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TV & Internet in Singapore


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Cable/Satellite TV

MediaCorp TV is the only television broadcasting company in Singapore, with 7 free channels – Channel 5, Channel 8, Channel U, TV Mobile, Suria, Central (which broadcasts Arts Central, Kids Central and Vasantham Central) & Channel NewsAsia, and the closer you live to the Singapore-Johor Bahru Causeway the more chaneels you could pick up from neighbouring Malaysia. If you want more than just the freely available terrestial channels, however, cable and satellite television would be the way to access channels from other Asian countries, Australia and further afield.

For more information on cable television contact StarHub at

StarHub Pte Ltd
51 Cuppage Road
#07-00 StarHub Centre
Singapore 229469
Tel: (65) 6825 5000
Fax: (65) 6721 5000
Website: www.starhub.com.sg

Internet

Back in 1999 Singapore received the first ever World Teleport Association (WTA) ‘ Intelligent City of the Year' award. Previous to this, Singapore was also the world's first country ever to use ADSL commercially. In 2006 it was estimated that 66.3 of the population used the Internet enthusiastically, and that figure is still creeping upwards.

24 hour broadband is inexpensive, and available via modem or through SCV (Singapore Cable Vision

Listed below are Internet providers:

Singtel Broadband Option 3.5 Mbps
Tel: (65) 6838 3899
Website: http://www.singnet.com.sg

SingTel Data3
Tel: (65) 6838 3899
Website: http://www.ideas.singtel.com

SingTel Magix
Tel: (65) 6838 3899
Website: http://www.magix.com.sg

Starhub MaxOnline
Tel: (65) 6873 3333
Website: http://maxonline.starhub.com

PacNet
Tel: (65) 6336 6622
Website: http://www.pacific.net.sg

QMax Communications
Tel: (65) 6796 0333
Website: http://www.qmax.com.sg

Update 19/04/2008


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