So, Singapore. Modern progressive city with all the features one needs in a modern city … except a fast Internet connection.
The hotel I am staying at provided me with a StarHub USB Key modem. When I plugged it in the first time, it kicked my Internet connection up at HSDPA speeds. Then, two days ago, it kicked them up at WCDMA speeds and dropped back to GPRS speed. Since then, it has mostly been at GPRS speeds.
Ask me to recommend a wireless Internet Service in Singapore and I can guarantee that the words “StarHub” are not likely to escape my lips. Off to look for an alternative and some long term rental accommodation this afternoon.
Oh, and to show I am not making it up: