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Top in broadband speeds now, Singapore has moved from laggard to leader
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Top in broadband speeds now, Singapore has moved from laggard to leader

August 14th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew
Once a laggard to regional rivals such as Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan which had more successful broadband rollouts in the past, Singapore has raced ahead to be a front...
ViewQwest brings 4K streaming box to Singapore as it opens up VPN service
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ViewQwest brings 4K streaming box to Singapore as it opens up VPN service

August 30th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The new box will be welcome by folks who have liked ViewQwest's VPN service but not the company's more costly broadband...
ViewQwest rolls out 2Gbps fibre broadband, charges from S$89.95
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ViewQwest rolls out 2Gbps fibre broadband, charges from S$89.95

March 16th, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
ViewQwest has come up with Singapore's first 2Gbps fibre broadband plan today, which goes from S$89.95 a month and is touted as the first such offering outside...
Commentary: IDA proposes “light touch” approach to local peering in Singapore
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Commentary: IDA proposes “light touch” approach to local peering in Singapore

March 2nd, 2015 | by Alfred Siew
The IDA, in adopting a "light touch" approach now, could be handing the big boys an unfair advantage in the years ahead and stunting the growth of truly speedy connections among...
Cut the cord; watch TV from anywhere
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Cut the cord; watch TV from anywhere

December 15th, 2014 | by Techgoondu
Ask how you can cut the cord from old pay-TV services and open up a world of entertainment, enabled by your fast fibre broadband service at...
4K streaming is here, get ready for it
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4K streaming is here, get ready for it

November 6th, 2014 | by Techgoondu
Here are a few pointers to getting 4K streaming over the Net in...
Comparing advertised and real speeds on fibre broadband
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Comparing advertised and real speeds on fibre broadband

September 5th, 2014 | by Techgoondu
A few quick tests will let you know whether the top speed you see on a brochure actually applies in real life....
What to look for in a broadband plan?
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What to look for in a broadband plan?

July 28th, 2014 | by Techgoondu
While prices and speeds have become more attractive over the years, the online experience could still differ widely from one service provider to another. The key is finding one that matches your online activities the...
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CommunicAsia 2014: time for telcos, industry players to unlock the content

June 19th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
They can start by delivering it as best as they can, in whatever format users...
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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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Comex 2013 deals worth checking out this weekend

September 7th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Here are five that we've picked out, if you're looking for a tablet, PC, or broadband...
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...
Viewqwest adds China’s PPTV to its fibre broadband offering
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Viewqwest adds China’s PPTV to its fibre broadband offering

February 3rd, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
If you don't want the bundled mio TV or StarHub cable when you sign up for fibre broadband in Singapore, there's a new online TV offering from upstart challenger Viewqwest this week - the popular PPTV online TV service from...
Singapore fibre broadband price wars hot up at Sitex 2012
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Singapore fibre broadband price wars hot up at Sitex 2012

November 23rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Some 220,000 households have signed up since the first commercial services were available about two years ago, and about a million more could be looking to upgrade from traditional broadband...
Goondu DIY: Watching Netflix and Hulu in Singapore
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Goondu DIY: Watching Netflix and Hulu in Singapore

September 17th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Many broadband users in Singapore are hooking up to these services even though they are only available to folks in the US. It's simple: you just trick them into believing that you're in the...
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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...
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...
Techgoondu’s pick of the best PC Show 2012 deals
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Techgoondu’s pick of the best PC Show 2012 deals

June 9th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
From desktop PCs to broadband plans, there's a wide range of bargains to check out at Suntec...
ViewQwest offers fibre broadband option with low latency promise for gamers
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ViewQwest offers fibre broadband option with low latency promise for gamers

June 6th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
It is the first in Singapore to claim a low latency of less than 200 milliseconds for online games such as Diablio...
ViewQwest launches fibre service that lets users view US TV programmes
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ViewQwest launches fibre service that lets users view US TV programmes

May 3rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Internet service provider ViewQwest is offering its fibre broadband services with a low-cost VPN (virtual private networking) option that enables Singapore users to easily connect to these US-based video services like Hulu and...