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SingTel promises 20 per cent boost for mobile Internet at crowded places

December 10th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
SingTel users can expect a speed boost of 20 per cent when they go online with their mobile devices at crowded places, the telecom operator claimed today, as it readies the latest enhancements to its mobile...
So, are Singapore’s telecom networks resilient?
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So, are Singapore’s telecom networks resilient?

October 26th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The answer should be pretty straightforward for users, but Singapore's industry players are not helping by pointing...
SingTel fire: a timely reminder for infocomm infrastructure audits
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SingTel fire: a timely reminder for infocomm infrastructure audits

October 10th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The IDA and telcos here will have to ramp up regular, tougher audits to ensure that fast, affordable telecom services are just as...
Commentary: OpenNet sale has to satisfy several questions
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Commentary: OpenNet sale has to satisfy several questions

August 29th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Will the change in ownership curb the budding competition that has benefited broadband users in the past few...
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If you STILL can’t decide between red and green

August 17th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Still can't decide with hours away from this BPL season's kickoff? Here's a quick guide to picking a SingTel or StarHub pay-TV package that suits...
SingTel mobile users can soon pay for Android apps through telco
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SingTel mobile users can soon pay for Android apps through telco

August 12th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Smartphone users won't need a credit card to buy apps, and can conveniently pay for them together with the rest of their phone...
StarHub slashes S$30 off TV bills each month for BPL viewers
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StarHub slashes S$30 off TV bills each month for BPL viewers

August 8th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
With a price war erupting, it might actually be cheaper to watch Barclays Premier League matches on TV...
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SingTel offers WhatsApp service, while StarHub sells voice-centric plans to keep users

August 6th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore’s two largest telecom operators seem to be going down different routes, as they come up to a crossroads that is challenging the industry...
StarHub gives S$300 bill rebate to attract BPL subscribers
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StarHub gives S$300 bill rebate to attract BPL subscribers

August 3rd, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
For the first time, telcos are cutting prices directly on add-on services to attract football viewers....
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...