17 Apr '13, 10am

Singapore telcos get boost with new building mandate

Singapore has made it mandatory for buildings to provide telcos with rent-free spaces to telcos to deploy infrastructure such as base stations, which could help soon improve network coverage. It will also be compulsory for new homes to be pre-installed with an optical fibre termination point and related cabling for all rooms. These were part of changes to the Code of Practice for Info-communication Facilities in Buildings (COPIF) jointly announced Thursday by the Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) and Building & Construction Authority (BCA). The latest amendmets are aimed at improving mobile and broadband consumer experiences, according to Leong Keng Thai, IDA deputy chief executive and director-general for telecoms and post. "The changes in this COPIF are to ensure that homes are built for future infocomm needs brought about by developments such as the nati...

Full article: http://www.zdnet.com/sg/singapore-telcos-get-boost-with-n...

Tweets

A new PA bill to improve the #buildingcode adop...

dvgbc.org 17 Apr '13, 7pm

On June 21, 2012, Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed legislation to mandate utility benchmarking and disclosure ...

Want to build one of these... fun yard project.

Want to build one of these... fun yard project.

earthbagbuilding.com 19 Apr '13, 7pm

Ackerman holds a homemade "rammer" -- a yogurt cup filled with earth, cement and water. The building blocks for her seatin...

Building a kegerator with visual style

Building a kegerator with visual style

hackaday.com 16 Apr '13, 7pm

Chest freezers are perfect for these builds as their top door design helps keep the cold air inside to boost the efficienc...

What tips do you give friends building websites...

godaddy.com 18 Apr '13, 10pm

Overview: Learn 10 things your website needs to turn your visitors into customers. Whether you're new to the Web or a full...

Singapore Has Become A Wall Street Paradise

Singapore Has Become A Wall Street Paradise

businessinsider.com 22 Apr '13, 6pm

By 2020 the world's wealthy will have moved most of their private banking activity from Switzerland to Singapore, accordin...

North Korea Hackers Get Caugh

strategypage.com 18 Apr '13, 9am

April 18, 2013: The evidence is piling up that North Korean not Chinese hackers have been responsible for several recent a...

Green Building Q&A: is there a building code on...

greenbuildingadvisor.com 17 Apr '13, 2am

I have a flat roof and my contractor built a cedar board floating deck. the area is 16'x20' range and he made into 4 secti...

Updated Blog: New Majestic Hotel @ Singapore #Singapore #Travel

Updated Blog: New Majestic Hotel @ Singapore #S...

shannonchow.com 20 Apr '13, 12pm

While your at New Majestic, it is highly recommended to try the morden Cantonese cuisine at the award winning Majestic Res...

PICTURES: @CNBLUE_4 get rockingly sweaty at #Si...

twitter.com 17 Apr '13, 7am

When you tweet with a location, Twitter stores that location. You can switch location on/off before each Tweet and always ...

Cisco Celebrates 20 Years in Singapore With Huge New Office

Cisco Celebrates 20 Years in Singapore With Hug...

techinasia.com 17 Apr '13, 10am

Networking equipment maker Cisco (NASDAQ:CSCO) is celebrating 20 years of operating in Singapore with a huge new office th...

New post: Building a replacement for a broken dehumidifier controller

New post: Building a replacement for a broken d...

hackaday.com 14 Apr '13, 7pm

We’ve thought of doing a project like this ourselves as the dehumidifier we ordered online runs the fan 24/7 no matter wha...

Join our @GreenbuildExpo brunch with @Aggregate...

ukgbc.org 22 Apr '13, 8am

One of the UK's leading sustainable refurbishment and building events, Greenbuild Expo in Manchester is an essential and i...