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Top executives from the wireless and mobile industry take the hot seat

June 1st, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
UNWIRED, Singapore’s first and only independent wireless and mobile conference, returned for a second run last Thursday, and saw the attendance of top-level executives from the relevant industries from across Southeast...
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Dell Venue arrives in Singapore through StarHub and M1

May 14th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Dell's Venue makes it way here with a handy curved Gorilla glass and 8-meg camera for on-the-go shooters, but where's the much-awaited Venue...
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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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StarHub destroys 300 illegal set-top boxes

March 2nd, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Driving a bulldozer over a bunch of illegal set-top boxes seems to be part of the job of an assistant vice-president in StarHub these days, a photo that we just received from the company appears to suggest. We’re told later...
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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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Dell Streak out in Singapore for S$0 – S$398 on StarHub

December 1st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
The Android tablet wave is coming on strong for the holiday season, with the latest entry here - Dell's well-praised Streak - joining a growing crowd of iPad alternatives in Singapore in the next...
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StarHub to sell game downloads online

November 26th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub has dipped into the digital downloads market by firing up a store to sell digital copies of games, ranging from the casual to the more serious or "competitive". The online store will sell both PC and mobile...
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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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StarHub enters the ring with fibre broadband plans

September 2nd, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub has entered what it calls the "next-gen broadband war" with its latest fibre-based broadband service plans, joining what is turning out to be a big fight for consumer dollars in a newly-shaken up...
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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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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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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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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StarHub TV channel numbers to change – so what?

March 31st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub says this will let users easily locate their more than 100 channels, to which they added four more at today's announcement and demo. But the real reason for doing this may be to prepare for a market without exclusive...
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Motorola Milestone comes to StarHub – and it’s cheap

March 27th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
It's official. Two months after Techgoondu first broke the news that the Motorola Milestone was coming to Singapore via StarHub in March, the companies have unveiled that the much sought-after phone will go on sale this...
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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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Goondu out-of-box guide for Nexus One

January 30th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
So you have ripped apart your DHL package and started messing around with your spanking new Nexus One from Google. Here's a guide to get the most out of this...