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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...
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...
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...