Singapore has one of the highest rates of mobile and Internet penetration in the world, and households worldwide. Its government sets aside over S$1 billion yearly on ICT tenders and recognizes the importance of "skills, innovation and productivity" in ensuring economic growth.
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Country's ICT regulator declares that mobile consumers must be given access to all legitimate online content and apps, and telcos shouldn't be allowed to block such access or render these apps inaccessible.
The immense popularity of over-the-top services such as WhatsApp, Viber, and Skype has been the bane of telcos angsty about their dipping voice and SMS revenues. Can QoS deals ease the frustration?
SingTel, StarHub and M1 are rolling out Voice over LTE services, which leverage the 4G networks, for faster call connections and higher quality audio.
Singapore government dishes out S$500 million over three years to encourage small and midsize businesses to adopt both proven and new technology, including 80 percent of deployment costs for emerging technology.
Singapore's business-focused fundamentals and geographic access are drawing global tech companies to its shores, but lack of talent and high costs may curb future takers.
Chinese smartphone darling, Xiaomi, has kicked off its global expansion plans in Singapore where its Android devices will go on sale this Friday, marking the company's first foray into markets outside of Greater China.
To better engage and prevent customers from being overwhelmed by its menu of over 800 teas, the Singapore luxury brand has turned to a mobile app as part of a major e-commerce expansion in 2014.
Since taking effect last month, there have been 1,500 valid complaints from the public against 580 organizations, and the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has already censured multiple companies.
The telco expects revenue declines for both group consumer and enterprise segments to be slightly worse than forecasted a quarter ago. Going forward, a focus will be on driving customer growth in Australia.
Hacktivist group made one of its boldest moves against the Singapore government when it leaked personal information of 10 public officers. Before its release, ZDNet's Ryan Huang found himself with the data, and many questions.
In a bid to raise awareness over criminal proceedings against alleged hackers in Singapore linked to Anonymous, the hacktivist group called for its second tweetstorm in a month.
In response to recent arrests in Singapore linked to Anonymous, the hacktivist group is threatening to release more personal info unless it sees "a sense of justice and fairness" from the government.
Singapore government expresses concerns over the frequency of mobile network outages and calls for better service from local telcos, following service disruptions involving two operators this week.
Singapore is bubbling over with tech startups as seed money, talent, and interest are all coming together within its borders. Zopim is a Singapore startup that has achieved success in the online customer interaction space. Abhiroop Basu shares the general and cultural-specific challenges that Zopim faced as a startup.