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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....
Champions League to be shown on both Singtel and StarHub
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Champions League to be shown on both Singtel and StarHub

August 6th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Fans won't be forced to sign up for one pay-TV operator to watch the matches, usually shown in the wee hours of the night....
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....
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....
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....
Singtel warned for social media campaign to bad-mouth rivals
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Singtel warned for social media campaign to bad-mouth rivals

May 18th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
But the IDA stopped short of making the errant telecom operator pay a hefty fine for practices which ran counter to the usual competitive tactics allowed in the country....
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....
Singtel on target to have nationwide 4G+ coverage in March
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Singtel on target to have nationwide 4G+ coverage in March

February 11th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Singtel is on target to provide nationwide coverage for 4G+ or LTE-Advanced (LTE-A) mobile broadband services by next month....
Singtel to test 5G technologies with Ericsson in Asia-Pacific
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Singtel to test 5G technologies with Ericsson in Asia-Pacific

January 27th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Actual consumer trials could start closer to 2020, when commercial equipment become available...
With rebranding, Singtel hopes to shed old, unfriendly image
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With rebranding, Singtel hopes to shed old, unfriendly image

January 23rd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Singtel may say it's here to make every day better, but it's certainly not having a good day after launching its new logo...
Alcatel Onetouch Pop into Singapore with slew of promotions
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Alcatel Onetouch Pop into Singapore with slew of promotions

November 22nd, 2014 | by Desmond Koh
Alcatel Onetouch joins a growing list of Chinese brands looking to gain a foothold in the burgeoning mid-range value smartphone market...
SingTel, FireEye ink US$50m deal to boost cyber security in region
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SingTel, FireEye ink US$50m deal to boost cyber security in region

October 7th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Two operations centres will be set up in Singapore and Sydney - next to SingTel's network operations centres - to better monitor threats....
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 provided....
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...
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SingTel’s LTE-Advanced service comes to Samsung smartphones

August 19th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Samsung's Galaxy S5 4G+, an souped up version of its popular Galaxy S5, will cost between S$0 and S$688....
StarHub coaxial cables now open for home networking
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StarHub coaxial cables now open for home networking

August 14th, 2014 | by Staff Writer
They will offer users the fastest and most robust home networking system available today...
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Commentary: Will users take up Wi-Fi with SingTel’s new mobile plans?

August 12th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
This won't be determined by speed, but by how easy it is to get connected....
SingTel’s 300Mbps mobile broadband service gets a Huawei boost
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SingTel’s 300Mbps mobile broadband service gets a Huawei boost

July 24th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
SingTel's promise of 300Mbps speeds obviously is in the highest theoretical range, but it does finally bring 4G closer to where it is supposed to be - a long way from previous 3G service....