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Worldlink has been a key player in promoting connectivity in Nepal. Offering a reliable internet connection with an additional TV package has distinguished it from other ISPs in Nepal. Especially in cities, Worldink has become a household name because of its consistent internet and TV offering plus many extra features. Let’s find out the Worldlink Internet & TV packages, offers, FUP limit, and Price below.
Before the internet service boom, Nepalese were dependent on Nepal Telecom’s Dial-Up technology. It offered an offensive speed of 56 kbit/s on a shared scheme, but now the scenario has changed for good. Many private ISPs have entered into the market and thus the customers have benefited from the healthy competition.
Over a series of many posts, we will be detailing the major ISPs in Nepal, their packages, as well as costs. These posts will offer a glimpse into one of the leading ISP, Worldlink, and the nature of their services, offers, and costs. It will be helpful to the readers to figure out whether to choose Worldlink internet service based on the packages and offers it provides at the price mentioned below.
Established in 1995 Ad till date, WordLink has continuously thrived over the two decades. It is safe to say that Worldlink holds the widest clout. While most Nepalese were reluctantly using stagnant ADSL or Ncell’s exorbitantly costly data, Worldlink provided a greater escape. Since the very beginning, it has remained one of the top three telecommunication service providers in Nepal.
Worldlink’s infrastructural apparatus, commendable customer service and emphasis on continued improvement of its services has made it the go-to ISP in Nepal for years now.
Offering unlimited internet with a capacity for gaming was one of the legacy WordLink established. The approach made it popular among teenagers and later caught the eye of corporate and institutes too. Now the company has overseen a glorious silver jubilee. Find the achievements of the Worldlink in these 25 years of service.
Before we go into the nitty-gritty of the details, let’s first talk about the services it provides. Worldlink has launched a wide range of services over the years to remain the front-runner in Nepal. From NetTv to 5G router to world-class internet service, Worldlink still holds sway among other ISPs despite fierce competition.
As an ISP, WordLink first prioritized internet speed and increment for years. Now as technology has expanded, it has bundled NetTv, a Kathmandu-based IPTV service that offers a range of features like video on demand, Youtube streaming, and others. This feature enables watching YouTube over a non-smart TV as well.
Worldlink offers its internet service in three categories namely Residential Broadband, SME (Small and Medium Enterprise), and Enterprise Solutions. Below is the breakdown of the packages and their corresponding costs of Worldlink Internet.
Adding the latest offering to an already diverse set of packages, WorldLink has tried to leapfrog ahead of other ISPs with Tahalka offer. This eye-popping offer includes unlimited 10 Mbps internet at NRs. 799 per month.
This package will help the company mitigate for its dissatisfied section who can do away with less speed but need all the services. Those subscribers will not only get unlimited internet they will get NetTV too.
But this offer comes with a caveat. Subscribers to this package will have to pay in advance and this is available only on annual basis. Furthermore, WorldLink has stipulated that Wi-Fi connection will be limited to only three devices. The rationale behind this is that the package is for individuals or small families with less bandwidth requirement. The limitations will help the users with the uninterrupted connection. Check the table below for its cost.
|Worldlink Internet Speed||Tahalka 10 Mbps||30 Mbps||40 Mbps||60 Mbps|
|1 Month||NA||Rs. 1550/-||Rs. 1850/-||Rs. 2200/-|
|3 Months||NA||Rs. 4500/-||Rs. 5450/-||Rs. 6450/-|
|12 Months||Rs 9588||Rs. 15000/-||Rs. 17500/-||Rs. 22000/-|
Residential Broadband is the most common package in demand. With the recent addition of the Tahalka offer, the Worldlink internet package starts at Rs 799 per month (but with a yearly subscription) for 10 Mbps. ISP used to provide the 20 Mbps packages but recently they were scrapped. The subscription below 30 Mbps was upgraded to 30 Mbps packages during the pandemic. Other packages are 30 Mbps, 40 Mbps, and 60 Mbps which costs Rs 1550, Rs 1850, and Rs 2200 per month respectively.
The subscription comes in a bundle with NetTv on all variants. It offers movies on demand, exclusive content, YouTube streaming, and many attractive features. Find the NetTV Prime and NetTV Cine Plus subscription and Price.
Below is the breakdown of the first-time installation charge. You can observe the price variation on the single and dual-band routers on different packages. If a customer subscribes to 12 months package, there is a considerable discount on the router’s cost.
|One time set up charge||Single Band Router||Dual Band Router||Single Band Router||Dual Band Router||Single Band Router||Dual Band Router|
|1 Month||Rs. 2,500/-||Rs. 4,000/-||Rs. 2,500/-||Rs. 3,500/-||Rs. 2,500/-||Rs. 2,500/-|
|3 Months||Rs. 2,000/-||Rs. 3,500/-||Rs. 2,000/-||Rs. 2,000/-||Rs. 2,000/-||Rs. 2,000/-|
|12 Months||Rs. 1,000/-||Rs. 2,000/-||Rs. 1,000/-||Rs. 1,000/-||Rs. 1,000/-||Rs. 1,000/-|
On the above packages, installation charges will be free. Meanwhile, customers will require to pay Nrs. 500 for drop wire and Nrs. 500 as a refundable deposit which will be paid back to the customers if they return the router upon quitting the service.
