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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.