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Old 04-04-2011, 02:37 PM   #1
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M1 or Singtel for Fiber optic broadband?

Hi

Im a student and the m1 promotion of 100MBPS at $39 per month is really attractive!

But i've read some posts here and M1 is not as good?

I'm not staying at HDB area so am i right to say that my speed will be much faster?

Also, another concern is that my OPT is at living room which is the 1st storey and will the signals be strong enough to be received at the 2nd and 3rd storey?

Please kindly advise!

Thank you!

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Old 05-04-2011, 06:44 AM   #2
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$39 Provided you get a mobile line too.
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:21 AM   #3
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$39 Provided you get a mobile line too.
yep. am getting another mobile line.

Please kindly advise if m1 is feasible!

My main concern is reliability and whether if the OPT at the 1st storey will have weak wifi signals at the 3rd storey or not..

When i 1st installed the OPT, was told that no need to worry as we can just plug a device into any of our phone lines and will work..
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Old 05-04-2011, 08:52 AM   #4
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if i am eligible for that contract i will get it. no worries.
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Old 05-04-2011, 09:11 AM   #5
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Personally, methinks all RSP are the same
Get the cheapest
Currently M1 is the cheapest
How to beat $39 @100Mbps
Now with M1 Anniversary promotion (6 months free subscription)
Wireless is slower (super slow) than wired lor

Read following threads
M1 Free 6 months Fibre BB
Opennet installion - share experience please
Can't cable your home? Some alternatives...

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Old 05-04-2011, 10:20 AM   #6
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Personally, methinks all RSP are the same
Get the cheapest
Currently M1 is the cheapest
How to beat $39 @100Mbps
Now with M1 Anniversary promotion (6 months free subscription)
Wireless is slower (super slow) than wired lor

Read following threads
M1 Free 6 months Fibre BB
Opennet installion - share experience please
Can't cable your home? Some alternatives...
Thanks adrian!

I've read these threads and thats causing my main worry!

Some are experiencing faster wireless connection instead!

I really hate to go through all these internet stuff... and once you signed, its 2 years contract!
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Best Connection

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Old 05-04-2011, 11:12 AM   #8
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free 6mths is not applicable for the student price.
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Old 05-04-2011, 11:16 AM   #9
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free 6mths is not applicable for the student price.
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Old 05-04-2011, 12:50 PM   #10
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free 6mths is not applicable for the student price.
thanks!

Didnt realized that!
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Old 05-04-2011, 01:22 PM   #11
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called M1 and was told that i need to subscribe to Residential Gateway for $2/mth for a better wireless connection.

Is that right?
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Old 05-04-2011, 01:27 PM   #12
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the residential gateway is basically a router. so if u already have a good one than u dun need to subscribe for one. unless your using their digital voice i think
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Old 05-04-2011, 01:48 PM   #13
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the residential gateway is basically a router. so if u already have a good one than u dun need to subscribe for one. unless your using their digital voice i think
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am i right to say that the Huawei router = residential gateway?

I'm not using the digital voice service. Not needed.
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Old 05-04-2011, 02:06 PM   #14
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if digital voice is not required, don't get the huawei RG256 (residential gateway/router). Use your own router. reports suggest that the huawei is very weak in wireless.
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Old 05-04-2011, 03:23 PM   #15
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if digital voice is not required, don't get the huawei RG256 (residential gateway/router). Use your own router. reports suggest that the huawei is very weak in wireless.
Thanks Skimmilk,

So i will just tell m1 i have my own router and do not need the $2 rental charges?

Btw, can recommend some routers? I need to penetrate the signals till 3rd level.

Also will m1 help me with the routers setup?
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