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Fibre broadband prices slashed at new price war at IT Show
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Fibre broadband prices slashed at new price war at IT Show

March 9th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The rapidly heating up broadband wars in Singapore crossed an important mark this week, when the Big Three telcos all dropped prices for the benchmark 100Mbps service under S$50 a month. SingTel, StarHub and M1 began a new phase...
LiveJournal finally gets its own e-commerce system
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LiveJournal finally gets its own e-commerce system

March 4th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
With the launch of LJCheckout a couple of weeks ago, blog shop owners now have the option to integrate a full-fledged e-commerce system into their...
Competition heats up with another no-contract fibre broadband plan
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Competition heats up with another no-contract fibre broadband plan

February 28th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Yet another service provider has come up with fibre broadband plans without the usual two-year lock-in period, in the latest sign of competition heating up in Singapore. ViewQwest today said it would sell its high-end plans...
Commentary: IDA pushes for faster fibre turn-on
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Commentary: IDA pushes for faster fibre turn-on

February 28th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The fibre optic cable may have reached your home, but when you try signing up for one of those speedy fibre broadband services that your friends have been talking about, you are told to wait up several weeks or even months for...
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Goondu DIY: Choosing and switching your mobile, broadband and TV plans

February 20th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
What should you be aware of when you next sign up for those two-year contracts, after the big changes in the telecom market in the past few years? Here's a Techgoondu...
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Fibre broadband start-up MyRepublic takes on the Big Three telcos

February 18th, 2012 | by Raymond Lau
Consumers signing up for fibre broadband services in Singapore got one more alternative to the big three of SingTel, StarHub and M1 earlier this week, with the entry of MyRepublic, an upstart that promises to sell services based...
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Commentary: Reality check on the cloud

February 17th, 2012 | by Aaron Tan
When the going gets tough, business will often cast their eyes on the next big thing to boost the bottomline. The current hype in IT happens to be cloud computing, with nearly every player — telcos, data centre providers,...
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Nokia rolls out Belle update for Symbian phones in Singapore

February 8th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Nokia Singapore is rolling out the Belle version of its Symbian operating system for 12- to 18-month old phones like the N8 and E7 from today, showing that it has not forgotten users who have yet to abandon the "burning...
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Amazon and Equinix bring AWS Direct Connect to Asia-Pacific

January 15th, 2012 | by Aaron Tan
Enterprises using Equinix’s data centres in Singapore and Tokyo can now connect directly to Amazon’s public cloud service. Through Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect, Equinix customers in the Asia-Pacific region can...
Predictions for the new year – five tech trends for 2012
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Predictions for the new year – five tech trends for 2012

January 1st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
If 2011 was a big year in technology, the coming 12 months promise to be even more interesting, as portable devices morph into all-in-one gizmos and Windows 8 heralds a new era in computing. Here are five trends to take note in...