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.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/3103669

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.

http://www.sys-con.com/node/2985764