Telecom service, infrastructure
  • CHT chairman Chi-mau Sheih
    Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has announced a NT$300 million (US$10.71 million) investment project that will establish basic telecom infrastructure, cloud servers and 5G networks in an AIoT base, dubbed Asia New Bay Area, in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan.
  • FET is looking to expand its 5G server subscribers
    Far EasTone Telecommunications (FET) expects to see the user number of its 5G services to top one million or 20-30% of its total mobile subscribers by year-end 2021, after having already secured 400,000 subscribers since its 5G launch in July 2020.
  • inventec
    Inventec has said that it is developing 5G smart manufacturing solutions in cooperation with Affirmed Networks, a Microsoft subsidiary, which plays a platform and application software provider role.
  • zyxel
    Taiwan-based Zyxel Communications has announced its entry into the equipment supply chain of Telenor Norway and will offer 5G NR7101 outdoor routers to support the construction of what the telecom carrier claims is the world's fastest and biggest 5G FWA (fixed wireless access) network.
  • Quanta Cloud Technology president Mike Yang
    Following years of deployments in 5G-based ORAN (open radio access network), Quanta Cloud Technology (QCT), a subsidiary of Quanta Computer, has set sail on a new journey to help enterprises fulfill digital transformation with software-hardware integrated solutions, some of which were unveiled to system...
  • 5g
    Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has yet to set a timetable for releasing a portion of the 5G spectrum supporting private 5G network applications.
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    5G private networks dedicated will become a stepping stone for Taiwan-based electronics and ICT makers to obtain orders for devices in the Open RAN (radio access network) market.
  • Arcadyan president Edward Tseng
    Networking device maker Arcadyan Technology expects to double its capex this year to boost substantially production at its factory site in Vietnam.
  • renesas
    Renesas Electronics and Sequans Communications have jointly announced an expansion of their collaboration to include development of 5G modules based on the latter's upcoming Taurus 5G platform. Renesas will gain non-exclusive technology access and licensing from Sequans.
  • Chipmakers count 5G for sustainable growth
    Unfavorable macro conditions, including the US-China trade war and COVID-19, have been slowing down 5G deployments across the globe, but 5G will still play a crucial role in driving growth in the semiconductor market, according to industry sources.
  • 5G
    The 5G infrastructure development in China is facing uncertainty arising from the US sanctions against telecom equipment vendor Huawei, but Taiwan-based suppliers of CCL still expect their overall shipments to remain robust despite possible...
  • 5G
    Taiwan-based CCL makers remain uncertain about demand for 5G base stations in China this year, but their overall shipments will not be much affected, thanks to robust demand for datacenter and switch applications and from telecom equipment makers other than Chinese vendors, according to industry sou...
  • South Korea telecom carriers see ARPU slipping because of 5G competition
    South Korea's top-3 telecom carriers saw their wireless businesses' average revenues per user (ARPU) slip in the first three quarters of 2020 due to fierce competition for 5G subscribers, while their plan to establish 28GHz base stations will be delayed, according to Digitimes Research's finding.
  • Vietnam
    Total value of Vietnam's top-50 most valuable brands has gone up 28% this year, growing from US$18.8 billion in 2019 to US$26.1 billion in 2020, according to Brand Finance.
  • huawei
    The recent move by Hubble Technology Investment under Huawei to invest in NineCube, an electronic design automation (EDA) company in China, has been widely seen as the Chinese tech giant's bid to strengthen its chip design capabilities amid the US trade sanctions.
  • network equipment
    Taiwan's PCB makers including Gold Circuit Electronics and Unitech are ready to deliver shipments to local makers of white-box 5G cell equipment, particularly O-RAN (open radio access network) facilities now increasingly needed domestically, according to industry sources.
  • 5g
    Taiwan's CCL makers are cautious about their shipments for 5G base station applications in 2021 as speculation is emerging that China may see lower numbers of such stations established next year than in 2020, according to industry sources.
  • taiwan star
    Taiwan Star Telecom has seen its 5G penetration reach its target of 5% of its total mobile subscribers set for 2020, and the firm will step up its efforts to push the ratio to 10% in 2021.
  • Qualcomm executive expects Taiwan supply chain to play a major role in 5G business
    Taiwan supply chain players can enjoy lucrative business opportunities in three major sectors in the next decade of the 5G era, namely mmWave technology, 5G infrastructure equipment, and PC chips revolution, according to Roawen Chen, senior vice president and COO of Qualcomm CDMA Technologies.
  • CHT to expand its international communication business
    Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has shifted the focus of its international communication business to information security, hybrid cloud, AIoT, big data and CDN (content delivery network) applications, according to Chen chin-chou, vice president of CHT international business group.
  • Pegatron chairman TH Tung
    The Taiwan government has made a good decision appropriating a portion of the 5G spectrum for private network applications enabling enterprises to optimize their respective technologies, according to TH Tung, chairman of Pegatron.
  • ASE
    ASE Group has started operation at what it calls the world's first 5G mmWave private network at its smart factory in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan in collaboration with Chunghwa Telecom and Qualcomm Technologies.
  • PIDA
    Photonics Industry and Technology Development Association (PIDA) has recently held a green technology investment forum in Tainan, calling for new investments to promote local industries and economy in the southern part of Taiwan.
  • Compal
    Taiwan's IT and network equipment makers are gearing up to explore new business opportunities for 5G enterprise network solutions, particularly in the Japan market, where demand for such solutions is expected to be fueled by the Tokyo Olympics in 2021, according to industry sources.
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    Taiwan-based ICT makers have to look to multiple business opportunities derived from 5G-based digital transformation and the development of the space industry, according to Lo Huai-jia, CEO for Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association (PIDA).

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