KATHMANDU, Feb 12: Nepal Telecom (NT) earned net profits of Rs 3.93 billion in the first six months of the current fiscal year, which was 7.60 percent less compared to the same period of the last fiscal year.

KATHMANDU, Jan 25: The special court has granted permission to detain the suspended Managing Director of Nepal Telecom, Sunil Paudel, and the suspended Executive Director of Security Printing Center Bikal Paudel for seven more days.

KATHMANDU, March 9: The number of e-SIM (Embedded Subscriber Identity Module) users in Nepal has exceeded 29,000.

KATHMANDU, Nov 13: Nepal Telecom (NT) has started a pretest of 5G mobile internet service from its two transmission stations based in the capital.

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: Nepal Telecom (NT) earned net profit of Rs 2.25 billion in the first three months of the current fiscal year, which was 49 percent more than the amount that the state-owned telecommunication company earned in the same period last year.

KATHMANDU, Oct 30: Nepal Telecom (NT) has installed an optical fiber link in Solukhumbu district, which is expected to improve the telecommunication and internet service in the remote locations of the region.

KATHMANDU, Dec 28: Nepal Telecom (NT) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Nepal Army to lay optical fibers along the under-construction Kathmandu-Tarai fast track.

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

NT announces new ADSL tariff

April 29, 2018 04:45 am

KATHMANDU, April 29; Nepal Telecom has reduced the tariff of its unlimited ADSL package.

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: Nepal Telecom has come up with a special offer, 'freedom pack', for its customers on the occasion of the Democracy Day that is observed on Fagun 7 every year.

KATHMANDU, Feb 5: Minister for Information and Communications, Mohan Bahadur Basnet, has directed the Nepal Telecom (NT) employees to do their best to guarantee directs benefits to people, providing quality services to customers.

KATHMANDU, Jan 12: Nepal is getting Internet bandwidth supply from China starting Friday.State-owned operator, Nepal Telecom, is getting bandwidth connection from China from an optical fiber line connected to Jilong gateway near Kerung.

KATHMANDU, Oct 8: Among the six companies providing telecommunication services in the country, progress of four companies has been disappointing. Except for the government-owned Nepal Telecom (NT) and privately-owned Ncell, who have a combined total of 93 percent of the market share, the performance of other four companies is dismal.

NT claims voice market share of 62%

September 23, 2017 08:53 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Nepal Telecom (NT) has claimed that 62 of 100 voice users in Nepal are its subscribers.

NT claims voice market share of 62%

September 23, 2017 03:14 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 23: Nepal Telecom (NT) has claimed that 62 of 100 voice users in Nepal are its subscribers.

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 19: Nepal Telecom (NT) has said that its customers do not have to pay additional charge while activating different supplementary services.

NT launches Music app

July 17, 2017 11:53 am

KATHMANDU, July 17: Nepal Telecom (NT) in collaboration with Music Nepal Pvt Ltd has launched a mobile application. Issuing a statement, NT said that its Chief Marketing Officer Pradip Raj Upadhyaya launched the Music Nepal application on Sunday in the presence of singers, musicians, composers and producers.

NT switching PSTN to IP network

July 9, 2017 09:57 am

KATHMANDU, July 9: Nepal Telecom (NT) has started switching PSTN (landline) telephone service to IP-based network. Issuing a statement, the state-owned operator said that Mahendra Man Gurung, secretary of the Ministry of Information and Communications (MoIC) inaugurated the new technology by making a call from the NT's telephone exchange at Gwarko.

KATHMANDU, July 4: Nepal Telecom (NT) is yet to announce global tender for procuring fiber equipment even though it has already been more than nine months since Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA) - the telecom sector regulator - permitted the state-owned operator to lay down optical fiber along the Mid-Hills Highway.

KATHMANDU, June 27: Nepal Telecom (NT), in collaboration with Cybernetics Pvt Ltd, has started providing free Internet service to bus passengers of both longer and shorter routes.

KATHMANDU, June 10: Nepal Telecom (NT) is rapidly installing base transceiver station (BTS) towers in different rural parts of the country with the aim of providing quality telecommunications services to people there.

NT GSM service reaches Tso Rolpa

May 18, 2017 22:30 pm

KATHMANDU, May 18: Nepal Telecom has started providing GSM mobile service in Tso Rolpa of Dolakha from Thursday.

