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M1 fined for poor mobile coverage, SingTel and StarHub pass tests
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M1 fined for poor mobile coverage, SingTel and StarHub pass tests

January 24th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
While SingTel and StarHub users will be happy that the two operators passed, M1 subscribers may start asking why the "orange" operator is once again the worst...
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StarHub makes first VoLTE call, promises better voice quality

December 4th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
It will roll out services next year with the promise of clearer calls over a 4G...
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...
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Potential OpenNet sale draws flak from SingTel rivals

September 25th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
At the heart of the matter is whether this competition, which finally shook up the market after years of stagnation, can continue if the sale is approved by the Infocomm Development...
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StarHub: Hundreds of illegal set-top boxes seized in raid

September 20th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The cable TV operator said today that the "few hundred" boxes, used to unscramble TV channels, were found at a storage facility, after several months of...
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...
StarHub app promises to help blind persons identify objects
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StarHub app promises to help blind persons identify objects

August 27th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub today unveiled a smartphone app that promises to let blind users identify objects that they take a snapshot of with their mobile devices. Called MySmartEye, the app essentially takes the photo and lists them on a social...
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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...
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....
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...
Commmentary: StarHub 4G coverage to reach 95 per cent by October 2013
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Commmentary: StarHub 4G coverage to reach 95 per cent by October 2013

June 14th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Consumers now want to know exactly what their telcos are doing to make things better on the...
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...
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StarHub unveils single-rate data roaming service

May 29th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Users pay S$10 daily for each 50MB block of data when they visit any one of 20 destinations such as the United States, Japan and...
Research firm: mobile content revenues to reach US$65bn in 2016
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Research firm: mobile content revenues to reach US$65bn in 2016

May 8th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Users will spend US$65 billion on e-books, games and other content on their smartphones and tablets by 2016, up from this year's US$40 billion, according to a research report released...
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...
StarHub joins e-book bandwagon with store and reader app
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StarHub joins e-book bandwagon with store and reader app

April 2nd, 2013 | by Raymond Lau
StarHub launched a new e-book store and reader app of its own last Tuesday called Booktique, which brings about 400,000 titles to all iOS and Android users regardless of their mobile operators of choice. The number looks paltry...