|Taiwan's Chunghwa launches 3G|
Posted: 26-Jul-2005 [Source: Nokia]
[Chunghwa Telecom launches 3G services in Taiwan using a WCDMA network deployed by Nokia.]
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. launches its 3G service in Taiwan today, using a WCDMA 3G network deployed by Nokia.
Among the 3G services that Chunghwa will offer are 3G video call, 3G movie/TV channel and "Music station" entertainment services, putting its customers at the vanguard of the Taiwan's mobile communications market.
"This launch is an important step forward for Chunghwa Telecom, as we enter the era of 3G," says Mr. Chang, Shaio-Tung, President of Mobile Business Group, Chunghwa Telecom. "We are excited about the great opportunities that 3G presents in the area of multimedia services. And we are very happy about the extensive support and state-of-the-art systems that Nokia has provided to help make this happen."
Nokia has been working with Chunghwa Telecom since 1999, having supplied the operator's GPRS core network, multimedia messaging solution (MMS) and ADSL for high-speed fixed Internet access in addition to the WCDMA system. As the sole supplier, Nokia provides Chunghwa both 3G core and radio-access network equipment includes RNC, UltraSite, and MetroSite base stations as well as an extensive range of operator and care services. Chunghwa is Nokia's one of the world's first customers to implement 3GPP Rel'4 architecture.
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