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SingTel’s SMS service disrupted last evening, draws flak

March 18th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Some SingTel customers had “intermittent difficulties” sending SMSes late last evening but services are now back online, the telecom operator said on its Facebook page this...
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SingTel to lead group of companies in telecommuting pilot study

March 15th, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
SingTel is going to lead a pilot project to explore ways to telecommute and have flexible work arrangements, with the hopes of drawing an estimated 326,000 “economically inactive” Singaporeans back into the workforce....
Commentary: MDA has to sort out StarHub-SingTel football wrangle
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Commentary: MDA has to sort out StarHub-SingTel football wrangle

March 6th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
(credit: Ronnie Macdonald, Creative Commons) Being a referee is never easy. In the latest wrangle between SingTel and StarHub for English Premier League TV rights, the Media Development Authority (MDA) has found itself exactly in...
Commentary: SingTel and StarHub to challenge WhatsApp? Can they?
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Commentary: SingTel and StarHub to challenge WhatsApp? Can they?

February 21st, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Once the biggest fish in a pond, today’s telecom operators often find themselves out at sea, facing much bigger...
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SingTel fined a record S$180,000 for mio TV football outage

February 15th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
SingTel has been told to pay an unprecedented S$180,000 fine for problems in its TV service that cut off the last dramatic minutes of last season’s Barclays Premier League for about a third of its pay-TV customers. Some...
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Free TV programmes for the holidays from both SingTel and StarHub

December 26th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
If there’s one good thing about pay-TV competition in Singapore, it’s that both SingTel and StarHub show almost all channels for free during holidays, like this New Year...
All three Singapore cellphone operators fined for poor 3G coverage
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All three Singapore cellphone operators fined for poor 3G coverage

December 6th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore's cellphone operators have fallen short in providing outdoor 3G coverage, particularly in housing estates, at outdoor recreation areas and along train routes above ground, tests by the government regulator have...
Commentary: SingTel risks losing football fans with its pay-TV game
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Commentary: SingTel risks losing football fans with its pay-TV game

November 17th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Football fans won't be happy if SingTel raises prices for live matches, while somehow keeping out pay-TV rivals in the coming...
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SingTel wins Barclays Premier League broadcast rights for Singapore

October 10th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Whether StarHub viewers will get to watch the matches on their cable set-top boxes, however, is a big question mark...
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SingTel fined S$300,000 for disruptions to its mio Voice phone service

September 21st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
SingTel is being fined S$300,000 for disruptions to its mio Voice home phone service late last year, as the infocomm regulator meted out the latest penalty to a telecom operator here for below-par...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
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SingTel, Progress Software launch PaaS cloud offering

August 31st, 2012 | by Chan Chi-Loong
SingTel and Progress Software launch a new platform as a service offering, OpenEdge, for Singapore and the...
S$1 a movie on SingTel mio TV during National Day
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S$1 a movie on SingTel mio TV during National Day

August 6th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Among the 47 titles on offer are Hollywood blockbusters and Asian, Bollywood and Malay...
New wave of Samsung smart TV apps to come on-screen in Singapore this year
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New wave of Samsung smart TV apps to come on-screen in Singapore this year

July 29th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The way couch potatoes pay for and view their Hollywood movies and other TV content is set for a big change this year, as a new wave of smart TV apps start offering on-demand video services from SingTel and StarHub that don't...
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Read Techgoondu and other news stories on SingTel’s NewsLoop app

July 22nd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
You can now read Techgoondu stories on an e-reader app called NewsLoop, which brings together content from more than 230 Singapore and international brand names such as BBC, Bloomberg and...
VMware to power Singapore government private cloud
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VMware to power Singapore government private cloud

June 28th, 2012 | by Aaron Tan
VMware is partnering with SingTel to build the G-cloud, Singapore’s government-wide cloud computing initiative announced last year. When ready by the end of 2012, the G-cloud will allow government departments to...
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NTT Docomo buys stake in mobile startup Cooliris

June 20th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Japanese telecom giant NTT Docomo’s venture arm has bought a stake in Silicon Valley mobile startup Cooliris, which makes software to share pictures on phones, in the latest sign of telcos expanding their reach by pumping...