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When a router is also a photo frame

August 26th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
D-Link has thrown in the kitchen sink, sorry, an LCD photo frame, into its upcoming Wireless N router, which also boasts a built-in network attached storage...
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SingTel users affected as submarine cable cut

August 12th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
SingTel broadband users are seeing their webpages load slower than usual today, after what appears to be a pretty serious cut to the APCN2 submarine cables carrying Internet traffic in and out of Singapore....
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Fibre’s coming to your home – what you need to know

August 6th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Some 95 per cent of homes, schools and office buildings in Singapore are being wired up with fibre optic cables for the country's next-generation broadband network, which promises an almost unlimited speed boost over existing...
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Goondu review: StarHub 21Mbps HSPA

July 21st, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
For the past month, Techgoondu has been testing the MobileMobile Elite service that promises as much as 21Mbps downloads on the go. And we have to say it rocks! The proof in the pudding is in actual downloads, and I've to say I...
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Commentary: Former M1 chief to be StarHub CEO

July 14th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
In one of the surprises of the rather boring telecom scene here in Singapore, StarHub has just announced that it is going to be led by the former CEO of rival telco MobileOne, Neil Montefiore. Current StarHub CEO Terry Clontz,...
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StarHub to replace CEO with former M1 boss

July 14th, 2009 | by limbeer
What’s one of the best ways to go one up on the competition? Hire their former CEO. That’s just what StarHub announced today, when it said that its current CEO Terry Clontz will be retiring in January 2010, and former...
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Check when fibre is coming to your home

June 16th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
One piece of good news from this morning’s CommunicAsia announcements is that ultra-fast broadband is coming to homes in Singapore via a fibre optic network as soon as September. This means you have to have your house or...
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Commentary: Free Wi-Fi extended to 2013 in Singapore

June 16th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore's free islandwide Wi-Fi service will be extended for another four years, until 2013, in a move that will delight users who have enjoyed not just free surfing on the go, but increased competition in telecom services as a...
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Singapore’s FTTH service to go partly commercial in 1H 2010

June 16th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Singapore's ultra high-speed broadband service, capable of offering speeds of 1Gbps, will go commercial as early as the first half of 2010, earlier than many observers have expected....
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Commentary: StarHub wins Opco deal in Singapore’s NBN

April 3rd, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Firstly, no surprises that StarHub has won the OpCo deal. This was the "consolation prize" after it failed in its bid, along with a consortium that once contained the promising Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN), to grab the...
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