Friday, 22 September 2017

Demand for high-speed broadband slow in super-connected Singapore

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom, in Barcelona
Tuesday 15 February 11

Smartphone usage rockets but mobile operator StarHub has avoided over-burdening its data network; 100-Mbps fibre broadband slow out of the blocks, but customers will come, CEO says.

Singapore is one of the world's most advanced telecoms markets, with extensive fibre network coverage, thanks to a government initiative, and high smartphone penetration. But consumers have yet to show a strong appetite for ultra-high-speed services. The city state's second-largest player StarHub launched a 100…

Singapore is one of the world's most advanced telecoms markets, with extensive fibre network coverage, thanks to a government initiative, and high smartphone penetration. But consumers have yet to show a strong appetite for ultra-high-speed services. The city state's second-largest player StarHub launched a 100…

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