A network upgrade aimed at making Bhutan Telecom’s core network more resilient to disaster impact has been officially inaugurated in the country.
Small town in the mountains of the Kingdom of Bhutan Aimed at providing subscribers with a seamless and uninterrupted experience, even during natural disaster. the emergency telecom core network taps Ericsson’s Digital Services portfolio - including Evolved Packet Core, Mobile Switching, OSS, and BSS solutions.
The small country of the Kingdom of Bhutan lies within one of the world’s most seismically active zones - the Eastern Himalayas in South Asia. In addition to Ericsson and Bhutan Telecom, Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) were involved in the initiative.
Bhutan is witnessing significant growth in data traffic. Ericsson is helping Bhutan Telecom address this growing demand for data services by expanding LTE coverage and capacity in the country.
Bhutan Telecom is the largest telecom operator in the Kingdom of Bhutan with 70 percent market share. It provides telecommunication services in mobile, fixed-line, and DSL broadband.