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Indoor Wi-Fi Mesh promises to remove wireless dead zones in Singapore homes
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Indoor Wi-Fi Mesh promises to remove wireless dead zones in Singapore homes

June 25th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The idea is to put up a mesh network in your home that can find the shortest route for each device, rather than take the long distance one to the router itself....
Singtel preps 10Gbps fibre broadband, as it tests GPON technology
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Singtel preps 10Gbps fibre broadband, as it tests GPON technology

May 19th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
It could start yet another speed race, pushing 1Gbps plans which only started being popular in recent months to the budget corner of broadband plans....
M1 to link up corporate customers to fibre broadband services directly
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M1 to link up corporate customers to fibre broadband services directly

April 27th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Their customers too won't have to wait for NetLink Trust to do its work before their connections can be turned on....
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 them....
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 Japan....
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 users....
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 home....
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 service...
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 today....
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 Singapore....
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 homes....
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 best....
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 want....
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 outage....
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 market....
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 before....
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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 plan....
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 years?...
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....