Nepal Telecom to upgrade ADSL services
With an aim to provide cost-effective and high speed broadband internet service to its customers, Nepal Telecom (NTC) is going to upgrade the capacity of its ADSL services.
The company has already started setting up separate broadband remote access servers (BRAS) in the Kathmandu Valley and some major cities outside the valley.
As the ADSL service users and rate of use has increased beyond its expectation, the company is going to install new devices taking into consideration the growing use, a press statement issued by the company said.
Out of the total ADSL capacity of 179,384, NTC has already connected 145, 654 lines in the country.
Similarly, the company is also preparing to distribute additional 53,000 ADSL lines within a year through NGN system.
Presently, NTC has been providing its ADSL service in all 75 districts.
The company has 10 Gbps national IP backbone and 3.2 Gbps international bandwidth. The company has been planning to upgrade its international bandwidth to 4.2 Gbps soon and 10 Gbps within a year. (Source:The Rising Nepal)