– ViewQwest offers fastest residential Internet connectivity in Singapore

– Leads Singapore Internet Service Providers to explore possibilities of 2Gbps fiber broadband

– Streamlines existing fiber broadband price plans to provide consumers with simplified options

SINGAPORE, Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — ViewQwest, Singapore’s premium fiber broadband operator, today announced its capability to offer 2Gbps fiber broadband — the first in the world outside of Japan, and the fastest residential Internet connectivity in Singapore. The 2Gbps fiber broadband will be undergoing limited trials with a select group of customers from now until end-2014, and will be commercially available in early 2015.

"Our customers are always connected and are active users of the Internet, using it for home entertainment like watching movies and TV shows on their TVs and computers. We know they demand the fastest Internet speeds and reliability, and ViewQwest is proud to be the first in Singapore — and in the world outside of Japan — to have the capability to offer 2Gbps fiber broadband. We look to continue leading the way for Singapore’s Internet Service Providers and pushing the boundaries in terms of our speed and content offerings," said Vignesa Moorthy, CEO, ViewQwest.  

Consumers will be able to try first-hand the possibilities of 2Gbps fiber broadband at SITEX from 27 to 30 November 2014 at the ViewQwest booth (5G20) at the Singapore EXPO.

New fiber broadband price plans

To further cater to consumer preferences, ViewQwest has streamlined its existing packages into two price plans that simplify the options for consumers. Consumers can now choose ViewQwest Fibernet™ broadband bundles that offer faster Internet speeds and incredible home entertainment value at more competitive prices than before.

Bundles continue to include ViewQwest’s Freedom VPN, which opens up a world of home entertainment, allowing consumers access to geo-restricted international streaming sites such as Netflix, Hulu, PPTV, Viki, BBC iPlayer, ITV and Tonton.

Also included in the bundles are free gifts such as ViewQwest TV, an Android-based media player that connects the TV to the Internet, and add-ons like OneVoice™, a residential fixed line that gives you free unlimited incoming and outgoing local calls.

The new ViewQwest Fibernet™ broadband bundles are:

  • Freedom VPN 600Mbps Bundle — $65 per month
    • Fibernet™ Broadband 600Mbps
    • 3 Months Free Freedom VPN
    • Free ViewQwest TV
    • Free modem/ router rental
    • OneVoice™ residential phone line
  • Freedom VPN 1000Mbps Bundle — $89.95 per month
    • Fibernet™ Broadband 1000Mbps
    • 3 Months Free Freedom VPN
    • Free ViewQwest TV
    • Free modem/ router rental
    • OneVoice™ residential phone line

The new price plans will be available from 12 November 2014.

About ViewQwest

ViewQwest is a Singapore Internet Service Provider (ISP) established in 2001 with a commercial and residential client base. Our core mission is to deliver an unparalleled service to each and every customer, and we have an unwavering commitment to deliver on our promises. As a Facilities Based Operator (FBO), we own cable systems between Singapore and Malaysia, as well as our own undersea cable between Singapore and Indonesia. ViewQwest challenges accepted norms and has a history of innovation over the past decade. We introduced services such as Freedom VPN to allow users to unblock popular streaming websites in select regions, established Points-of-Presence (PoP) in New York and Los Angeles for better connectivity to USA, and was the first Singaporean ISP to employ Latency Based Routing technology.

Media contact:

Edelman
Sng Su Min
+6564941564
sumin.sng@edelman.com