Nepal’s state-owned incumbent operator Nepal Doorsanchar Company Limited (Nepal Telecom, or NT) is deploying broadband remote access servers (BRAS) on its networks to improve the quality of its ADSL services. In a press release dated 20 November, the operator said that installation has begun in the capital and other major cities, while work is also starting on the launch of customer care centres to improve the lot of end users. NT says the new BRAS will route traffic to and from broadband remote access devices including ADSL ports on its network; ADSL is available in 75 districts across the country, it added. Further, the incumbent said that work to up its international bandwidth from 3.2Gbps to 4.2Gbps is also underway. ‘We are targeting to increase the capacity to 10Gbps by next year,’ the press release said.