World Link to bring high-speed optical network for first time in Nepal

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Internet service provider World Link Communication Network is strengthening its backbone within a month.

The company has said that the new network to be made available by Nokia IP and Communication will be of comparatively higher quality than the current one. It informed that an agreement process has already been forwarded with Nokia to that regard.

Issuing a press release, the company said that with the expansion of new optical technology, it will be easier for W-Link customers to access HD, Ultra HD video (4k) and internet TV, among other services.  

"Currently, the company is using 10G optical. It will be expanded up to 100G which will help provide sufficient bandwidth (internet-network)," acting Director of World Link Vijay Jalan informed.

According to Jalan, this is the first time that any service provider is expanding the internet network up to 100G capacity with others in Nepal currently having four-five equipment having capacity of 10G.

He further said that such technological expansion would help provide internet to customers as per their requirement.  With this, the customers using 5 Mbps may get 7-8 Mbps at the same price.

The company, that has a total of 120,000 customers, is also planning to expand its high-speed internet services to its customers in Kathmandu as well as outside the valley.

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