China and Taiwan’s #1 Telecom companies join efforts in Cloud Computing between countries

Chunghwa Telecom (Taiwan’s #1 Telecom) and China Telecom (China’s #1 Telecom) have signed an agreement to deploy Telecom services in Western Taiwan to support Cloud and Smart Grid services between the countries reports Taiwan Economic News.

Chunghwa Telecom, China Telecom Co-Tap Coastal Economic Zone Market


Taipei, March 7, 2011 (CENS)--Chunghwa Telecom Co., Ltd. and China Telecom Co., Ltd. recently signed an agreement to jointly deploy telecom services including intelligent energy management and cloud-computing networks on the Western Taiwan Straits Economic Zone, which mainly lies along the cost of the Fujian Province of mainland China.
The two telecom carriers vow to cooperate on the two telecom services across the mainland starting from the said zone, which was proposed by Chinese central government to integrate the economies, transport, infrastructure, policies from the coastal cities west of the Taiwan Straits for competitiveness, social development, increased and strengthened economic cooperation with Taiwan

The cooperation supports expanded services and cost reduction.

Chunghwa Telecom executives pointed out that the two companies will integrate their networks, distribution channels, products and technologies to explore business opportunities on the zone, with cooperation covering cloud computing, Internet Data Center, intelligent energy management, electronic commerce and energy saving services.

China Telecom Chairman Wang Xiaochu pointed out that the cooperation will help the two companies pare down cost for operations on the zone.