KATHMANDU, June 23: Applications of 16 individuals have been approved for the position of Managing Director (MD) of Nepal Telecommunication Company Limited (Nepal Telecom).

KATHMANDU, May 27: Nepal Telecom's services have been blocked in three districts, including Dang.

KATHMANDU, April 4: Nepal Telecom initiated the transition from traditional copper wire-based basic telephone (PSTA) service to Fiber to the Home (FTTH) technology in all areas under the jurisdiction of the Telecommunication Office in Sundhara. Acting Managing Director Sangita Pahadi Aryal officially inaugurated the transition by shutting down

KATHMANDU, Feb 24: Nepal Telecom is set to provide free Wi-Fi internet service at all the airports operating in the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Ncell, one of the key private sector players in the telecommunications sector in the country, has extended its best wishes to Nepal Telecom on the occasion of its 20th anniversary today.

KATHMANDU, Nov 4: Nepal Telecom will provide free telephone, SMS and Wi-Fi services for five days in the earthquake-affected areas of Jajarkot and Rukum East and West.

DHANKUTA, Sept 6: The Nepal Telecom has expanded internet services to four more districts in the east - Dhankuta, Tehrathum, Sankhuwasabha and Bhojpur by laying optical fibers. With the installation of the fiber, customers have availed fast internet and 4G service.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The profit of Nepal Telecommunication Company (Nepal Telecom) has decreased due to the reduction in the income of service sales and the increase in operating expenses. In the last fiscal year 2079/80 BS, the company reported a profit of Rs 7.80 billion.

NEB publishes Grade 12 results

August 15, 2023 18:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 15: The National Examination Board (NEB) has published the results of Grade 12 exams. A meeting of the board held on Tuesday afternoon decided to publish the results.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Nepal Telecom (NTC) has announced the loss of recharge cards worth Rs 1 million. The cards went missing during the transportation process by the Telecom company. After the loss of the cards, NTC has issued an official notice.

KATHMANDU, May 29: Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has earned more profit than Nepal Telecom. In the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022/23, the state-owned power utility earned Rs 13.37 billion net profit, while the profit of Nepal Telecom has been limited to Rs 8.47 billion.

KATHMANDU, May 6: Nepal Telecom has started 5G test in Pokhara and Birgunj after Kathmandu. The government initially planned to conduct tests in four cities including Kathmandu, Pokhara, Birganj and Biratnagar. However, due to American pressure on the use of Chinese technology in 5G, Nepal Telecom has not been able to speed up the testing process.

KATHMANDU, April 18: Nepal Telecom (NT) has said that since the contract period with the companies that had taken the service in the past has expired, it will not have any relation with them.

KATHMANDU, April 5: Nepal Telecom has committed to complete the footpath work on the Birgunj bypass road section by April 10.

The Bold Message from Birgunj

April 5, 2023 07:38 am

Birgunj Metropolitan City (BMC) held a very important symbolic protest on Tuesday. BMC officials dumped the city’s garbage on the premises of the regional office of Nepal Telecom (NT) for the authorities’ failure to repair roads and footpaths dug up by NT to lay underground optical fiber in the metropolis.

Nepal Telecom distributing free e-SIM

September 16, 2022 09:45 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Nepal Telecom is going to distribute e-SIM to its customers starting today.

Nepal Telecom to provide e-SIM

April 28, 2022 09:20 am

KATHMANDU, April 28: The Nepal Telecom (NT), the state-owned telecom service provider, is set to distribute e-SIM to its subscribers. The NT has reached an agreement with Monty UK Global to provide e-SIM in the near future.

KATHMANDU, Jan 10: The Kamana Sewa Bikas Bank Ltd and Namaste Pay have reached an agreement to start providing digital wallet service of Nepal Telecom.

KATHMANDU, Jan 3: The Development and Technology Committee under the House of Representatives has directed the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MoCIT) to submit an action plan within 30 days to make the internet service provided by the Nepal Telecom (NTC) more effective and qualitative.

KATHMANDU, Dec 17: Nepal Telecom is set to provide free internet and telephone services to government offices across the country.

KATHMANDU, Nov 17: Nepal Telecom has bagged the title of the largest tax payer for the last fiscal year.

SIMIKOT, Oct 10: The telephone service of Nepal Telecom has been out of order in Simikot Rural Municipality-3 in the Himalayan district of Humla for over a month now. The local residents have expressed serious concern over the disruption of the service for such a long time.

