HTC unveils flagship U12+ smartphone, opens for pre-orders

Taipei, May 23 (CNA) Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp. unveiled Wednesday what has been reported as its only flagship handset of the year, the HTC U12+, which features an enhanced human- machine interface and improved camera functions. The device is ... ( read original story ...)

Three telecom companies fined for NT$499 4G package chaos

Taipei, May 23 (CNA) The National Communications Commission (NCC) announced on Wednesday that it will fine the three largest telecom companies in the country for their chaotic introduction of a NT$499 (US$16.75) monthly 4G plan for unlimited data transmission. ( read original story ...)

Taiwan, Telecoms and Our Outlaws of the Marsh

The country’s infamous telecom scammers operate on the margins of international society, target rich Chinese merchants and hide their ill-gotten gains in the 'renegade province.' About 10 years ago an American friend in Taipei received a call from a ... ( read original story ...)

Can a blockchain smartphone save HTC?

For Taiwan smartphone maker HTC, this year is crucial for its business development as it needs to demonstrate its capability as a stand-alone smartphone maker after it sold its ODM business to Google for US$1.1 billion. For loyal HTC fans, the phone is a ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan smartphone sales dip in April

Sales of smartphones in the Taiwan market have continued to drop for the fifth consecutive month to 490,000 units in April 2018, according to data compiled by local retail channels. Apple was the top vendor in April in terms of shipment volume, accounting ... ( read original story ...)