Nokia, WorldLink target FTTH coverage of one million homes by 2019

19 Jan 2018

Nepalese telco WorldLink Communications and Finnish equipment vendor Nokia have announced that they aim to deploy fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) to one million households by 2019. According to Nokia, WorldLink has 160,000 residential broadband subscribers and 5,000 business customers, and is reportedly adding a further 12,000 customers every month. The new FTTH network will give existing WorldLink subscribers the option to upgrade their broadband speed up to 100Mbps. Commenting on the fibre-optic network expansion, Vinish Bawa at Nokia said: ‘We are proud to be part of WorldLink’s vision to transform the country’s communications architecture by providing industry-leading FTTH solutions. Nokia’s fibre access network will deliver faster broadband speeds to customers and create the foundation essential for future ultra-broadband services.’

Nepal, Nokia, WorldLink Communications