FET posts EPS of NT$3.50 for 2016
Jan 12, 15:08
Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has reported revenues of NT$94.344 billion (US$2.97 billion) and net profits of NT$11.391 billion for 2016. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$3.50 for the year compared to NT$3.52 of a year earlier.
Chunghwa Telecom reports flat performance for December
Stockwatch - Jan 11, 10:55
Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced revenues of NT$20.71 billion (US$648.55 million) for December, down 1.9% from a year earlier. Net profits for the month reached NT$1.97 billion, decreasing 34.1% on year. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$0.25 for the period.
CHT sets 2017 capex budget at NT$29 billion
Jan 4, 10:59
Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has tentatively set its capex budget for 2017 at NT$29 billion (US$900.74 million), up from NT$27 billion spent a year earlier, according to company president Sheih Chi-mau.
Chunghwa Telecom appoints new president
Dec 30, 12:19
Chunghwa Telecom's board of directors on December 29 appointed Sheih Chi-mau, currently executive vice president, as the new president to succeed Shih Mu-piao who will retire on January 4, 2017.
China November mobile communication user base grows to 1.32 billion, says MIIT
Dec 26, 10:44
There were 1.32 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of November 2016, increasing 0.13% on month and 1.23% on year, and 182.73 million (13.85%) were 3G users, 734.49 million (55.66%) 4G users, and 1.074 billion (81.38%) mobile Internet-access users, according...
China Mobile brings forward schedule for developing 5G
Dec 23, 15:57
The largest China-based mobile telecom carrier, China Mobile, will undertake large-scale testing of 5G networks in 2017, testing in 2018, and begin commercial operations of 5G networks around China starting 2020, according to China-based Tencent.
Taiwan Mobile to reduce capex for 2017
Dec 20, 14:15
Taiwan Mobile (TWM) expects its capex for 2017 to be significantly lower than the amount it spent in 2016 due to decreased spending on establishing network infrastructure, according to company president James Jeng.
Taiwan market: NCC asks CHT to lower IP peering fee rate
Dec 15, 14:50
Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has asked Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) to consider lowering IP peering fee rate from NT$314 (US$9.86)/MB currently to NT$170/MB next year, a level close to the average of US$5.5/MB in the Asia Pacific region.
CastleNet lands cable modem orders from Thomson, says paper
Newswatch - Dec 14, 11:19
Networking device maker CastleNet Technology has obtained 3-year ODM orders for cable modems from France-based Thomson, with shipments to begin in first-half 2017, according to Chinese-language newspaper Economic Daily News (EDN).
Taiwan market: Asia Pacific Telecom attains 1.6 million 4G users
Dec 13, 12:18
Asia Pacific Telecom has attained 1.6 million 4G mobile communication subscribers, exceeding the target of 1.4 million ones for the end of 2016, according to president Tim Chen on December 12, the second anniversary of starting 4G operation in the Taiwan market.
Telecom operator FET reports flat performance for November
Stockwatch - Dec 12, 10:20
Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has reported revenues of NT$8.006 billion (US$251.89 million) for November, down 0.06% on month but up 5.1% on year. Accumulated 2016 revenues through November totaled NT$86.221 billion, decreasing 2.9% on year.
CHT sees November revenues down on year
Stockwatch - Dec 12, 10:19
Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported revenues of NT$18.95 billion (US$596.22 million) for November, up 1.4% on month but down 8.7% on year. Accumulated 2016 revenues through November amounted to NT$209.3 billion, decreasing 0.7% from a year earlier.
Chunghwa Telecom to appoint new chairman
Dec 9, 16:00
Rick Tsai, chairman of Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), is to step down and be replaced by a CHT board member Cheng Yu. The Taiwan government has confirmed Cheng's appointment.
China market: China Mobile to start 5G experiment in 2017
Nov 29, 15:58
China Mobile will take the initiative to implement its 5G communication networks by setting up seven experimental base stations in 4-5 cities in 2017, using 6GHz and below frequencies, according to industry sources.
