09 Feb '11, 5am

Crap reception in MRT caveat: "where technically feasible"

We refer to Mr Tan Hock Choon's letter "Disconnected above ground as well" (Jan 22). Mobile broadband speeds experienced by consumers depend on various factors such as the type of mobile device used, the location of the user and signal coverage, types of applications used, the website being accessed and the number of concurrent users at the user's location at the time of usage. For a consumer in a train, the quality and speed of mobile broadband he experiences may be affected by additional factors such as the structure of the train, which may weaken the mobile signal; and the high speed of the train moving between mobile coverage areas which may result in dropped data connections. The Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA) has conducted data connection tests along the stretch of MRT stations as indicated by Mr Tan, and the results obtained indicate that mobile d...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Voices/EDC110209-0000221/Mobil...

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