One thousand six kilometers of optical fiber was laid
The government has intensified the work of laying optical fiber in line with the objective of fulfilling the aspirations of ‘Digital Nepal Framework’.
The Telecommunication Authority of Nepal (TAN) has mobilized the Rural Telecommunication Development Fund (RTDF) under the project to provide broadband internet service. Is
It has been decided to use the Rural Telecommunication Development Fund from the meeting of NEA on June 12, 2073 BS with the objective of providing access to information and communication in all public places including community schools, campuses, health posts, agricultural centers, tourist centers and every ward.
According to NEA, more than 30 percent of the work has been completed in the specified places of the four districts through the same package. NEA spokesperson Santosh Poudel informed that the monitoring and re-evaluation of six projects has been completed so far.
The two projects are being monitored and re-evaluated under the first phase by a consultant appointed by the authority. Two projects are being monitored under the second phase and one project is being monitored under the third phase.
According to the NEA, the construction of the Mid-Hill Highway and the Information Highway connecting the district headquarters has been taken forward in the package.
Under the first package (Province No. 1, 2 and Bagmati Province), the work has been started by signing an agreement with Nepal Telecom Company Limited (Nepal Telecom) to complete the work within two years. So far, 1,006 (46.16 percent) kilometers of optical fiber has been laid. In the first package, an agreement was reached to lay 2,179 kilometers of optical fiber.
An agreement was reached between the Telecommunication Authority and Telecom on September 29, 2073 BS to provide broadband internet service in rural and remote areas of the country.
Work is being done in the field of Physical Ability Test (PAT) in the field of the first cluster and in the field of the second cluster with the connection of 27 Dens Weblanth Division Multiplanning System (DWDM System). The work of connecting forty seven core router equipment has been completed and the physical PAT has been completed.
Under the second package (Bagmati province and Lumbini province), the agreement has been signed by United Telecom to complete the work within two years, but the NEA has not extended the contract period as the progress of the work is zero.
An interim order has been issued not to extend the period until the issue is resolved. Under the third package, an agreement was reached with Telecom to complete the work within two years.
An agreement has been reached for the same and it is being implemented. Bids for Karnali and Far Western Provinces are being evaluated.
An agreement has been reached to lay 2,160 kilometers of optical fiber in Gandaki and Lumbini and 1,992 kilometers in Karnali and Far Western Provinces.
Complaints of obstruction in optical fiber due to road expansion, floods, hurricanes and lightning are increasing in different parts of the country. रासस