Latest Telecoms News about Nepal

Nepal's Ncell Facing Fuel Shortages for Operations

  Nepal's Ncell has warned that it is facing fuel shortages that could see some of its data-centres shut-down, affecting its telecoms networks....

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TeliaSonera Sells Stake in Nepal's Ncell for $1 Billion

  TeliaSonera has agreed to sell its 60.4 percent ownership in the Nepalese operator Ncell to Axiata, one of Asia's largest telecommunication groups, for US$1 billion on a cash and debt free basis....

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Nepal Considering Allowing Network Infrastructure Sharing

  Nepal's Telecommunications Authority (NTA) is consulting on building its own passive network infrastructure which will be shared with the mobile networks....

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Vodafone Sends Mini-Network to Support Nepal Communications

  The Vodafone Foundation Instant Network Mini, a portable 'mobile network in a backpack', has been taken to the Kathmandu Valley in Nepal to help restore communications ...

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Telecoms Charity Rushes to Support Aid Efforts in Nepal

  Following the devastating earthquake that hit Nepal, the emergency telecoms charity, Telecoms Sans Frontieres (TSF) has deployed a team to quickly offer voice calls to affected populations,...

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Nepal's NCell Plans $100 Million in Network Upgrades

  The Nepalese mobile network, NCell has outlined plans to invest US$100 million in its network upgrades this year, if regulatory problems are resolved....

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Nepal Network Upgrades Switching Centers to Survive Earthquakes

  Nepal's Ncell has announced that it is looking to improve its network's reliance to earthquakes. The country lies in an area prone to the earth tremors....

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Nepal Telecom Makes Payment for License Renewal

  Nepal Telecom has made a payment of Rs 189 million to renew its GSM license for another 5 years, but is disputing a demand from the regulator that it pay Rs 20 billion (US$200 million) instead....

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Nepal Telecom to Start Charging for Wi-Fi Hotspot Use

  Nepal Telecom is to start charging for access to its Wi-Fi network from next month following several months of free access as it tested the network....

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Huawei Signs Agreement with Nepal Telecom

  Huawei has signed a cooperation agreement with Nepal Telecom, for unspecified products and services....

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