Taiwan telecom giants launch US$2 unlimited overseas data plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Following the NT$499 4G deal mania and price war, Taiwan's telecom giants are entering a new battlefield: a super-cheap unlimited data roaming package while t...

Online exclusive! NT$499 unlimited 4G package extends till end of month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)- Today is the last day for customers to grab the Mother's Day deal for the NT$499 (US$16) unlimited 4G package. The three telecommunication service providers (Chu...

Connecting cars and IoT at Taipei Smart City Summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three speakers at the “Global Trends in Connected Cars” forum at Taipei’s Smart City Summit & Expo this morning introduced how their compan...

IPhone X sales kick off in Taiwan with long lines

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Hundreds of people queued up outside telecom stores in Taiwan early Friday to be the first to get the Apple iPhone X which became available in major markets on Friday...

iPhone 8 sale today attracts Taiwanese Apple fans flooding in

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Major Taiwanese telecom companies launched preferential measures to attract Apple fans when iPhone 8 was announced to sell at 8 a.m. Friday with buyers flooding in. Mr....

Gogoro 2 priced cheaper than iPhones

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Telecommunication company FarEasTone smartphone clients that have signed a two-year binding contract will be able to purchase the ergonomic electric scooter Gogoro 2 at a ba...

New Gogoro 2.0 rolling out this summer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two years after launching its original product, the innovative Taiwanese company Gogoro is set to release a new version of its successful electric scooter, the G...

Taiwan business briefs, Thurs., March 2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- HTC (2498.TW) and FarEastone Telecommunications (4904.TW) signed a strategic cooperation agreement yesterday on the promotion of 4.5G services and development of 5G networ...

Lawmakers want NCC to reconsider CNS deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Legislative Yuan’s Economics Committee passed a motion Wednesday calling on the National Communications Commission to reconsider its approval of the takeover of cable TV ope...

NCC approves FarEasTone-CNS deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The National Communications Commission on Wednesday conditionally approved the takeover of cable distributor China Network Systems Co., Ltd. by telecom operator FarEasTone Telec...

FTC approves FarEasTone takeover of CNS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Fair Trade Commission on Wednesday conditionally approved the takeover of cable distributor China Network Systems Co., Ltd. by telecom operator FarEasTone Telecommunications...

4G price wars hit share prices of Telecoms

Taiwan’s three leading telecommunications companies saw billions of dollars in the value of their stocks evaporate Wednesday amid continuing price wars that offer 4G users unlimited Internet access fo...

New Taipei City elected as Top 7 Intelligent Community of the Year again

New Taipei City has been chosen by Intelligent Community Forum, ICF as one of the top 7 intelligent communities of the year for two consecutive years. It is the only Asian city selected this year. ...

Taiwan has over 2.1 million 4G accounts: NCC

Taipei, Nov. 26 (CNA) The number of accounts on Taiwan's 4G mobile networks stood at 2.1 million as of the end of October, just five months since the mobile broadband standard was launched locally i...

Ting Hsin said ready to shed properties as credit dries up

Next Magazine reports that private banks are continuing to tighten their credit and lending to the Ting Hsin Group and several key properties have been frozen. Wei Ying-chou, the eldest of the four We...