Ncell launches 4G service

Published On: May 31, 2017 09:50 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, May 31: Ncell has said that its customers with 4G compatible handset can now experience fourth generation (4G) technology. 

Issuing a statement, the GSM operator said that its subscribers in Kathmandu, Nagarkot, Banepa and Dhulikhel can enjoy 4G service. “The 4G service has been launched in line with the technology neutrality permission, which paved the way for the company to deliver customers what they long-deserved,” Ncell said in a statement.

Ncell is also planning to test 4G service in 40 other cities with a target of providing 4G service to 15 percent population of the country by the end of 2017, according to the statement. 

“We are excited about all great impact that 4G/LTE is set to bring to the people and the country. We remain committed to make the best of this award to contribute to achieve the national goal of Digital Nepal,” Simon Perkins, managing director of Ncell, said in the statement.

According to the company, subscribers can replace their existing SIM card with 4G compatible USIM from the nearest Ncell centre to use the service. The customers can replace the SIM card for free from the Ncell centre. The company is also providing 1 GB data with validity of three days to its customers for free to celebrate the launch of 4G service. 

Ncell has been providing cellular mobile services to more than 15 million customers and data service to more than 6 million customers all over the country, according to the statement.

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