Chunghwa Telecom launches commercial 5G in Taiwan

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Ericsson 5G RAN and core network solutions are in live commercial use in Chunghwa Telecom’s (CHT) 5G network in Taiwan. The communications service provider launched commercial services, the first in Taiwan, on June 30.

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Jul 01, 2020
Evening cityscape view of Taipei, Taiwan.
Evening cityscape view of Taipei, Taiwan.

Ericsson was announced as a 5G supplier to Chunghwa Telecom in March 2020. Ericsson has deployed Ericsson Radio System 5G non-standalone technology on the 3.5GHz and 2.1GHz bands for CHT. Ericsson is also the sole provider of CHT’s 5G Core network.

In addition to providing enhanced mobile broadband services for mobile subscribers, CHT is developing 5G application uses for industries. Use cases include enterprise private networks, augmented reality for enterprises, smart transportation, smart ambulance/remote care, smart equipment inspection and smart metering.

Chunghwa Telecom becomes Ericsson’s 42nd live 5G network across 25 countries. Ericsson has 95 commercial 5G agreements or contracts with unique communications service providers globally, of which 55 are publicly announced 5G deals.

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