Telecom operator Chunghwa sees strong iPhone 6 pre-orders

TAIPEI–Chunghwa Telecom Co., Taiwan’s largest mobile operator, reported heavy demand for Apple Inc.’s new smartphone models on Tuesday, saying that the first batch of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus put up for pre-sale “ordered out” within 40 minutes. The online campaign began at 10 a.m., and many Apple fans said on Facebook that they had difficulty placing their orders and were told by the website to “try later.”

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/asia-taiwan/2014/09/17/417416/Telecom-operator.htm

Chunghwa Telecom introduces 4G deals for student users

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Aiming at the younger demographic, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT, 中華電信) recently announced three student-specific post-paid service plans for its fourth-generation (4G) long term evolution (LTE) service. Those enrolled in NT$587 and NT$787 data plans before Jan. 1 2015 will be granted five free hotlines and have 50 smartphone models to choose from, while those who opt for NT$987 plan are allowed free intra-network air time.

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Chunghwa Telecom introduces new 4G deals #cloud #cloudcomputing

With growing competition in the 4G market, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT, 中華電信) yesterday announced its new 4G data plan deals, increasing allowed data use while lowering prices, hoping to attract more customers. Those enrolled in the NT$636, NT$936 and NT$1136 data plans, with purchase of select 4G compatible phones, can have unlimited 4G data use in the first six months, and starting on the seventh month until the contract’s expiration, their allowed monthly data use will be tripled while landline calling minutes will be doubled.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/asia-taiwan/2014/08/29/415972/Chunghwa-Telecom.htm

Chunghwa Telecom to stream 2014 Youth Olympic Games

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Keeping a finger on the pulse the Nanjing Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG, 青年奧運), Chunghwa Telecom Co. (CHT, 中華電信) has launched a video on demand (VOD) service. CHT, Taiwan’s top telecom operator, successfully streamed the grand opening ceremony of 2014 Nanjing YOG live on Aug. 16, where abundant Chinese cultural symbols were presented, which included jasmine flowers, blue and white porcelain, and images of the Silk Road, as well as traditional acrobatics.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/asia-taiwan/2014/08/25/415660/Chunghwa-Telecom.htm

Intel, Chunghwa Telecom team up on Internet of Things

US chipmaker Intel Corp and Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan’s largest wireless carrier, signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday on the development of technology related to the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing and software-defined networking. At a press conference, the two companies said they will jointly explore the software-defined infrastructure to optimize energy efficiency at cloud data centers.

http://www.wantchinatimes.com/news-subclass-cnt.aspx?id=20140822000069&cid=1204

Intel, Chunghwa Telecom team up on Internet of Things technology

Taipei, Aug. 21 (CNA) U.S. chipmaker Intel Corp. and Chunghwa Telecom Co., Taiwan’s largest wireless carrier, signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday on the development of technology related to the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing and software-defined networking . At a press conference, the two companies said they will jointly explore the software-defined infrastructure to optimize energy efficiency at cloud data centers.

http://focustaiwan.tw/news/ast/201408210015.aspx

Chunghwa Telecom expects stellar profits from 4G service

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Institutional investors yesterday stated that they are expecting stellar profitability for Chunghwa Telecom Co. (中華電信) following the launch of the company’s fourth-generation (4G) mobile broadband network, under the carrier’s sound cost control strategy. While the high costs of establishing the 4G network may represent a tremendous burden for telecom companies, Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan’s largest wireless carrier, may be able to stand against the tide, institutional investors said.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/company-focus/2014/08/06/414196/Chunghwa-Telecom.htm

Chunghwa Telecom eyes 40% 4G market share in two years

TAIPEI–Chunghwa Telecom Co. (中華電信), Taiwan’s largest wireless carrier, said Tuesday it plans to boost its share in the country’s fourth-generation (4G) mobile broadband market to 40 percent in two years, given the high market potential. President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) said earlier in the day at a summit on 4G development that the number of subscribers to Taiwan’s 4G services is expected to exceed 10 million by 2016, outpacing the government’s planned expansion of the sector.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/asia-taiwan/2014/07/30/413566/Chunghwa-Telecom.htm

