Taiwan

Qualcomm finally gets a legal win in Taiwan

The Qualcomm lawyers are building a reputation as the hardest working in the industry, though at least they no-longer have to battle the Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission.

Taiwan goes in big on the AI craze

The Taiwanese Ministry of Science and Technology has put its money where its mouth is to make a mark on the world of artificial intelligence with a NT$16 billion (£410 million) investment.

FarEasTone claims world first APT700 Launch

Taiwanese operator FarEasTone (FET) has become the first operator in the world to launch commercial LTE services in the APT700 band, according to Swedish vendor Ericsson, which supplied the network equipment for the launch. FET won both APT700 and 1800Mhz spectrum in the market’s October 2013 auction.

NSN signs carrier aggregation and CDN deals in Asia

Network infrastructure vendor Nokia Solutions and Networks has announced two deals in the Asia-Pacific region. It has delivered multi-band carrier aggregation technology to Taiwan Mobile and signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese content and application delivery solutions provider ChinaCache.

Cisco CTO takes aim at Taiwan broadband

Taiwan’s broadband infrastructure needs improving and is limiting the country’s business opportunities, according to the chief technology and strategy officer of networking giant Cisco.

Ditch WIMAX for LTE GSMA tells Taiwan

The GSM Association (GSMA) has suggested to the government of Taiwan that the country should move away from WiMAX and focus instead on LTE, in order to take advantage of the economies of scale provided by the now mainstream next generation mobile standard.

Taiwan to ban Huawei kit

Taiwan has become the lastest market to voice concerns over the use of network equipment from Chinese vendor Huawei, with the regulator—the National Communications Commission—ruling that core network kit may not be cleared for use by Taiwanese operators because of national security worries. Huawei has met with similar objections recently in India and the US.

Chunghwa trials LTE in Taiwan

Taiwanese carrier Chunghwa Telecom has demonstrated LTE in a field trial enabled by Alcatel-Lucent’s equipment, supporting a wide variety of LTE devices from various Taiwanese terminal manufacturers.

Fitel launches WiMAX in Taiwan September 9

First International Telecom (Fitel), one of the six WiMAX licensees in Taiwan will start operations in Hsinchu City, northern Taiwan on September 9, followed by Taipei. The operator has set up 40 WiMAX base stations in Hsinchu and will expand the network to 80. In Taipei, Fitel has set up 50 WiMAX base stations.

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