KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Ncell has said that its network has experienced disturbance on Thursday due to multiple optical fiber links breakage in Butwal-Bardaghat and Damuali-Abhukhaireni areas as a result of ongoing road expansion works.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Ncell Axiata Limited has received Nepal’s Fastest Mobile Network Award for January-June 2022 from Ookla®, the global leader in mobile and broadband network intelligence.

KATHMANDU, August 8: Ncell Axiata Limited on Sunday announced the relaunching of its ‘Sahi Yo’. The feature of this pack is Free access to Instagram, My5 Service, and various digital services

KATHMANDU, July 6: Ncell Axiata Limited has inaugurated the Ring Road’s Green Belt on Tuesday which is built and maintained by the company as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative.

Ncell brings Gajjabko Daily GB Packs

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KATHMANDU, March 16: Ncell Axiata Limited has launched new data packs under Gajjabko Daily GB Packs, on the occasion of Holi, making data service affordable for its customers. The company has also increased data volume in existing data packs under the daily GB data packs.

KATHMANDU, Decc 16: Ncell Axiata Limited has launched an advance prepaid plan ‘Ncell Bizlite’ in which subscribers can easily avail services without any monthly fee commitments. Now, small businesses can now reap benefits from an attractive scheme focused on their communication requirements, according to the company.

KATHMANDU, Oct 2: Ncell Axiata Limited (previously Ncell Private Limited) has launched an attractive free SIM scheme bundled with attractive offers, focusing on senior citizens.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Ncell Axiata Limited has won awards at the Global Business Outlook (GBO) Awards 2021. Ncell has been recognized as the ‘Most Socially Responsible Telecom Company’ in the telecommunications category, and its CEO Andy Chong has been named the ‘Telecom CEO of the Year’ under the leadership category of the GBO Awards.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: Ncell Axiata Limited launched a new thematic campaign “DataSadhaiOn” on Monday, focusing on the expansion of the 4G services in the country. The campaign aims to provide services and offers at affordable rates to its customers, ensuring that they are connected digitally all the time.

Vianet launches Purple Pack Offer

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KATHMANDU, August 26: Vianet, an internet service provider, has launched the Purple Pack Offer in collaboration with Ncell. The Purple Pack offers 80 Mbps Internet along with ViaTV and a free Ncell sim card that comes with 4GB mobile data every month for a year.

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

KATHMANDU, June 5: The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Ncell Axiata Limited have entered into a partnership to promote sustainable development solutions, including through promotion of cycling for healthy lives and cities in Nepal. UNDP Resident Representative Ayshanie Medagangoda Labe and Ncell CEO Andy Chong signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) virtually to this effect on June 4.

KATHMANDU, May 23: Chief Executive Officer of Ncell Axiata Limited, Andy Chong has handed over 150 units of oxygen concentrators to Chief Specialist Mahendra Prasad Shrestha of the Ministry of Health and Population to ease the treatment of patients in district hospitals.

KATHMANDU, May 21: Ncell Axiata Limited on Friday handed the first batch of over 150 oxygen concentrators to the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP), extending its support to the government to mitigate the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Ncell Axiata Limited as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative has taken up the responsibility for building and maintaining of iconic Lainchaur ground at the heart of the city. With the aim to greatly benefit the people of Kathmandu, the building of the iconic Lainchaur Green Park will contribute to the making of a clean, green, and healthy city.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: Ncell prepaid customers in Nepal can now make calls to any Indian number at more affordable rates.

KATHMANDU, Oct 5: Cellphone giant Ncell has launched the ‘Kurai Kurama Upahar’ festive offer for voice service users for Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals.

KATHMANDU, Sept 30: Ncell customers can now take benefit of access to data service at a more affordable rate from the main balance without any fear of high charges, the company said on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Ncell has converted itself into a public company from a private limited company, indicating a plan of the mobile service provider to issue its share to the general public.

KATHMANDU, May 15: Targeting University Students willing to go for online learning, Ncell has brought forth a Mobile Class Data Pack in collaboration with Tribhuvan University (TU).

KATHMANDU, April 22: Ncell private limited has announced pay later offer on voice, data and SMS bundled pack during the lockdown period.

KATHMANDU, April 16: Ncell Private Limited has launched a self-assessment survey through Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) medium to support the Government to identify COVID-19 infected people.

KATHMANDU, April 14: On the occasion of Nepali New Year, Ncell has announced two special offers on Monday.

KATHMANDU, April 12:  Ncell, a privately owned telecommunication company, has cleared all its dues related to outstanding capital gain tax (CGT) on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, April 11: Ncell has initiated a credit facility for prepaid customers on data usage and SMS service during the lockdown imposed by the government to control the transmission of the deadly virus.

