StarHub

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...
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StarHub to deliver pay-TV over fibre, but only to businesses for now

March 15th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
(source: StarHub) StarHub is using Singapore’s fibre network to deliver its pay-TV services to offices, restaurants and pubs from March 18, as it seeks to cut down on current terrestrial broadcasts to such business...
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...
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StarHub promises clearer mobile calls with free HD Voice service

March 3rd, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub will be turning on a new service that promises to let users speak more clearly over their cellphones – without all the annoying background noise – from this Thursday. Called HD Voice, the technology is similar...
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...
Neil Montefiore to retire as StarHub CEO, Tan Tong Hai takes over next month
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Neil Montefiore to retire as StarHub CEO, Tan Tong Hai takes over next month

February 7th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
As successor, Tan will have to face off an increasingly powerful SingTel that has gobbled up almost half the Singapore mobile market in recent years and is becoming a tougher competitor with its expanded pay-TV...
Microsoft confirms Singapore pricing for Office 365, pushes for subscriptions
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Microsoft confirms Singapore pricing for Office 365, pushes for subscriptions

January 30th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Microsoft is selling its new Office software for S$138 a year, or S$11.50 a month, to home users in Singapore, as part of a new subscription service that it hopes will change its fortunes against Google and Apple this...
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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...
StarHub adds 10 new channels to its TV Anywhere service
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StarHub adds 10 new channels to its TV Anywhere service

December 16th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub pay-TV viewers can now watch Cartoon Network, Comedy Central Asia and eight other new channels on their PCs, tablets and smartphones, as the cable operator expanded the lineup for its TV Anywhere service to 36 channels...