5G

Test driving 5G in Singapore: Faster, yes, but still a work in progress
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Test driving 5G in Singapore: Faster, yes, but still a work in progress

October 2nd, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
Singtel's 5G trial offers a glimpse into a future of ultra-fast downloads on the go, but it also reflects the work still in...
1,000 professionals to be hired, reskilled to support 5G rollouts in Singapore
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1,000 professionals to be hired, reskilled to support 5G rollouts in Singapore

September 30th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
Telcos in Singapore will hire and reskill 1,000 professionals to help roll out 5G networks, as it seeks to develop relevant...
5G New Radio tipping point: How standards and conformance tests shape the future of 5G
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5G New Radio tipping point: How standards and conformance tests shape the future of 5G

September 28th, 2020 | by Techgoondu
5G may be here but the so-called New Radio or NR equipment still have to be tested to ensure they perform and conform to...
Goondu review: Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G impresses but costs too much
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Goondu review: Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G impresses but costs too much

September 25th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 Ultra packs the latest technology in a hefty frame and at a cost that may seem too much during a global...
How satellites can play a role in a 5G world
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How satellites can play a role in a 5G world

September 24th, 2020 | by Techgoondu
Satellites could efficiently cover large areas and connect millions of people efficiently, in an era of...
With more phones hitting the market, Singapore telcos rush out earlier version of 5G
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With more phones hitting the market, Singapore telcos rush out earlier version of 5G

September 10th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
With more 5G phones hitting the market, including an impending 5G iPhone, Singapore telcos are rushing out an early version of the...
A year after the first commercial 5G networks, a search for use cases as the tech evolves
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A year after the first commercial 5G networks, a search for use cases as the tech evolves

September 1st, 2020 | by Techgoondu
While the pandemic had initially threatened to slow its adoption, 5G has continued to evolve for both consumers and businesses...
StarHub customers can get retro arcade games streamed to their phones, PCs
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StarHub customers can get retro arcade games streamed to their phones, PCs

August 26th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
The cloud-based service will let mobile or PC users play more than 1,000 games by simply firing up and streaming a title to their devices....
StarHub tests the market for  5G-capable plans with consumer 5G trial in Singapore
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StarHub tests the market for 5G-capable plans with consumer 5G trial in Singapore

August 17th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub mobile customers who have a 5G phone can log on to a 5G mobile network at parts of Singapore, as part of a free trial from...
What’s the 5G sales pitch for Singapore telcos?
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What’s the 5G sales pitch for Singapore telcos?

July 1st, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
Telcos have to show what 5G truly brings to the table that other technologies cannot. Its promises need to be put to...
5G trial in Singapore to test new uses in manufacturing and other industries
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5G trial in Singapore to test new uses in manufacturing and other industries

May 6th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
A trial will kick off in Singapore this quarter to test new uses of 5G in the manufacturing industry, so that it can be expanded to other...
No surprises as Singtel, StarHub-M1 alliance win nationwide 5G licences in Singapore
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No surprises as Singtel, StarHub-M1 alliance win nationwide 5G licences in Singapore

April 30th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
To little surprise, Singtel and a StarHub-M1 alliance yesterday won a bid to build Singapore's two nationwide 5G...
Goondu review: Oppo Find X2 Pro 5G scores high with camera but isn’t cheap
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Goondu review: Oppo Find X2 Pro 5G scores high with camera but isn’t cheap

April 20th, 2020 | by Wilson Wong
The Oppo Find X2 Pro scores high for its high-performance camera but the 5G phone is also costly, as many flagship models are...
Hands on: Oppo Find X2 Pro 5G gets camera boost
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Hands on: Oppo Find X2 Pro 5G gets camera boost

March 13th, 2020 | by Wilson Wong
At a grand S$1,699, the Find X2 Pro costs as much as its Samsung and Apple flagship rivals....
Should I buy a 5G phone in Singapore?
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Should I buy a 5G phone in Singapore?

March 11th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
Yes, 4G phones are fine today because by the time the 5G networks are up in Singapore, you'd likely be ready to buy a new...
231 million 5G phones to be shipped in 2020, says research firm
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231 million 5G phones to be shipped in 2020, says research firm

February 24th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
These devices are expected to cost US$700 (S$981) to US$800 in the next two years, the declining prices making them more affordable....
A surprise, as telcos compete for two islandwide 5G licences in Singapore
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A surprise, as telcos compete for two islandwide 5G licences in Singapore

February 18th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
When 5G arrives in Singapore in 2022 or earlier, the telecom market will be very different, with only two players owning the city's latest...
In unprecedented move, StarHub and M1 will jointly bid for Singapore 5G licence
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In unprecedented move, StarHub and M1 will jointly bid for Singapore 5G licence

January 24th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub and M1 will put in a joint bid for a 5G licence in Singapore, the first time rival telecom operators are launching such a bid, amid fierce competition in the...
Enter the “Connected Everything++” universe of the roaring 2020s
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Enter the “Connected Everything++” universe of the roaring 2020s

January 13th, 2020 | by Grace Chng
In the roaring 2020s era where everything is connected, we can expect flying taxis, quantum computers and 3D-printed...
Four big tech trends to look out for in Singapore in the 2020s
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Four big tech trends to look out for in Singapore in the 2020s

January 8th, 2020 | by Esmond Xu
Four bold predictions of a future that may fundamentally alter our approach to technology use, with a special focus on...