M1 has announced the launch of, what it claims, is South-east Asia’s first commercial nationwide NB-IoT in Singapore.

MWC – thoughts from Day 2

Given my whinge yesterday about data roaming charges it was good to hear Starhub CEO Neil Montefiore say that they´re too high and they need to come down. Montefiore said that 80 per cent of his customers disable data when overseas, and that´s probably a typical figure for the industry.

Huawei bags MobileOne Singapore LTE network deal

Singaporean operator M1 has announced the deployment of the market’s first commercial LTE network.Huawei will be supplying the kit and the network is due for completion in Q1 2012.

M1’s Montefiore to take over StarHub

Neil Montefiore, who quit Singaporean operator MobileOne (M1) at the end of January 2009 after 13 years at the helm, has revealed plans to take over slightly larger rival StarHub from the start of next year.

M1 CEO Neil Montefiore to step down

MobileOne Ltd (M1) today announced that Neil Montefiore, Chief Executive Officer of M1, has decided to step down as CEO and Director of M1, with effect from 1st February 2009. Mr Montefiore, who joined M1 in April 1996 and has served as its CEO since then, has indicated that he wishes to pursue other personal […]

Asia Pac shows Europe how data roaming is done

Third placed Singaporean operator M1 has launched a promotional daily data roaming plan capping charges at S$25.60 ($18.75) per day for usage of 5MB or more. Below 5MB, users pay S$0.05 ($0.036) per 10KB. The plan is available to M1 subscribers roaming on the Celcom Malaysia and SmarTone-Vodafone Hong Kong networks until mid-December. Analysts at […]

Singaporeans to get 100Mbps broadband

Singaporean carrier M1 this week entered the fixed line broadband market, kicking off with speeds of up to 100Mbps. M1 Fixed Broadband is available to all homes with cable access points or which are cable ready. Upload speeds are available up to 2Mbps. Prices start at just over S$58 per month for a 10Mbps downlink, […]

Nokia, M1 claim HSUPA first

Finnish vendor Nokia and Singaporean cellco MobileOne (M1) on Monday claimed to have made the first High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA) data call in Southeast Asia. The call was made on a test network using a Nokia provided HSUPA-capable device. The companies involved claim the trial delivered a connection from device to the 3G […]


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