Chunghwa Telecom Cooperates with Taiwan Industry to Participate in NGMN IC&E 2018 4K/8K Live Concert Showcases Taiwan 5G Strengths

Chunghwa Telecom Cooperates with Taiwan Industry to Participate in NGMN IC&E 2018 4K/8K Live Concert Showcases Taiwan 5G Strengths

Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd (TAIEX:2412, NYSE:CHT) said the TW5G Alliance—CHT Pilot Team, organized by Chunghwa Telecom under the supervision of the 5G Office of Taiwan Government, is led by Mr. Kuo-Feng Lin, SEVP and CTO of Chunghwa Telecom, to attend the “NGMN 2018 IC&E,” the Industry Conference & Exhibition held by Next Generation Mobile Networks (NGMN) in Vancouver, Canada, from November 6th to 8th.. Chunghwa Telecom and its major partners from the Pilot Team, including Advantech, Jorjin, Sercomm, Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) and Institute for Information Industry (III), jointly demonstrated leading-edge technologies like live 360° camera and real-time video stitching technology, Augmented-Reality/Mixed-Reality (AR/MR) Smart Glasses, Mobile Edge Computing (MEC), 4K/8K/Edge-AI High Efficiency Video Coding/Advanced Video Coding (HEVC/AVC), Macro Cell/Small Cell Heterogeneous networks and IoT Smart Platform under the theme of “4K/8K Live Concert” to showcase their comprehensive 5G capabilities in Taiwan. With these achievements, the Pilot Team successfully bridge the gap with global telecom operators to promote cooperation between Taiwan industry and global telecom operators and accelerate the development of Taiwan's 5G industry.

SEVP and CTO of Chunghwa Telecom, Kuo-Feng Lin said, “The significance of Chunghwa Telecom's participation in NGMN is to leverage the major global telecom operators to jointly develop 5G specifications and to explore the demand for 5G application. By participating in the NGMN exhibition, we can promote Taiwan's industry to leverage existing hardware manufacturing advantages and integrate ICT soft power to develop innovative applications and enhance software, content and innovation capabilities. In addition, Taiwan's ICT industry can deploy 5G business plans early and play an important role in the global 5G ecosystem.”

Dr. Peter Meissner, CEO of NGMN Alliance, said: “We are very grateful to Chunghwa Telecom and its partners such as Advantech, Jorjin, Sercomm, ITRI and III for bringing such innovative application demonstration to our IC&E. The demonstration fully presents the R&D and innovation capabilities of Taiwan’s ICT industry. With the participation of Chunghwa Telecom, NGMN can be more closely linked to Taiwan industry, and the promotion of the 5G ecosystem will be more successful. At the same time, it also firmly ensures cooperation opportunities for Chunghwa Telecom and its partners in the global 5G market.”

Chunghwa Telecom showcased its “5G Intelligent A+” and “IoT Smart Platform” solutions in the NGMN exhibition. “5G Intelligent A+” adopts MEC and SDN technologies not only to furnish enterprise with benefits of data local breakout, be flexible for management of network accessibility, bandwidth, and services, but also to list or un-list service packages on the platform easily. The applications are widespread and innovative, comprising facial AI recognition, mobile SNG, AR remote collaboration and enterprise on-demand service. "IoT Smart Platform" conforms to the industry standard interface of the international OCF and domestic appliance TaiSEIA 101. It adopts open protocols and application service API to provide an IoT service development and operation environment that is convenient, fast, secure and flexible. For detailed information please refer to [] and []


About NGMN Alliance

The NGMN Alliance (Next Generation Mobile Networks Alliance) is an open forum founded by world-leading mobile network operators. Its goal is to ensure that the standards for next generation network infrastructure, service platforms and devices will meet the requirements of operators and, ultimately, will satisfy end user demand and expectations. NGMN seeks to incorporate the views of all interested stakeholders in the telecommunications industry and is open to three categories of participants (NGMN Partners): Mobile network operators (Members), telco vendors, software companies and many other leading industry players (Contributors), and research institutes contributing substantially to mid- to long-term innovation (Advisors). For more information, please visit


About Chunghwa Telecom

Chunghwa Telecom (TAIEX 2412, NYSE: CHT) is Taiwan’s largest integrated telecommunications services company that provides fixed-line, mobile, broadband, and internet services. The Company also provides information and communication technology services to corporate customers and is expanding its cloud computing services and IoT smart platform solutions. In recent years, Chunghwa has been actively involved in corporate social responsibility and has won domestic and international awards and recognition. For more information, please visit the Company’s website at

About Advantech

Advantech Co.,Ltd (TAIDEX:2395) is a leader in providing trusted, innovative products, services and solutions. Advantech offers comprehensive system integration, hardware, software, customer-centric design services, embedded systems, automation products, and global logistics support. We cooperate closely with our partners to help provide complete solutions for a wide array of applications across a diverse range of industries. Our mission is enable an intelligent planet with Automation and Embedded Computing products and solutions that empower the development of smarter working and living. With Advantech, there is no limit to the applications and innovations our products make possible.

About Jorjin

Jorjin Technologies, founded in 1997, started as a company specializing in miniaturization of electronic circuits, like SiP and SOM modules, designed for wireless connectivity, application processor, sensing, mmWave and optical engine. Since the day of establishment, Jorjin has committed to providing smart and cost-effective solutions for customers worldwide in their IoT or IIoT deployments. With more than 20 years of experience, Jorjin has accumulated the technological expertise and engineering capability to transform the company into the leader of smart glasses, wearables and IIoT solutions. In recent years, Jorjin has established itself as the smart glass leader with a dedication in Augmented Reality (AR)/Mixed Reality (MR) technology to empower the workforce in both industrial and enterprise sectors.

About Sercomm

Sercomm Corporation (TWSE: 5388) is a worldwide leading manufacturer of telecom and broadband equipment. Founded in 1992, Sercomm has focused on developing embedded solutions to make networking simple and affordable. With its fully integrated engineering capability and its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, Sercomm offers comprehensive telecom broadband solutions such as residential/enterprise gateways, small cells, and IoT products, and is now a global leader in the industry. Headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, Sercomm's global operation network covers markets in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region. Its customer base includes the world's top service provider, networking OEM, and system integrators. For more information, please visit

About Industrial Technology Research Institute

Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) is one of the world’s leading technology R&D institutions aiming to innovate a better future for society. Founded in 1973, ITRI has played a vital role in transforming Taiwan's industries from labor-intensive into innovation-driven. It focuses on the fields of Smart Living, Quality Health, and Sustainable Environment. Over the years, ITRI has incubated over 270 innovative companies, including well-known names such as UMC and TSMC. In addition to its headquarters in Taiwan, ITRI has branch offices in the U.S., Europe, and Japan in an effort to extend its R&D scope and promote opportunities for international cooperation around the world.

About Institute for Information Industry

Institute for Information Industry (III) is a leading government think tank and industry consultant aimed at digital service innovation. Over 40 years, III has established innovation and incubation platforms to facilitate the government in developing smart cities, creative industries, green energies, innovative IoT logistics industries, etc., paving a high way for Taiwanese academia and startups to connect to the world. III also reached out to international collaborations with Japan, Middle East, ASEAN countries, etc. Via strengthening industrial innovative energies to mount the global stage, III will continue to promote a quality information society.