KATHMANDU, Aug 23: The number of internet users has decreased by more than 26,000 within a month.

KATHMANDU, Aug 22: Telecommunications companies have been hesitating to implement the telecommunications traffic monitoring and fraud control system (TERAMOX) while the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has made it clear that it was brought for quality services.

KATHMANDU, March 5: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has slapped a cash penalty against eight internet service providers (ISPs) for not abiding by the prescribed rule.

KATHMANDU, March 5: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Rekha Sharma has directed the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) to systematically manage the unmanaged overhead cables in the major cities including the Kathmandu Valley.

KATHMANDU, Oct 29: Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA) is installing ‘International Call Monitoring System (ICMS)’ targeting to ensure effective surveillance on government revenue collection, fraud detection and quality assurance.

KATHMANDU, June 9: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has reminded that a license is required to provide internet services.

KATHMANDU, April 7: The Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA) has directed the service providers to make the sales and distribution of SIM and RIM cards strickter.

KATHMANDU, March 15: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has asked the internet service providers (ISPs) to disable the online platforms being used for digital investment and gambling.

KATHMANDU, Jan 17: Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gyanendra Bahadur Karki has stressed ensuring the right of the rural people to get accessible telecommunication services.

Government cancels license of Hello Nepal

November 28, 2021 17:23 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 28: The government has scrapped the license of Nepal Satellite Telecom Pvt Ltd (Hello Nepal). The license cancellation that came into effect from Friday follows failure by Hello Nepal to pay its longstanding dues to the government, said the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA).

KATHMANDU, Nov 22: Around 37 percent of the internet users in the country have been using 4G services with the telecommunication companies aggressively expanding the service across the country.

KATHMANDU, July 28: Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA) has endorsed a working guideline on the use of 5G mobile internet, paving the way for the service providers looking to carry out test operation of the advanced service in the segment.

KATHMANDU, July 14: The Nepal Telecom Authority (NTA) is adopting a mobile device management system from Friday in order to monitor illegal use of mobile phones in the country.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Over 25 million people in Nepal have access to the internet. According to Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA)’s data for the past seven months of the current fiscal year, over 25,419,325 people have access to internet facilities. That is nearly 84 percent of the country’s total population.

KATHMANDU, March 20: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has started a feasibility study to install assembling and refurbishing plants of mobile phone sets inside the country.

KATHMANDU, March 4: Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Parbat Gurung has urged Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) to expand its services so as to directly benefit the people.

NTA determines 5G frequency

February 15, 2021 16:43 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has determined the 5G frequency, paving the way for the expansion of the 5G service. The NTA Board approved the frequency identified by the National Frequency Management Forum under the authority.

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: Nepal Telecom Authority (NTA) has cancelled the process of launching Nepal’s own satellite that had begun four years back.

KATHMANDU, March 25: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has directed GSM operators to provide credit of up to Rs 200 to their subscribers.

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, Aug 20: The license of Nepal Satellite Telecom (NST), a telecommunications company owned by businessman Ajeya Raj Sumargi, has been automatically terminated as it failed to pay dues owed to Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) by the given deadline.

Hello Nepal's license scrapped

August 19, 2019 21:45 pm

KATHMANDU, Aug 19: Nepal Telecommunications Authority has scrapped the license of Hello Nepal, a telecom service provider company.

KATHMANDU, July 31: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to issue a stay order sought by businessman Ajeyaraj Sumargi to avoid paying Rs 900 million sought by the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) for the renewal of smart telecom license of his firm Nepal Satellite Pvt Ltd.

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KATHMANDU, July 25: The government on Thursday has appointed Purushottam Khanal as the chairperson of Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA).

Rs 22 billion collected in RTDF

July 23, 2019 04:00 am

KATHMANDU, July 22: A total of Rs 22.162 billion has been collected in the Rural Telecommunications Development Fund (RTDF) of Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) as of Fiscal Year 2018/19.

KATHMANDU, July 15: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) is planning to set up information technology (IT) labs in nearly 1,000 public high schools across the country by the upcoming fiscal year 2019/20.

KATHMANDU, April 3: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has failed to recover dues amounting to Rs 2.96 billion from different telecommunication companies. These payables date back to several years.

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.

NTA chairperson Jha resigns

December 26, 2018 18:55 pm

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The chairperson of Nepal Telecom Authority Digambar Jha has resigned from the post.

20 thousand porn sites blocked: NTA

October 1, 2018 18:32 pm

KATHMANDU, Oct 1: Nepal Telecommunication Authority has informed that it has already blocked 20 thousand porn sites till date.

KATHMANDU, July 13: Chairman of the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) Digambar Jha on Friday filed an application at the Supreme Court seeking withdrawal of his writ petition after less than 12 hours of the stay order issued by the Apex Court.

KATHMANDU, June 18: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) is preparing to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nepal Rastra Bank (NRB) for expanding digital financial services across the country.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: Though Nepal Telecom Authority (NTA) is drafting a regulation for 'net neutrality', a senior official of the telecommunication sector regulator said that the regulation is not an urgent need.

KATHMANDU, Sept 26: The parliament’s Development Committee has instructed the government to take telecommunication/telephone services to school, health post, post office, hospital and other public service providers in all local units by the end of October.

KATHMANDU, May 9: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has said that it permitted Ncell to run 4G service using existing frequency from June 1 as per direction of parliament's Development Committee.