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Bhutan Telecom outlines investment for 2014


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State-owned Bhutan Telecom has revealed that it plans to invest around BTN2.03 billion (USD43.99 million) in its networks over the next four years, local daily Kuensel writes.
State-owned Bhutan Telecom has revealed that it plans to invest around BTN2.03 billion (USD43.99 million) in its networks over the next four years, local daily Kuensel writes.

The report emerged after Druk Holding and Investment (DHI), the state-owned holding company which manages government-held assets, announced plans to invest a total of BTN52.61 billion in its operations in the same time-frame. Bhutan Telecom plans to use the funds to expand the networks of its B-Mobile subsidiary, while continuing work to upgrade the PSTN. As reported by CommsUpdate on 9 October 2009, B-Mobile is currently engaged in expanding its GSM network into rural areas and recently completed expansion projects in the Paro, Samdrupjongkhar, Samtse, Chukha and Haa dzongkhags (regions).


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