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Taiwan 4Q13 international Internet bandwidth rises to over 1.2Tbps, says TWNIC

Feb 6, 13:51

Taiwan's direct Internet connections with 17 countries (including Hong Kong and Macao) reached a total bandwidth of 1.214Tbps as of the end of the fourth quarter of 2013, increasing...

China December mobile phone user base growing to nearly 1.23 billion, says MIIT

Feb 6, 11:37

There were 1.229 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of December 2013, growing by 0.48% on month and by 10.42% on year, and 401.61 million...

Chunghwa Telecom sets aside record capex for 2014

Feb 5, 11:37

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has set aside a capital expenditure budget of NT$40.113 (US$1.34 billion) for 2014, the highest annual sum, according to company president Shih Mu-piao.

Taiwan government considering 2.6GHz band for LTE, say telecom carriers

Jan 29, 15:03

The Taiwan government has considered assigning 2.6GHz frequency band units for either operating TD-LTE or TDD LTE and FDD LTE mobile communication services, according to local telecom...

Taiwan market: NCC offers subsidies for digitizing cable TV networks

Jan 29, 12:56

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has set aside a budget of NT$410 million (US$13.7 million) to subsidize the digitization of cable TV networks in 2014.

TWM aims to net NT$1.45 per share for 1Q14

Jan 29, 11:31

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, forecasts net EPS of NT$1.45 for the first quarter of 2014, the company said at a January 28 investors...

Chunghwa Telecom forecasts 2014 net EPS at NT$4.62

Jan 29, 10:18

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on January 28 released its financial forecast for 2014, with net EPS estimated at NT$4.62.

Taiwan market: Fixed-line Internet-access speeds close to advertised levels, says NCC

Jan 24, 15:02

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) on January 21 released results of a sample survey of fixed-line broadband Internet-access speeds in six metropolitan areas in Taiwan,...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom lands exclusive rights for new media broadcasts of 2014 FIFA World Cup

Jan 22, 14:07

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has obtained exclusive rights for new media broadcasts of the 2014 FIFA World Cup to take place in Brazil during June 12-July 13 in the Taiwan market and will...

Taiwan market: FET tops 3G mobile telecom carriers in mobile Internet-access speed, says NCC

Jan 16, 14:16

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), among the five 3G mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, led in mobile Internet-access speed with an average download speed of 4.96Mbps and upload...

Taiwan market: NCC inclined to support RAN sharing

Jan 15, 15:42

Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) is inclined to support radio access network (RAN) sharing, a mechanism to allow mobile communication operators to share networks...

China beefs up TD-LTE promotion in 2014

Jan 13, 21:34

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), following the release of three TD-LTE (Time Division-Long Term Evolution) licensees to three major mobile telecom carriers...

TWM, FET net NT$5.80, NT$3.61 per share for 2013

Jan 13, 10:56

Taiwan-based telecom carriers Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) have reported net EPS of 5.80 and 3.61 respectively for 2013.

Taifo fiber-optic network covers 23% of Taipei

Jan 10, 15:09

Taiwan Intelligent Fiber Optic Network Consortium (Taifo), a joint venture established in 2012 specifically for constructing a fiber-optic network around Taipei City, has attained...

Chunghwa Telecom reportedly seeking APT cooperation for 4G

Jan 9, 11:23

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has been talking with Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) about cooperation for 4G services, according to industry sources. In response, both companies declined to co...

Chunghwa Telecom nets NT$5.14 per share for 2013

Jan 8, 11:42

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported net profit of NT$2.33 billion (US$77.7 million) for December 2013, leading to net EPS of NT$5.14 for the entire 2013.

TWM, FET to offer own-brand 4G smartphones

Jan 8, 11:33

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), two of six 4G licensees in Taiwan, will offer own-brand 4G smartphones to support their operations scheduled to begin...

Sony to offer MOD service from CHT on PS4

Jan 6, 22:01

Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) Taiwan reportedly will cooperate with Taiwan's largest telecom carrier Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) to add the carrier's Multimedia on Demand (MOD) service...

