Nepal passes 38 million phone customers milestone

Tuesday 17 April 2018 | 14:22 CET | News
Nepal reached 38.25 ­million voice telephony subscribers in February 2018, up from 37.78 in December 2017. The country’s mobile voice subscriber base amounted to 37.40 million users in mid-February, according to data from the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA). The total included 35.38 million GSM users, and 2.02 million subscribers to Nepal Telecom's CDMA service.

NDCL led the country’s voice telephony services market in February, with a total of 18.94 million subscribers, followed by Ncell with 16.70 million. Nepal had a mobile teledensity of 127.70 percent at mid-Februay 2017, while fixed teledensity reached 2.94 percent.

Nepal also had 5.75.90 million broadband service subscribers at mid-February, and a broadband penetration of 27.17 percent.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Ncell / Nepal Telecom
Countries: Nepal
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