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Postby taxico » Sun, 03 Mar 2013 2:39 pm

raj... go with him to the show and he'll fix it up good.

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Postby Fibre » Fri, 15 Mar 2013 12:37 am

Subject: Monthly Maintenance
Date of Maintenance: 16th & 23rd March 2013
Time of Maintenance: 0400hrs to 0600hrs
Reason: Routine and preventive maintenance
Networks Affected: Co-location, Wireless@SG, Broadband, Dedicated Hosting, Shared Hosting

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Postby divingdave » Mon, 13 May 2013 5:40 am

I Was reading (Wiki) I think about Singapore the other day. It said pornography is not tolerated. One reason for slower connection is to discorage porn. It said the Govt monters everyones internet usage. If they see you surfing porn, your ISP will be blocked. Continues attempts can lead to "caneing". I doubt you would get caned, but it doesn't seem to me to be worth it. I don't know if you can bring porn DVD's or not. I did read all DVD's had to be commercially made.
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Postby x9200 » Mon, 13 May 2013 7:40 am

divingdave wrote:I Was reading (Wiki) I think about Singapore the other day. It said pornography is not tolerated. [..]If they see you surfing porn, your ISP will be blocked. Continues attempts can lead to "caneing". I doubt you would get caned, but it doesn't seem to me to be worth it.


Dave, don't worry, if you are not a distributor you are not going to be caned.

http://www.ifaq.gov.sg/mda/apps/fcd_faqmain.aspx
1. Is accessing pornography on the Internet illegal?
The MDA does not monitor or track users' access to any sites on the Internet and does not interfere with what individuals access in the privacy of their homes. We are primarily concerned with the purveyors and distributors of pornography. Unless you engage in such activities, the mere act of visiting such sites is not an offence.


FYI, MDA is the authority handling the censorship.

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Postby divingdave » Mon, 13 May 2013 10:36 pm

Thanks for the clarification. I checked the link you sent. It is really not an issue for me anymore. I just found the info I read in Wikki interesting. Of course the info in Wikki is provided by individuals and monitored by the readers. I don't use it a lot but sometimes it is a good fast source. The whole caning thing is new to us. Do they cane many people there? Are they public or do they take you to some back room somewhere?
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Postby x9200 » Tue, 14 May 2013 1:16 pm

Singapore is just a normal country from an average Joe perspective. It is very safe and it is by no means anything actively oppressive or bombarding people with caning or other graphic acts of law enforcement. In fact, I expect you will see here incomparably less of law enforcement brutality than in the States. You will see null of this around with police pretty infrequent in public places and generaly willing to help. Unlike in many other countries they don't have attitude problems and they don't wait to nail you down on the slightest real or imaginary offense. Unless you get actively involved in politics or drugs (for a difference with typical Western countries) nobody will be interested in you. You sound a bit like you would think this is North Korea or something.

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M1 Fibre Connectivity issues

Postby SingVely » Sun, 28 Jul 2013 9:33 am

I have a M1 Fibre connection and I live in CBD area. Everyday the connection drops off and reconnects in a few minutes. Spoke M1 several times, replaced my router but still no luck. Are there other having similar issues - my kid needs reliable connection for her homework. M1 Tech Support keeps giving same answers - reset this and reset that. Wasted a lot of time. Need help - shd I move to StarHub at the cost f breaking a contract ? Need advice. Thanks
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Re: M1 Fibre Connectivity issues

Postby zzm9980 » Sun, 28 Jul 2013 9:42 am

SingVely wrote:I have a M1 Fibre connection and I live in CBD area. Everyday the connection drops off and reconnects in a few minutes. Spoke M1 several times, replaced my router but still no luck. Are there other having similar issues - my kid needs reliable connection for her homework. M1 Tech Support keeps giving same answers - reset this and reset that. Wasted a lot of time. Need help - shd I move to StarHub at the cost f breaking a contract ? Need advice. Thanks


If you move to anyone at the cost of breaking a contract, go with ViewQuest or MyRepublic. All Fiber in Singapore runs on the same physical network. The only difference between the ISPs is the quality of the support you get and the 'value adds'. The two companies I mention both get much more favorable reviews for support. I have MyRepublic, and my experience with their support was superb. I had bad equipment and a day of outages. They had a new modem out for me the next day and a month's credit.

