Singtel will roll out the island's first commercial Voice-over-WiFi service in August, on the back of what it said were positive results from its Heterogeneous Network (HetNet) trial conducted over the past one year at the Jurong Lake District.
Singapore-based broadband provider MyRepublic has been very public about its desire to become a full-fledged telecoms carrier. Now it's using an opportunity provided by the Government to test a technology called HetNet (heteogeneous network) as a way to trial its 4G mobile data network.
StarHub has successfully deployed Nokia Networks technologies as part of its 4G HetNet (Fourth Generation Heterogeneous Network) in Marina Bay, a commercial, residential and entertainment hub in Singapore.
The Smart Nation idea may have sounded like premium cotton candy at first, but Singapore is approaching it very logically, writes an impressed Gabey Goh.
Singapore’s Smart Nation mission is pushing ahead, with the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) executive deputy chairman Steve Leonard declaring 2015 as “the year of prototyping.”