NTA working on changes to allow 4G spectrum auction

Tuesday 25 March 2014 | 23:34 CET | News
The Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) is working on an amendment in the Telecommunications Act to be able to assign 4G spectrum through auction. Operators Nepal Telecom and Ncell have been asking for 4G spectrum for the past three years but NTA officials said they will need more time to allocate 4G spectrum. "We will first have to make amendment to telecom law for allocation of 4G spectrum through auction," the Himalayan Times quotes acting chief of the NTA, Ananda Raj Khanal, as saying. The regulator is also conducting a study on spectrum policies and spectrum auctions. Based on the

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