Sunday, February 12, 2017

Telephony customer reaches 33 million milestone

Nepal reached 33 million voice telephony subscribers in October 2016, up from 31.4 million in June. The mobile voice subscriber base amounted to 31.3 million users in mid-June, up from 29.7 million in June, according to data from the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA). "The total included 29.8 million GSM users, and 1.46 million subscribers to Nepal Telecom's CDMA service."
Nepal Telecom led the country’s voice telephony services market in October, with a total of 16 million subscribers, followed by Ncell with 14.6 million, according to the NTA's management information system (MIS). "The country had a mobile teledensity of 118.3 percent at mid-October 2016, while fixed teledensity reached 3.22 per cent," it revealed, adding that Nepal also had 14.4 million data/internet services users at October 17, and an internet penetration of 54.42 per cent.

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