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Ericsson and Nokia share 5G contracts at Chunghwa Taiwan

Given the political tensions between China and Taiwan, it is hardly surprising that the latter’s Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) will source its 5G networks from Ericsson and Nokia, as it did 4G. Nokia will supply the central and southern regions of the island state with 5G NR Non-Standalone and Standalone RAN equipment in multiple bands. Ericsson announced a deal to supply the 5G core, with a migration from the current 4G evolved packet core, via Ericsson’s ‘5G EPC’ to a full 5G Next Generation (NG) platform. It will also provide fronthaul and IP backhaul, and midband and high frequency NSA and SA radios (presumably for the non-Nokia regions of the island, though that was not specified). Max Chen, president of CHT’s…

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