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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...
SingTel fined a record S$400,000 for 3G service disruption
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SingTel fined a record S$400,000 for 3G service disruption

May 30th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The IDA today meted out its heaviest fine yet to a telecom operator here, citing the seriousness of SingTel's downtime, which affected thousands of users in the central region of the island....
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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...
Commentary: Opennet problems threaten to spoil Singapore’s fibre broadband experience
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Commentary: Opennet problems threaten to spoil Singapore’s fibre broadband experience

May 19th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
When thin, fragile-looking cables are being laid in thousands of drains, risers and other ducts in Singapore for its fibre broadband network at such pace, you expect the occasional hiccup. Who would blame Opennet, the contractor...
Internet Society opens Singapore regional office, supports switch to IPv6
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Internet Society opens Singapore regional office, supports switch to IPv6

May 15th, 2012 | by Aaron Tan
  The Internet Society has opened an office in Singapore to promote the adoption of Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) in the region, among other key initiatives. While Asia-Pacific became the first region in the world to...
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...
Goondu Q&A: My Republic promises no “hard” throttling for fibre broadband
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Goondu Q&A: My Republic promises no “hard” throttling for fibre broadband

May 1st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
We speak to Malcolm Rodrigues, the CEO and co-founder of MyRepublic, the new kid on the block in the broadband market, for his...
Singapore broadband speeds to get real-world tests through SamKnows
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Singapore broadband speeds to get real-world tests through SamKnows

April 24th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
After years of complaining about slow connections, Singapore's broadband users can now join a study that uses their actual day-to-day experience to offer a clear snapshot of just how fast their Internet service...
Listen to new music with adaptive lossless streaming
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Listen to new music with adaptive lossless streaming

April 16th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Music lovers can now check out new artistes with downloadable mobile music albums that stream the music to them smoothly by adapting the quality to either online or offline...