Singapore’s Internet Service Provider, My Republic has launched a new fibre broadband plan which costs just S$49.90 per month for a download speed of up to 1Gbps. Similar plans from its competitors currently costs S$399 a month, making MyRepublic’s offering a whole lot cheaper. However this is only for the first 10,000 sign-ups from today, and the price for those who come later is yet to be confirmed.
To attract more subscribers, the ISP is also offering S$200 for people to switch over from its competitors. Other goodies that MyRepublic is throwing in includes its Teleport service that lets you watch overseas TV programmes online, as well as a S$100 voucher to buy an Asus router. You’ll have to pay a one-time fee of S$58 for installation and the monthly subscription doesn’t come with a fixed IP address, useful to those who run servers at home.
Singapore telcos need to find new avenues of growth in 2014
Singapore’s telecommunications firms need to find new avenues of growth in the year ahead. Industry analysts said driving mobile data consumption will be a key focus for Singapore’s telcos in 2014. And the firms could look into collaborations with industries such as healthcare and transport to increase sources of data growth. Digital services like mobile commerce are potential growth drivers for telcos in the coming year, with …