M1 launches 1Gbps fiber bundle for SOHOs

04 Apr 2016
Daily News

Singapore's M1 has launched a range of bundled fiber and business communications plans tailored for small and home offices.

The company's new SOHO Fibre Broadband plan includes a symmetrical 1Gbps fiber connection as well as business services including web and e-mail hosting, unified communications and fixed voice services.

M1 is marketing the service towards Singaporean entrepreneurs seeking to start and grow a business from home. SOHO stands for small office/home office.

The service is priced at S$59 ($43.75) per month on a 24 month contract. This price also includes a 300Mbps mobile broadband service.

In Malaysia meanwhile, Telekom Malaysia has added a 100Mbps connection option for its Unifi broadband services.

The company is offering a 100Mbps downlink 50Mbps uplink plan bundled with IPTV, OTT video subscriptions and 600 minutes of free calls, Stuff.tvreported. The operator has also introduced a 100Mbps business broadband option.

But the plans come at a hefty price of 299 ringgit ($77.37) per month for the consumer option and 379 ringgit per month for the business plan. This is a promotional price which will rise to 329 ringgit and 399 ringgit respectively after June 30.

By comparison, rival Time charges 299 ringgit for a 500Mbps plan, but also has a far smaller coverage area.

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