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Taiwan Awards Three Fixed-Line Licenses and Keeps Pace with the Global Push in the Internet and Broadband Space

Published: 24 March 2000

ID: G0087345

Analyst(s): Alayne Wong, Ann Liang


Taiwan announced three new fixed line operators on 19 March 2000, sounding the death knell for state-owned Chunghwa Telecom's (CHT) monopoly. The new operators are Taiwan Fixed Network, New Century InfoCom and Eastern Multimedia Telecommunication. The fourth bidder, SaveCom InfoCom, led by a local consortium and Mabuhay Holdings of the Philippines, was rejected.

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