Ncell revises international call rates to 19 countries

Published On: June 9, 2021 04:15 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, June 9: Ncell Axiata Limited has revised International Call Distance (ILD) call rates to 19 countries effective from Friday (June 4). 

The company said that the new rates are in-line with the tariffs approved to other operators by the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA).

“With the new changes in tariff, it now costs Rs 30 per minute for making calls to 18 destinations of the listed countries, while the call rate to the Maldives per minute has been set at Rs 30.65 excluding applicable taxes,” the company said, issuing a press release on Tuesday. “Earlier, the call charge for these countries were in the range of Rs 4.99 to Rs 15 per minute, depending upon the destinations.”

NTA on May 23, approved call rates of Ncell for 19 countries including Italy, Malta, Germany, Tajikistan, Jordan, Thailand, Latvia, Lebanon, Slovenia, the Maldives, Belgium, Estonia, Croatia, Finland, the Netherlands, Bulgaria, Syrian Arab Republic, Lithuania and Cyprus as per the decision of its board dated May 14, 2021. This approval equalises Ncell’s call charges on par with the minimum rate already being charged by other operators in Nepal as per the approval of NTA.


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