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Nepal Telecom upgrading 3G in Pokhara.

Nepal Telecom has started upgrading the 3G service in Pokhara and the vicinity. After the recent completion of such up-gradation in various parts of the country (like Bharatpur, Hetauda, Kavre, Dhading, Ilam), NT is doing such work in beautiful lake city: Pokhara. 
The ZTE 3G towers is known to be replaced by Huawei one, which has better coverage and data speed (up to 7.2 Mbps). As the current up-gradation will finish within this week, NT plans to extend 3G in other parts like Syangja, Tanahau.
As known from the customers, the previous 3G service was not that fast and problematic with some newer smartphones. But as new 3G supports all smartphones, Subscribers will be able to surf fast internet with speeds up to 7.2 Mbps. Apart from Fast internet access, 3G provides you additional service of Video call at Rs 2 per minute and MMS at Rs 1.5 per one MMS (file size 200 KB).

If you are from Pokhara, do mention if you are getting 3G on your phone or not and the internet speed.


How to watch TV with Nepal Telecom 3G.

Though Load-shedding may not be stopping some of you from watching TV at home, you don't have other means but NT 3G to watch TV on the go. Launched from quite a long time by Nepal Telecom (when 3G was available only inside ktm ring road), the TV service avails some of the Nepali channels like NTV, NTV2, Avenues and Sagarmatha TV.

Here is the procedure for configuring your 3G handset for Television.

  • Make sure you have already subscribed to 3G or you can subscribe by sending SMS to 1400 with keyword 3G.
  • Put your mobile to 3G mode in the network settings.
  • Go to data settings inside network and add an APN with following settings.
               Apn: ntwap
               Port: 8000
               Skip other fields

  • Save the APN and make it the default one.

  • Go to and browse some Nepali channels and click play online.
The tariff for browsing TV on your mobile is Rs 1 per MB. 

NT installs passport scanners at airport.

Nepal Telecom (NT) has installed travel documents readers at the immigration counter of Tribhuvan  International Airport. NT has installed five kiosks at TIA and one at the Immigration Office in Anamnagar. 
Now on wards, foreign visitors to Nepal do not have to fill up immigration form to get visa as the kiosks read all information in the passport. NT has invested Rs 50 million to install the kiosks.

The kiosks are not yet formally launched which is installed there in coordination with Department of Immigration. It is also known that NT will be providing SIM card free of cost to interested foreigners.
According to Sambhu Ghimire, DOI, "Foreigners only need to type few details to get a unique code that can be used at different immigration points".

The newly installed kiosks will also help maintain exact data of foreigners entering the country, plus the illegal entry and criminals can be tracked.

Source: republica

How to view SLC results in Nepal.

School Leaving Certificate (SLC) Examination result is known to be published today. SLC board meeting has been called at Examination Control Centre, Sanothimi, Bhaktapur from which SLC 2070 exam result is going to be publish today. This is the second time they will not be publishing the results in any newspaper. Once the board decides to flash the result, it will be available in various websites, SMS short codes and Nepal Telecom's IVR announcement (1600). 
Here are some of the websites from where you can view the SLC results.

SMS shortcodes for SLC results.
NTC: 1400
Janaki technology: 5001
Apca Nepal: 2722
Focus one: 5566
Teletalk: 5225
Miracle Infocom: 2333
Easy Service: 4949
Sparrow SMS: 5001
How to get the result from SMS:
 -> Type SLC<space>Symbol no. and send it to one of the SMS shortcodes, after the result is published.
You can even get the SLC result from your NTC landline/Mobile, for that you have to call 1600 to inquire your symbol number through automated voice.

Top free apps for World cup 2014.

World cup Football 2014 is just around the corner. There are numerous apps available for different platforms and in different languages, as developers want to cash the craze for the biggest event of the world. Here are some of the best free English apps (available in iOS and Android) for the world cup 2014 going to be held in Brazil from 12th June. 

Official FIFA App
Developer: FIFA

Forza Football
Developer: FootballAddicts AB

BBC Sport
Developer: Media Applications Technologies Limited

Sky Go
Developer: BSkyB

Developer: SecondMic

Developer: Yapp Media

Travel Portuguese Futebol Edition
Developer: Rosetta Stone

Developer: Football Album Limited

Please search for some of the above apps in your browser/ app market to have it installed.
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