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Taiwan Mobile expects revenues to grow mildly in 2017

Newswatch - Jan 26, 10:29

Taiwan-based mobile telecom operator Taiwan Mobile (TWM) expects its revenues to grow 2% on year to NT$118.85 billion (US$3.793 billion) in 2017, while operating income will decline...

Taiwan market: CHT expects profits to edge down 8% in 2017

Jan 25, 11:24

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) expects its consolidated revenues to inch up 0.5% on year to NT$231.16 billion (US$7.373 billion) in 2017, but net profits are likely to decline 8% to NT$6.89...

Taiwan 4Q16 international Internet bandwidth stands at 2.067Tbps, says TWNIC

Jan 25, 11:19

Taiwan's direct Internet connection with 15 countries (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached total bandwidth of 2.067Tbps as of fourth-quarter 2016, increasing 16.26% sequentially...

China December mobile communication user base grows to 1.322 billion, says MIIT

Jan 24, 22:15

There were 1.322 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of December 2016, increasing 0.17% on month and 1.24% on year, of which 170.81 million...

Digitimes Research: ASEAN 3G/4G mobile broadband penetration to rise to 60% in 2017

Jan 20, 15:24

3G/4G mobile broadband Internet-access subscribers accounted for 46% of all mobile communication subscribers in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) market in 2015 and...

Cable TV in Taiwan to be fully digitized at end of 2017, says NCC

Jan 19, 21:46

96% of cable TV networks in Taiwan have been digitized and the remaining 4% is expected to be completed at the end of 2017, according to the National Communications Commission (NCC...

FET posts EPS of NT$3.50 for 2016

Jan 12, 15:08

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has reported revenues of NT$94.344 billion (US$2.97 billion) and net profits of NT$11.391 billion for 2016. The earnings translated into an EPS...

Chunghwa Telecom reports flat performance for December

Stockwatch - Jan 11, 10:55

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced revenues of NT$20.71 billion (US$648.55 million) for December, down 1.9% from a year earlier. Net profits for the month reached NT$1.97 billion,...

BT selects MediaTek to provide chips for home wireless networks

Jan 6, 10:45

MediaTek at the ongoing CES trade show in Las Vegas announced that its Wi-Fi adaptive network technology has been selected to power BT's Whole Home Wi-Fi system, a self-configuring...

CHT sets 2017 capex budget at NT$29 billion

Jan 4, 10:59

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has tentatively set its capex budget for 2017 at NT$29 billion (US$900.74 million), up from NT$27 billion spent a year earlier, according to company president...

Digitimes Resaerch: AT&T launches inexpensive virtual pay-TV service DirectTV Now

Jan 3, 14:38

AT&T has launched DirectTV Now, the third virtual pay-TV platform in the US market, at a minimum monthly charge rate of US$35, lower than competitors', for more than 100 live...

NCC releases draft Telecommunication Regulation Act, Digital Communications Act

Dec 30, 15:27

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on December 28 presented a draft Telecommunication Regulation Act and Digital Communications Act, a bid to facilitate digital convergence...

Chunghwa Telecom appoints new president

Dec 30, 12:19

Chunghwa Telecom's board of directors on December 29 appointed Sheih Chi-mau, currently executive vice president, as the new president to succeed Shih Mu-piao who will retire on January...

CHT new chairman Cheng Yu (right) and new president Sheih Chi-mou

China Mobile to focus 2017 handset development on maintaining 4G+ competitiveness

Dec 26, 11:27

China Mobile has come up with a 2017 handset business development plan with a focus on maintaining its 4G+ competitiveness, according to the company.

China November mobile communication user base grows to 1.32 billion, says MIIT

Dec 26, 10:44

There were 1.32 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of November 2016, increasing 0.13% on month and 1.23% on year, and 182.73 million (13.85%)...

China Mobile brings forward schedule for developing 5G

Dec 23, 15:57

The largest China-based mobile telecom carrier, China Mobile, will undertake large-scale testing of 5G networks in 2017, testing in 2018, and begin commercial operations of 5G networks...

FET finishes first 5G testing in Taiwan in cooperation with Ericsson

Dec 23, 15:55

Mobile telecom carrier Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has completed the first 5G tests in Taiwan, both indoors and outdoors, on 15GHz frequency bands in cooperation with Ericsson...

Digitimes Research: MVNOs growing fast in Japan, may face mergers due to price competition

Dec 20, 14:23

MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) services have seen fast growing demand in Japan mainly due to the government asking mobile telecom carriers to unlock SIM cards and stop offering...

