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Finally, SingPost gets fined, forced to hire more postmen to improve service
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Finally, SingPost gets fined, forced to hire more postmen to improve service

February 8th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
SingPost's blase attitude towards the numerous complaints over the years about its subpar service seems to have finally caught up with...
New push by IMDA to get Singapore businesses to get on cloud, go digital
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New push by IMDA to get Singapore businesses to get on cloud, go digital

November 22nd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
The latest push from the IMDA to get Singapore's businesses ready is yet another example of earnestness, as well as concern at how slowly things can move...
StarHub to stop cable rollout to new buildings
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StarHub to stop cable rollout to new buildings

April 23rd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub will stop connecting its cable network to new homes and offices to deliver pay-TV, broadband and voice services from April...
In Singapore, a cyber security startup hub will produce new ideas, talents
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In Singapore, a cyber security startup hub will produce new ideas, talents

March 7th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
The news that Singapore is opening an incubation hub to help grow and groom startups in cyber security is a welcome...
SMEs should embrace cloud to compete and stay secure: IMDA
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SMEs should embrace cloud to compete and stay secure: IMDA

October 12th, 2017 | by Techgoondu
While MNCs in Singapore have clearly adopted cloud technology, SMEs still lag far...
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Singapore telcos and banks make it easier for SMEs to go digital

August 17th, 2017 | by Grace Chng
IMDA will work with the Singtel, M1 and StarHub to identify digital solutions in areas like cyber security and data analytics, and bundle them with traditional broadband and Wi-Fi services which the SMEs can...
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Singapore SMEs spend S$2.4m on pre-approved solutions aimed at boosting technology takeup

July 22nd, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
More than 100 small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore have taken up solutions such as smart sensors and 3D visualisation on a pre-approved list aimed at helping them quickly get up to...
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Frequency fees waived for telcos testing out 5G services in Singapore

May 23rd, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Telecom operators testing out new 5G services in Singapore will have frequency fees waived until December 2019, as the country seeks advance the new mobile...
Q&A: Constant need to adapt skills even as digitalisation brings jobs to infocomm sector
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Q&A: Constant need to adapt skills even as digitalisation brings jobs to infocomm sector

May 2nd, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Infocomm technology (ICT) talent will be in demand with the digitalisation of the economy, society and government, says Khoong Hock Yun, the assistant chief executive for development at...
StarHub outage not due to DDoS attack after all, say regulators
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StarHub outage not due to DDoS attack after all, say regulators

April 21st, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
A StarHub outage in October last year was not caused by a coordinated attack by hackers as first thought, but was down to part of the infrastructure being...
TPG wins costly race to be Singapore’s fourth telco with huge S$105m bid
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TPG wins costly race to be Singapore’s fourth telco with huge S$105m bid

December 14th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
It did so by paying a heavy price, spending a grand S$105 million in an auction to secure the airwaves it needs to roll out its mobile...
NetLink Trust fined yet again for not activating fibre broadband services quickly enough
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NetLink Trust fined yet again for not activating fibre broadband services quickly enough

October 27th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
NetLink Trust is staring at a hefty fine of S$500,000 after failing yet again to activate fibre broadband services quickly enough for users in...
Cyber attacks on StarHub reveal difficulties in defending critical infrastructure
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Cyber attacks on StarHub reveal difficulties in defending critical infrastructure

October 26th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The cyber attacks on StarHub were sophisticated and well-planned, with a clear target in mind. They reveal how difficult it is to fight such...
Commentary: About time IDA and MDA merged
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Commentary: About time IDA and MDA merged

January 18th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
With the long overdue merger, the hope is that the new regulators will take a light-touch...