Taiwan’s regulator to allow core network sharing

Taiwan’s telecoms regulator plans to update its rules to allow the country’s mobile operators to share core networks, once they update their business plans and receive official approval. The decision comes after the National Communications Commission (NCC) investigated Asia-Pacific Telecom …

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NCC fines Taiwan Mobile, APT over 4G roaming

Taiwan’s telecoms regulator has fined Taiwan Mobile and Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) each TWD300,000 (about $9,500) for not informing it about their 4G roaming partnership within the required timeframe. The two firms signed a roaming deal in September, but the …

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NCC probes Taiwan Mobile-APT roaming partnership

Taiwan’s telecoms regulator is investigating complaints by three rivals of Asia-Pacific Telecom (APT) and Taiwan Mobile that the two operators’ 4G roaming agreement is illegal. The National Communications Commission (NCC) said it will hold hearings to determine if the partnership complies …

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Asia Briefs: Indonesia’s tower firms make play for fibre, no relief for Taiwan Mobile 4G customers & more

In a regular series, Mobile World Live‘s Asia Editor Joseph Waring provides a regional roundup of news snippets: Indonesia’s tower firms make play for fibre Indonesia’s two main tower operators – Solusi Tunas and Tower Bersama Infrastructure – have plans …

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Taiwan clears Xiaomi and others of data privacy breach

Taiwan’s National Communications Commission (NCC) has cleared Xiaomi and 11 other smartphone makers of not complying with local data protection regulations after testing the vendors’ handsets. The other firms cleared included foreign makers Apple, Samsung, LG, Sony, Huawei and ZTE, …

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Taiwan’s NCC claims 12 smartphone makers violate privacy rules

An investigation by Taiwan’s National Communications Commission (NCC) has found as many as 12 smartphone vendors’ handsets don’t comply with privacy regulations and could allow the makers to capture data without a user’s permission. The NCC kicked off an investigation …

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