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Internet connectivity in singapore

Postby MSMRA » Thu, 18 May 2006 11:15 am

I would like to know the cheapest internet connectivity in singapore & also what is the cost of broadband connectivity of star hub. pls. get back to me on this. thanks
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Postby Bremen » Thu, 18 May 2006 12:04 pm

Ever hear of "websites"? You just want to be spoonfed, and have everyone else type "www.starhub.com" for you?

Seriously, go look at the plans yourself. You already know you want the starhub prices, so why didn't you just check starhub's website?

www.starhub.com

www.singnet.com
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Postby CardZeus » Thu, 18 May 2006 2:43 pm

Bremen wrote:Ever hear of "websites"? You just want to be spoonfed, and have everyone else type "www.starhub.com" for you?

Seriously, go look at the plans yourself. You already know you want the starhub prices, so why didn't you just check starhub's website?

www.starhub.com

www.singnet.com


Well done Bremen - not only did you type www.starhub.com for him you provided him with easy one-click links :lol: :lol:
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Postby Bremen » Thu, 18 May 2006 3:19 pm

CardZeus wrote:
Well done Bremen - not only did you type www.starhub.com for him you provided him with easy one-click links :lol: :lol:


I would never, ever want anyone telling me to STFU and accusing me of not being helpful. ;)
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Postby Ice Pirate » Mon, 31 Jul 2006 7:16 am

I will soon be there. I would like to know about fiber optic broad band. Is it reliable? & cost effectiviness. Also, is it possible to buy the modem for it? Or do they only allow you to rent?

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Postby Bremen » Mon, 31 Jul 2006 8:56 pm

Ice Pirate wrote:I will soon be there. I would like to know about fiber optic broad band. Is it reliable? & cost effectiviness. Also, is it possible to buy the modem for it? Or do they only allow you to rent?

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There is no fiber-optic broadband here available to residential users. You'd need to be a very large, very rich corporation. You only get Cable or DSL.

When you get the plans, you normally get the modem for free. Check the plan descriptions in those links.
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Postby Ice Pirate » Tue, 01 Aug 2006 7:22 am

Thanks! I had seen them before, but thought that 30Mghz download was fiber optic. Looks great for cable though. :D Are the prices in S$ or US$? Eitherway, they are reasonable in price.

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Postby Bremen » Tue, 01 Aug 2006 12:43 pm

Ice Pirate wrote:Thanks! I had seen them before, but thought that 30Mghz download was fiber optic. Looks great for cable though. :D Are the prices in S$ or US$? Eitherway, they are reasonable in price.

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 01 Aug 2006 6:29 pm

Ice Pirate wrote:Thanks! I had seen them before, but thought that 30Mghz download was fiber optic. Looks great for cable though. :D Are the prices in S$ or US$? Eitherway, they are reasonable in price.

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A little clarification I think is in order. The advertised download speeds that the local ISP's advertise are only for last mile sites, e.g., those connected to the local backbone. Overseas sites are still limited by the international linkages. Downloads cannot move faster than the originating sites output.

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Postby DimWit Kid » Wed, 02 Aug 2006 11:03 am

Ice Pirate wrote:Thanks! I had seen them before, but thought that 30Mghz download was fiber optic. Looks great for cable though. :D Are the prices in S$ or US$? Eitherway, they are reasonable in price.

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Depends on where you are from - reasonable or not. :)

In Indonesia, 256kbps will cost the same as the 30Mbps here. In Korea, 100Mbps will cost much less than 30Mbps here.

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Re: Internet connectivity in singapore

Postby Computer » Sat, 05 Aug 2006 10:25 pm

MSMRA wrote:I would like to know the cheapest internet connectivity in singapore & also what is the cost of broadband connectivity of star hub. pls. get back to me on this. thanks



My opion is singnet is better although is expensive ...
Thanks ...

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Re: Internet connectivity in singapore

Postby Computer » Sat, 05 Aug 2006 10:27 pm

MSMRA wrote:I would like to know the cheapest internet connectivity in singapore & also what is the cost of broadband connectivity of star hub. pls. get back to me on this. thanks



My opion is singnet is better although is expensive ...
Thanks ...

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Postby DimWit Kid » Sat, 05 Aug 2006 11:55 pm

OK, I'll bite that - how is singnet better? My simple benchmarking shows that for most areas (okay, I don't test every possible place in Singapore, but I do test in some different area from east to west) the cable connection gives superior d/l speed compared to the adsl AT SIMILAR COST LEVEL (meaning, not at similarly rating connection since, if it is rated higher at same cost then of course most will take the higher rated at same cost, right?).

I don't claim the other provider(s) are better, but to just claim so generally that one is better than the others is oversimplification. Especially that bs about "dedicated" line and such crap. Nothing is dedicated unless you lease your own line right?

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Postby jomni » Wed, 23 Aug 2006 3:16 pm

Are there many free WiFi hotspots in Singapore?

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Postby elska76 » Wed, 23 Aug 2006 3:22 pm

As i was reading this thread....i was starting to think that Bremen works for these companies in the FAQ section..... hahahahah

No offence to you bremen but your reply is so true!!!!!!!!!! Its all in the website!!!!! haahhaahhaha

Somehow i feel Singaporeans like to be spoonfed.....sigh!!!!

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