Do you know that it is possible to get information by dialing just a 13 digit number? This can be done using Audio Notice Board service of Nepal Telecom, which is being provided to its subscribers since 2008. Find the major milestones of the telecom industry in Nepal.
Audio Notice Board is a complimentary service by Nepal Telecom for its customers. This service allows the subscribers to record a piece of information to the notice board number. After recording, an organization can provide their notice board number to people for regular updates or even for one time to listen the messages entered.
The Notice board number is a 13-digit number that includes prefix 1618, followed by local area code and phone number. Recording the information is possible by using NTC devices such as Mobile, Landline, CDMA, and VSAT telephone. However, the recorded voice is audible to any telecom users dialing the audio notice board number. The user who recorded the information can quickly edit or delete it too.
In another way, you can also send a request mail with an attached copy of the PAN and office registration letter to [email protected]
You will get a six-digit password for the notice board service.
Post the subscription, the customer can record, edit, and delete the notice.
How to record the voice message in the Notice board?
To record the information for the notice board service, you need to follow the following steps.
You need to dial 1610, followed by local area code and telephone number—for example, 1610-01-4287XXX. Then, enter a six-digit password.
Follow the IVR (Interactive Voice Response), and you can record your voice as a notice.
The recorded notice can be edited or deleted as per your need.
How to listen to the message in the Notice board?
To listen to the notice, you need to
Dial the notice telephone number as provided by the organization. It is generally 1618 + local area code + Phone number. For example, a telephone number of 014287XXX will have its notice board number of 1618014287XXX.
It is accessible from any phone device (PSTN, CDMA, GSM, VSAT, and Payphones) throughout the country.
Cost of Audio Notice board service
This value-added service of Nepal Telecom is provided free of cost to those who subscribe to it. Recording the notice is also for free, whereas dialing the notice board number charges you regular voice call tariff. It means no rental fee, no registration charge, and no security deposit.
Features of Notice board service
This audio notice board service of NTC has some attractive features.
The customer with a landline or mobile device can easily use this service.
No additional equipment is required to utilize this service.
The registration process for subscription is free.
The subscriber can record, edit, and delete their notice from the notice board by themselves.
The notice board system is password-protected, so there is no fear of intruder messing with your recorded notice.
The notice duration can vary from 1 minute to 3 minutes maximum.
Nepal Telecom is the only telecom operator in Nepal that is providing this service, as the service comes along with the landline phone. Audio Notice board service can be suitable for organizations such as schools, hospitals, Airline offices, Business organizations, Travel agencies, and others to announce their notices to their employees, customers, or even public.
Any service providers can deliver their information through the notice board to their customers. The message delivery through notice board makes communication more efficient and fast.
Similarly, the audio notice board service is also convenient communication for visually impaired people to dial the saved number. We have found that many government entities and municipalities, schools have used this service but still, this has more potential to promote universal access for all.
So, we recommend making it mandatory for all of the service delivery offices including that of the government’s to put their updated message on the Notice board to make it accessible for all including visually challenged people.
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