Chunghwa Telecom is a telecommunication service company operating across Asia and internationally.
It is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan.
The company provides paging, internet services, wireless telecommunication, mobile communications, etc.
It operates under different segments such as:
• Data communications business segment
• Northern Taiwan segment
• Enterprise business segment
• Southern Taiwan segment
• International business segment
The Taiwanese company also provides information and communication technology (ICT) services such as big data, information security, IDC capabilities, cloud computing, etc., to enterprise customers.
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Chunghwa Telecom is reportedly focusing on providing innovative technology services like artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, machine learning etc.
The company has operations in various countries, including Taiwan, Hong Kong, the United States, Japan, Mauritius, Singapore, Thailand, China and Vietnam.
Chunghwa Telecom operates through various subsidiaries such as:
• CHPT Japan Co., Ltd
• Shanghai Chief Telecom Co., Ltd
• Prime Asia Investments Group Ltd
• CHIEF Telecom Inc
• Spring House Entertainment Tech Inc
• CHT Security Co. Ltd
The company provides Wi-Fi services, local & domestic long-distance leased line and telephone services, broadband access services, MOD services, local telephone services and ICT services. In addition, the Taiwan-based telecom company provides network interconnection facility to fixed-line and mobile operators.
Recently in 2021, the company reportedly chose Nokia to accelerate its 5G network in Taiwan. The Taiwan-based company aims to roll out 5G this year and achieve around 80 per cent coverage among the population.
The company also provides postpaid and prepaid local and international calling facilities to the customers.
Chunghwa Telecom is also engaged in the sales and distribution of tablets, mobile handsets, wearables, accessories used on its mobile network through the online platform, directly-owned stores, and third-party retailers.
The stocks trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol 'CHT’.