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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...
S$1 a movie on SingTel mio TV during National Day
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S$1 a movie on SingTel mio TV during National Day

August 6th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Among the 47 titles on offer are Hollywood blockbusters and Asian, Bollywood and Malay...
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...
Faster fibre broadband “turn ons” in Singapore as Opennet ups quota
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Faster fibre broadband “turn ons” in Singapore as Opennet ups quota

July 4th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The IDA, however, has not included any possible penalties should Opennet be found responsible for poor connections or failed connections which could cause delays for users or result in additional on-site support for service...
Q&A: Aled Tien, lead for APAC telecom vertical market, Motorola Solutions
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Q&A: Aled Tien, lead for APAC telecom vertical market, Motorola Solutions

July 2nd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
In this month's Q&A with Techgoondu, he argues how Wi-Fi offload can help telcos alleviate the jam in the...
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CommunicAsia 2012: telcos at the crossroads with network and revenue problems

June 20th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Despite spending billions of dollars upgrading their networks to cope with consumer demand, their revenues are being undercut by so-called over-the-top or OTT services like Skype and WhatsApp. What can they...
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...
Internet opens doors to trillions more Net addresses with IPv6
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Internet opens doors to trillions more Net addresses with IPv6

June 9th, 2012 | by Aaron Tan
The global Internet industry reached a key milestone on June 6 when a group of Web sites, Internet service providers (ISPs) and router manufacturers banded together to participate in the World IPv6 Launch. Google, Facebook and...