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StarHub brings back generous mobile data plans – with a catch
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StarHub brings back generous mobile data plans – with a catch

August 18th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub today launched four sharply priced smartphone plans with generous data bundles starting from 12GB all the way to 24GB, the latest sign of more intense competition as Singapore readies for a possible fourth telecom...
M1 offers live English Premier League add-on with fibre broadband
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M1 offers live English Premier League add-on with fibre broadband

August 12th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Just days before the English Premier League is set to kick off, M1 has come up with a fibre broadband bundle that lets its customers watch selected live matches for about S$6 more a month....
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 period....
StarHub runs smart home trials, to launch service this year
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StarHub runs smart home trials, to launch service this year

April 15th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With smart sensors, cameras and other gadgets fitted at home, a parent would be notified when his child returns from school, for example....
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....
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Netflix to show on StarHub Fibre TV from Q2 2016

January 18th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
However, the service will not be available to cable TV subscribers....
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....
StarHub drops prices for SIM-only mobile plans
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StarHub drops prices for SIM-only mobile plans

November 6th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub has dropped prices for its SIM-only mobile plans today, following rival telecom operators in a bid to attract users who do not want to be locked in to lengthy contracts....
Is it time to cut the cord as Netflix comes to Singapore in early 2016?
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Is it time to cut the cord as Netflix comes to Singapore in early 2016?

September 9th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The increased competition means that more people could be encouraged to cut the cord with traditional pay-TV players....
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....
Facing online rivals, StarHub opens up its video streaming service
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Facing online rivals, StarHub opens up its video streaming service

August 12th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The online streaming service is StarHub's latest bid to win back "cord cutters" who have turned to video streaming services such as Netflix or Hulu....
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....
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....
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 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....
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 today....
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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 services....
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....