07 Jul '11, 2am
3G goes online in MRT tunnels (via ST iPhone App)
Commuters using smartphones on the MRT trains will no longer hit a speed bump when in tunnels, after the three telcos installed 3G networking equipment ahead of a July 31 deadline. -- ST PHOTO: MALAVIKA SINGH FASTER Internet surfing is now possible in MRT tunnels after the three telcos installed 3G networking equipment ahead of a July 31 deadline. In March, regulator Infocomm Development Authority of Singapore disclosed that it had, in 2009, fined all three telcos an undisclosed amount for failing to complete 3G installation work on schedule. Read the full report in Thursday's edition of The Straits Times.