Operators interested in Taiwan Star’s majority stake – report

At least five local and foreign operators have expressed interest in taking the majority stake in Taiwan Star owned by food conglomerate Ting Hsin International. Ting Hsin, which is facing charges of distributing tainted cooking oil, has a 52 per …

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Taiwan’s regulator rejects merger between APT and Ambit

Taiwan’s telecoms regulator has rejected a proposal to merge Asia Pacific Telecom (APT) and Ambit Microsystems because the firms failed to provide details on a strategic alliance with Taiwan Mobile. The rejection comes just a week after the country’s National …

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Taiwan operators roll out NFC-based mobile payments

Taiwan’s mobile operators have jumped on board to support the country’s largest mobile commerce platform, which has the backing of 32 banks, three payment processing institutions and EasyCard. It also has had the support of Visa and Mastercard since early …

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Chunghwa pushes IoT cooperation with mainland

Taiwan’s largest mobile operator Chunghwa Telecom has recommended that Taiwan and the mainland cooperate to develop a global standard for the Internet of Things (IoT) market, which is still in its infancy. Chung Fu-kuei, president of Chunghwa’s data communications business, …

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