China Telecom and Nepal Telecom Jointly Deliver IP Services in Nepal

HONG KONG, CHINA–(Marketwired – Dec 7, 2016) – China Telecom and Nepal Telecom, the major operator in Nepal, have reached an agreement to deliver IP services in Nepal, with the 2016 newly launched terrestrial cable route connecting China and Nepal via Jilong (Rasuwa) Gateway.

Over the years, China Telecom has been fully committed to developing terrestrial cable connecting to neighbouring countries. The new China-Nepal route is unprecedented as it is a new direct alternative route for traffic demand generated from Nepal to all over the world, and provides the highest quality service and low latency solution for end users in Nepal.

Ou Yan, Executive Vice President of CTG, said, “China Telecom is dedicated to expanding our footprint by connecting with neighbouring countries. The China-Nepal route could provide service to Nepal and transit service from India. China Telecom has put tremendous effort into building the route through the Himalayas. We are committed to delivering a state of the art route for Nepal Telecom.”

Kamini Rajbhandari, Managing Director of Nepal Telecom, said, “Nepal Telecom would benefit from an additional route for connectivity. We are confident that China Telecom would provide reliable service and are looking forward to establishing Nepal as a transit hub through this route.”