Twenty 5G-compatible phones approved for Taiwan market: NCC

The National Communications Commission (NCC) said Saturday that it has given approval for the sale of 20 5G-compatible phone models in Taiwan, nine of which have not yet been released on the market. ...

Taiwan to bar local distributors from representing Chinese OTT services

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new regulation announced by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is set to take effect Sept. 3, barring Taiwan companies from representing Chinese over-the-top (OTT) ...

Chunghwa Telecom admits 4G connection slower since launch of 5G in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With customer complaints mounting over a worsened 4G mobile connection after the launch of Taiwan's 5G network in early July, one telecom giant admits its 4G services ...

Taiwan passes draft bill to cut out Chinese media service providers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Communications Commission (NCC) on Thursday (July 16) passed a draft bill to manage audiovisual services on the internet, including foreign over-the-top (OTT)...

Taiwan unveils plans to create digital ministry

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's plan to establish a digital ministry will be focused on restructuring the National Communications Commission (NCC). As part of President Tsai Ing-wen's...

Far EasTone 2nd telecom operator in Taiwan to receive 5G license

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Far EasTone Telecommunications Co. has received the second 5G license issued by the National Communications Commission (NCC), setting the scene for a summer competition wi...

Chunghwa Telecom first in Taiwan to receive 5G license

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chunghwa Telecom is the first telecom operator in Taiwan to recieve a license for 5G services, the National Communications Commission (NCC) announced Wednesday (June 3). ...

Taiwan to counter OTT streaming services by Chinese TV groups

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following reports that even China’s state-owned CCTV group was planning to launch over-the-top (OTT) streaming services in Taiwan, the government said Thursday (Apri...

Chinese TV groups use coronavirus pandemic to gain Taiwan market share

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese media groups are using the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to push their over-the-top (OTT) streaming services in the Taiwanese market, with even state-owned...

Taiwan TV station removes prediction of coronavirus lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — CTiTV News has taken down a message that said Taiwan is just six days away from a complete lockdown, reports said Saturday (March 28). While the island nation’s n...

Facebook shuts down 60 Chinese accounts for fake coronavirus news in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Facebook recently removed more than 60 accounts suspected of distributing false information in Taiwan about the coronavirus on behalf of China, CNA reported Friday (March ...

Communications agency to ban mobile devices labeling Taiwan as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Communications Commission (NCC) will ban smartphones and tablets that label Taiwan as part of China, including texts printed on the packaging and manuals. ...

NCC considers regulating streaming services in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's National Communication Commission (NCC) is taking cautious steps toward establishing the first streaming service regulations in Taiwan and the world. Video...

Taiwan media outlet Master Chain criticized for being China lackey

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan media outlet Master Chain stands accused of producing communist-friendly content and being a Beijing lackey after announcing it would open an office in Beijing. ...

DPP chairman says China is 'enemy of Taiwan's democracy' after meddling claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a defector's claims of Chinese meddling in Taiwan's elections, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) said that China is the...