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Top notch high-speed internet connection advice is needed

Postby IOP » Thu, 23 Jun 2011 8:32 pm

Guys,
I need to connect to the remote server all the time, may you please advice me top notch high-speed internet connection plan which always work.
Starhub? Singtel? else?
Thanks,

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Postby Strong Eagle » Thu, 23 Jun 2011 9:24 pm

Eh? Do a search.

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Re: Top notch high-speed internet connection advice is neede

Postby aster » Thu, 23 Jun 2011 9:35 pm

IOP wrote:else?


For top-notch, high-speed, you need to reach Changi Airport and get on one of those expensive things they call planes.

Singapore is in the medieval ages when it comes to the internet.

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Re: Top notch high-speed internet connection advice is neede

Postby x9200 » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 9:13 am

IOP wrote:Guys,
I need to connect to the remote server all the time, may you please advice me top notch high-speed internet connection plan which always work.
Starhub? Singtel? else?
Thanks,

Does not exist even per your loosely defined requirements. Surely not the mentioned ones - maybe if you would pay a fortune but judging from your earlier questions this is unlikely the case.

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Postby prkravi » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 9:16 am

Aw folks cmon, it's not All that Bad...I am on a 8 MBPS Braodband connection and connect through my Wi Fi Router. I access my work remotely and it works as a Breeze. I get to access my entire Desktop back at work.
I guess that seems to be the same requirement as the OP.

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Postby x9200 » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 9:27 am

We can only guess. He did not mentioned what he was going to use it for but within last month he asked a number of questions related to an online shop and unless you are going to be his only client the requirements are very different.

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Re: Top notch high-speed internet connection advice is neede

Postby Strong Eagle » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 9:58 am

aster wrote:
IOP wrote:else?


For top-notch, high-speed, you need to reach Changi Airport and get on one of those expensive things they call planes.

Singapore is in the medieval ages when it comes to the internet.


It is a lot better than what you can get in Houston.

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Postby IOP » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 11:52 am

prkravi wrote:Aw folks cmon, it's not All that Bad...I am on a 8 MBPS Braodband connection and connect through my Wi Fi Router. I access my work remotely and it works as a Breeze. I get to access my entire Desktop back at work.
I guess that seems to be the same requirement as the OP.


prkravi, what is your provider? what device do you use to connect?
may you share a reference to your internet plan?

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Postby beppi » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 12:04 pm

My 1Mbps connection here in Singapore is lots more reliable and faster than the 6Mbps I had in Thailand recently. Same goes for most other places I ever lived or worked at. Some of the above posters whine at a very high level!

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Postby prkravi » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 12:11 pm

IOP, to avoid being flamed for advertising, have sent you a PM,
It's just basic stuff nothing Hi Fi here.

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Postby JayCee » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 12:14 pm

beppi wrote:My 1Mbps connection here in Singapore is lots more reliable and faster than the 6Mbps I had in Thailand recently. Same goes for most other places I ever lived or worked at. Some of the above posters whine at a very high level!


To be fair you're not really comparing apples with apples when comparing Thailand and Singapore though. Compare Singapore with Japan (another first world country, as the Singaporean government never fails to remind us this place is) and they are world's apart

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Postby IOP » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 12:22 pm

prkravi wrote:IOP, to avoid being flamed for advertising, have sent you a PM,
It's just basic stuff nothing Hi Fi here.


Thanks!!!

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Postby beppi » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 12:33 pm

JayCee wrote:To be fair you're not really comparing apples with apples when comparing Thailand and Singapore though. Compare Singapore with Japan (another first world country, as the Singaporean government never fails to remind us this place is) and they are world's apart


I am comparing Taiwan, Germany, USA (plus Thailand) and all were worse than Singapore.
When I lived in Japan, there was no Internet at all (yes, that's how old I am!).

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Postby JayCee » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 12:35 pm

beppi wrote:
JayCee wrote:To be fair you're not really comparing apples with apples when comparing Thailand and Singapore though. Compare Singapore with Japan (another first world country, as the Singaporean government never fails to remind us this place is) and they are world's apart


I am comparing Taiwan, Germany, USA (plus Thailand) and all were worse than Singapore.
When I lived in Japan, there was no Internet at all (yes, that's how old I am!).


How long ago did you live in those other places (other than Japan obviously)? I've lived in Japan and HK in the last 5 years and both are inifinitely better than here

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Postby beppi » Fri, 24 Jun 2011 12:37 pm

JayCee wrote:How long ago did you live in those other places (other than Japan obviously)? I've lived in Japan and HK in the last 5 years and both are inifinitely better than here

Only USA is more than 5 years ago, the others recent (Thailand three weeks ago).
In Singapore, you mostly get the bandwidth (more or less) that you pay for. Elsewhere, there's always a discrepancy (most shockingly in Thailand: Order 6Mbps, get <1Mbps!). Breakdowns and technical problems might not always be the provider's fault (e.g. 3 days without Internet due to Taifun in Taiwan), but I am talking about overall experience.


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