Ncell 4G in Jumla

21st August 2023, Kathmandu

Ncell Axiata Limited, in line with its commitment to expand service and ensure access to modern mobile broadband connectivity to all customers, has expanded its fourth generation (Ncell 4G in Jumla) service in Jumla, a remote district of Karnali Province in Western Nepal.

Ncell has completed the installation of three new towers one each in Chandhannath Municipality, Tila Rural Municipality, and Tatopani Rural Municipality of the district. Locals including from the district headquarters Khalanga are already benefiting from access to mobile broadband and voice service. Earlier, the company was providing basic mobile service through V-SAT technology.

After the extension of the 4G in Chandannath Municipality, Tila Rural Municipality, and Tatopani Municipality, coverage of Ncell 4G service has also reached 91.39%. Installation of new towers across the country in the last fiscal year contributed to ensuring and increasing access to the 4G service to the wider population nationwide.

Jabbor Kayumov, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Ncell said, “Our focus is on building efficient telecommunications networks to connect people with opportunities that connectivity and technology bring. We are delighted that we have now been able to provide 4G service for the people from the remote district of Jumla, also contributing to the Digital Nepal vision of the government.

At Ncell, we have kept 4G in high priority as this technology provides both high-quality voice as well as high-speed mobile broadband.”

As part of its commitment to delivering world-class services and customer experience through the introduction of modern technology and a state-of-art network, Ncell launched 4G in the Kathmandu Valley in 2017, enabling customers to access high-speed mobile broadband connectivity.

In the last fiscal year 2022/23 alone, Ncell installed 338 new sites in different parts of the country. Similarly, it upgraded 4G capacity in nearly 1,450 towers from over 60 districts.

The 4G offers better bandwidth, and lower latency, and improves spectrum efficiency, enabling customers to use more applications on mobile devices, provides real-time sharing of large files and media streaming, and immediate delivery of time-sensitive data. It empowers the ICT industry, technopreneurs, media, and other industries, contributing to putting the economy on a higher growth trajectory.

Ncell 4G in Jumla

Ncell currently operates over 4,000 4G BTS sites across the country for ensuring access to high-speed mobile internet and Voice over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE) service.

The expansion and capacity enhancement of the 4G network contributes to achieving the aspirations of the Digital Nepal Framework of the government by increasing access to mobile broadband service.

About Ncell

Ncell Axiata Limited is the first private sector telecommunications service provider in Nepal since 2004 and is constantly working towards its goal of connecting every Nepalese through its network, providing high-quality modern services to consistently create better value for our customers and partners.

Contributing to the vision of ‘Digital Nepal’ and the development of the country’s economy and infrastructure, Ncell has built world-class networks and communication services and operates the widest 4G network in the country, fulfilling the national need of high-speed mobile broadband and creating new opportunities for the people of Nepal towards a brighter digital future.

Ncell is one of the largest taxpayers in Nepal. Ncell has contributed over NPR 283 billion (as of the FY 2021/22) as taxes and fees since its inception. We have contributed over NPR 1.75 billion under our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives in focus areas-education, environment, and health, supporting the Government of Nepal extensively.

Ncell is a part of Axiata Group Berhad. Together with Axiata, Ncell is committed to contributing to the development of the country’s economy and infrastructure, building best-in-class networks and bringing the people of Nepal within the reach of communications. Ncell converted into a public limited company into Ncell Axiata Limited on 3 August 2020. Ncell has been serving over 16 million Nepalese.

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