Pacific Century CyberWorks has been likened to a mouse that swallowed a lion since its famous take-over of Hong Kong Telecom. The merger with HKT has presented PCCW with enormous possibilities, but as other former incumbents flounder, has the mouse bitten off more than it can chew? Richard Li, executive chairman PCCW talks to Global Telecoms Businesss.
The traditional government monopoly in Taiwan is giving way to an increasingly competitive free market. To continue its market liberalisation, the government has released three new fixed-line licences. With 3G licences in the pipeline, prospects in Taiwan are bubbling. By William Dong, analyst at UBS Warburg