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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...
StarHub rolls out pay-TV service over fibre broadband
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StarHub rolls out pay-TV service over fibre broadband

April 8th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The new offering, called StarHub TV on Fibre, also gives users the flexibility of recording on one set-top box in the living room, then watching it later on another box, say, in the bedroom....
Watch StarHub TV programmes on the Xbox One console
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Watch StarHub TV programmes on the Xbox One console

September 2nd, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
The tie-up is significant because it opens up TV content to users who consume it through various different devices instead of the staid old set-top...
StarHub viewers can watch TVB dramas as they’re shown in Hong Kong
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StarHub viewers can watch TVB dramas as they’re shown in Hong Kong

May 30th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
This is a good move by StarHub to offer legit content as fast as possible and on multiple devices....
Five ways technology and media can improve in 2014
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Five ways technology and media can improve in 2014

December 31st, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
There are so many ways to look back at some of the technology and media news headlines in 2013, but perhaps the most practical one is to see how things can improve in the new year. From the controversial last-minute changes to...
StarHub: Hundreds of illegal set-top boxes seized in raid
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StarHub: Hundreds of illegal set-top boxes seized in raid

September 20th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The cable TV operator said today that the "few hundred" boxes, used to unscramble TV channels, were found at a storage facility, after several months of...
M1 beefs up Internet TV service with MiBox
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M1 beefs up Internet TV service with MiBox

August 2nd, 2013 | by Zen Soo
On offer are some 18,000 video-on-demand titles, 116 TV channels, 1,200 e-books and its own app store which boasts 370...
StarHub to deliver pay-TV over fibre, but only to businesses for now
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StarHub to deliver pay-TV over fibre, but only to businesses for now

March 15th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
(source: StarHub) StarHub is using Singapore’s fibre network to deliver its pay-TV services to offices, restaurants and pubs from March 18, as it seeks to cut down on current terrestrial broadcasts to such business...
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