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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...
One Direction’s concert sets Twitter record for Singapore-based event
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One Direction’s concert sets Twitter record for Singapore-based event

March 12th, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
*+-It set the record for the highest number of Tweets related to a Singapore-based...
Singapore consumers warming up to e-commerce
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Singapore consumers warming up to e-commerce

February 16th, 2015 | by Desmond Koh
*+-More Singapore consumers are warming up to e-commerce, with a fifth of them allocating up to half their monthly discretionary spending on online shopping, a new study has found. According to the study commissioned by...
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...
Commentary: Singapore seeks unusual route for smart nation rollout
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Commentary: Singapore seeks unusual route for smart nation rollout

February 3rd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
*+-This smart nation project is not only harder to build, it is harder to sell to citizens. If they don't get it, where are the users going to come...
Commentary: Singapore to consider pitfalls of data sharing in smart nation push
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Commentary: Singapore to consider pitfalls of data sharing in smart nation push

January 20th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
*+-The Singapore government will do well to consider how citizens will react to what's essentially information about them being handed out...
Singapore to test HetNet in early 2015, promises smooth connections
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Singapore to test HetNet in early 2015, promises smooth connections

December 31st, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-First tested at MRT stations, it will enable users to hook up to the best or fastest network available, be it a 3G, 4G or even Wi-Fi connection. Speeds can go up to...
MH370 tops Singapore’s trending searches on Google in 2014
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MH370 tops Singapore’s trending searches on Google in 2014

December 16th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-The term "MH370" was searched five times as much as the top local term - "PSI...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
Commentary: black sheep give Sim Lim Square a bad name
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Commentary: black sheep give Sim Lim Square a bad name

November 5th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-Many store owners make an honest living selling electronics and computer games, some having been there for years....
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Singapore tops in smartphone adoption, says Google, but no Nexus phones here?

November 3rd, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-Google's Asia executives are talking up the region as an important place for mobile technology, but the company doesn't even sell its Nexus devices directly in...
Ears on: Dolby Atmos impresses, but room treatment may be key
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Ears on: Dolby Atmos impresses, but room treatment may be key

November 1st, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-A big step up from existing surround sound offerings, it promises a more immersive experience, with sound "enveloping" you from all...
MDA proposes tougher rules, more consumer protection for pay-TV services
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MDA proposes tougher rules, more consumer protection for pay-TV services

September 25th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-The new rules could give more power to TV viewers, who currently have little recourse even if a pay-TV operator changes important details such as prices or content...
Trend Micro: Singapore users not well-protected against privacy breaches
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Trend Micro: Singapore users not well-protected against privacy breaches

September 22nd, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
*+-Singapore users are worried about privacy but fail to do enough to keep their personal information safe, according to a report put out by Trend...