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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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StarHub ups its game with fibre broadband service aimed at demanding users

October 6th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
After seeing smaller rivals muscle into the fibre broadband scene with faster services aimed at gamers and other demanding users, StarHub has now thrown its hat in the ring as well with a couple of similar 100Mbps and 150Mbps...
StarHub joins the fray as LTE battle looms in Singapore
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StarHub joins the fray as LTE battle looms in Singapore

September 12th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub will be rolling out Long Term Evolution (LTE) or 4G services in Singapore on September 19, pegging its prices closely to rivals SingTel and M1 which have unveiled their services...
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...
Euro 2012 broadcast boosts StarHub quarterly earnings
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Euro 2012 broadcast boosts StarHub quarterly earnings

August 8th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The broadcast of Euro 2012, the first pay-TV content to be licensed under Singapore's cross carriage regime, has helped boost StarHub's net profit after tax to S$87 million for the quarter ended June...
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...
No more free home phone line from StarHub from Sept 1
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No more free home phone line from StarHub from Sept 1

July 26th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
In an unusual turn of events, users will now have to pay more for their bundle of services even while they are under contract with the telecom...
Free channels on StarHub, as it marks 20 years of pay-TV in Singapore
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Free channels on StarHub, as it marks 20 years of pay-TV in Singapore

June 29th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub is offering weekly free previews of its channels from early July, before giving an entire week's access to most of its channels on National Day week in August, as part of its 20th anniversary...
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...
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Bye bye to a common set-top box for Singapore

May 28th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
It was meant to be the one set-top box you need at home, to tune in to TV channels on SingTel, StarHub, M1 and possibly any new pay-TV operator that would come to Singapore. But instead of being the one box to rule them all,...
Q&A: Mock Pak Lum, StarHub CTO
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Q&A: Mock Pak Lum, StarHub CTO

May 23rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub is looking into offloading mobile data to existing Wi-Fi technologies as well as TV white spaces to cope with mobile data...
5,000 DOTA 2 invite keys up for grabs for StarHub customers
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5,000 DOTA 2 invite keys up for grabs for StarHub customers

April 11th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Starting today (11 April), StarHub is giving away a neat 5,000 DOTA 2 invite keys to the above customers for free on a first-come-first-served...
Commentary: Singapore viewers to pay S$58 for Euro 2012, in first “cross carriage” deal
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Commentary: Singapore viewers to pay S$58 for Euro 2012, in first “cross carriage” deal

March 26th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
“Same old expensive price” was probably the first thing that struck many Singapore football fans when they heard today that StarHub is charging S$58 to watch live Euro 2012 matches in June. The price, for early birds...
Fibre broadband prices slashed at new price war at IT Show
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Fibre broadband prices slashed at new price war at IT Show

March 9th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The rapidly heating up broadband wars in Singapore crossed an important mark this week, when the Big Three telcos all dropped prices for the benchmark 100Mbps service under S$50 a month. SingTel, StarHub and M1 began a new phase...