Conclusion

So far, I am quite please with the performance of TPG network when it is used above ground. As they have indicated, coverage is still not ready for MRT, tunnels or indoor basement. Things should improve over time.

TPG should also have a better SIM allocation scheme. Till today, they still allow a person to register 4 TPG trial SIMs. This has resulted in mass traffic swaming their online registration system and long queues at collection centres. There is also not much technical support as to when VoLTE can work on their handsets. 

Update 26/1/2019 : It seems that Band 40 is becoming more common in public areas. The speed of this TDD Band 40 2300 MHz can easily reach 100 Mbps as compared to  FDD Band 8 900MHz

Update 29/9/2019 : iPhone with ios 13.1.1 can make voice calls over LTE (VoLTE)

https://en.ocworkbench.com/tpg-volte-is-finally-supported-on-iphone-for-making-voice-calls-over-lte/

 

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15 thoughts on “Review of Singapore’s 4th telco TPG LTE network”
  1. Some tips I can share for xiaomi user who are unable to use VoLTE even after dialing *#*#86583#*#* and even switching VoLTE on
    Go to APN setting and add this
    Name: ims
    APN: ims
    APN Type: ims
    do not change APN protocol
    It Works on my mum’s Redmi 4A when I test TPG SIM in her phone,got VOLTE Icon after setting it and calling another phone to test, the other phone ring.
    Heard from one post on the miui forum about VoLTE in singapore

    http://en.miui.com/forum.php?mod=viewthread&tid=475460&page=1#pid13588733

  2. Hope you can help me out. I am registering for the free SIM card for 1st 200,000
    I have passed the 1st page uploading NRIC/FIN document, the next page has a problem and not able to proceed..

    Mobile Service
    TPG does not currently support Number Porting. Porting will be made available in the future.
    I agree to get a new mobile number from TPG
    Select your preferred number
    Select your preferred number *
    Error occur when retrieving number.
    Please select a number.
    Not able to proceed from here..

      1. For the time being, if are interested, you can contact any friends that has applied 4 cards to lend one to you if they are willing.

    1. I think their server is overloaded. THey have temporarily closed applications.
      Perhaps you want to check http://www.tpgmobile.sg regularly and other FB pages for updates
      when they start accepting applications again.. It is really fastest fingers fast.

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