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Infrastructure and competition key to Indonesia’s broadband plan
Like many countries today, Indonesia too has a national broadband plan – but the government must take the lead to ensure there is robust competition and infrastructure, according to industry players.  
Singaporeans can now put their ISPs to the test
SamKnows said it has been awarded a contract by industry regulator the IDA to measure consumer Internet performance.
IDA launches fellowship programme for data science and tech talents
The IDA has launched its Smart Nation Fellowship Programme to get data scientists, technologists and engineers to help the Singapore Government deliver digital and data solutions to improve the lives of citizens.
Singapore prepares cloud outage incident response guidelines
Singapore has unveiled a set of Cloud Outage Incident Response (COIR) guidelines to assist in business continuity management and disaster recovery plans.
Singapore’s BASH turns one, inks five MoUs
BASH has turned one, and IIPL celebrated by inking five MOUs and announcing it was going to launch three more accelerators.
Reebonz and aSpecial Media in IDA-supported project
Data analytics startup aSpecial Media said it will be working with luxury goods online retailer Reebonz on a project to refine the way behaviour is tracked and analysed as people access online content.
Week in Review: Lessons in spectrum refarming and e-commerce
E-commerce and spectrum news in the region grabbed Karamjit Singh’s attention as Japanese players struggle, brick-and-mortar Indonesian players go online, and Singapore’s telco regulator shows its Malaysian counterpart how it’s done.
Undeterred, IDA allows for fourth telco in Singapore
The IDA has made the decision, after two public consultations, to allow for a fourth telco to enter Singapore, even allocating a sizable spectrum block for the new entrant.
Techie-focused Entrepreneur First launches in Singapore
EF has announced a partnership with IIPL to set up its first international office in the city-state.  
Singapore to issue RFP for eSIM card trial
The city-state is launching a trial for over-the-air subscription management of the SIM cards embedded in IoT devices.
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