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StarHub rolls out pay-TV service over fibre broadband
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StarHub rolls out pay-TV service over fibre broadband

April 8th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
*+-The new offering, called StarHub TV on Fibre, also gives users the flexibility of recording on one set-top box in the living room, then watching it later on another box, say, in the bedroom....
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...
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...
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...
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StarHub users face intermittent issues with mobile voice services

November 12th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-Following complaints from consumers, the telecom operator said at about 11am today that it was facing intermittent issues with its mobile voice...
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...
Watch StarHub TV programmes on the Xbox One console
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Watch StarHub TV programmes on the Xbox One console

September 2nd, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-The tie-up is significant because it opens up TV content to users who consume it through various different devices instead of the staid old set-top...
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...
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...
Hands on: Lenovo ThinkPad 8 tablet
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Hands on: Lenovo ThinkPad 8 tablet

July 26th, 2014 | by Loke Hon Chyte
*+-Priced at S$999 (3G version) and S$1,099 (LTE version), the Lenovo ThinkPad 8 is not cheap. But if you are sold on the ThinkPad's renowned build quality, this slab may be worth...
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...
StarHub viewers can watch TVB dramas as they’re shown in Hong Kong
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StarHub viewers can watch TVB dramas as they’re shown in Hong Kong

May 30th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-This is a good move by StarHub to offer legit content as fast as possible and on multiple devices....
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...
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....
Commentary: SingTel not making money from World Cup? That’s good news
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Commentary: SingTel not making money from World Cup? That’s good news

April 16th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-The first step is to let the pay-TV operators know it's time to stop paying so much for the...
Will StarHub’s new set-top box matter with streaming video?
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Will StarHub’s new set-top box matter with streaming video?

April 11th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-Newer set-top boxes are no way to tie down customers or gain new ones in the years ahead. Rather, freeing them from these antiquated devices might do the...
World Cup 2014 to come to both SingTel and StarHub screens
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World Cup 2014 to come to both SingTel and StarHub screens

March 12th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-This time round, the rights have been secured three months ahead of the World Cup, unlike the last-minute scramble four years ago. And now, you can watch on either set-top...
M1 fined for poor mobile coverage, SingTel and StarHub pass tests
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M1 fined for poor mobile coverage, SingTel and StarHub pass tests

January 24th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
*+-While SingTel and StarHub users will be happy that the two operators passed, M1 subscribers may start asking why the "orange" operator is once again the worst...
StarHub makes first VoLTE call, promises better voice quality
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StarHub makes first VoLTE call, promises better voice quality

December 4th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
*+-It will roll out services next year with the promise of clearer calls over a 4G...
So, are Singapore’s telecom networks resilient?
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So, are Singapore’s telecom networks resilient?

October 26th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
*+-The answer should be pretty straightforward for users, but Singapore's industry players are not helping by pointing...