10 Mar '11, 11pm

3G Internet speed in MRT tunnels by end July 2011 (via ST iPhone App)

Consumers will be able to enjoy significantly higher Internet surfing speeds on their smartphones and other mobile devices within MRT tunnels by July this year. -- ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM BY JULY, people with smartphones and other mobile devices can get online and surf the Internet at a much faster speed while travelling through MRT tunnels. This deadline for telcos to complete installing in all MRT tunnels the equipment for the higher speed 3G or third-generation networks, was reinforced on Thursday by regulator Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore (IDA). Said its spokesman: 'IDA will take appropriate measures should mobile operators fail to comply with the July 2011 deadline.' Earlier, in Parliament, Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts Lui Tuck Yew disclosed, for the first time, that the IDA had fined telcos for falling behind schedule at some MRT tu...

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