APG submarine cable system completed, says CHT
Nov 21, 13:36
Asia Pacific Gateway (APG), a submarine cable system connecting Japan, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore has been completed and brought into operation, according to Chunghwa Telecom (CHT).
Digitimes Research: Cellular M2M IoT to be fast developing in China
Nov 16, 11:53
Cellular M2M (machine to machine) IoT is expected to be fast developing in the China market since the China government in 2009 included IoT industries as a focus of the nation's long-term development. China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom have been actively deploying IoT networks, according...
Chunghwa Telecom nets NT$4.54 per share for January-October
Stockwatch - Nov 11, 11:23
Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported consolidated revenues of NT$18.69 billion (US$593 million), net operating profit NT$3.56 billion and net profit NT$2.95 billion for October, leading to consolidated revenues of NT$190.35 billion, net operating profit NT$41.71 billion, net profit NT$35.26 billion...
FET sees increased earnings for 3Q16
Nov 7, 11:00
Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) has reported net profits grew 6% on quarter to NT$3.207 billion (US$101.92 million) for the third quarter of 2016. The earnings translated into an EPS of NT$0.98 for the July-September period.
China September mobile communication user base grows to 1.316 billion, says MIIT
Nov 4, 12:24
There were 1.316 billion subscribers of mobile communication services in China as of the end of September 2016, increasing 0.56% on month and 1.26% on year. 199.52 million (15.16%) which were 3G users, 685.89 million (52.11%) 4G users and 1.064 billion (80.81%) were mobile Internet-access users, according...
World Telecom Smart City Conference to take place in Taiwan in February 2017
Nov 3, 15:13
Viewing that development smart city solutions has brought many business opportunities for the IoT supply chain, the Taipei Computer Association (TCA) has collaborated with the 4G Smart City Office under the Ministry of Economic Affairs and seven Taiwan-based networking/communication device makers to...
Taiwan Mobile sees earnings down slightly in 3Q16
Newswatch - Nov 1, 11:10
Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has reported net profits of NT$3.98 billion (US$128.85 million) for the third quarter of 2016, down 3% sequentially and 4% on year. EPS for the quarter stood at NT$1.45.
Chunghwa Telecom sees profits decline in 3Q16
Oct 28, 14:26
Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has reported net profits of NT$9.6 billion (US$303.03 million) for the third quarter of 2016, decreasing 18.7% from a year earlier. EPS for the quarter stood at NT$1.24.
Qualcomm announces 5G modem solution
Newswatch - Oct 19, 11:14
Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, has announced the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50 5G modem, making Qualcomm the first company to announce a commercial 5G modem chipset solution.
Taiwan market: MSO Taiwan Optical Platform to acquire 65% stake in EBC
Stockwatch - Oct 17, 11:35
Taiwan Optical Platform (TOP), a MSO (multi-system operator) of cable TV, has said it will acquire a 61% stake in Eastern Broadcasting Co. (EBC), a cable TV channel operator, from US-based Carlyle Group, and an additional 4% from EBC employees, taking a total 65% stake at an estimated NT$11.124 billion...
Taiwan Mobile appoints new chairman
Oct 13, 15:08
Taiwan Mobile has announced the appointment of Daniel Tsai to serve as its new chairman, replacing incumbent Richard Tsai, who will assume the chairmanship left by Daniel Tsai at Fubon Financial Holdings.
Taiwan Mobile September revenues down slightly
Stockwatch - Oct 11, 14:06
Taiwan Mobile has reported consolidated revenues of NT$9.5 billion (US$301.82 million) for September 2016, down 0.63% from the previous month. EBITDA for September dropped to NT$2.8 billion, from NT$2.88 a month earlier.
CHT September revenues increase
Stockwatch - Oct 11, 11:04
Chunghwa Telecom has reported consolidated revenues of NT$20.154 billion (US$640.33 million)f or September, representing a 2.34% increase on month and 7.71% increase on year.