13 February 2023

Breaking the fibre speed barrier in Singapore to trial with the fastest broadband for work and play

First telco in Singapore to trial nationwide 10G-XGS-PON broadband

Singapore, 13 February 2023 – StarHub today announced the UltraSpeed Broadband, trialling broadband speeds of up to 10 times the speed and bandwidth of standard broadband services in Singapore. Using the completely brand new 10G-XGS-PON (Gigabit-capable Symmetric Passive Optical Network) standard, StarHub UltraSpeed will thoroughly boost connectivity for households in this nationwide trial, unlocking maximum responsiveness for online gaming and flash speeds for content streaming. The service also enables customers to freely engage in bandwidth-hungry activities concurrently on multiple devices, such as livestreaming in high-definition, uploading 4K/8K videos online, video-conferencing, as well as transferring large files quickly on the cloud without straining the connection of shared users.

“As the demand for faster connection continues to grow exponentially, StarHub is proud to offer the fastest broadband service in Singapore at the best value, which will not only provide unparalleled speeds for customers to simultaneously stream, download, game, and surf on the fastest network, but also future-proof them for next-generation devices and data-intensive applications and features such as the high resolution cloud gaming, Augmented and Virtual reality, and the metaverse,” said Johan Buse, Chief, Consumer Business Group, StarHub. “With UltraSpeed, we will deliver fibre broadband speeds to a new standard in Singapore, up to 10 times faster than what is currently available, and enhance the lives of our customers through non-stop digital innovation.”

Having embarked on its Cloud Infinity transformation this year, StarHub is reimagining customers’ experiences and helping them stay on top of the technological curve by providing the market’s best network services. Besides powering concurrent high-bandwidth usage for multiple users, UltraSpeed also adds a layer of network resiliency through segment routing technology, which enables a stable and secure connection for each individual user. Perfect for families with multiple broadband users, UltraSpeed will deliver a truly worry-free network experience that modernises homes further into fully integrated work-live-play spaces.

Available from 13 February 2023, customers can be among the first to hop on to StarHub UltraSpeed at just $119.90 monthly, which includes free delivery and installation of the network equipment. Customers who are keen to register their interest for an early trial can do so at www.starhub.com/ultraspeed.