Taiwan's Chunghwa Telecom offers unlimited 4G for NT$499 per month

Taiwanese in a frenzy to snatch up Chunghwa Telecom's NT$499 4G internet special before May 15

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(Photo by Pixabay user ptksgc)

(Photo by Pixabay user ptksgc)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese have gone into frenzy to snatch up Chunghwa Telecom's special Mother's Day offer of unlimited 4G internet for only NT$499 (US$16) per month.

Yesterday (May 9) Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) announced a Mother's Day special offering unlimited 4G internet for low price of NT$499 per month. As the offer is only in effect from May 9 to May 15, many Taiwanese leaped into action to grab the special deal.

The offer includes the following features and terms:

  • 30 month contract
  • NT$499 per month
  • Unlimited internet
  • Free calls within the CHT network
  • 180 minutes of free calls outside of CHT network

Alternatively, for NT$299 customers can receive 12GB per month in internet usage, the first 5 minutes of a call within the network for free and 70 minutes of free calls in and outside the network and to landlines.


Customers waiting to take advantage of CHT Mother's Day special. (CNA image)

Within two hours of announcing the Mother's Day special, CHT's competitors Taiwan Mobile Co. (台灣大哥大) and Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. (遠傳) announced similar deals.

Taiwan Mobile announced a NT$499 special that also includes unlimited internet, and 180 minutes of free calls in and outside the network and to landlines, which will also be in effect from May 9 to May 15.

Far EasTone also announced NT$299 and NT$499 specials starting on May 9 that were similar to the offers provided by CHT and Taiwan Mobile.


(CNA image)