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SingTel restoring 3G connections after “software glitch”

September 8th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
SingTel says it is restoring connections to its 3G services this evening, after a "software glitch" made it difficult for many users to make calls, send SMSes and surf the Web on their phones...
Samsung Galaxy SII sold out at launch in Singapore
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Samsung Galaxy SII sold out at launch in Singapore

June 27th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
The followup to one of the most popular Android phones last year is proving to be a good one for Samsung, as the Galaxy SII was sold out in Singapore over the weekend....
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Hands on: HTC ChaCha, the “zero-dollar” phone that can

June 14th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
At this price, this Android 2.3 device is definitely the first phone to consider for users buying their first...
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Commentary: SingTel launches Singapore’s first “priority lane” broadband plans

June 14th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore broadband users will be looking at a brand new range of broadband services this week, when SingTel starts rolling out mobile broadband plans that promise “typical speeds” along with a “priority...
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Top executives from the wireless and mobile industry take the hot seat

June 1st, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
UNWIRED, Singapore’s first and only independent wireless and mobile conference, returned for a second run last Thursday, and saw the attendance of top-level executives from the relevant industries from across Southeast...
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Industry leaders to discuss LTE/4G, mobile cloud and next-gen OSes at UNWIRED 2011

May 11th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Opening the event this year is the assistant chief executive officer of the Infocomm Development Authority (IDA), Khoong Hock Yun. The rest of the afternoon will see panelists from SingTel, StarHub, Motorola, Nokia, HP and many...
Goondu guide to fibre broadband in Singapore
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Goondu guide to fibre broadband in Singapore

April 14th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
How should I run the fibre optic cable at home? How should I set up up my home network? Which service provider should I sign up with? Here are some...
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Aid Japan by sending SMS donations to M1, SingTel or StarHub

March 28th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Post-paid mobile users in Singapore can send donations to help victims of the devastating Japanese earthquake earlier this month by simply sending an SMS with their...
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Four months’ wait for fibre installation if you reject Opennet

March 18th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
But you can jump the queue if you sign up for services right now, showing the ad hoc nature of the advice given to folks who want to surf on the new...
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SingTel adds Warner Music, EMI to AMPed, has two million songs now

January 31st, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
SingTel cellphone users can now download songs from Madonna, Katy Perry and Jolin Tsai over SingTel's AMPed music download service, after the telecom operator added songs from record firm Warner Music Group, which also represents...
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Commentary: “Real broadband speeds” calls are barking up the wrong tree

December 28th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
When companies try to hide information about their products and services from consumers, it’s a black and white case: let’s hammer them to be more transparent. Unfortunately, recent calls for Singapore’s telecom...
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Commentary: M1 finally joins the pay-TV party

November 13th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
While its service does not have the stellar A-list of football or movie content, M1's success or failure in pay-TV will be a test of how competitive Singapore's new telecom landscape will be, after being reshaped with new...
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Galaxy Tab ships in Singapore on Nov 13

October 29th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Samsung's Galaxy Tab is shipping in Singapore on November 13, with the Wi-Fi cum 3G version hitting stores before a Wi-Fi-only version that could appear later at a yet unspecified date....
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HTC HD7 goes exclusive to SingTel

October 12th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
The red operator has snagged the exclusive for HTC's HD7, one of several key Windows Phone 7 phones unveiled today at Microsoft's much-awaited smartphone OS...
Singapore’s new fibre optic broadband plans so far
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Singapore’s new fibre optic broadband plans so far

September 1st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
A strange thing happened yesterday here in Singapore, when a slew of new broadband offerings became available at competitive prices, over the country's new fibre optic network extended to homes and offices. Here's a slice of what...
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Commentary: Fibre-to-the-home comes to Singapore in end September

August 31st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Years after they first heard the words "ultra-fast broadband", home owners and businesses here can finally log on to Singapore's new next-gen broadband service next month, when it goes online with promises of faster speeds and...
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SingTel adds Sony to its music store, includes DRM-free tracks

July 26th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
SingTel added Justin Timberlake, Jay Chou and a number of other Sony Music artistes to its AMPed mobile music download catalogue last Wednesday, boosting the number of tracks on sale to its users to over 1...
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Year-long 3D TV trial in Singapore from today

June 15th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore will be running a S$5 million, year-long trial of 3D TV from today, just months after the first 3D TVs started going on sale here at retail...
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Q&A with SingTel VP for consumer products

May 19th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Ying Lai Chang on how SingTel is coping with the mobile broadband explosion that has operators rushing to provide more bandwidth for anything from Facebook to...
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Commentary: Why you should say no to World Cup 2010

May 11th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
No, it is not SingTel and StarHub you should be angry with. Nor should you fret that the S$66 package - or S$1-a-match - to watch the 2010 World Cup on the telly in Singapore is four times more than what you had paid in 2006....