KATHMANDU, April 26: Mobile phone subscribers of Nepal Telecom (NT) can now browse government websites with no data charges.

NT bans Facebook during office hours

April 25, 2017 16:55 pm

KATHMANDU, April 25: The Nepal Telecom has made arrangements for the operation of around 550 government websites (gov.np domain) free of cost in its GSM mobile services.

NT to provide loan service

March 28, 2017 17:42 pm

KATHMANDU, March 28: Nepal Telecom (NT) has said that it will provide loan service to its customers on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Nepal Telecom (NT) has urged the government to reduce taxes that the latter has been levying to make telecommunications services more accessible and affordable.

NT giving 51 percent cash dividend

March 14, 2017 10:14 am

KATHMANDU, March 14: The 9th annual general meeting of Nepal Telecom (NT) has approved a proposal to provide 51 percent cash dividend to its shareholders from the profit earned in the Fiscal Year 2015/2016.

NT launches various offers

March 11, 2017 10:42 am

KATHMANDU, March 11: Nepal Telecom (NT) has launched various offers for its GSM/CDMA pre-paid and post-paid users on the occasion of Holi festival.

NT 4G users cross half-million mark

March 11, 2017 00:10 am

KATHMANDU, March 11: Number of 4G subscribers has crossed the half-million mark in just three months.

NT brings festive offer

February 23, 2017 21:05 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Nepal Telecom (NT) has brought a new offer for its customers on the occasion of Maha Shivaratri festival.

NT brings Valentine’s offer

February 16, 2017 10:51 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Nepal Telecom (NT) has brought night voice package offer on the occasion of Valentine’s Day.

NT bringing loan system for balance

January 9, 2017 16:30 pm

KATHMANDU, Jan 9: Nepal Telecom (NT) has finalized its preparations for a loan system to its GSM prepaid users.

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Nepal Telecom (NT) has rolled out fourth generation (4G) mobile network services for the first time on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Dec 22: Nepal Telecom (NT) has signed a Strategic Partnership Consulting Agreement in its bid to ensure quality services to its customers.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Nepal Telecom (NT) and China Telecom Global (CTG) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for connecting Nepal with terrestrial cable route.

KATHMANDU, Oct 26: Minister for Information and Communications Surendra Kumar Karki on Wednesday inaugurated a new telephone exchange built by Nepal Telecom (NT) in Naharpur of Rupandehi.

NT receives license for 4G

October 23, 2016 14:57 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 23: Nepal Telecom (NT) has received a license from Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA) to operate fourth generation (4G) mobile service.

NT 3G now in 75 districts

October 6, 2016 20:53 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 6: Nepal Telecom (NT) has expanded its 3G data service to all 75 districts in the country. Issuing a statement, the state-owned operator said it recently started 3G service to Dunai of Dolpa and Simikot of Humla.

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: As part of the plan to unbundle Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma has taken initiative to set up a company focused solely on power generation.

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: Nepal Telecom (NT), the state-owned telecommunications provider, has got authority to expand the 'optical fiber network' to 32 districts along the Mid-Hill (Pushpalal) Highway.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Newly appointed managing director of Nepal Telecom (NT), Kamini Rajbhandari, has said that her focus would be on enhancing services provided by the state-owned telecom operator. She is likely to assume office on Sunday.

Rajbhandari appointed NT Managing Director

September 22, 2016 17:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The government has appointed Kamini Rajbhandari as Managing Director at Nepal Telecom (NT). A meeting of Council of Ministers on Thursday picked Rajbhandari to the post.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Nepal Telecom (NT) has announced special data packs for its GSM prepaid users, targeting the upcoming Teej festival.

NT introduces festive data packs

August 30, 2016 21:04 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Nepal Telecom (NT) has announced special data packs for its GSM prepaid users, targeting the upcoming Father's Day.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: Nepal Telecom (NT) has announced a special data package for its GSM prepaid subscriber on the occasion of Father’s Day.

KATHMANDU, Aug 26: Hoping to explore financing of hydropower projects using 'domestic resources', Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma has started deliberations with the lending institutions.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Nepal Telecom (NT) has begun providing its services in all 75 districts of the country through microwave radio link.

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: The government has started preparations to hand over construction of the new Darahara tower to Nepal Telecom (NT).