They also offer service plans without contract.

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Re: M1 Fibre Connectivity issues

Postby the lynx » Mon, 29 Jul 2013 8:49 am

zzm9980 wrote:
SingVely wrote:I have a M1 Fibre connection and I live in CBD area. Everyday the connection drops off and reconnects in a few minutes. Spoke M1 several times, replaced my router but still no luck. Are there other having similar issues - my kid needs reliable connection for her homework. M1 Tech Support keeps giving same answers - reset this and reset that. Wasted a lot of time. Need help - shd I move to StarHub at the cost f breaking a contract ? Need advice. Thanks


If you move to anyone at the cost of breaking a contract, go with ViewQuest or MyRepublic. All Fiber in Singapore runs on the same physical network. The only difference between the ISPs is the quality of the support you get and the 'value adds'. The two companies I mention both get much more favorable reviews for support. I have MyRepublic, and my experience with their support was superb. I had bad equipment and a day of outages. They had a new modem out for me the next day and a month's credit.

They also offer service plans without contract.


That sounds very good actually. I looked up the website and on the surface, the packages look decent. Will consider it when it is time to get new one.

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Re: M1 Fibre Connectivity issues

Postby zzm9980 » Mon, 29 Jul 2013 8:59 am

the lynx wrote:
zzm9980 wrote:
SingVely wrote:I have a M1 Fibre connection and I live in CBD area. Everyday the connection drops off and reconnects in a few minutes. Spoke M1 several times, replaced my router but still no luck. Are there other having similar issues - my kid needs reliable connection for her homework. M1 Tech Support keeps giving same answers - reset this and reset that. Wasted a lot of time. Need help - shd I move to StarHub at the cost f breaking a contract ? Need advice. Thanks


If you move to anyone at the cost of breaking a contract, go with ViewQuest or MyRepublic. All Fiber in Singapore runs on the same physical network. The only difference between the ISPs is the quality of the support you get and the 'value adds'. The two companies I mention both get much more favorable reviews for support. I have MyRepublic, and my experience with their support was superb. I had bad equipment and a day of outages. They had a new modem out for me the next day and a month's credit.

They also offer service plans without contract.


That sounds very good actually. I looked up the website and on the surface, the packages look decent. Will consider it when it is time to get new one.


Plus as you can see from the other thread, both of those ISPs have options so you can watch US and European based streaming video sites without having to get a VPN or Proxy.

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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:29 pm

I am looking to relocate my house soon, so I went to m1 to ask them how much it costs to relocate the Internet connection, its 117 SGD if the new house has openNet fiber termination, if not it's another 200SGD + gst
so the whole thing could be 350SGD Approx. :o
My monthly bill is 39$ and relocating costs almost equal to a 10 months rental.
isn't this pricing for relocation quite ridiculous?
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Postby sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:34 pm

Compare it to your termination charges, if you think it's bad. :o

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Postby zzm9980 » Fri, 12 Sep 2014 1:18 pm

rajagainstthemachine wrote:I am looking to relocate my house soon, so I went to m1 to ask them how much it costs to relocate the Internet connection, its 117 SGD if the new house has openNet fiber termination, if not it's another 200SGD + gst
so the whole thing could be 350SGD Approx. :o
My monthly bill is 39$ and relocating costs almost equal to a 10 months rental.
isn't this pricing for relocation quite ridiculous?



ViewQuest or MyRepublic. Next time you know.

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Postby rajagainstthemachine » Fri, 12 Sep 2014 1:22 pm

zzm9980 wrote:
rajagainstthemachine wrote:I am looking to relocate my house soon, so I went to m1 to ask them how much it costs to relocate the Internet connection, its 117 SGD if the new house has openNet fiber termination, if not it's another 200SGD + gst
so the whole thing could be 350SGD Approx. :o
My monthly bill is 39$ and relocating costs almost equal to a 10 months rental.
isn't this pricing for relocation quite ridiculous?



ViewQuest or MyRepublic. Next time you know.


understood sir! :-|
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