Bhutan Telecom, trading as B-Mobile, has announced that operator will be launching the 4G LTE service in country on 24th October 2013. Initially 4G LTE service will be available only in Thimphu in selected areas.
Operator's LTE network will operate at 1800 MHz frequency. Therefore, smartphones that do not support Thimphu’s 3G network frequency of 850 MHz will not be able to fall back from 4G to 3G in places where 4G is unavailable.
The areas with LTE coverage in Thimphu are Norzin Lam, Chubachu, Offices near dzong, Kawajangsa, Changangkha, Ministers’ Enclave and Other places around Motithang High School.