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Free StarHub TV channels – a X’mas present?

December 27th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
Not sure if this is another ploy by StarHub to keep viewers, as it readies to lose its Barclays Premier League (BPL) progammes next season, but you can now watch all StarHub cable TV channels on your set-top box. Apparently, this...

A common set-top box for S’pore: you sure it makes sense?

November 23rd, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
StarHub uses a cable plant to send its TV signals to homes; SingTel uses a totally different ADSL (asymmetric digital subscriber line) broadband network - you might just get two separate set-top boxes more cheaply than to...

S$23 a month to watch EPL from next year

October 10th, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
SingTel has come up with prices to tune in to live EPL matches from next year, and it has kept to a promise of not asking for more cash. In fact, it has come up with a pretty sweet deal, which people will be left looking for a...

Free 1Mbps Wireless@SG from today

September 1st, 2009 | by Alfred Siew
From today, users of Singapore's Wireless@SG service are getting a speed boost, as part of a handful of free upgrades for the free Wi-Fi hotspot offering that were first announced at CommunicAsia 2009. They will be able to surf...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...