Posts Tagged: Internet

Philippine telco PLDT brings LTE into households

This new 4G service for the home connects devices through a router’s wireless, promising speeds of three to 10Mbps.

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 12:00 pm
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Broken sea cables cause web speed woes in Philippines – and the misery isn’t going to end soon

Even more people than usual in the Philippines are bemoaning their woeful internet speeds right now. Philippine telco company PLDT, which is...

  • March 31, 2014
  • at 12:57 pm
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How are Asia’s 1.2 billion web users spread out across the continent? (SLIDESHOW)

The talented team at We Are Social, the Singapore-based social media and strategy consulting firm, has come out with yet another massive rep...

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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The suffering is ending: Vietnam’s internet sea cable will be back in 2014

If you’re in Vietnam, you know by now that the internet has been ridiculously slow for the past week and a half due to an accident tha...

  • December 30, 2013
  • at 4:35 pm
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Thailand internet report: mobile penetration has exceeded Thailand’s population

eMarketer has just come out with an insightful report on Thailand’s internet penetration and usage. Here’s a quick roundup of some key s...

  • August 16, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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Vietnam Internet Report: A Quick Look Into Internet, Mobile, E-Commerce

eMarketer's got a nice peek into Vietnam's internet, mobile, and e-commerce growth. Let's take a look.

  • July 3, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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Chinese Teen Tries to Murder Entire Family for Restricting His Internet Access

We here at Tech in Asia love the internet as much as anyone. In fact, we probably love it more than most people. But we apparently don’...

  • February 26, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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The Story of Zopim: Struggle and Sacrifice on the Way to Startup Success

Zopim is six-year old Singaporean startup that provides live chat software for websites. At moment, they have a team of more than 25 members...

  • January 16, 2013
  • at 4:14 pm
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8 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

For those of you who were still in holiday mode during the past week, we’ve done our best to keep tabs on what was happening in the China ...

  • January 6, 2013
  • at 5:46 pm
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As undersea internet cables get repaired, web speeds in Asia mostly back to normal

Internet users in Asia were suffering sluggish speeds following breaks in two sea cables of the Asia Pacific Cable Network (APCN) that were ...

  • April 7, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Now you can register a domain name in Japanese script, all thanks to Google

Google announced this afternoon that internet users can now apply for the domain name .みんな , (pronounced “mee-n-nuh” according t...

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 3:05 pm
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At last, a 1Gbps broadband plan in Singapore that doesn’t cost a fortune

Internet provider MyRepublic has introduced a new fibre broadband plan with a download speed of up to 1Gbps which costs just S$49.90 ($39.40...

  • January 14, 2014
  • at 5:55 pm
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Thai protesters CAT telecom attacks cost $10 million in damage

On November 30, a group of unidentified protesters infiltrated CAT Telecom, Thailand’s state-owned telecommunications firm with the intent...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 4:09 pm
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Huawei to lay $44 million connection between Pakistan and China; Will It be censored?

Chinese telecom giant Huawei will execute a project that will connect Pakistan with China using fiber-optic cable, according to PakistanR...

  • August 6, 2013
  • at 11:30 am
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Trains Are the Social Networks of North Korea

North Korea is, to put it mildly, not a country where information flows easily. The web is tightly controlled, and while the country did jus...

  • February 26, 2013
  • at 11:00 am
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11 Must-Read Tech Stories in China This Week

It has been a pretty busy week in the China technology space, with lots of activity from the big players, both foreign and domestic, especia...

  • January 26, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Vietnamese Complain As Chinese 3G Comes to Disputed Spratly Islands

In the ongoing dispute over the Spratly Islands claimed by China and Vietnam, the latest development is that China is opening up 3G services...

  • January 7, 2013
  • at 5:22 pm
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China’s New Internet Law Legalizes Deletion of “Illegal” Content, Bad News for Sina Weibo

China’s tightened internet controls were passed into law earlier today. As well as requiring broadband and mobile internet providers to ha...

  • December 28, 2012
  • at 7:38 pm
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