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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...
HTC hopes to turn phones into real cameras, backed with cloud storage, with One series
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HTC hopes to turn phones into real cameras, backed with cloud storage, with One series

February 27th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The cameras on its new HTC One series of high-end phones are tweaked to fire in 0.7 seconds, after auto-focusing on a subject in a short 0.2 seconds, say company representatives at the annual Mobile World Congress show in...
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Goondu DIY: Choosing and switching your mobile, broadband and TV plans

February 20th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
What should you be aware of when you next sign up for those two-year contracts, after the big changes in the telecom market in the past few years? Here's a Techgoondu...
Singapore 3G networks to cover more of buildings, roads and tunnels with stricter rules
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Singapore 3G networks to cover more of buildings, roads and tunnels with stricter rules

January 30th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Cellphone users in Singapore can expect extended coverage in buildings, on roads and when travelling in an MRT train underground, when stricter rules on 3G coverage unveiled today by the government regulator kick in as soon as...
Weekend pick of the Sitex 2011 deals
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Weekend pick of the Sitex 2011 deals

November 26th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Before you head down to Singapore's last quarterly IT bazaar this weekend, check out some of the standout deals...
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More pro-consumer pay-TV contracts in Singapore from March 2012

November 3rd, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Though the new rules revealed by the Media Development Authority (MDA) will not encourage viewers to switch overnight, they will find it much easier to do so next year, when it becomes clearer which pay-TV operator, or operators,...
Commentary: Singapore’s latest push for tap-and-pay phone wallets
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Commentary: Singapore’s latest push for tap-and-pay phone wallets

October 25th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
As the city-state's infocomm regulator and its industry partners embark on an ambitious S$40 million project, unveiled today, to let mobile phone users here tap and pay with their phones, they could perhaps learn a lesson or two...
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Better roaming rates as StarHub and Conexus ink deal with Vodafone?

September 20th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Flat-rate fees for surfing the Web on the phone in Europe could be something on the cards for StarHub users after the telco and its regional telecom partners signed a deal with one of the world's biggest cellphone operators,...