Chunghwa plans to deploy LTE in 2011

14 Aug 2009

Taiwan-based Chunghwa Telecom is planning to build a long term evolution (LTE) network in 2011, DigiTimes reports, citing company chairman Shyue-Ching Lu. The telco’s research and development division is currently experimenting with the 4G technology and is collaborating with six other firms – HTC, Asustek Computer, HT mMobile, Coiler, the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and the Institute for Information Industry (III) – to develop LTE products and solutions suited to Taiwan’s market. Lu also revealed that the company estimates that the total of mobile broadband subscribers in Taiwan will grow from 2.77 million in 2008 to 19.94 million by 2014, making mobile broadband a major growth driver for telecoms companies on the island.

Taiwan, Chunghwa Telecom