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Happy New Year to all Techgoondu readers!

December 31st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
There's a lot to be excited about as we bid 2010 a fond goodbye. The year will be remembered for how Singapore almost didn't even have the World Cup on the telly, for the country joining an elite club of nations with fibre optic...
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Commentary: “Real broadband speeds” calls are barking up the wrong tree

December 28th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
When companies try to hide information about their products and services from consumers, it’s a black and white case: let’s hammer them to be more transparent. Unfortunately, recent calls for Singapore’s telecom...
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StarHub to sell game downloads online

November 26th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub has dipped into the digital downloads market by firing up a store to sell digital copies of games, ranging from the casual to the more serious or "competitive". The online store will sell both PC and mobile...
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Hands on: Huawei E5 wireless modem

November 20th, 2010 | by Aaron Tan
The Huawei E5 wireless mobile broadband modem is a nifty little device that lets you connect to the Internet on the move. If you have a separate data plan just for mobile broadband, simply slot in your SIM card and connect to the...
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Commentary: M1 finally joins the pay-TV party

November 13th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
While its service does not have the stellar A-list of football or movie content, M1's success or failure in pay-TV will be a test of how competitive Singapore's new telecom landscape will be, after being reshaped with new...
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StarHub enters the ring with fibre broadband plans

September 2nd, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub has entered what it calls the "next-gen broadband war" with its latest fibre-based broadband service plans, joining what is turning out to be a big fight for consumer dollars in a newly-shaken up...
Singapore’s new fibre optic broadband plans so far
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Singapore’s new fibre optic broadband plans so far

September 1st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
A strange thing happened yesterday here in Singapore, when a slew of new broadband offerings became available at competitive prices, over the country's new fibre optic network extended to homes and offices. Here's a slice of what...
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Five operators to roll out NBN services in Singapore at start

August 31st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Nucleus Connect CEO David Storrie said network coverage - or a lack of it - was the reason why only five RSPs have signed up so far, despite earlier estimates of hundreds of service providers coming forward to leverage on the...
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Commentary: Fibre-to-the-home comes to Singapore in end September

August 31st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Years after they first heard the words "ultra-fast broadband", home owners and businesses here can finally log on to Singapore's new next-gen broadband service next month, when it goes online with promises of faster speeds and...
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Starhub introduces “redirection service” for invalid domains

July 14th, 2010 | by Aaron Tan
Starhub has quietly introduced a “redirection service” that takes MaxOnline broadband customers to a Yahoo search page if you happen to enter an invalid URL in your browser. Prior to this, you would typically get an...