Taiwan’s 4G mobile users reach 300,000

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Mobile users adopting the 4G LTE service have reached 300,000 in total since wireless broadband was introduced in Taiwan about two months ago, with Taiwan’s major three telecom giants each grabbing a customer base of 100,000. The country’s largest telecom operator, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT, 中華電信), said that as of last week, its customer base utilizing 4G broadband has surpassed 100,000, comprising new account registrations, service upgrades from 3G to 4G as well as phone number portability applications.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/asia-taiwan/2014/07/29/413502/Taiwans-4G.htm

Chunghwa’s NFC smartphones cleared for Visa payments

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Chunghwa Telecom’s (CHT, 中華電信) near field communication (NFC) trusted service manager (TSM) system was recently certified by Visa to provide Visa credit card payment services on NFC-enabled smartphones in Taiwan. CHT announced that it has obtained certification from Visa for its NFC TSM system and has become a Visa-approved vendor able to provide mobile Visa credit card payment services on NFC-enabled smartphones in the Taiwan market.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/asia-taiwan/2014/07/28/413390/Chunghwas-NFC.htm

4G services may well depress top 3 telecom operators’ bottom lines

TAIPEI — Taiwan’s top three telecom operators’ launch of their own fourth-generation (4G) long-term evolution (LTE) networks is expected to depress the three’s bottom lines, starting from June, Yuanta Investment Consulting said Saturday. Chunghwa Telecom Co., the largest telecom services provider in Taiwan, was the first to launch the 4G network on May 29, followed by rival Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. on June 3 and Taiwan Mobile Co. on the following day.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/asia-taiwan/2014/06/16/410245/4G-services.htm

Chunghwa Telecom to Present at Mobile Asia Expo 2014 in Shanghai

With the corporate spirit of “Always Ahead”, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) constantly gains insights of global trends in mobile Internet and value-added service. Thus, CHT announce forming an alliance with Mozilla, and will be showcasing services including “Hami News”, “Hami Weather”, “Hami Travel”, and “Hami Horoscope” at the Mobile Asia Expo.

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Chunghwa launches Taiwan’s first 4G service

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan’s leading telecommunication company Chunghwa Telecom (中華電信) announced its launch of the 4G broadband service yesterday, one month prior to market expectations, making it the first company to launch the 4G service in Taiwan. Chunghwa Telecom held an “Experience 4G” press conference yesterday. It was attended by Chunghwa’s ranking officers and its various partners, including HTC, Samsung and other distributors, network providers, media content providers, etc.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/asia-taiwan/2014/05/30/408893/Chunghwa-launches.htm

Chunghwa Telecom set to double LTE device offerings

TAG indexTAIPEI — Top mobile carrier Chunghwa Telecom Co. has teamed up with Sony Mobile Communications to offer more 4G LTE-enabled phones and tablets ahead of the planned launch of Taiwan’s 4G network in the second half of the year.  The partnership will boost Chunghwa Telecom’s LTE-ready devices to 15 — including four from Sony — for customers signing up for a 30 month contract that offers 5 gigabytes of data per month.

http://www.chinapost.com.tw/business/company-focus/2014/04/18/405642/Chunghwa-Telecom.htm

Taiwan market: Chunghwa Telecom, Trend Micro cooperate to launch free mobile security software

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) on March 18 announced the launch of one-year free security software to prevent smartphone and tablet users from viruses, fraud, and theft, through cooperation with Trend Micro. The software is provided by Trend Micro and was originally for sale at NT$890 (US$29). CHT subscribers and non-CHT ones can download the software from Hami, CHT’s online mobile application store, CHT indicated.

http://www.digitimes.com/news/a20140319PD200.html

Asian Telecom Operators Form Asia NFC Alliance

Asian telecom operators Chunghwa Telecom (Taiwan), HKT (Hong Kong), KDDI (Japan), and SK Planet (South Korea) are jointly announcing the formation of the Asia NFC Alliance, with the support of the GSMA, today at MWC 2014. The Alliance aims to extend existing NFC services beyond national borders to further accelerate the adoption of convenient and compatible NFC services worldwide.

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