Telcos fined for Internet disruption

Two telcos here have been slapped with fines totalling S$610,000 (RM1.8mil) for causing Internet service disruptions during the circuit breaker period which affected many Singaporeans working from home or attending home-based learning.

M1 has been issued a financial penalty of S$400,000 (RM1.2mil) for broadband service disruptions in May, while StarHub has been issued a penalty of S$210,000 (RM637,764) for similar disruptions in April.

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