Singtel to roll out 10Gbps broadband to residential users
By Digital News Asia February 4, 2016
- Download a 2hr Full HD movie in 90secs, a 2hr 4K movie in 6mins
- 10Gbps Fibre Home Bundle priced at S$189 a month
SINGAPORE Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel) said it will offer a 10Gbps fibre broadband service to residential customers in Singapore starting this month.
Leveraging on its Next Generation 10GPON or Gigabit Passive Optical Network, this first-of-its-kind service for residential customers follows the launch of the pilot phase to a selected group of customers last year, it said in a statement.
“We recognise that residential customers are using greater bandwidth and requiring faster speeds for their online activities,” said Goh Seow Eng, managing director, Home, Consumer Singapore, Singtel.
“Our 10Gbps Fibre Home Bundle will offer households the fastest fibre broadband experience in Singapore,” he claimed.
With this “ultra-high-speed” 10Gbps connection, Singtel said users can expect to download a two-hour Full HD movie within 90 seconds, while a two-hour 4K quality movie can be downloaded in six minutes.
The service, which also features four 1Gbps ports, can serve as a sophisticated home networking solution for multi-user environments such as home offices and large households, Singtel said.
This means individuals working from home can conduct multiple video-conferences, file transfer sessions, and even run a home business without compromising on connectivity and bandwidth, the company claimed.
To enhance their 10Gbps experience, customers can simply set up Singtel’s latest WiFi Mesh to improve wireless performance and connectivity in their homes.
Singtel’s 10Gbps Fibre Home Bundle is priced at S$189 (US$133) a month and includes a 10G optical network router, a wireless Dual-Band AC router, NLT installation and Singtel weekday installation, 4G Mobile Broadband 500MB, and for a limited period, a pair of WiFi Mesh devices worth S$240 (US$168).
To register your interest, go to www.singtelshop.com/10GbpsFibre from Feb 3 to Feb 15.
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