There are two options under this category; 10 Mbps and 20 Mbps subscription. For 10 Mbps connection renewable charge would cost Nrs. 2,000, Nrs. 5400 and Nrs. 20000 for 1 month, 3 months and 12 months respectively.
Under 20 Mbps category, Nrs. 3,000, Nrs. 8,100 and Nrs. 30,000 would cost for 1 months, three months and 12 months respectively.
Worldlink’s flagship dedicated internet subscription would provide seamless connection to its customers with uptime guarantee of 99.99%. The customer is provided internet over a dedicated IP address with consistent bandwidth. To acquire this service, you will have to head over to this page and fill up this form.
Under this category, Worldlink is also offering NetTv service for which the customer will also have to fill a form and submit online.
Worldlink has recently added a much talked 5g router under its belt. The Nokia 5 GHz dual-band router is introduced to the customers for consistent bandwidth improvement. Although it is branded as 5G, it is nothing but a dual band 5Ghz router based internet service. If you are still confused checkout our post on 5G Wifi Vs 5G Cellular Internet.
While the customer base is comparatively satisfied with Worldlink, a deluge of subscribers has long complained about lags, glitches, speed fluctuation while gaming or downloading large files. Worldlink believes that most of these issues are down conflict between routers from nearby.
To address these vocal factions, Worldlink begins offering this 5G router that operates on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, which is targeted especially for online gamers, streamers, and those who require a high-speed uninterrupted connection.
The 5g package from Worldlink would start at 30 Mbps at NRs. 1,550. Further there are options of 40 Mbps and 60 Mbps connections. Below is the comprehensive details of the latest offering.
|Worldlink 5G packages|
|Duration||30 Mbps||40Mbps||60 Mbps|
|1 Month||Rs. 1550/-||Rs. 1850/-||Rs. 2200/-|
|3 Months||Rs. 4500/-||Rs. 5450/-||Rs. 6450/-|
|12 Months||Rs. 15000/-||Rs. 17500/-||Rs. 22000/-|
Just like other internet subscriptions, this package also come with NetTv. A customer will receive 1 TV service, 2 TVs and 3 TVs service on 30, 40 and 60 Mbps package.
|Worldlink 5G installation charge||Internet Speed|
|Month Of subscription||30 Mbps||40 Mbps||60 Mbps|
|1 Month||Rs. 4,000/-||Rs. 3,500/-||Rs. 2,500/-|
|3 Months||Rs. 3,500/-||Rs. 2,000/-||Rs. 2,000/-|
|12 Months||Rs. 2,000/-||Rs. 1,000/-||Rs. 1,000/|
As shown in the table, 5g based router costs Nrs. 4000 per months for 30 Mbps, but the sum would decrease for subscription of 3 and 12 months. If you subscribe for 12 months of 60 Mbps flagship package, the router would come moderately at Nrs. 1,000 albeit you have to pay the whole sum at once.
The infamous Fair Usage Policy (FUP) is implemented by all the private ISPs in Nepal. Basically what it does is restrict users from incessantly consuming more bandwidth than an average user. The ISPs justify this as a measure to provide a consistence performance 24*7.
The idea is when a user consumes too much bandwidth, the other user’s browsing experience is affected. Although customers may argue otherwise on a dedicated service, this has been a norm for years in Nepal. If you have felt a lag in internet speed around 6 to 9 or beyond, it is FUP throttling your speed to maintain uniform service to all during peak hours.
It is necessary to keep track of your internet usage. Worldlink just like any other ISP may contact, warn or completely throttle your connection upon extreme use. So to facilitate users to check on their FUP status, Worldlink has its own app.
Download the app on your mobile phone, log in with your assigned id and password. Then scroll below, you will see FUP count. If the colour is green, you are consuming bandwidth within the limit, and you are fine. But if you have exceeded the daily usage limit, it will turn yellow, and you should be on alert.
A normal user would never have to come across FUP as they mostly surf Facebook, surf some YouTube videos, and google some pages and visit sites. But those who are heavy internet users, who share large videos on the internet, use torrents regularly, they may experience some restrictions someday.
Worldlink has set a daily usage limit on users before FUP strikes in. If you are still on a 20 Mbps connection daily usage limit is 25 GB and for a 30 – 40 Mbps, subscription 35 GB bandwidth is allowed. If you exceed this limit then FUP will come into effect, and you will experience a throttle in internet speed.
Worldlink has been a leader among ISPS for its continuous improvement of service. Over the years, it has expanded service to 73 districts. Such wide penetration has catapulted Worldlink to the top perch among the ISPs.
Over the years it has garnered the widest customers base, but it has also attracted negative PR due to its fluctuating speed and its owner’s origin. However, Worldlink has never done down on its knees but committed to improve the service when its demanded.
Its gradual offering of higher bandwidth connection has made Nepali market ever more competitive and the service has kept improving much to the benefits at the customers’ ends.
Worldlink hasn’t pleased everybody but no ISP ever will. The few are often the loudest, and they are heard the most on the internet but Worldlink has tried to address their concern with better technology. Over the last 25 years Worldlink has only thrived and continues to prosper for a foreseeable future.
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