Nepal Telecom to extend coverage to 175 new locations

13 Jun 2017

State-run mobile network operator (MNO) Nepal Telecom (NT) has said it is speeding up work to extend its coverage to 175 new locations nationwide, with 138 base transceiver stations (BTSs) to be installed, while network extension platforms will be shared with other phone companies, writes The Kathmandu Post. NT has already begun expanding its network to the areas of Upper Mustang, Nar, Ghorlu, Chumrung, Bagarchhap, Gurga, Khusung, Dhorpatan and Mygadi. NT spokesperson Shobhan Adhikari said: ‘The expansion is in line with our aim to connect the remote belt of the country with the telecom network.’ Meanwhile, the company is also looking to expand its services in sub-metropolitan cities across Nepal, with NT reportedly at the final stage of inviting bids for the procurement of equipment including mobile towers.

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