OpenNet

NetLink Trust fined again for not connecting fibre users fast enough
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NetLink Trust fined again for not connecting fibre users fast enough

October 21st, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
NetLink Trust has been fined S$450,000 for failing yet again to connect users fast enough to Singapore's national fibre broadband network....
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NetLink Trust connects fibre broadband users too slowly, fined S$50,000

December 10th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
NetLink Trust has improved on the time it took to connect users up, but it still fell short of the required quality of...
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OpenNet fined S$240,000 for poor quality of service

May 10th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
It had failed to connect up users fast enough, according to new standards set by the government regulator in January...
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SingTel fined S$6 million for exchange outage

May 6th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
It's hard to say if SingTel's punishment is "fair" but it certainly wasn't unexpected, given the severity of the...
OpenNet fined S$750,000 for not connecting users, provisioning services too slowly
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OpenNet fined S$750,000 for not connecting users, provisioning services too slowly

November 20th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
OpenNet has been fined a hefty S$750,000 after failing to connect up homes and offices to the national fibre broadband network, as well as not "turning on" a service promptly enough when users sign up for...
So, are Singapore’s telecom networks resilient?
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So, are Singapore’s telecom networks resilient?

October 26th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The answer should be pretty straightforward for users, but Singapore's industry players are not helping by pointing...
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Potential OpenNet sale draws flak from SingTel rivals

September 25th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
At the heart of the matter is whether this competition, which finally shook up the market after years of stagnation, can continue if the sale is approved by the Infocomm Development...
Commentary: OpenNet sale has to satisfy several questions
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Commentary: OpenNet sale has to satisfy several questions

August 29th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Will the change in ownership curb the budding competition that has benefited broadband users in the past few...
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Record number of fibre broadband sign-ups in June, as Singapore subscribers top 380,000

July 8th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
More than 31,000 users signed up for fibre broadband services in Singapore in June, setting a new record for the number of subscriptions in a...
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Opennet suspends fibre installation because of haze in Singapore

June 21st, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
It ordered the work to stop "until further notice" to safeguard the health of workers hired by its sub-contractor this...
1 in 5 households in Singapore now on fibre broadband
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1 in 5 households in Singapore now on fibre broadband

December 6th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The main reason for signing up to fibre is speed, followed by...
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...
Commentary: IDA pushes for faster fibre turn-on
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Commentary: IDA pushes for faster fibre turn-on

February 28th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The fibre optic cable may have reached your home, but when you try signing up for one of those speedy fibre broadband services that your friends have been talking about, you are told to wait up several weeks or even months for...
Goondu guide to fibre broadband in Singapore
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Goondu guide to fibre broadband in Singapore

April 14th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
How should I run the fibre optic cable at home? How should I set up up my home network? Which service provider should I sign up with? Here are some...
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Four months’ wait for fibre installation if you reject Opennet

March 18th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
But you can jump the queue if you sign up for services right now, showing the ad hoc nature of the advice given to folks who want to surf on the new...
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Fibre’s coming to your home – what you need to know

August 6th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Some 95 per cent of homes, schools and office buildings in Singapore are being wired up with fibre optic cables for the country's next-generation broadband network, which promises an almost unlimited speed boost over existing...
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Check when fibre is coming to your home

June 16th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
One piece of good news from this morning’s CommunicAsia announcements is that ultra-fast broadband is coming to homes in Singapore via a fibre optic network as soon as September. This means you have to have your house or...
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Commentary: StarHub wins Opco deal in Singapore’s NBN

April 3rd, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Firstly, no surprises that StarHub has won the OpCo deal. This was the "consolation prize" after it failed in its bid, along with a consortium that once contained the promising Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN), to grab the...