Taiwan - Internet Services


Internet growth has been phenomenal in Taiwan. The proportion of the population who are Internet users has exceeded 65%. Some 80% of all homes in Taiwan own PCs and around 70% of homes have Internet connections. The market has also been rapidly moving away from dial-up access to broadband, mainly on DSL subscriptions, and 62% of all Internet connections being broadband. There are a large number of ISPs (more than 180) in Taiwan, although a handful of big ones continue to dominate the market. Taiwan is the third-ranked country in Asia for e-commerce transactions. This report looks at the Internet market in Taiwan and briefly reviews some of the major ISPs.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Internet
    • 2.1 Overview
    • 2.2 Public Internet access
    • 2.3 Internet Hosts
    • 2.4 Direct Internet access network
    • 2.5 TWGate
    • 2.6 ISP market
      • 2.6.1 HiNet
      • 2.6.2 SeedNet
      • 2.6.3 Eastern Broadband
      • 2.6.4 TrandSend Internet Co
      • 2.6.5 JoinNet
  • 3. E-Services
    • 3.1 Overview
    • 3.2 E-Commerce
      • 3.2.1 Online shopping
      • 3.2.2 Online music
    • 3.3 E-Banking
    • 3.4 E-Government
  • 4. Related reports

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Last updated 19 Apr 2008
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Analyst: Paul Budde

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