March 12, 2015: Ncell, the private operator has significantly reduced the tariff of the data internet to its prepaid users. The data tariff of Rs 6 per MB is now changed to Rs 3 per MB. With the price war for the data service between Ncell and NT, Ncell has been frequently launching offers and discounts for the data tariff. Recently Ncell has launched Ek ko dui offer, where customers can get double data volume after subscription of daily packages. Even after the offer, the data tariff was high comparing to NT for the low paying customers. NT is having a flat data tariff of Rs 1 per MB without any packages in Namaste SIM whereas Ncell used to have Rs 6 Per MB for the same GSM technology, which is now reduced by 50 percent. Ncell has been providing broad range of data volume packages that enables high paying customers to get data service at lower tariff (for instance, if you buy monthly package of 10 GB data volume at Rs 2999, tariff will be Rs 0.29 per MB).
There is a notice published in today’s Kantipur for the approval of the new data tariff by NTA, where it is written that the price of data service will be Rs 3 Per MB. With the reduction, Ncell tries to prove that they listen to their customers feedback. There was huge criticism to Ncell from their subscribers regarding the high tariff for their data service, especially from the low paying customers end. Now that the new tariff is valid, lets see what will be the feedback of the customers towards Ncell data service.