01 Mar '13, 11am
MyRepublic Disrupts Singapore Telco Business, Launches Teleport Service to Access Hulu, iPlayer
Instead of the traditional set-top box and TV viewing, most of us are consuming entertainment (think Big Bang Theory , How I Met Your Mother ) from online sources. It gets annoying when the video loads slowly or starts buffering, but the biggest pain of all is when the notice says “Sorry, this video is not available in your country.” Singapore’s internet service provider startup, MyRepublic , prides itself as the fourth consumer-focused high-speed broadband service provider in the country. It claims to have higher bandwidth than local, major telcos and ISPs SingTel , Starhub , and M1 (pictured right). It also boasts 17 percent market share of the fibre broadband consumer market, establishing itself in a short time as a disruptive influence. Plus, the company claims to have lots of positive feedback from customers. At MyRepublic’s first anniversary event which was held yest...