KATHMANDU, May 9: The government has granted permission for a returnee migrant worker to bring an additional mobile device while returning home.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Samsung Electronics has unveiled Galaxy 10 and Galaxy Note 10+ phones in the Nepali market on Monday.

Cellpay launched

August 1, 2019 07:43 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Cellcom Pvt Ltd has started operation of payment service named Cellpay. Issuing a statement, the company, which is licensed by the Nepal Rastra Bank to work as a payment service provider, said that Cellpay can easily be operated with its mobile and web application without any e-wallet.

STOCKHOLM, July 17: Mobile network gear maker Ericsson (ERICb.ST) posted a second-quarter profit in line with expectations on Wednesday and said it was on track to meet its financial goals due to strong sales of 5G equipment.

Cell phones down

January 6, 2019 17:46 pm

With the hunger for knowledge and wisdom, our need to stay informed and updated, we shove ourselves with much information. So, we allow them to be showered upon us every day. “Ping ping”, goes the notification tab constantly, sometimes making us realize that we are literally drowning in it.

KATHMANDU, Nov 28:  Nepal imported 86 per cent of the country’s total mobile sets from China as of the first quarter of the current fiscal year 2018-19 that began in mid-July, the Department of Customs (DoC) said.

Cell-phone parenting

November 18, 2018 01:30 am

Nepali children are losing themselves into the world of cell phones, oblivious to what is happening around them

SURKHET, Aug 6: Bheriganga Municipality has prohibited the use of mobile phones and junk foods in schools with the aim to improve education quality at the local level.

CHITWAN, Aug 5: Prabhat Didibahini Savings and Credits Co-operative of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-12 was robbed on July 29. Head of the co-operative Saraswati Kalita Shah said that Rs 548,660 in cash was looted from a metal safe in the co-operative office.

BRUSSELS, July 18: The European Union’s antitrust chief has fined Google a record $5 billion for abusing the market dominance of its Android mobile phone operating system.

KATHMANDU, July 17: Mero Surakshya Pvt Ltd has introduced mobile security system, the first of its kind in the country.

MYAGDI, June 3: The District Administration Office distributed 314 citizenships from an Integrated Mobile Camp at Darbang of Malika rural municipality on Saturday.

DHADING, Jun 1: Dhunibensi municipality, which borders the federal capital of the country, has launched a mobile application to make its activities technology friendly. The app has been developed so as to inform the people about the activities, services and the processes to be fulfilled to get the services from the home itself.

KATHMANDU, May 23: On most days, we are thankful for technology to have offered us the world within our palms but there sure are days when we don’t see technological advancement in the same light. Sometimes, you may feel there is too much information out there, which you don’t feel the need to subscribe to.

KATHMANDU, April 25: Do you think children's using mobile (smart) phone is the trend of time and you are allowing your children hooked to smart phone?

KATHMANDU April 20: Civil Bank Ltd has introduced 'Civil Smart Mobile Banking' application for its clients.

KATHMANDU, April 2: So far, when you wanted to take a coffee-break, you needed to visit coffee shops and sometimes travel miles searching for a coffee stall. Butnow you do not have to leave the comfort of your place for coffee. Instead, coffee stall visits your place.

MUGU, March 31: Eastern side of Mugum rural municipality has been cut off from communication services since one week after technical glitches shut down the only Nepal Telecom tower at Serong village.

ILAM, March 12: The Association of the People with Visual Impairment in Ilam has distributed Android mobile phone to the visually impaired students.

SEOUL, March 2: Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday its new flagship smartphone the Galaxy S9 Plus has been named the Best New Connected Mobile Device at the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the world's largest gathering for the mobile communications industry.

It's taken only 18 months, but Android Nougat is finally the most widely-used version of Google's smartphone OS.

TULSIPUR Feb 2: The District Police Office, Dang, has launched digital mobile radio technology service from Friday. Inspector General (IG) of Nepal Police, Prakash Aryal, inaugurated the service amidst a function organised in Tulasirpur.

SIRAHA, Feb 2: Be aware! You may be fined if you are below 16, and caught using a mobile phone or riding a motorcycle.

First governance mobile app launched

December 28, 2017 11:35 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Search for Common Ground, Nepal’s first governance mobile application was launched at Singha Durbar amid the Next Growth Conclave 2017 on Wednesday.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 12: Import of mobile phones has jumped by more than five times via the Birgunj customs point.

KHOTANG, Nov 5: Nepal Telecom's mobile phone service has come to a halt in southern and northern part of the district for the past one month as the tower of Namaste and Sky phone has broken down, the locals said.

KHOTANG, Nov 4: Telecommunication services in Khotang are in a halt since the last three months. Thousands of Nepal Telecom (NT) users have been affected after both its networks -- Namaste and Sky phones -- were obstructed in the northern and southern parts of the district.

