Ncell 4G Remote Districts
Ncell 4G Remote Districts

12th September 2023, Kathmandu

Ncell’s 4G Remote District headquarters of Mugu, Dolpa, Humla, and Bajura have now been linked with its high-speed mobile broadband connectivity.

Ncell Axiata Limited, as part of its expansion drive, launched the 4G service, connecting locals with opportunities that digital connectivity and technology bring.

Ncell deepens 4G connecting remote districts of Karnali and Sudurpaschim Province

  • Locals from Gamgadhi, Dunai, Martadi, and Simikot can now benefit from high-speed mobile broadband

In a bid to launch the 4G in these locations, Ncell efficiently installed four 4G base transceiver stations (BTS) one each in Thuli Bheri Municipality (Dolpa), Chhayanath Rara Municipality (Mugu), Badimalika Municipality (Bajura) and Simikot Rural Municipality (Humla) last month, revoking the basic mobile service through V-SAT technology.

Ncell 4G Remote Districts

Jabbor Kayumov, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Ncell said, “We are delighted to empower our customers with new technology. It is a milestone because, with this, we have connected all districts of Karnali Province and Sudurpaschim Province, contributing to the Digital Nepal vision of the government and building of digital inclusive communities.”

Ncell has kept 4G expansion and capacity enhancement in high priority and plans to extend 4G in the Manang district soon. 4G technology empowers users to take benefit from various digital services, including streaming of high-definition video content, Voice over Long Term Evolution (VoLTE) calls, fast downloads, and uploads, sharing of large files in real-time, and time-sensitive data immediately.

Ncell has installed over 4,100 4G BTS sites across the country. Ncell is also continuously enhancing the capacity of the 4G network to contribute to achieving the aspirations of the Digital Nepal Framework of the government by increasing access to mobile broadband service.

In the last fiscal year 2022/23, 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. As part of its commitment to deliver world-class services and customer experience through the introduction of modern technology, Ncell launched 4G in the Kathmandu Valley in 2017.

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 for 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 of 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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