Android Around the World: Far EasTone to offer Multiple Handsets in Taipei This Year

fareastoneTaipei’s 3rd largest carrier, Far EasTone Telecommunications Co announced that they will launch two or three Android-based handsets in the latter half of 2009.

We are in talks with more than five potential partners, in Taiwan and abroad, to sell Android phones. – Roger Chen, VP Far EasTone

Like many carriers, Far EasTone believes open-source OSes will help bring more profits. Not only are they free, but telcos can massage the OS and bend it to their liking. Customized apps and specific content delivered around their own branding is can be handled by the carrier, ensuring customers see exactly what they want them to.

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