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Some Nepal Telecom lines might be affected due to system upgradation

Nepal Telecom (NT) is upgrading its pre-paid lines into a new billing system beginning from tonight that might affect some of the mobile connections. The telecom company is introducing a convergent real time billing (CRTB) system to allow its customers

New Nepal Telecom chief assumes office amid staff protests

Newly appointed managing director of Nepal Telecom (NT) Budhi Prasad Acharya assumed the office today despite protest from staff. The engineers in the telecom service provider have been protesting since Friday demanding to replace Acharya with a new managing director,

Nepal tops 8.78 million internet subscribers in July

Nepal had 8.78 million internet subscribers by mid-July 16, up from 8.68 million a month, while the internet penetration rate in the country grew to 33.15 per cent in July from 32.78 per cent in June, according to the latest

Nepal Telecom launches Fiber To The Home service

Nepal Telecom launched ‘Fiber to The Home’ (FTTH) today. The ‘Fiber to The Home’ technology – a high-speed broadband internet technology that offers data service to cater to the growing demand for connectivity with higher bandwidth options – uses optical

NT’s CRTB project to come into operation from November

Nepal Telecom is planning to bring the convergent real time billing (CRBT) system from November, though the telecom service provider claims that it is implementing the system phase-wise manner. Delay in completion of CRTB project has affected Nepal Telecom in

Nepal Telecommunications Authority renews Ncell mobile licence

The government renewed Ncell’s mobile licence – for the first time since the service provider received licence to operate – for the next five years. The board meeting of Nepal Telecommunications Authority has renewed the licence of Ncell mobile as

Internet bandwidth cost down‚ consumption up

The cost to internet service providers (ISPs) for internet bandwidth has declined despite significant rise in internet users. The service providers spent Rs 2.39 billion as bandwidth fees in the last fiscal year 2013-14, according to Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA)

Telecom equipment imports down by 18.25 per cent

The import of telecommunication equipment has dropped in the last fiscal year. The import of telecommunication equipment declined by 18.25 per cent in the last fiscal year, according to Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA). “The import declined due to Nepal Telecom

Telecom regulator renews Nepal Telecom’s mobile licence

A board meeting of Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA) today decided to renew the GSM mobile licence of Nepal Telecom without charging any fee, for the time being. Yesterday, Ministry of Information and Communication had sent a letter to the telecom

Landline phone subscribers base decreases to 827,295

The fixed telephony base has gone down to 827,295 by mid-March from 852,169 in mid-February, according to according to the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA). The total includes 654,748 PSTN subscribers and 172,547 WLL telephony users, it said, adding that Nepal

Ministry directs regulator to renew Nepal Telecom’s mobile licence

Ministry of Information and Communications last week directed the telecommunications regulator to renew mobile licence of Nepal Telecom without charging fee for the time being. Nepal Telecom has to pay Rs 20 billion to renew its GSM licence by May

Upper Tamakoshi gears up for public issue

Upper Tamakoshi Hydropower is soon issuing shares to the locals of Dolakha district, where the 456-Mega Watt hydropower plant is under construction. “In the first phase, the company is issuing a total of 36,006,000 units of shares to the Dolakha

Nepal Telecom to introduce new social network site

Nepal Telecom plans to introduce a new social network site from March. The telecom service provider has been testing the site internationlly at present. Managing director of the company Anoop Ranjan Bhattarai, today said that the social site will have

Government committed to complete Upper Tamakoshi on time

The government is committed to bring the Upper Tamakoshi hydropower into operation after mid-July 2016 as scheduled. Asking the developers today to expedite the 456- megawatt Upper Tamakoshi powerhouse construction and land acquisition to build transmission lines as soon as

RBB, F1Soft join hands to provide mobile banking services

Rastriya Banijya Bank (RBB) and F1Soft International signed an agreement that will help the bank to provide mobile banking services to its customers. Chief executive of the bank Krishna Prasad Sharmaand chief executive of F1Soft International Subash Sharma signed the

Internet base grows to 7.66 million in November

The internet subscriber base stood at 7.66 million in mid-November, up from 7.40 million in mid-October, according to the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA). The internet penetration rate has been up to 28.92 per cent in mid-November versus 27.92 per cent

Three out of every four Nepalis have mobile

Three out of every four Nepalis have mobile, if the recent data released by the telecommunications authority is to believe. In a country of 26 million population, mobile subscribers’ base has increased to 19.59 million in mid-October – up from

Nepse suspends Global IME, Commerz and Trust Bank Nepal shares trading

Nepal Stock Exchange (Nepse) today suspended stock trading of Global IME Bank and Commerz and Trust Bank Nepal as they have yesterday entered into an agreement to merge yesterday. The Nepse after getting the information of the merger between the