Taiwan Mobile to reduce capex for 2017

Dec 20, 14:15

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) expects its capex for 2017 to be significantly lower than the amount it spent in 2016 due to decreased spending on establishing network infrastructure, according...

TWM president James Jeng

Taiwan market: NCC asks CHT to lower IP peering fee rate

Dec 15, 14:50

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has asked Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) to consider lowering IP peering fee rate from NT$314 (US$9.86)/MB currently to NT$170/MB next year,...

Taiwan market: FET expects proportion of 4G mobile users to exceed 80% in 2017

Dec 14, 14:19

Taiwan-based mobile telecom carrier Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) expects the proportion of its mobile communication subscribers using 4G to rise from 60.5% currently to over...

FET presiden Yvonne Li

CastleNet lands cable modem orders from Thomson, says paper

Newswatch - Dec 14, 11:19

Networking device maker CastleNet Technology has obtained 3-year ODM orders for cable modems from France-based Thomson, with shipments to begin in first-half 2017, according to Chinese-language...

Taiwan market: Asia Pacific Telecom attains 1.6 million 4G users

Dec 13, 12:18

Asia Pacific Telecom has attained 1.6 million 4G mobile communication subscribers, exceeding the target of 1.4 million ones for the end of 2016, according to president Tim Chen on...

Asia Pacific Telecom president Tim Chen

Telecom operator FET reports flat performance for November

Stockwatch - Dec 12, 10:20

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has reported revenues of NT$8.006 billion (US$251.89 million) for November, down 0.06% on month but up 5.1% on year. Accumulated 2016 revenues...

CHT sees November revenues down on year

Stockwatch - Dec 12, 10:19

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported revenues of NT$18.95 billion (US$596.22 million) for November, up 1.4% on month but down 8.7% on year. Accumulated 2016 revenues through November...

D-Link cooperates with Alpha Networks, Aviacomm for Super Wi-Fi application

Dec 9, 16:11

Networking/communication device vendor D-Link has disclosed it has partnered with fellow maker Alpha Networks and US-based RF IC design house Aviacomm to develop 802.11af devices...

Director Paul W Garnett for Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative (left)

Chunghwa Telecom to appoint new chairman

Dec 9, 16:00

Rick Tsai, chairman of Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), is to step down and be replaced by a CHT board member Cheng Yu. The Taiwan government has confirmed Cheng's appointment.

Ethernet switch market sees steady growth in core network infrastructure segments, says IDC

Dec 5, 16:38

The worldwide Ethernet switch market (Layer 2/3) recorded US$6.29 billion in revenues in the third quarter of 2016, an increase of 2% on year. Meanwhile, the worldwide total enterprise...

China to adopt open-bid process for the release of radio frequency band units

Dec 5, 12:44

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) has announced an amendment to its radio regulations to adopt open-bid auctions for the licensing of frequency band un...

China market: China Mobile to start 5G experiment in 2017

Nov 29, 15:58

China Mobile will take the initiative to implement its 5G communication networks by setting up seven experimental base stations in 4-5 cities in 2017, using 6GHz and below frequencies,...

Taiwan 3Q16 international Internet bandwidth stands at 1.777Tbps, says TWNIC

Nov 29, 11:16

Taiwan's direct Internet connection with 15 countries (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached total bandwidth of 1.777Tbps as of the end of third-quarter 2016, increasing 0.42% on...

Taiwan market: 4G mobile Internet-access download speeds average 49.44Mbps in 2Q16, says NCC

Nov 25, 11:52

In the Taiwan market, 4G mobile Internet-access services reached an average download speed of 49.44Mbps and an average upload speed of 20.44Mbps in the second quarter of 2016, according...

Taiwan aims at prevailing fixed-line Internet download speed of 2Gbps in 2025

Nov 22, 11:13

The Taiwan government has set up a target prevailing download speed of 1Gbps for fixed-line broadband Internet-access services for 2020 and 2Gbps for 2025, according to industry so...

APG submarine cable system completed, says CHT

Nov 21, 13:36

Asia Pacific Gateway (APG), a submarine cable system connecting Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore has been completed and brought...

NCC plans to reduce fee rates for 1GHz and above frequency band units

Nov 18, 15:27

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) plans to lower fees by 10% for band units of 1-2.2GHz and 20% for those of above 2.2GHz in response to requests from 4G mobile telecom...

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