Bhutan National Startup Weekend 2018 Results

The 3 day event, which started on 16th March 2018, came to an end yesterday. The event was graced by the Hon'ble Prime Minister Dasho Tshering Tobgay along with the Minister of Home and Cultural Affairs, Lyonpo Dawa Gyeltshen and Secretary of Ministry of Information and Communications, Dasho Kinley W Penjor. The winners of the competition were given prizes worth ranging from 100,000 to 800,000.

Contract agreement for Druk Research & Education Network (DrukREN)

On February 14th, 2018, the service agency contract agreement for Druk Research & Education Network (DrukREN) was signed between Bhutan Telecom Limited & DITT.
The National Research and Education Network - DrukREN - consist of fiber-optic network using the existing OPGW(Optical Ground wire). A 10 Gigabit per second fibre optic backbone is established interconnecting all the research and education institutes in the country.