Posts Tagged: Internet


How Indonesia’s problematic internet law will impede freedom of expression

While a democratic country, Indonesia’s internet regulations inhibit freedom of speech. To set things right, the law needs to be reformed.

  • September 10, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Thailand coup (and no TV) causes surge in mobile internet usage

Big surge in mobile data usage as Thailand goes into day 2 of military coup

This afternoon, Thailand’s second biggest mobile telco company, Dtac, revealed that it saw a big surge in mobile data usage as the coup en...

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 6:44 pm
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Myanmar poised to have ‘60 million citizens come online almost overnight’

Speaking at Startup Asia Singapore, Rita Ngyuen, CEO of, explains how Myanmar is ready for a technology revolution.

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 10:24 am
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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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A cheatsheet on funding in India; Bangalore keeps Delhi at bay to retain tech throne

Here's a cheatsheet of venture capital funding in tech startups to give you a picture of what has been happening in India the past four quar...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 2:55 pm
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Internet providers summoned to meet coup leaders in Thailand

Internet service providers summoned to meet coup leaders in Thailand

At 10:30am local time this morning, representatives of Thailand’s internet service providers were summoned to meet with the leaders of the...

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 2:10 pm
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How’s Southeast Asia performing in the internet speed race? (INFOGRAPHIC)

According to a new infographic released by ASEAN DNA, Southeast Asia’s average internet speed is currently 12.4 Mbps.

  • April 21, 2014
  • at 5:00 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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