KATHMANDU, Sept 3: Problems have been seen in the mobile numbers distributed by Nepal Telecom. For the past few days, there have been problems such as missed calls coming from abroad and when calling back the number, no one speaks and later money is deducted.

KATHMANDU, August 16: Nepal Telecom (NT) made an annual net profit of Rs 7.45 billion in the last fiscal year, a straight fall of 23.5 percent compared to that of the previous year.

KATHMANDU, July 16: Nepal Telecom has stated that its server has not been hacked.

KATHMANDU, March 28: The government has decided to allow the state-owned Nepal Telecom (NT) to test 5G mobile internet service, an advanced internet service expanding globally.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Nepal Telecom (NT) has made a profit of Rs 3.28 billion in the first half of the current fiscal year. This is a decline of 33.46 percent in its profit as compared to the same period in the last fiscal year.

HUMLA, Oct 25: Telephone service in four rural municipalities in Humla district has been disrupted for the past one month after the towers conked out, said the NTC officials in Humla district.

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Nepal Telecom (NT) has launched GSM mobile service in Taksindu and Jubhu of Solukhumbu district, one of the gateways for the trekkers visiting Mount Everest region.

The state-owned telecommunication service provider asked to first choose either to get a strategic partner or become competitive on its own

KATHMANDU, April 10: Nepal Telecom has extended its 'Stay Connected' offer for on voice and data packs till April 16 in line with the government's decision to extend the lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19.

KATHMANDU, March 31: Internet service providers have said that they cannot provide 25% discount on Internet service as announced by the government unless they receive subsidy or any other support from the government.

KATHMANDU, March 26: Nepal Telecom has announced that it will extend the deadline for billing for its internet and landline customers during the lockdown period. The telecom will also extend the time period for billing of various payments as well.

KATHMANDU, March 21: Considering the growing global Coronavirus (COVID-19) threat, the Metropolitan Traffic Police Office (MTPO) has initiated a new drive for creating awareness against the disease-carrying signboards with safety measures to make the people aware about the spread of the virus.

NT to switch off CDMA services

February 6, 2020 10:26 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Nepal Telecom (NT) has decided to switch off its CDMA service within Fiscal Year 2020/21.

KATHMANDU, Dec 9: Nepal Telecom (NT) has started optical fiber installation work in 20 districts of Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces as well as Banke and Bardiya of Province 5, targeting to improve Internet services in the region.

KATHMANDU, Oct 3: Nepal Telecom (NT) has rolled out 4G service in 36 districts of the country. Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli launched Nepal Telecom's nationwide 4G/LTE network amid a function ceremony held in Kathmandu on Wednesday. Though 4G service has been available for NT users in the Kathmandu Valley and Pokhara, the government-owned telecommunication company has expanded the high-speed data service to 59 more cities of 36 districts of all seven provinces.

KHANDBARI, August 21: Nepal Telecom has erected four additional BTS towers in far-flung area of Sankhuwasabha.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Nepal Telecommunication Authority has decided to collect Rs 20 billion from Nepal Telecom (NTC), to renew its Mobile license for five years. The NTA board on Sunday reached the decision.

KATHAMNDU, Feb 26: Amid concern among lawmakers of both the ruling and main opposition parties over the possibility of irregularities in the procurement of 4G equipment, Nepal Telecom (NT) is not being supportive in an investigation being carried out by parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Minister for Information and Communications Technology Gokul Prasad Baskota has rejected the idea of inducting a strategic partner in Nepal Telecom (NT).

KATHMANDU, Feb 6: Nepal Telecom (NT) has launched international roaming service for its pre-paid subscribers.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Projects being implemented by different telecom operators by mobilizing Rural Telecommunication Development Fund (RTDF) have hit a snag.

KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Nepal Telecom has signed agreement with Chinese vendor ZTE and CCSI of Hong Kong for expansion of 4G LTE service across the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 30: The parliament's Finance Committee has directed Nepal Telecom (NT) to complete 4G expansion project within a year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 28: The Finance Committee of parliament has decided to hold consultation with experts on Nepal Telecom’s 4G project.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: The customer care division of the wireless broadband service of state-owned Nepal Telecom is busy throughout the day. There’s one common complaint from its customers along the Nepal-India border from eastern to western Nepal.

KATHMANDU, Aug 14: The Government has decided to relieve Nepal Telecom Managing Director Kamini Rajbhandari from her post.