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Goondu guide to fibre broadband in Singapore

Goondu guide to fibre broadband in Singapore

April 14th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
How should I run the fibre optic cable at home? How should I set up up my home network? Which service provider should I sign up with? Here are some...

Geek buy: Linksys E4200

April 8th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
The first thing that catches your eye is its ultra-sleek design. Hands down, this is the most gorgeous-looking home networking router out there, if there's such a thing....

Four months’ wait for fibre installation if you reject Opennet

March 18th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
But you can jump the queue if you sign up for services right now, showing the ad hoc nature of the advice given to folks who want to surf on the new...

Linksys E4200 – a router that actually looks good

January 24th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Who cares how your home router looks like? That is what many broadband users would think - until they see Cisco's new Linksys...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...