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New SingTel app to stream live matches for BPL subscribers
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New SingTel app to stream live matches for BPL subscribers

July 31st, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
SingTel will hope that this keeps some of its subscribers from switching over from mio TV to its more established pay-TV rival...
Commentary: S$59.90 to watch Barclays Premier League matches in Singapore
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Commentary: S$59.90 to watch Barclays Premier League matches in Singapore

July 27th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
This is the final score for football fans looking to watch Barclays Premier League matches from next month - pay SingTel S$59.90 a...
Big Three telcos get more bandwidth to deploy 4G in Singapore
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Big Three telcos get more bandwidth to deploy 4G in Singapore

June 28th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Whether this will translate to better services, of course, still depends on how well telcos run their networks and take advantage of the additional...
Goondu guide to fibre broadband operators in Singapore
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Goondu guide to fibre broadband operators in Singapore

June 9th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Just what do each one have in store? A look at what they offer at PC Show will give you some...
Commentary: SingTel playing a risky game with its pay-TV stance
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Commentary: SingTel playing a risky game with its pay-TV stance

April 27th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The real reason why SingTel is unhappy is because it cannot now lock in viewers and sell its more profitable mobile and broadband services to...
Commentary: MDA tells SingTel to show BPL matches on rival channels
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Commentary: MDA tells SingTel to show BPL matches on rival channels

April 25th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The country's media regulator has clearly told the "red" operator to show the next three seasons of the Barclays Premier League on rival StarHub's pay-TV service, starting in...
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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...