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Operators in the United States are customizing the mobile experience for the deaf and hearing impaired, but only a handful of operators in Asia appear to be listening to the needs of this segment.
 
Late last month, Singapore’s M1 took a step toward catering to the needs hearing-impaired by

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Verizon has completed a fiber-optic network expansion project in Singapore, which increases the company's network coverage and doubling capacity for enterprise customers.
 
Located primarily in the northern and western parts of Singapore, the new fiber network gives customers access to strategic network facilities including submarine-cable landing stations and data

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Vodafone is pushing to extend its presence in Asia via a broad ranging partnership with members of the Conexus Mobile Alliance.
 
The mobile giant announced that it will begin collaborating with Conexus members on roaming, enterprise servi

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Singapore’s M1 and Hong Kong’s SmarTone –Vodafone will end their respective partnerships with Vodafone in December this year.
 
M1 and Vodafone had

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As a new service LTE presents operators a chance to move to new innovative pricing and packaging models at the onset. But early movers in Asia-Pacific have so far displayed only some innovation.
 
So far, six operators have launched LTE services in the region. Korea’s KT and LG U+ provide usage based plans with a data cap.

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A software glitch caused SingTel customers to experience service disruptions across various parts in Singapore over the past two days.
 
The issue first surfaced around noon on Tuesday, with users across the island reporting difficulties with making and maintaining calls alongside choppy data speeds. Users also took to social networking site Twitter to

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Singapore’s smallest telco M1 has, for the most part, stood in the shadow of its larger rivals SingTel and StarHub.
 
M1 has lost out in the numbers game almost since its inception, being the only carrier in the country without triple-play services in its portfolio until late last year, with the launch of its

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A number of recent developments show that Asia Pacific is getting serious about LTE.

Magazine
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TA Aug 2011
Magazine Issue Date: 
201108
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Dylan Bushell-Embling
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Singapore’s M1 reported a 6.6% increase in net profit after tax to S$85.4 million ($70.1 million) for the quarter ended in June.
 
A statement issued by the firm said higher service revenue and handset sales had contributed to higher operating re

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Singapore, a city-state with a population of five million, is one of the most mature telecom markets in Asia Pacific. The mobile penetration rate last year reached 144%, up from 137% in 2009. The household broadband penetration rate increased from 142% to 191% over the same period.

Magazine
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TA Jun-Jul 2011
Magazine Issue Date: 
201106
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Shi Min, Frost & Sullivan