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Postby nakatago » Tue, 31 Aug 2010 11:37 pm

ksl wrote:It has just been on the 11 pm news that the optical roll out starts tomorrow! Though never said by who :???: :x and i cannot find anything on a search with regards to the roll out, though i did read about it online once. I'll bet gahmen have the lead in technology and speed.

It doesn't matter if you live in US UK or timbuktu, they will always be monitoring communication transmissions and censorship will always be an option if needed.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2010/au ... ondon-flat


hmmm...echelon...

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Tue, 31 Aug 2010 11:51 pm

Yeah, it was on the 9:30 news tonight, here. Singtel will initially roll out a package that is initially 10x faster than their fastest current package for $100/mo. M1 will also be rolling out something that's $399/mo but I didn't catch all of it due to ambient noise around me! :x

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Postby gRF » Wed, 01 Sep 2010 7:16 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Yeah, it was on the 9:30 news tonight, here. Singtel will initially roll out a package that is initially 10x faster than their fastest current package for $100/mo. M1 will also be rolling out something that's $399/mo but I didn't catch all of it due to ambient noise around me! :x
http://asia.cnet.com/crave/2010/08/31/singtel-goes-exstream-with-fiber-optic-connectivity/

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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Wed, 01 Sep 2010 8:48 am

Thank gFR! :cool:

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Postby Strong Eagle » Wed, 01 Sep 2010 9:40 am

Turns out my neighborhood was 'wired' for optical in May... so no free installation for me.

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Postby beenthere » Wed, 01 Sep 2010 12:25 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:Mine was installed on the 24 of July.


Lucky sod.

I am not slated to be wired till around same time next year.

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Postby ksl » Wed, 01 Sep 2010 6:53 pm

beenthere wrote:
sundaymorningstaple wrote:Mine was installed on the 24 of July.


Lucky sod.

I am not slated to be wired till around same time next year.


You can read about the filtering here

http://opennet.net/research/regions/asi

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Postby gRF » Fri, 03 Sep 2010 6:08 am

M1 rolled out cheaper Fibre plans:
http://m1.com.sg/comex/index.html?comex=01
(scroll all the way to the bottom of the page)

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Postby aster » Sat, 04 Sep 2010 2:48 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:And therein lies the whole problem. The bottleneck has always been the overseas pipes.


I still recall the day when a little "boogie woogie" on the ocean floor pretty much halted most internet traffic here.

There was talk of routing all international (and local) traffic through Hong Kong to bring Singapore into the 21st century with regards to broadband, not sure where we stand with that though... or whether that'll bring the internet here to a new era.

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Postby ksl » Sun, 12 Sep 2010 10:59 pm

No one up and running on opitcal yet :roll: Waiting for feeback :???:

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Postby ukdesigner » Mon, 13 Sep 2010 5:26 pm

I was looking at it for when I move this week but the local speed is something up to 200MB and the international speed is up to 25MB.

I don't think it's worth it. We can't buy or stream legal tv shows here to watch. We can't buy music on itunes or other services here (except those with foreign cc's). In fact there's no decent service for either of those unless you do the pirate sites. You can only watch US and UK shows via the special services they offer if you go by a proxy and wouldn't that be no good? Not sure. I can't seem to get a proxy server to work on my mac anyway which is a bit annoying.
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