Singtel intros ultra-fast broadband service targeting gamers

Singtel has introduced ultra-fast broadband service targeting customers of online gaming in Singapore.
Singtel broadband SingaporeThe launch of high-speed broadband service is as per the strategy of Singtel to focus more on e-sports business as a growth area.

The high-speed broadband service called 1+1 Gbps Fibre Pro Gamer Bundle comes with the newly launched Razer Sila gaming router worth S$409.90 and subscription to WTFast Gamer Private Network service, which enables gamers to automatically link to the fastest gaming servers.

The price of 1+1 Gbps Fibre Pro Gamer Bundle, which is available to Singtel’s new and re-contracting customers, is S$69.90 per month on a 24-month contract.

This broadband service features a dual network that comprises a 1Gbps dedicated bandwidth for gaming and another 1Gbps bandwidth for regular Internet usage, said Singtel on Thursday.

Singtel customers will be the first in Asia to get the Razer Sila, a high-performance router optimised for gaming that allows gamers to access multiple data channels to ensure lag-free performance.

Singtel said the broadband bundle will also give customers access to WTFast Gamer Private Network service, which lowers latency and improves the gaming experience by automatically selecting an optimised connection to gaming servers.

“By bringing Singtel’s network connectivity and Razer’s Sila gaming router, we believe the 1+1 Gbps Fibre Pro Gamer Bundle will provide the ultimate performance for gamers,” Yuen Kuan Moon, chief executive officer for Consumer Singapore and group chief digital officer at Singtel, said.