Film Southasia Unveils Mobile App

October 29, 2017 11:25 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Film Southasia 2017 has launched a mobile app for the 11th edition of the premiere non-fiction film festival for the region. The Festival opens on November 2 at the Yalamaya Kendra, Lalitpur, with the theme ‘Documentary Bears Witness’.

Turn Your Mobile Into Your Wallet

October 24, 2017 07:55 am

KATHMANDU, Oct 24: Mobile phones have replaced many aspects of our life. Smartphones have penetrated our life so much that we now turn to our phones for almost everything whether it's for clicking pictures or to check time, to mark a date or take notes, and to communicate with our friends and family. Meanwhile, a new trend has dawned where mobile phones are also changing the way we pay our bills.

Mobile services disrupted in Dolpa

October 7, 2017 10:35 am

DUNAI,Oct 7: Mobile phone services of Nepal Telecom (NT) in remote Dolpa district have been suspended for two weeks as the towers of Namaste and Sky Mobile services have gone dysfunctional.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Lalitpur Mobile Collection is organizing 4th Lalitpur Mobile Expo in Lalitpur from September 1 to 11.

KATHMANDU, Sept 6: Lalitpur Mobile Collection is organizing 4th Lalitpur Mobile Expo in Lalitpur from September 1 to 11.

KATHMANDU, August 29: Tamrakar Mobile Market has launched 'Dashain Bumper Offer', offering discounts of 5 to 60 percent on different models of mobile phones.

KATHMANDU, August 29: Tamrakar Mobile Market has launched 'Dashain Bumper Offer', offering discounts of 5 to 60 percent on different models of mobile phones.

DHARAN, August 19: BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan has been helping the flood victims in Southern Sunsari through mobile health camp.

Kathmandu, August 10: The Supreme Court has introduced the Supreme Court Mobile Apps in a bid to ensure people's convenient access to justice.

KATHMANDU, July 31: Nepal Telecom (NT) has introduced promotional offer for its GSM/ CDMA and ADSL/FTTH customers. "Under the offer, customers will get bonus balance while receiving international calls.

KATHMANDU, July 30: Nepal Telecom (NT) has introduced promotional offer for its GSM/ CDMA and ADSL/FTTH customers. "Under the offer, customers will get bonus balance while receiving international calls.

KATHMANDU, July 13: OTTO Phones has launched OTTO Chekr mobile device with a glucose monitor, on Wednesday. Issuing a statement, the company said that it is a premium Personal Digital Electronics (PDE) device designed in Singapore.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Home Minister Janardan Sharma launched a new app called Nepal Immigration Mobile App amidst a special function at the Department of Immigration on Monday.

KATHMANDU, June 22: Chabahil-based KL Mobile hub has brought an exclusive offer of gift hampers for customers, especially, targeting the Secondary Education Examination (SEE) pass students.

KATHMANDU, June 21: Lenovo has opened two smartphone showrooms in the Kathmandu Valley. 'Lenovo Smartphone Studio has been opened in Pulchowk, Lalitpur and Sherpa Mall, Kathmandu.

PSC launches mobile app

June 15, 2017 15:57 pm

KATHMANDU, June 15: Now one can easily get information of every activities related to the Public Service Commission with the launching of its mobile app.

KATHMANDU, June 12: Ncell has stated that two of its projects aimed at connecting rural areas with telecommunication service and providing drinking water as well as irrigation facilities have been nominated for the GSMA Asian Mobile Awards (AMOs) 2017.

BANEPA, June 9: Former minister for Science and Technology Ganesh Shah used to always share a vision where farmers across the country would adopt e-agriculture. During his tenure, he shared this vision in every public meetings and seminars. He would say, agriculture in the country would develop by leaps and bounds if e-agriculture is promoted. Shah initiated for and promoted an e-village in Banepa, where practice of smart agriculture has been delivering encouraging results these days. Adoption of modern information technology and communication process into agriculture has brought about visible changes, say farmers who are involved in the program.

POKHARA, June 7: A total of 14 visually impaired students of Kaski district have been provided with special mobile phones in order to help them with their studies.

KATHMANDU, May 14: Election Commission (EC) has introduced vote count directive, barring the use of mobile phones inside the counting centers.

INARUWA, May 4: Sixty-three farmers group in Sunsari district received mobile phone in order to help them acquire information about weather and climate change.

KATHMANDU, April 28: The Election Commission of Nepal (ECN) has brought into operation the mobile app and call centers from today in a bid to inform voters about the upcoming local level elections to be held in two phases.

KATHMANDU, April 28: The General Post Office has begun mobile postal services to locals aimed at providing fast and prompt services.