chunghwa telecom ltd-adr (CHT) Key Developments
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Month Ended June 2014
Jul 10 14
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the month ended June 2014. For the month, the company reported revenue of TWD 18.76 billion which was flat year-over-year. Operating income decreased by 4.8% to TWD 4.05 billion. Income before income tax increased by 0.3% to TWD 4.38 billion. Net income attributable to stockholders of the parent increased by 0.6% to TWD 3.62 billion, and EPS was TWD 0.47. Despite of the mobile voice revenue decrease derived from VOIP substitution and market competition, mobile communications business revenue increased 3.4% year-over-year, mainly due to the 20.1% growth in mobile value-added service revenue resulting from the mobile internet subscriber increase.
Huawei Launches Ascend P7 Smartphone in Taiwan in Cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom
Jun 25 14
Huawei has launched its Ascend P7 smartphone in the Taiwanese market in cooperation with Chunghwa Telecom (CHT). The model, which comes with a 5-inch Full HD display and Gorilla Glass 3 front and back covers, is available for TWD 6,900 unlocked. Along with the Ascend P7, Huawei also launched its MediaPad X1 7.0 tablet in Taiwan, priced at TWD 9,900. Huawei plans to launch 8-10 smartphones in the Taiwanese market in this year, aiming to ship a total of 200,000 units during 2014, compared to 120,000 units in 2013.
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd Approves Cash Dividend for the Year 2013, Payable on August 27, 2014; Approves Amendments to the Articles of Incorporation
Jun 24 14
Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. announced that at its annual general meeting held on June 24, 2014, the shareholders approved the ratification of the proposal for the distribution of 2013 earnings in cash dividend of TWD 2.3881 per share. The ex-dividend base date shall be July 23, 2014. The payment date of the cash distribution is August 27, 2014. Book closure starting date is July 19, 2014.
The company's shareholders also approved the amendment to the articles of incorporation.
Mozilla Signs Agreement with Chunghwa Telecom for Firefox Os
Jun 16 14
Mozilla has signed a cooperation agreement with Chunghwa Telecom to support the Firefox operating system for mobile phones.
NTT Data Corporation and Chunghwa Telecom Laboratories Starts Joint Research on SDN Technology
Jun 11 14
NTT Data Corporation and Chunghwa Telecom Laboratories have started joint research for the purpose of applying SDN technology to the networks of telecommunications carriers. In this joint research, NTT DATA will refine the network control system for that purpose and conduct the implementation of the product as software. Chunghwa Telecom Laboratories will mainly organize the requirements for what types of network services should be realized, as well as conduct the application development. Both companies will promote the business development of SDN solutions for telecommunications carriers in both Japan and Taiwan.