Sony Mobile to launch WP8 phones, say sources

Jan 6, 14:09

Sony Mobile Communications has decided to launch ODM models of Windows Phone 8-based smartphones, while concentrating its R&D efforts on Android and Firefox models, according...

Digitimes Research: China pushing fixed-line broadband network development

Jan 3, 14:33

According to the statistics from China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), the number of fixed-line subscribers in China reached 185 million as of the third...

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom aims at 1.4 million MOD users in 2014

Jan 3, 10:44

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) aims to increase its number of MOD (multimedia on demand) subscribers from 1.24 million currently to 1.4 million by the end of 2014, according to the company...

Huawei posts revenues of US$38.5 billion in 2013, says top executive

Jan 2, 15:01

Huawei Technologies' revenues for 2013 are likely to total US$38.5 billion, increasing 10% from a year earlier, according to company vice chairman and acting CEO Eric Xu.

MIMO, AMC, CA technologies to be adopted in 4G infrastructure, says CHT executive

Dec 31, 15:14

MIMO (multiple input, multiple output), AMC (adaptive modulation and coding) and CA (carrier aggregation) technologies will be adopted in establishing 4G mobile communication networks...

TWM plans to procure 2.3 million handsets, tablets in 2014, says president

Dec 31, 10:23

Telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile (TWM) plans to procure 2.3 million 4G-supporting handsets and tablets in total in 2014, growing 15% on year, according to company president Cliff Lai.

Taiwan market: TWM launches three new smartphones and one tablet

Dec 30, 16:35

Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has launched three new Amazing own-brand smartphones, the A5C, A6S and A7, for the entry-level segment in Taiwan. The Taiwan-based mobile telecom operator also...

China November mobile phone user base growing to 1.223 billion, says MIIT

Dec 30, 11:10

China had 1.223 billion subscribers of mobile communication services as of the end of November 2013, growing 0.62% sequentially and 10.78% on year, and 386.88 million (31.63%) of...

Asia Pacific Telecom expects to start 4G trials at end of 2014

Dec 27, 14:22

Asia Pacific Telecom, the only CDMA 2000 mobile telecom carrier in Taiwan, is in the process of procuring equipment for next-generation (4G) mobile communications and expects to kick...

Digitimes Research: Demand for carrier Wi-Fi rising

Dec 26, 16:17

As mobile Internet access is becoming more popular, telecom carriers worldwide are all facing difficulties providing sufficient mobile data services to meet user demand. Solutions...

Taiwan FTC ruling may change Apple strategy

Dec 26, 12:03

Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has fined Apple Asia NT$20 million (US$666,622) over its sales contracts demanding local telecom carriers sell its products at fixed prices. Sources...

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TSMC Solar, TSMC Solid State Lighting chairman to become Chunghwa Telecom chairman

Dec 24, 14:44

Rick Tsai, chairman and CEO for both TSMC Solar and TSMC Solid State Lighting, two subsidiaries of foundry service provider Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), will...

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Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom sets target coverage for 4G operation

Dec 23, 22:01

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), one of the six next-generation (4G) mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, aims to cover 60% of the population in six metropolitan areas in the first year...

FET to procure 4G base station equipment

Dec 23, 14:08

Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET), one of the six 4G mobile communication licensees in Taiwan, has made an open call for tenders for procurement of equipment for 7,000-8,000 4G...

Taiwan IC suppliers developing chips for MediaTek smartphone solutions

Dec 18, 21:30

MediaTek's growing shipments of smartphone solutions, which are expected to top 200 million units in 2013 and 300 million units in 2014, have encouraged Taiwan-based suppliers of...

Taiwan market: CHT, FET to start selling iPad Air, iPad mini with Retina display

Dec 13, 15:05

Taiwan-based telecom carriers Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) have announced contract-bundled sale of iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display will...

Chunghwa Telecom nets NT$4.83 per share for January-November

Dec 11, 11:09

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported net profits of NT$3.57 billion (US$121 million) for November 2013, leading to net EPS of NT$4.83 for January-November.

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