28 Feb '12, 12am

Fiber optic network in Singapore

Read this report about the challenges faced by Open Net and the dispute with IDA on the delay and poor performance on the installation of the new fibre optic network in Singapore http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC120228-0000062/OpenNet-in-a-tangle-over-NGNBN-roll-out Here are the key points on this matter: a) The fibre optic network is a large investment of $850 million. See this report . b) It is likely to become another "white elephant", i.e. a lot of money spent and poorly used. c) OpenNet faced difficulties with the Internet Service Providers and owners of commercial buildings Part of the blame must go to the poor handling of customer service by OpenNet. I have experienced this matter personally and can attest to the inefficiency of their process. I have given by suggestions on how they can make improvements, but it fell on deaf ears (like so many similar situati...

Full article: http://tankinlian.blogspot.com/2012/02/fiber-optic-networ...

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