KATHMANDU: Nepal Telecom is to bring into operation 4G services in 50 urban areas throughout the country from coming Wednesday.
Nepal Telecom has stated that it would announce the expansion of the 4G service by organizing a programme in Kathmandu which would be addressed by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli.
Nepal Telecom's spokesperson Pratibha Baidya said that works are on regarding providing the 4G services in 50 urban and town areas as per the preparations so far. BTS towers have been installed at more than 110 places for this purpose. The number of such towers will reach 150 until Wednesday.
She said the service would be started in Chandragadhi, Birtamod, Damak, Biratnagar, Inaruwa, Dharan, Dhankuta, Janakpur, Jesleshwar, Malangawa, Bara, Parsa, Simara, Kalaiya and Gaur.Similarly, the service would be expanded to Dhading, Kavrepalanchok, Sundhupalchok, Bidur, Manthali, Bhimeshwar, Sindhulimadhi, Parbat, Kushma, Baglung, Chitwan, Sauraha, Taulihawa, Butwal, Devdaha, Tulsipur, Ghorahi, Nepalgunj, Kohalpur, Surkhet, Bhimdattanagar, Jhalari, Pipaladi, Chaumala and Attariya.
The 4G service is reaching more than 50 places at the same time less than eight months since works for this purpose were begun in accordance with Minister for Communications and Information Technology, Gokul Prasad Banskota's directive to expand the service within the stipulated timeframe.
The goal is to expand the 4g LTE service throughout the country until February 12, 2020.