Nepal Telecom’s WiMAX is ready to be distributed for general customers but it is known that it will be possible after some days and we have to wait till NT formally announces the date. Previously we have posted a news regarding the launching of WiMax for home users within second week of March but due to some works remaining with the billing and USB Dongle, there is some delay in WiMAX distribution for general users, which is almost solved now. According to them,it seems like the launching of WiMax for general customers will be made within a week, until the billing gets ready and surplus amount of USB dongle gets available through two outsourced companies.
Nepal Telecom has made a deal with two companies Airmax Technology and Unitech Network, which are responsible for the distribution of the internet lines and are ready to open more counters through out. They will be opening 14 counters in Kathmandu alone, of which 4 counters will be made available soon to distribute CPE (Customer Premises Equipment), a.k.a USB dongle and WiMAX service to the customers. The USB dongle will be priced at Rs 5500 and the least data package costs around Rs 650 for 5 GB. For other info on the data package, click here.
Nepal Telecom intends to provide WiMax and Wi-fi hot spots service through out the country (VDCs and municipalities) within this year 2013. Total Capacity of Wimax lines is known to be 200,000 (2 lakh) subscribers, which will be increased if the demand goes above it.
For more info about Wimax services in Nepal, see our previous posts. [just search Wimax in the search tab in the home page of our website].