Posts Tagged: telco

Singapore telco fines go towards funding low-income households’ technology

Internet and tablet for the poor at $6/month? That’s where Singapore telco fines are going

Eligible households will receive a basic computing device, as well as subsidised rates for fibre broadband internet access.

  • September 29, 2014
  • at 11:26 am
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Singapore’s Kbox drops the ball on customers’ private data. Who’s next?

Coupled with the recent security breach at M1, corporations and governmental organizations aren't being very reassuring when it comes to gua...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 3:45 pm
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SoftBank acquisition of US telco threatened by $15B offer from French rival (UPDATED)

SoftBank and T-Mobile parent company Deutsche Telekom had a deal but French telco Iliad is trying to swoop in and take the prize.

  • August 1, 2014
  • at 8:13 am
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Unlimited mobile data plan? MyRepublic wants to make it happen, if Singapore government allows

Competition is stiff in Singapore's mobile operator space. But MyRepublic argues a 4th operator could liven things up more.

  • June 24, 2014
  • at 7:38 pm
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Good news, Thailand – you can now get 4G from Dtac

Dtac is the second company in Thailand to start 4G, after TruemoveH kicked off its 4G service last year.

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 4:20 pm
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Singapore’s StarHub launches world’s first telco-backed crowdfunding site

Could this be the start of a wave of corporatized crowdfunding sites serving as part of a global arms race to work with promising tech?

  • April 9, 2014
  • at 11:45 am
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AIS Thai politics boycott

As Thailand’s anti-government protests get vengeful, one telco faces boycott

Thailand has been in the world’s spotlight for the past few months due to the ongoing political unrest. But apart from a boost in online s...

  • February 24, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Vietnam’s biggest telco wants to acquire KakaoTalk for $5 billion

Viettel, Vietnam's biggest telco, has expressed interest in acquiring KakaoTalk, but currently KakaoTalk is unaware of these intentions. We'...

  • February 6, 2014
  • at 5:50 pm
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When it comes to customer service in Thailand, Apple’s Tim Cook wins

Three and a half years ago, NBC published a post about how the then newly-appointed Apple CEO loves answering customers’ emails. The piece...

  • January 16, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Will Vietnam ever take its internet seriously?

One of Vietnam’s five internet sea cables got cut once again this week, thus underlining the broken infrastructure that Vietnamese people ...

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Customer looking to preorder iPhone in Singapore finds security loophole instead

Customer looking to preorder iPhone in Singapore finds security loophole instead

According to the report, sensitive information such as phone numbers, NRIC and home addresses were revealed.

  • September 16, 2014
  • at 11:00 am
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MyRepublic gets $24 million to pursue dream of becoming Singapore’s 4th telco

The budding telco startup has announced the investments of two new major stakeholders hailing from India and France respectively.

  • July 9, 2014
  • at 4:37 pm
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The MyRepublic team

For MyRepublic CEO Malcolm Rodrigues, telcom is a beautiful business

Quick question – what’s your favorite telecom provider? If you can’t come up with an answer, you’re probably not alo...

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 8:31 pm
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M1 launches 10Gbps enterprise broadband service; fastest in Singapore

M1, Singapore's third largest telco, has launched its 10Gbps and 1GBps fiber broadband services for businesses.

  • May 5, 2014
  • at 12:01 pm
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XL Axiata launches an Android app store

Indonesian telco XL Axiata has been planning to launch its own app store for some time, and today it is revealed to be Gudang App (which mea...

  • March 14, 2014
  • at 7:30 pm
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Online resources aim to help Thailand’s farmers during ‘rice pledging’ crisis

Thailand’s embattled government, swamped by months of intense protests, recently came in for even more attacks due to it rice pledging sch...

  • February 21, 2014
  • at 2:00 pm
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Get unlimited use of chat app Line with Singapore telco’s new prepaid plan

Singapore residents can now send messages and stickers from popular chat app Line to their friends at 40 cents a day or S$6 ($4.70) for 30 d...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 5:25 pm
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Philippine television network ABS-CBN dials into mobile telco business

Philippine television network ABS-CBN opened its first ABS-CBNmobile store this week in ELJ building, the network’s headquarters, affi...

  • December 13, 2013
  • at 1:33 pm
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