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Singapore fibre broadband price wars hot up at Sitex 2012
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Singapore fibre broadband price wars hot up at Sitex 2012

November 23rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Some 220,000 households have signed up since the first commercial services were available about two years ago, and about a million more could be looking to upgrade from traditional broadband...
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M1’s 200mbps fibre now slashed to S$49 per month

October 10th, 2012 | by Chan Chi-Loong
M1 slashes 200mbps fibre broadband to S$49 per...
SingTel sticking to gradual LTE roll-out, promises better quality
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SingTel sticking to gradual LTE roll-out, promises better quality

September 19th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Despite seeing its rival M1 become the first offer 4G nationwide in Singapore, SingTel is sticking to its guns, saying its slower rollout promises better...
Singapore smartphone users: to 4G or not to 4G?
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Singapore smartphone users: to 4G or not to 4G?

September 9th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The first nationwide 4G service is going online in Singapore on September 15. Should you be going on 4G...
M1 to roll out Singapore’s first nationwide 4G network on Sept 15
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M1 to roll out Singapore’s first nationwide 4G network on Sept 15

September 6th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
M1 looks set to be the first in Singapore to offer a nationwide 4G network on Sept 15, providing speeds of up to 75Mbps in a much-needed boost for smartphone users angry with congested 3G networks...
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Comex 2012: Best telco broadband deals

August 31st, 2012 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The red, yellow and purple telcos seem to be dominating this year at Comex...
Commentary: time for Singapore’s fibre broadband to provide better experience
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Commentary: time for Singapore’s fibre broadband to provide better experience

June 16th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
If the first wave in the past two years is about takeup, then the next one has to be about improving the experience. Here are some...
Goondu DIY: check your smartphone’s mobile data usage
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Goondu DIY: check your smartphone’s mobile data usage

June 11th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Telcos have slashed the amount of free data you use to go online on your smartphone each month. Here are some ways to make sure you don't exceed the usage...
Techgoondu’s pick of the best PC Show 2012 deals
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Techgoondu’s pick of the best PC Show 2012 deals

June 9th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
From desktop PCs to broadband plans, there's a wide range of bargains to check out at Suntec...
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Crowds queue up for Samsung Galaxy S III in Singapore

May 30th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
We are told that the phone is sold out in many outlets and M1 just posted on its Facebook page an hour ago that stocks were low at its...
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Bye bye to a common set-top box for Singapore

May 28th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
It was meant to be the one set-top box you need at home, to tune in to TV channels on SingTel, StarHub, M1 and possibly any new pay-TV operator that would come to Singapore. But instead of being the one box to rule them all,...
Commentary: Opennet problems threaten to spoil Singapore’s fibre broadband experience
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Commentary: Opennet problems threaten to spoil Singapore’s fibre broadband experience

May 19th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
When thin, fragile-looking cables are being laid in thousands of drains, risers and other ducts in Singapore for its fibre broadband network at such pace, you expect the occasional hiccup. Who would blame Opennet, the contractor...
Fibre broadband prices slashed at new price war at IT Show
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Fibre broadband prices slashed at new price war at IT Show

March 9th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The rapidly heating up broadband wars in Singapore crossed an important mark this week, when the Big Three telcos all dropped prices for the benchmark 100Mbps service under S$50 a month. SingTel, StarHub and M1 began a new phase...
HTC hopes to turn phones into real cameras, backed with cloud storage, with One series
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HTC hopes to turn phones into real cameras, backed with cloud storage, with One series

February 27th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The cameras on its new HTC One series of high-end phones are tweaked to fire in 0.7 seconds, after auto-focusing on a subject in a short 0.2 seconds, say company representatives at the annual Mobile World Congress show in...
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Goondu DIY: Choosing and switching your mobile, broadband and TV plans

February 20th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
What should you be aware of when you next sign up for those two-year contracts, after the big changes in the telecom market in the past few years? Here's a Techgoondu...
Singapore 3G networks to cover more of buildings, roads and tunnels with stricter rules
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Singapore 3G networks to cover more of buildings, roads and tunnels with stricter rules

January 30th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Cellphone users in Singapore can expect extended coverage in buildings, on roads and when travelling in an MRT train underground, when stricter rules on 3G coverage unveiled today by the government regulator kick in as soon as...
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M1 gets S$300,000 fine for outage, appeals immediately

November 14th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
M1 is facing one of the stiffest fines meted out to a telecom operator in Singapore in years, after faulty hardware cards caused some of its users to be locked out from their messages and mobile Internet services on May 18 this...
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Hundreds in Singapore queue up for new iPhone 4S

October 29th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Higher launch prices notwithstanding, hundreds of iPhone fans queued up late Thursday night to be among the first people in Singapore to own Apple’s latest gizmo – the iPhone 4S. Although the launch time stated by all telcos...
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SingTel, M1, release iPhone 4S plans and prices

October 26th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
The iPhone 4S might have disappointed many fans, and validated others of their move to Android, but it’s still a highly awaited smartphone to many people. As the local launch dates draws near, both SingTel and M1 have already...
Commentary: Singapore’s latest push for tap-and-pay phone wallets
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Commentary: Singapore’s latest push for tap-and-pay phone wallets

October 25th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
As the city-state's infocomm regulator and its industry partners embark on an ambitious S$40 million project, unveiled today, to let mobile phone users here tap and pay with their phones, they could perhaps learn a lesson or two...