Nepal Telecom expands internet service to four eastern districts

Published On: September 6, 2023 01:55 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

DHANKUTA, Sept 6: The Nepal Telecom has expanded internet services to four more districts in the east - Dhankuta, Tehrathum, Sankhuwasabha and Bhojpur by laying optical fibers. With the installation of the fiber, customers have availed fast internet and 4G service. 

Now, customers can have internet packages ranging up to 82,580 Mbps, said senior engineer Suman Acharya, chief of the NT Dhankuta branch office. The Internet has been expanded to Hile bazaar, Mulghat, Sindhuwa bazar and Bhedetar bazaar in Dhankuta district, he said. 

Similarly, the expansion in Pakhribas Municipality and Chaubise Rural Municipality in the district will be complete within the current fiscal year, it has been said.

The Internet has been expanded in Khandbari, Tumlingtar, Muheshanishare of Dharma Devi Municipality in Sankhuwasabha, and work on installing optical fiber in Chainpur Municipality will begin this year. 

An Internet speed of 100 Gbps has been set up from Itahari of Sunsari district, Hile of Dhankuta, Myanglung of Tehrathum, Phidim of Panchthar and Birtamod of Jhapa. In Dhankuta, 8,000 households have been using the Internet, 1,500 in Bhojpur, 2,000 in Sankhuwasabha and 1,500 in Tehrathum.


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