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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....
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SingTel aims at newbie smartphone users

May 3rd, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Just when you thought that mobile data plans could not get cheaper, along comes an "entry level" plan from SingTel to entice users to "test water" with surfing on their phones. There's now a S$5.90-a-month plan that gives you...
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Commentary: Singapore gets World Cup 2010 on TV

April 29th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
This lower World Cup bid, though still high by many measures, has at least shown that the Singapore market, and by extension, its viewers, are not absolute suckers for content owners to rip...
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Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 comes to SingTel

April 2nd, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Above all the din made by Android phones from Motorola and HTC, the somewhat forgotten Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 is hitting the shelves in Singapore from today, courtesy of SingTel. SE's flagship Android gizmo will cost S$388 on...
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Commentary: Singapore’s pay-TV content sharing

March 24th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
After all these years, and facing the wrath of football fans deprived of live World Cup matches, Singapore's media regulators finally decided a fortnight ago to rule out exclusive pay-TV content henceforth and bring an end to one...
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Hands on: Motorola Dext

January 21st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
One of Moto's "comeback" phones featuring the now-hot Google Android OS, the Dext comes with a slide-out Qwerty keyboard as well as an ample 3.1-inch screen offering a not-too-shabby 320 x 480 resolution. SingTel is the first to...