By: Esme Jiang and Frances Huang
Taipei, Dec. 16 (CNA) The penetration rate of 4G mobile phone services in Taiwan is expected to surpass 60 percent in 2016, growing from an estimated 40 percent this year, market information advisory firm International Data Corp. (IDC) said Wednesday.
IDC said local telecom services providers are expected to continue their preferential programs, offering unlimited Internet access at fixed rates to heavy users.
Such offers are likely to lure 3G users to migrate to 4G services, which will become the mainstream in Taiwan’s mobile telecom market, IDC forecast. [FULL STORY]