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Dashain Tihar offer in Nepal Telecom

One of the biggest festival in Nepal, Dashain festival is round the corner and several other festivals like Tihar, Chhath will follow after that.  Like previous years, Nepal Telecom has brought new offers marking the several festivals. The festival offers includes data offer, night data offer, Voice call discount,  SMS offer, PSTN calls, ADSL/ WiMAX/ FTTH validity increase and bonus in recharge.

Data offer: NT has brought data packs marking the festival for its GSM and CDMA prepaid and postpaid customers which includes some free voice and SMS. There are two such data packs of 100 MB and 250 MB which costs Rs 50 and Rs 100 respectively. The offer is valid for the duration Ashoj 15 to 29 and from Kartik 12 to 21, the period of Dashain, Tihar and Chhath. The 100 MB data pack also includes 10 minute free voice calls and 10 free SMS to internal network whereas 250 MB includes 25 minute free voice calls and 25 free SMS. The 100 MB pack is valid for 5 days whereas 250 MB is valid for 10 days. The subscription is very similar to previous process from SMS for CDMA and GSM. *1600# does not work now but there is a new easy process from *1415#.

Night data offer: NT has brought night data offer in both GSM and CDMA numbers. The duration for the night data offer brought during Teej festival, is now made from 10 pm to 6 am which was 11 pm to 5 am before. There are two data packs of 500 MB for Rs 40 and 1200 MB for Rs 85, valid for 7 days and 15 days respectively. To subscribe the packs, customers need to send a message by typing “Special500MB’ to 1415 for subscribing night 500MB data pack whereas to susbcribe 1200MB night data pack, they need to send a message “Special1200MB” to 1415.

Voice call discount: NT has also brought 10 percent discount in its voice calls for the duration from Ashoj 22 to 29 and Kartik 14 to 21. So, a prepaid mobile calls will cost Rs 1.35 and postpaid calls will cost 90 paisa only.

SMS offer: The SMS tariff for the same duration from Ashoj 22 to 29 and Kartik 14 to 21 is going to be 50 paisa per SMS which is normally Rs 1.

PSTN call: The PSTN / CDMA C- phone with 175 calls from Rs 200 will get 100 additional local calls for the month of Ashoj and Kartik. So the total calls for the two months with Rs 200 is 275 calls.

ADSL/ WiMAX/ FTTH service: The validity of the volume based and unlimited ADSL, WiMAX and FTTH will be added if the data volume will remain and the validity be crossed. From Ashoj 22 to 28, if the validity finishes it will be extended till Ashoj 29  and if the validity finishes in the duration Kartik 14 to 20, the validity will be extended till Kartik 21.

Bonus recharge: Recharge from MPoS (Pinless recharge) system with amount greater or equal to Rs 100 will provide additional 10 percent talk time bonus.

So, among all of the offers, which one do you like the most and will bring joy for this festive season, Please comment in the box below.