Ncell slashes internet price by 25%

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KATHMANDU, April 3: Ncell Private Limited has slashed internet price by 25 percent from April 2 in a bid to give relief to its customers amid the nationwide lockdown imposed by the Government of Nepal.

Kathmandu, Feb 20: Ncell Private Limited on Thursday handed over cash prizes to the monthly and weekly winners under its ‘RechargemaChamatkaar’ campaign.

KATHMANDU, Feb 14: Ncell Private Limited in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Population (MoHP) and UNICEF is supporting the government for the National Measles Rubella (MR) Campaign 2020. The government aims to immunize over 3 million children across the country between the ages of 9 months to 5 years as a part of this much anticipated campaign.

KATHMANDU, Feb 3:  The parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Sunday directed the government to recover long-standing capital gains tax (CGT) from Ncell before authorizing the private company to use additional frequency.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) on Wednesday selected Ncell to use residual frequency spectrum through auction, ending the long-running impasse.

KATHMANDU, Dec 19: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has selected Ncell to use residual spectrum in 1800 MHz band on condition that it first settles outstanding capital gains tax (CGT) dues with the government.

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Making public the full text of its judgment, the Supreme Court on Thursday said Ncell, the private sector telecom service provider, has a remaining capital gains tax (CGT) liability of only Rs 21.10 billion.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The Supreme Court said on Thursday that Ncell, a private telecom company, can pay only Rs 21.10 billion in capital gains tax against the Rs 39.06 billion determined by the Large Taxpayers' Office under the Nepal government.

KATHMANDU: Ncell has said that its customers can now enjoy data roaming at more affordable rate while traveling in 10 countries.

KATHMANDU, Sep 7: A parliamentary committee has decided to study all recent court decisions related to the controversial capital gains tax case to be paid by telecommunication company Ncell, following questions from various quarters after the judiciary invalidated the tax assessment by the Large Taxpayers Office (LTO) two weeks ago.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Members of the Parliamentary Committee on Law, Justice and Human Rights have expressed its concerns over the Supreme Court’s decision on Ncell tax assessment.

Buwa wins Ncell short film competition

August 30, 2019 08:30 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: 'Buwa', a short film by Kamal Subedi and his team has won the first prize at the Ncell Short Film Competition organized by Ncell Pvt Ltd with the theme Buwa, a series of short films on its social media platform.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: Ncell Pvt Ltd, under its corporate social responsibility initiative, has partnered with the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MoEST) and Rato Bangala Foundation (RBF) to organize the second International Conference on Quality Education 2019 (ICQE2019) in Kathmandu.

KATHMANDU, Aug 27: The Supreme Court on Monday invalidated the assessment of the Capital Gains Tax (CGT) to be paid by telecommunication company Ncell Pvt Ltd. The Large Taxpayers Office (LTO) had determined on April 16 that the company had to pay Rs 39 billion as CGT including accrued interest and fines.

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KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday quashed a decision of the Large Taxpayers' Office (LTO) to impose Rs 39 billion tax on the Ncell Private Limited.

KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday rescheduled its verdict on the Ncell capital gains tax (CGT) assessment case for August 26. This is the third time the apex court deferred its verdict relating to the CGT assessment of Ncell.

KATHMANDU, Aug 16: The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday rescheduled the Ncell capital gains tax (CGT) assessment verdict for August 22 citing the reason that the judges are preparing the judgment.

KATHMANDU, Aug 13: Ncell Private Ltd and Dhulikhel Hospital-Kathmandu University Hospital (DH-KUH) have signed an agreement to support Dhulikhel Hospital for Telemedicine and Health Informatics Program to serve remote and underserved communities through quality health care services, using technology and data-driven health care methods.

KATHMANDU, July 3: Ncell Private Limited, under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), has conferred 'Ncell Scholarships and Excellence Awards' to the outstanding students of five various faculties of the Institute of Engineering (IoE), Pulchowk Campus.

KATHMANDU, June 6: The Supreme Court on Tuesday began final hearings on the capital gains tax (CGT) for telecommunications company Ncell Pvt Ltd.

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KATHMANDU, June 4: The Supreme Court will conduct hearing on the much-debated Ncell tax issue today afternoon.

KATHMANDU, May 23: The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) on Monday registered a case filed by Axiata UK and Ncell against the government of Nepal over capital gains tax levied by the tax authorities in Nepal, according to the ICSID website. The entity is part of the World Bank Group.

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