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Q&A: Akamai says people will watch next Olympics on watches, glasses
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Q&A: Akamai says people will watch next Olympics on watches, glasses

January 20th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
Content delivery network Akamai expects people to be watching the next Olympics on not just tablets and phones but also watches and...
1Gbps fibre broadband under S$50? Yes, in Singapore
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1Gbps fibre broadband under S$50? Yes, in Singapore

January 14th, 2014 | by Alfred Siew
An affordable 1Gbps offering also opens doors to new uses in future, such as seeing a doctor remotely from...
OpenNet fined S$750,000 for not connecting users, provisioning services too slowly
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OpenNet fined S$750,000 for not connecting users, provisioning services too slowly

November 20th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
OpenNet has been fined a hefty S$750,000 after failing to connect up homes and offices to the national fibre broadband network, as well as not "turning on" a service promptly enough when users sign up for...
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Goondu review: UnoTelly

October 31st, 2013 | by Aaron Tan
Local Internet service providers MyRepublic and ViewQwest may offer DNS routing services that let you access geo-restricted content from the likes of Hulu and Netflix, but what if you are still contracted with one of the Big...
So, are Singapore’s telecom networks resilient?
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So, are Singapore’s telecom networks resilient?

October 26th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The answer should be pretty straightforward for users, but Singapore's industry players are not helping by pointing...
SingTel fire: a timely reminder for infocomm infrastructure audits
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SingTel fire: a timely reminder for infocomm infrastructure audits

October 10th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The IDA and telcos here will have to ramp up regular, tougher audits to ensure that fast, affordable telecom services are just as...
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Fewer Wireless@SG hotspots, so what?

October 8th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
By allowing telcos to decide what to do with their hotspots, the government regulator risks undoing what Wireless@SG brought all these years ago –...
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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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StarHub: Hundreds of illegal set-top boxes seized in raid

September 20th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
The cable TV operator said today that the "few hundred" boxes, used to unscramble TV channels, were found at a storage facility, after several months of...
Commentary: OpenNet sale has to satisfy several questions
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Commentary: OpenNet sale has to satisfy several questions

August 29th, 2013 | by Alfred Siew
Will the change in ownership curb the budding competition that has benefited broadband users in the past few...