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Singtel launches cyber security institute to train experts for the region
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Singtel launches cyber security institute to train experts for the region

April 26th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Simply called the Cyber Security Institute (CSI), it will allow companies to test their systems in a "cyber firing range" against real...
Hooq to bring video streaming service to Singapore
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Hooq to bring video streaming service to Singapore

April 11th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
It will be offered in Singapore eventually but with a content mix that's different from rivals such as Netflix, said its chief executive officer Peter Bithos....
Singtel rolls out flat-fee music streaming deal for mobile users
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Singtel rolls out flat-fee music streaming deal for mobile users

February 25th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The add-on service looks to encourage those who commute to work to explore more music instead of listening only to tracks they have downloaded onto their phones....
Catch up on free TV this Lunar New Year with StarHub, Singtel, Netflix
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Catch up on free TV this Lunar New Year with StarHub, Singtel, Netflix

February 5th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
It's going to be a packed holiday for couch potatoes, no matter if you're just surfing channels or sifting through Netflix's menus....
Singtel brings 10Gbps fibre to homes, fastest yet in Singapore
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Singtel brings 10Gbps fibre to homes, fastest yet in Singapore

February 3rd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Such a fibre broadband service demands many changes, especially in hardware and cabling, so it will take time for costs to come down and equipment to be common....
Singtel throws in free Netflix subscriptions
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Singtel throws in free Netflix subscriptions

January 15th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Separately, Netflix has revealed that it would be curtailing users who unblock content meant for viewers from other countries....
Watch Korean TV dramas online for free with Viu in Singapore
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Watch Korean TV dramas online for free with Viu in Singapore

January 12th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
It promises to bring the latest telecast dramas and variety shows from four big Korean broadcasters - SBS, KBS, MBC and CJ E&M....
Despite hiccups, Netflix launch in Singapore can reshape pay-TV market
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Despite hiccups, Netflix launch in Singapore can reshape pay-TV market

January 8th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Once people get used to video streaming, watching things as and when they want, there will be no going back to linear TV, outdated set-top boxes and pay-TV packages....
Singtel’s new data-centric mobile plan signals shift in market
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Singtel’s new data-centric mobile plan signals shift in market

September 19th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
It does not tie users down, because it is a no-contract deal. At the same time, they can add on more data, talk time or SMSes whenever they wish....
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...