NT launches MEET

Kathmandu, January 18

Nepal Telecom (NT) has started commercial operation of its social networking site (www.meet.net.np) and mobile application named ‘MEET’ from today.

Minister for Information and Communication Technology Sherdhan Rai launched the new service of NT, which includes text messaging, exchanging photos, and audio/video.

While unveiling this service, Minister Rai had a video chat with NT’s Bhojpur District Office Chief Ram Kumar Majhi. Bhojpur, located in eastern Nepal, is the electoral constituency of Minister Rai.

NT is also offering 10 text messages (of up to 164 characters each) per day for free to the users signing up for this service. Likewise, up to 5,000 text messages can be circulated at one time through this service.

“Users opting for this service can send bulk messages at minimum cost,” said Buddhi Prasad Acharya, managing director of NT.

Both GSM and CDMA users can use this service. Those wanting to download the application can do so by searching for ‘MEET’ in their app store. The service is available for both Android and Apple users.

NT has developed this service at a total cost of Rs 102 million.