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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...

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...

Wimax laptops launched in Msia, wireless tech real and alive, says Intel

July 1st, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Though 4G LTE (long term evolution) looks like the future for mobile broadband, the rival WiMax technology got a small boost yesterday with the launch of laptops in Malaysia that come with the wireless technology built in. The...

Cisco bets on connected communities

June 16th, 2010 | by Aaron Tan
Networking giant Cisco Systems unveiled its vision of smart, connected cities of the future during a media event at the Shanghai World Expo today. In a showcase of interest to urban planners striving to build sustainable and...

Lack of knowledge main reason for homes refusing fibre

June 15th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
What's the next-gen broadband network all about? What can it do for me? Those questions were topmost on the minds of some home owners who have so far rejected a free offer to hook up to Singapore's ultra-fast fibre optic...

What’s hot at PC Show 2010

June 10th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
TV deals shave off hundreds of dollars for folks looking for a new flat-screen wonder at the PC Show 2010 at Suntec...

Thanks for making UNWIRED 2010 a success!

June 7th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
From mobile broadband to the next big app on the small screen to augmented reality, the inaugural UNWIRED 2010 conference held on May 27, 2010 at the Singapore Management University discussed these topics and got a truly...

Q&A with SingTel VP for consumer products

May 19th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Ying Lai Chang on how SingTel is coping with the mobile broadband explosion that has operators rushing to provide more bandwidth for anything from Facebook to...

SingTel aims at newbie smartphone users

May 3rd, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
Just when you thought that mobile data plans could not get cheaper, along comes an "entry level" plan from SingTel to entice users to "test water" with surfing on their phones. There's now a S$5.90-a-month plan that gives you...

Commentary: Singapore’s pay-TV content sharing

March 24th, 2010 | by Alfred Siew
After all these years, and facing the wrath of football fans deprived of live World Cup matches, Singapore's media regulators finally decided a fortnight ago to rule out exclusive pay-TV content henceforth and bring an end to one...