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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...
Commentary: time for Singapore’s fibre broadband to provide better experience
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Commentary: time for Singapore’s fibre broadband to provide better experience

June 16th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
If the first wave in the past two years is about takeup, then the next one has to be about improving the experience. Here are some...
Goondu DIY: check your smartphone’s mobile data usage
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Goondu DIY: check your smartphone’s mobile data usage

June 11th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Telcos have slashed the amount of free data you use to go online on your smartphone each month. Here are some ways to make sure you don't exceed the usage...
Commentary: SingTel slashes mobile Internet bundle with “4G” launch, StarHub follows
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Commentary: SingTel slashes mobile Internet bundle with “4G” launch, StarHub follows

June 4th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore's smartphone users have good reason to be angry with their mobile operators today, after SingTel, then StarHub, drastically cut the amount of Internet data they offer to surf the Web, update Facebook or view photos on...
SingTel fined a record S$400,000 for 3G service disruption
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SingTel fined a record S$400,000 for 3G service disruption

May 30th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The IDA today meted out its heaviest fine yet to a telecom operator here, citing the seriousness of SingTel's downtime, which affected thousands of users in the central region of the island....