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Short Take: Cable modem service offered in Taiwan

Networking equipment provider 3Com and Taiwanese ISP Hoshin Gigamedia Center plan to offer broadband Net access in Taiwan. The companies, which have been testing the high-speed cable modem service since September, plan to serve as many as 3.4 million subscribers, or about 60 percent of the cable households in Taiwan. Hoshin is a subsidiary of the Koos Group.

Networking equipment provider 3Com and Taiwanese ISP Hoshin Gigamedia Center plan to offer broadband Net access in Taiwan. The companies, which have been testing the high-speed cable modem service since September, plan to serve as many as 3.4 million subscribers, or about 60 percent of the cable households in Taiwan. Hoshin is a subsidiary of the Koos Group.