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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
StarHub adds 10 new channels to its TV Anywhere service
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StarHub adds 10 new channels to its TV Anywhere service

December 16th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub pay-TV viewers can now watch Cartoon Network, Comedy Central Asia and eight other new channels on their PCs, tablets and smartphones, as the cable operator expanded the lineup for its TV Anywhere service to 36 channels...
Commentary: SingTel brings National Geographic and other Fox channels to mio TV
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Commentary: SingTel brings National Geographic and other Fox channels to mio TV

September 9th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
When several Fox channels start being available on SingTel's mio TV set top boxes in October, they will help roll back years of ruinous competition for exclusive content that has resulted in higher prices and inconvenience for...
Euro 2012 broadcast boosts StarHub quarterly earnings
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Euro 2012 broadcast boosts StarHub quarterly earnings

August 8th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The broadcast of Euro 2012, the first pay-TV content to be licensed under Singapore's cross carriage regime, has helped boost StarHub's net profit after tax to S$87 million for the quarter ended June...
Free channels on StarHub, as it marks 20 years of pay-TV in Singapore
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Free channels on StarHub, as it marks 20 years of pay-TV in Singapore

June 29th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub is offering weekly free previews of its channels from early July, before giving an entire week's access to most of its channels on National Day week in August, as part of its 20th anniversary...
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Commentary: Singapore’s pay-TV content sharing

March 24th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
After all these years, and facing the wrath of football fans deprived of live World Cup matches, Singapore's media regulators finally decided a fortnight ago to rule out exclusive pay-TV content henceforth and bring an end to one...
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SingTel comes up with “free football” on TV

August 7th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Free football in a small pay-TV market distorted by exclusive content deals? That's not a National Day joke. It's one fierce promotional ploy that SingTel is announcing today, just days before the football season kicks off for...