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Gender awareness has increased in Singapore tech industry but action is needed to break unconscious bias
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Gender awareness has increased in Singapore tech industry but action is needed to break unconscious bias

March 10th, 2022 | by Grace Chng
In Singapore, the awareness of diversity and inclusion for the technology industry has increased considerably, but more can be...
Talent shortage can hold up Singapore’s move to the cloud, say experts
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Talent shortage can hold up Singapore’s move to the cloud, say experts

February 24th, 2022 | by Grace Chng
A talent shortage in Singapore can slow down the deployment of cloud infrastructure and services, slowing down transformation...
Little fanfare as TPG gets to be third 5G operator in Singapore, other telcos gain 5G airwaves
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Little fanfare as TPG gets to be third 5G operator in Singapore, other telcos gain 5G airwaves

December 1st, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
TPG Telecom gets a chunk of the airwaves to be the third 5G operator, while Singtel and an M1-StarHub consortium can enhance...
5G prices in Singapore face pressure, as virtual operators ready trials
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5G prices in Singapore face pressure, as virtual operators ready trials

September 13th, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
5G prices in Singapore may already be coming under pressure as the competition in 4G threatens to carry over into 5G as...
Distributed ledger technology gets boost from Singapore government
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Distributed ledger technology gets boost from Singapore government

July 16th, 2021 | by Grace Chng
More can be expected in this new digital trust push, but a concern is whether there is enough talent to drive the agenda...
Another S$30m to boost adoption of 5G in Singapore, including among SMEs
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Another S$30m to boost adoption of 5G in Singapore, including among SMEs

January 22nd, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
It won't just fund the big players and telcos to develop proofs of concept, but also help SMEs take up 5G 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...
Going digital helps Seonggong transform Korean food service operations in Singapore
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Going digital helps Seonggong transform Korean food service operations in Singapore

July 23rd, 2020 | by Techgoondu
Korean F&B enterprise Seonggong tapped on grants from the government's Digital Resilience Budget to digitally transform its...
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...
Need a laptop to work from home? Singapore SMEs can get govt subsidy
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Need a laptop to work from home? Singapore SMEs can get govt subsidy

April 17th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
If you're a Singapore SME forced to have staff work from home, a government subsidy can help defray the costs of a laptop and...
Retraining to join the tech sector? Don’t forget the risks, sacrifices
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Retraining to join the tech sector? Don’t forget the risks, sacrifices

March 2nd, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
Reskilling or retraining a human being, especially if he has spent decades in another field, is not the same as simply reprogramming a...
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...
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...
Half of Singapore to have full-fledged 5G coverage by 2022, in “pragmatic” approach
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Half of Singapore to have full-fledged 5G coverage by 2022, in “pragmatic” approach

October 17th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
These are early days for 5G in Singapore, with many problems to be discovered. Its lofty promises are still years away from being fulfilled....
Early 5G users getting faster download speeds in the real world: Opensignal study
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Early 5G users getting faster download speeds in the real world: Opensignal study

June 20th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
The first 5G networks launched in South Korea are giving users faster download speeds in real-world tests, according to mobile analytics firm...
5G has to offer more than high speeds in Singapore: IMDA
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5G has to offer more than high speeds in Singapore: IMDA

June 18th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
5G has go beyond being a speed boost to be a "public utility" that brings innovative new applications and services to Singapore, according to the head of the country's government...
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...