Telecom service, infrastructure
  • Chief Telecom chairman Yan-hung Wu
    Taiwan-based telecom solution provider Chief Telecom will establish its fourth datacenter in northern Taiwan with the construction to begin in the second half of the year, according to company chairman Yan-hung Wu.
  • Win Semi gearing up for robust PA demand for 5G, Wi-Fi 6E devices
    GaAs foundry Win Semiconductors expects robust power amplifier (PA) demand for 5G and Wi-Fi 6E applications to drive its revenue growth in the second half of 2021.
  • cht
    Taiwan's direct Internet connection with 15 countries/regions (including Hong Kong and Macau) reached total bandwidth of 4,840.613Gbps as of the end of first-quarter 2021, increasing 0.47% sequentially and 31.43% on year, according to government-sponsored Taiwan Network Information Center (TWNIC).
  • APT chairman Fang Ming Lu (right)
    Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) is set to launch its MOCN (multi-operator core network) 5G services in the third quarter of 2021 with target download rate to be maintained at over 300Mbps, according to company chairman Fang Ming Lu.
  • The Malaysia government is seeking companies to construct local 5G infrastructure
    Digital Nasional Berhad (DNB) under Malaysia's Ministry of Finance has invited Ericsson, Huawei, ZTE, Cisco, NEC, Nokia, Samsung Electronics and FiberHome to participate in the bidding for constructing 5G infrastructure in the country, according to a report from The Edge Markets.
  • HTC business solutions vice president Raymond Pao
    HTC plans to venture into the Open RAN market in cooperation with strategic partners, optimizing its expertise related to 5G private networks, communications protocols and edge computing, according to Raymond Pao, vice president of enterprise solutions.
  • ST Liew, president of Qualcomm Taiwan and Southeast Asia
    Qualcomm has joined forces with Microsoft, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), Acer, Asustek, ECS, Inventec and Taipei Computer Association (TCA) to set up "Enterprise Digital Transformation Action Front" seeking to offer total solutions for 5G private networks and 5G commercial notebooks to accelerate enterprises'...
  • 5g
    The Ministry of Information and Communications (MIC) of Vietnam is laying the groundwork of its telecom infrastructure, saying that it will accelerate 5G commercialization and kick off massive 5G service testing in 2021, according to a local media report.
  • internet
    Internet users took up 83.8% of the population aged 12 and above in Taiwan in 2020, according to government-sponsored Taiwan Network Information Center (TWNIC).
  • internet
    The number of Internet users in China increased to an estimated 988.99 million at year-end 2020, according to the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC).
  • iot
    India-based Bharti Enterprises is to develop IoT and other communication devices with local EMS Dixon Technologies to capitalize on the government policy designed to encourage local production, according to a media report from India.
  • Representative Office of Taiwan Trade Center, TAITRA in Ho Chi Ming City
    Vietnam has joined the CPTPP (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership) and RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership), and has signed FTAs (free-trade agreements) with the EU and the UK. These deals have positioned Vietnam as a preferred location for manufacturers...
  • indonesia
    Telecom Infra Project (TIP), a US-based non-profit organization established in 2016, is helping five Indonesian telecom carriers test Open Radis Access Network (RAN) that reduces costs for building connectivity in remote and less populated islands in the eastern parts of the cuntry.
  • Chunghwa Telecom chairman Sheih Chi-mau (left) and Chunghwa Precision Test Tech. chairman Lin Kuo-f
    IC testing interface solution provider Chunghwa Precision Test (CHPT) has upgraded its factory in northern Taiwan into 5G-based smart facility through cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), its parent company, according to CHPT.
  • future car
    Despite the pandemic-induced impacts, global electric vehicle (EV) shipments reached as high as 2.5 million units in 2020 - an achievement that has encouraged governments in advanced economies to accelerate policy formation that will be favorable to the advancement of the EV industry, according to...
  • PCB demand for 5G infrastructure vital to Wus business results in 2021
    China-based PCB maker Wus Printed Circuits will see its revenue performance for 2021 hinge largely on whether demand for 5G infrastructure applications in China will rebound, according to industry sources.
  • Yau-hwang Kuo, future minister of digital development
    Taiwan's cabinet has decided to establish a ministry of digital development in 2022 to accelerate the country's digital transformation, promote digital economy and improve information and communications security, according to minister without portfolio Yau-hwang Kuo .
  • WiAdvance president Michael Hsia
    WiAdvance, a subsidiary of Wistron, is looking to start expanding its presence in the 5G and AIoT solutions markets in Southeast Asia in 2022, according to company president Michael Hsia.
  • MediaTek sees robust 5G chip orders in 1Q21
    Sufficient foundry support will boost MediaTek's March revenue to a record high, according to market sources.
  • tsmc
    Third-party foundries will continue to play an important role in Intel's freshly unveiled IDM 2.0 strategy. TSMC is currently a major contract chipmaker for the US chip giant, and is expected to remain so in the foreseeable future. Chip...
  • th tung
    A total of 25 companies in Taiwan have newly formed a 5G Smart Pole Standard Promotion Alliance, aiming to draft technological standards and tap huge smart-city business opportunities worldwide.
  • Apogee to push 5G and datacenter businesses in 2021
    Optical filter maker Apogee Optocom has expressed optimism about its outlook this year, citing a pick-up in demand for 5G and datacenter applications.
  • 5g
    Overall components shipments for 5G infrastructure construction in China remain in low gear, but Taiwan's CCL makers are still being asked by Chinese clients to prepare for possible shipments of high speed/frequency offerings to them, according to industry sources.
  • (from right) General Manager Ken Sun for Microsoft Taiwan,
    Microsoft, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and Teco Electric & Machinery will cooperate to promote Industry 4.0 in Taiwan by integrating Microsoft's cloud computing technology and services, CHT's ICT capability and Teco' strength in electromechanics to develop smart solutions in line with fast growing application...
  • Samsung A52 and A72 5G smartphones
    Samsung Electronics has released its new 5G smartphones, the A52 and the A72, in Taiwan and expects Taiwan's 5G users to reach more than 5.5 million or a penetration rate of over 20% by the end of 2021, according to co-vice president of Samsung Taiwan Jacob Chen.

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