport will provide redirection only for pre-approved...
Viewqwest adds China’s PPTV to its fibre broadband offering
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Viewqwest adds China’s PPTV to its fibre broadband offering

February 3rd, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
If you don't want the bundled mio TV or StarHub cable when you sign up for fibre broadband in Singapore, there's a new online TV offering from upstart challenger Viewqwest this week - the popular PPTV online TV service from...
1 in 5 households in Singapore now on fibre broadband
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1 in 5 households in Singapore now on fibre broadband

December 6th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The main reason for signing up to fibre is speed, followed by...
Singapore fibre broadband price wars hot up at Sitex 2012
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Singapore fibre broadband price wars hot up at Sitex 2012

November 23rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Some 220,000 households have signed up since the first commercial services were available about two years ago, and about a million more could be looking to upgrade from traditional broadband...
SME Toolbox: Getting your fibre broadband and e-mail up
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SME Toolbox: Getting your fibre broadband and e-mail up

November 3rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
If you believe the hype that is put out at industry conferences and whitepapers, these days it's easy as ABC to set up the three basic IT items that almost any small business needs - a broadband connection, e-mail addresses and a...
M1’s 200mbps fibre now slashed to S$49 per month
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M1’s 200mbps fibre now slashed to S$49 per month

October 10th, 2012 | by Chan Chi-Loong
M1 slashes 200mbps fibre broadband to S$49 per...