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NCC approves first application for 5G spectrum sharing

NCC approves first application for 5G spectrum sha...

On 3 March 2021 the National Communications Commission (NCC) approved the first application for 5G spectrum sharing under the new Telecoms Act (for further details please see “What you need to know about the new Telecoms Act“). The application was jointly filed by FarEasTone (FET) and Asia Pacific Telecom (APT).
Mobile operators accelerate 5G for business

Mobile operators accelerate 5G for business

Introduction Taiwanese mobile operators are aiming for mass user migration to 5G networks in 2021, following confirmation that a special government budget of approximately NT$15.5 billion has been allocated to a subsidy scheme for 5G network deployment between 2021 and 2022. All major mobile operators met their subscriber targets in
Mobile operator's security breach hits headlines

Mobile operator’s security breach hits headl...

On 15 January 2021 the National Communications Commission (NCC) issued an official order of recall against Taiwan Mobile, one of the country’s top three mobile operators. The order concerned Taiwan Mobile’s self- branded smartphone (the Amazing A32), which had been supplied by a Chinese company and was sold to more
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 approves first application for 5G spectrum sharing

NCC approves first application for 5G spectrum sha...

On 3 March 2021 the National Communications Commission (NCC) approved the first application for 5G spectrum sharing under the new Telecoms Act (for further details please see “What you need to know about the new Telecoms Act“). The application was jointly filed by FarEasTone (FET) and Asia Pacific Telecom (APT).
Mobile operators accelerate 5G for business

Mobile operators accelerate 5G for business

Introduction Taiwanese mobile operators are aiming for mass user migration to 5G networks in 2021, following confirmation that a special government budget of approximately NT$15.5 billion has been allocated to a subsidy scheme for 5G network deployment between 2021 and 2022. All major mobile operators met their subscriber targets in
Mobile operator's security breach hits headlines

Mobile operator’s security breach hits headl...

On 15 January 2021 the National Communications Commission (NCC) issued an official order of recall against Taiwan Mobile, one of the country’s top three mobile operators. The order concerned Taiwan Mobile’s self- branded smartphone (the Amazing A32), which had been supplied by a Chinese company and was sold to more
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
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