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Geek buy: StarHub TV+ Android set-top box is a smart add-on for old TVs
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Geek buy: StarHub TV+ Android set-top box is a smart add-on for old TVs

July 24th, 2022 | by Alfred Siew
The StarHub TV+ set-top box, running Android TV, brings modern apps and a nifty interface to older TVs that lack these...
StarHub drops price for live English Premier League broadcasts, seeks to boost broadband, mobile sign-ups
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StarHub drops price for live English Premier League broadcasts, seeks to boost broadband, mobile sign-ups

June 8th, 2022 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub has dropped prices for live EPL matches to as low as S$19.90 a month as it looks to attract more mobile and broadband...
Free StarHub set-top box rental in return for users turning in their pirate TV boxes
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Free StarHub set-top box rental in return for users turning in their pirate TV boxes

July 23rd, 2021 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub is enticing those using pirate set-top boxes in Singapore to exchange them for two years of free rental of its Android TV...
StarHub offers new Hubbing bundle of fibre broadband, pay-TV and Netflix
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StarHub offers new Hubbing bundle of fibre broadband, pay-TV and Netflix

March 8th, 2020 | by Alfred Siew
How valuable StarHub's offer is depends on how you see the discounts, as well as the convenience of dealing with just one party for multiple...
StarHub shuts down cable network for good
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StarHub shuts down cable network for good

October 1st, 2019 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub has moved "hundreds of thousands" of its cable customers onto a fibre broadband network in the last 10...
How I cut the cord and watched more great shows on the telly
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How I cut the cord and watched more great shows on the telly

January 17th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
For consumers, there's never been a better time to cut the cord and keep watching what you like, how you like...
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Going after Android set-top boxes won’t bring back viewers for pay-TV players

January 14th, 2018 | by Alfred Siew
How does this court case change things for the pay-TV providers here? Will they get a boost in...
Watch StarHub standalone cable TV channels without paying for a basic tier
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Watch StarHub standalone cable TV channels without paying for a basic tier

July 13th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub pay-TV subscribers can now buy a package of blockbuster movie hits, Chinese drama series and other niche programmes without having to subscribe to a basic tier of shows that they don't...
More than one episode needed to get Netflix users hooked on a series
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More than one episode needed to get Netflix users hooked on a series

September 22nd, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Couch potatoes always took more than the first episode of a series to convert from a casual to committed viewer, according to a study by...
Hooq to bring video streaming service to Singapore
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Hooq to bring video streaming service to Singapore

April 11th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
It will be offered in Singapore eventually but with a content mix that's different from rivals such as Netflix, said its chief executive officer Peter...
House of Cards turns up on Netflix in Singapore… without the latest season
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House of Cards turns up on Netflix in Singapore… without the latest season

March 5th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
The news will be tempered by the lack of the latest season for the series, which started showing in the United States...
Q&A: Pay-TV piracy a sign of frustrated consumers, says Irdeto
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Q&A: Pay-TV piracy a sign of frustrated consumers, says Irdeto

February 10th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
One reason why people pirate pay-TV content, says Irdeto vice-president for Asia-Pacific, Bengt Jonsson, is because they are frustrated....
Catch up on free TV this Lunar New Year with StarHub, Singtel, Netflix
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Catch up on free TV this Lunar New Year with StarHub, Singtel, Netflix

February 5th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
It's going to be a packed holiday for couch potatoes, no matter if you're just surfing channels or sifting through Netflix's...
Singtel throws in free Netflix subscriptions
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Singtel throws in free Netflix subscriptions

January 15th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Separately, Netflix has revealed that it would be curtailing users who unblock content meant for viewers from other...
Watch Korean TV dramas online for free with Viu in Singapore
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Watch Korean TV dramas online for free with Viu in Singapore

January 12th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
It promises to bring the latest telecast dramas and variety shows from four big Korean broadcasters - SBS, KBS, MBC and CJ...
Despite hiccups, Netflix launch in Singapore can reshape pay-TV market
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Despite hiccups, Netflix launch in Singapore can reshape pay-TV market

January 8th, 2016 | by Alfred Siew
Once people get used to video streaming, watching things as and when they want, there will be no going back to linear TV, outdated set-top boxes and pay-TV...
Is it time to cut the cord as Netflix comes to Singapore in early 2016?
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Is it time to cut the cord as Netflix comes to Singapore in early 2016?

September 9th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The increased competition means that more people could be encouraged to cut the cord with traditional pay-TV...
ViewQwest brings 4K streaming box to Singapore as it opens up VPN service
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ViewQwest brings 4K streaming box to Singapore as it opens up VPN service

August 30th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The new box will be welcome by folks who have liked ViewQwest's VPN service but not the company's more costly broadband...
Facing online rivals, StarHub opens up its video streaming service
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Facing online rivals, StarHub opens up its video streaming service

August 12th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The online streaming service is StarHub's latest bid to win back "cord cutters" who have turned to video streaming services such as Netflix or...
Champions League to be shown on both Singtel and StarHub
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Champions League to be shown on both Singtel and StarHub

August 6th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
Fans won't be forced to sign up for one pay-TV operator to watch the matches, usually shown in the wee hours of the...