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China to Deliver Internet Services to Nepal through a Newly Built Terrestrial Cable Route

Nepal Telecom (NT), the state owned telecommunication service provider in Nepal and China Telecom Global Limited (CTG), a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Telecommunications Corporation Limited have formally inked an agreement to deliver IP services in Nepal.

As per the signed agreement, Nepal now can purchase Internet Services directly from China. The newly launched terrestrial cable route connecting China and Nepal via Rasuwa Gateway will be used to deliver the internet services.

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Signing the agreement. Photo credit: Nepal Telecom

Chief Technical Officer of Nepal Telecom, Lochanlal Amatya and Executive Vice-president of CTG, Ou Yan signed the agreement at a programme in Hong Kong today.

“China Telecom has put tremendous effort into building the route. We are committed to deliver better service to Nepal as well as a transit service from India.” said Ou Yan, Executive Vice-president of CTG.

“We are confident that CTG will provide reliable service to Nepal. Moreover, we are looking forward to establish Nepal as a transit hub through the route.” said, Kamini Rajbhandari, Managing Director of Nepal Telecom.

The new route between China-Nepal is a new direct alternative route for traffic demand generated of Nepal to all over the world. End users in Nepal will be able to experience the highest quality service and low latency solution with this route.

Source: Nepal Telecom
Coverage: TechinAsia,  MarketWired

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