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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...
M1 outage in Singapore a reminder of challenges of remote working
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M1 outage in Singapore a reminder of challenges of remote working

May 12th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
The new normal after the pandemic may be to go digital, but it may also include accepting that downtime is an inevitable part of the new...
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...
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...
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...
Junking my old mobile plans for a SIM-only plan in Singapore
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Junking my old mobile plans for a SIM-only plan in Singapore

July 7th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
There's no longer a good reason to stay with old mobile phone plans in Singapore, with the new options now offering large data bundles at low...
Cheaper mobile plans in Singapore but quality should not be compromised
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Cheaper mobile plans in Singapore but quality should not be compromised

June 1st, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Telcos splashing out cheaper mobile plans in Singapore, in a bid to stay competitive, should not be compromising network quality or customer...
With Singapore telcos slugging it out, enjoy the benefits while they last
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With Singapore telcos slugging it out, enjoy the benefits while they last

February 24th, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
Enjoy the good deals now but don't be surprised if telcos take back some of the generous or unlimited data add-ons a couple of years from...
The unthinkable becomes inevitable for Singapore telcos facing tough market
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The unthinkable becomes inevitable for Singapore telcos facing tough market

October 16th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
The biggest change is the fundamental power shift away from the telco as a gatekeeper of information access and content...
Techgoondu Conversations: A potential M1 buyout and impact of Grab, Uber fines
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Techgoondu Conversations: A potential M1 buyout and impact of Grab, Uber fines

September 27th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
After much talk for more than a year, an M1 buyout now looks more likely than ever with Singapore Press Holdings and Keppel Corp seeking a majority...
Which mobile data plans offer the best value in Singapore?
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Which mobile data plans offer the best value in Singapore?

June 23rd, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
With MyRepublic entering the fray this week, Singapore mobile users got another telecom operator and more mobile data plans to pick...
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M1’s new mobile remittance service uses MyInfo digital service

May 17th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
M1 unveiled a new remittance service today that makes use of the Singapore government’s MyInfo digital service to let users easily register themselves and send money on their...
M1 partners Keppel Electric to sell electricity in Singapore
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M1 partners Keppel Electric to sell electricity in Singapore

March 26th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
M1 is selling electricity services to home owners through partner Keppel Electric, just days after rival telecom operator StarHub starting doing so in Singapore's newly liberalised electricity...
Grab unveils new GrabCycle app to let people share bikes, e-scooters
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Grab unveils new GrabCycle app to let people share bikes, e-scooters

March 9th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
Ride-hailing service provider Grab took a big step towards cornering a new market today by unveiling an app that let users share a bike or e-scooter in...
Back to the future as I used my phone to tap on an MRT fare gate
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Back to the future as I used my phone to tap on an MRT fare gate

January 31st, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
To gain broad acceptance, mobile wallets and cashless payments have to be easier to use. And first, people have to know about...
M1, NTU to use 4.5G mobile network to fly drones
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M1, NTU to use 4.5G mobile network to fly drones

December 8th, 2017 | by Wilson Wong
M1 and the Nanyang Technological University (NTU) are looking to use the Singapore telecom operator's 4.5G HetNet (Heterogeneous Network) to fly drones more safely when more of them take to the sky in...
Which unlimited cellphone plan in Singapore is the best?
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Which unlimited cellphone plan in Singapore is the best?

October 8th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Thinking of splurging on an unlimited mobile plan? Know the unique features that the M1, StarHub and Singtel plans each...
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Security spending to top US$100 billion by 2020

October 5th, 2017 | by Techgoondu
The US will be the largest security market in 2016, followed by Western Europe and Asia...