Nepal is rapdily developing in infrastructure of telecommunication and information technology. Till now Broadlink a leading wifi provider in Nepal. But soon Nepal Telecom is launching WiFi service.
NTC official said “We are seeking private sector partners to start the WiFi service, an official at NTC said.” Till today WiFi can be considered as the widely used cheap and reliable internet service. NTC official said, adding that partnership with private sector will be a stimulus to carry it out at the earliest. According to the NT source, the partner has not been selected, so far. NT will seek proposals from the private sector soon, he said. It will launch the WiFi service in Kathmandu and other major cities in the first- phase and the service will be expanded to other parts of the country in the next phase, he said. In the first-phase, the router will be placed at around 150 places and in the second-phase it will be extended to more than 500 places. NT has estimated an investment of around Rs 100 million to set up the infrastructure for the WiFi service