Nepal Telecom switching from PSTN to IP network

10 Jul 2017

Nepal’s leading fixed telephony provider Nepal Telecom (NT) has begun switching its existing PSTN landline service to an IP-based network, writes My Republica. In a statement the telco announced that Mahendra Man Gurung, secretary of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) inaugurated the IP technology by making a call from NT’s telephone exchange at Gwarko. The company transferred 4,246 PSTN lines to its IP network last week, with 134,000 more lines to be added in the coming two months. The statement from NT also noted that it intends to switch a total of 400,000 PSTN lines by the end of fiscal year 2017.

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