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Free mobile data, calls on National Day this year
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Free mobile data, calls on National Day this year

July 12th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With less than a month to go before National Day, Singapore's Big Three telecom operators have rolled out their traditional freebies for the festive...
M1 offers 10Gbps home fibre broadband, matches Singtel for price
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M1 offers 10Gbps home fibre broadband, matches Singtel for price

February 27th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
A new Internet race may be on in Singapore, after M1 started rolling out fibre broadband plans that promise 10Gbps to Singapore homes today....
Smart homes roll out in Sengkang condo, as part of M1-Keppel Land deal
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Smart homes roll out in Sengkang condo, as part of M1-Keppel Land deal

December 20th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
They are part of a trial of smart home technologies that could become the norm in new apartments in the coming years....
M1’s new service lets you surf on a plane cheaply
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M1’s new service lets you surf on a plane cheaply

December 17th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
It currently works on planes on 18 airlines that support such in-plane Wi-Fi connectivity....
Improved data roaming deals for Singapore users, as competition heats up
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Improved data roaming deals for Singapore users, as competition heats up

September 1st, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore telecom operators have of late been sweetening the deal for frequent travellers who want to keep checking their mail or updating their Facebook status on their phones while overseas....
M1 speeds up fibre broadband offerings, with 10Gbps for homes by year-end
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M1 speeds up fibre broadband offerings, with 10Gbps for homes by year-end

August 29th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
M1 said it hopes that prices for equipment would be cheaper in the next four months before launching the same service for home users....
As Singapore’s fourth telco awaits, M1 and StarHub roll out better mobile deals
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As Singapore’s fourth telco awaits, M1 and StarHub roll out better mobile deals

July 13th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
When StarHub and M1 unveiled unexpectedly competitive deals for mobile users last Friday, you couldn't help but think they were responding to a new rival coming to town....
Singapore mobile operators to switch off 2G services in 2017
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Singapore mobile operators to switch off 2G services in 2017

June 15th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Existing 2G-only users can choose to continue with their current plans at no additional cost even after moving to the new networks....
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....
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....
Singapore telcos pass 4G islandwide coverage tests
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Singapore telcos pass 4G islandwide coverage tests

February 13th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
All three cellphone operators in Singapore have outdoor areas on the island well-covered with 4G signals, according to test results released today by the government regulator....
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 highway....
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....
Commentary: Singapore’s tech fairs are losing their shine
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Commentary: Singapore’s tech fairs are losing their shine

August 30th, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
The absence of the Big Three telcos at this year’s Comex show may be a sign that Singapore’s mega tech fairs are starting to lose their shine. On the surface, things might not seem that way. Last year, at least...
Nokia serves up Lumia 530 as affordable smartphone alternative
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Nokia serves up Lumia 530 as affordable smartphone alternative

August 22nd, 2014 | by Loke Hon Chyte
Xiaomi and Asus may have dominated the news for their low-cost smartphone offerings in Singapore, but here comes Nokia with a Windows Phone option....
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....
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 prices....
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....
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....
Commentary: M1 to appoint independent expert to review mobile network
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Commentary: M1 to appoint independent expert to review mobile network

February 11th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
While nobody can guarantee a network will never fail, what M1 will have to show now to customers is a period of sustained uptime....