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What you need to know about the new Telecoms Act

What you need to know about the new Telecoms Act

IntroductionThe new Telecoms Act came into effect on 1 July 2020. The licences of incumbent telecoms operators will expire on 30 June 2023 if not earlier on their registration with the National Communications Commission (NCC). While the Taiwan telecoms regulatory regime is switching from heavy-handed regulation to light-touch administration as
NCC grants subsidy to broadcasters and channel operators affected by COVID-19 pandemic

NCC grants subsidy to broadcasters and channel ope...

Subsequent to the requisition of selected airtime from 213 TV channels and 161 radio stations nationwide (foreign channels distributed in Taiwan have been debarred) since 22 January 2020, on 6 November 2020 the National Communications Commission (NCC) announced its subsidy policy for compensating the direct cost of labour incurred by
Government subsidy scheme for 5G network deployment available from 2021

Government subsidy scheme for 5G network deploymen...

On 9 September 2020 the National Communications Commission (NCC) announced that the government will allocate NT$26.65 billion from 2021 to 2025 to subsidise the 5G network deployment of five telecoms operators under the premium bid prize collected from the 5G spectrum auction in January 2020 (for more details please see
Taiwanese 5G operators receive 'clean' 5G status

Taiwanese 5G operators receive ‘clean’...

On 29 July 2020 all five Taiwanese 5G operators (Chunghwa Telecom, Far EasTone, Taiwan Mobile, Taiwan Star and Asia Pacific Telecom), which also offer nationwide 4G coverage, were listed as ‘clean’ 5G networks by the United States. The Clean Networks programme was created by the Centre for Strategic and International
What you need to know about the new Telecoms Act

What you need to know about the new Telecoms Act

IntroductionThe new Telecoms Act came into effect on 1 July 2020. The licences of incumbent telecoms operators will expire on 30 June 2023 if not earlier on their registration with the National Communications Commission (NCC). While the Taiwan telecoms regulatory regime is switching from heavy-handed regulation to light-touch administration as
NCC grants subsidy to broadcasters and channel operators affected by COVID-19 pandemic

NCC grants subsidy to broadcasters and channel ope...

Subsequent to the requisition of selected airtime from 213 TV channels and 161 radio stations nationwide (foreign channels distributed in Taiwan have been debarred) since 22 January 2020, on 6 November 2020 the National Communications Commission (NCC) announced its subsidy policy for compensating the direct cost of labour incurred by
Government subsidy scheme for 5G network deployment available from 2021

Government subsidy scheme for 5G network deploymen...

On 9 September 2020 the National Communications Commission (NCC) announced that the government will allocate NT$26.65 billion from 2021 to 2025 to subsidise the 5G network deployment of five telecoms operators under the premium bid prize collected from the 5G spectrum auction in January 2020 (for more details please see
Taiwanese 5G operators receive 'clean' 5G status

Taiwanese 5G operators receive ‘clean’...

On 29 July 2020 all five Taiwanese 5G operators (Chunghwa Telecom, Far EasTone, Taiwan Mobile, Taiwan Star and Asia Pacific Telecom), which also offer nationwide 4G coverage, were listed as ‘clean’ 5G networks by the United States. The Clean Networks programme was created by the Centre for Strategic and International
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