B-Mobile Poised To Launch LTE in Thimpu

 Bhutan Telecom (BT) has announced that its B-Mobile unit will launch 4G Long Term Evolution (LTE) services in Thimpu on 24 October 2013. The network, which utilizes the 1800MHz band, will offer coverage of the following locations: Norzin Lam, Chubachu, Dzong, Kawajangsa, Changangkha, the Ministers’ Enclave and Motithang High School. LTE-suitable SIM cards are priced at BTN500 (USD8.16), and include credit to the value of BTN500which will expire within seven days of activation. BT notes that the LTE network provides downlink transmission speeds four times faster than 3G, and ten times quicker than its ADSL network.


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