Nepal Telecom (NTC) launches 4G LTE Namaste WiFi, that will provide high-speed data and voice service to areas where fiber broadband is not available.
State-owned telecom operator NTC has announced the launch of its new service ‘4G LTE Namaste WiFi’. The company will roll out this service in both urban and rural areas where its fiber broadband (NT Fiber) has not reached.
NTC has partnered with Cybernetics Pvt. Ltd. to provide the necessary devices for Namaste WiFi. On Magh 5, the company’s Chief Commercial Officer Mrs. Sangita Pahadi, and the CEO of Cybernetics Mr. James Nyachhyon signed the agreement.
Likewise, the company has devised separate packages to suit the different needs of the customers. As per the company, Namaste WiFi will be available in two packages – The Individual Package and the Government Institution Package.
Under Individual Package, there are two subcategories – Home Broadband Basic and Home Broadband Premium. Under the “Basic package”, customers will get 60 GB of data for Rs.800 valid for 30 days. The package is also available for 12 months subscription which will cost Rs.9,000 and includes 720 GB of data. The subscribers can utilize 60 GB of data per month for 12 months.
Besides, the package has an add-on advantage. With it, customers can get an extra 60 GB pack for Rs.400 valid for 15 days.
Home Broadband Premium brings 120 GB of data for Rs.1,200 valid for 30 days. For a 12 months subscription, it brings 1,440 GB of data that costs 13,500. Under this, customers can utilize 120 GB per month for 12 months.
Likewise, both packages come with an add-on on top. This allows users to get another 120 GB pack for Rs.600 valid for 15 days.
Government Institution Packages
This package comes with two variants – one costing Rs.3,650 and Rs.2,100. Both of these packages are unlimited and are valid for 30 days. The first package has an internet speed of 5 Mbps for the daytime (8 am to 6 pm) and 1 Mbps in the nighttime (6 pm to 8 am). Similarly, the second package has 2 Mbps speed in the daytime and 512 kbps in nighttime (as per the time period mentioned in the table). NTC says users who pay for 6 or 12 months beforehand will get a special discount.
4G Namaste Wifi Government Institution Packages
8 AM – 6 PM
6 PM- 8 AM
10 % Discount on Yearly Subscription 5 % Discount on Half-Yearly Subscription
Discount holds for this pack too
NTC says its 4G coverage has expanded to the majority of areas in Nepal. With this, the number of households and offices seeking high-speed broadband has also increased. NTC says, 4G LTE Namaste WiFi is for those who want broadband performance on multiple devices without the option of NT Fiber.