Nepal Telecom, the country's largest telecom operator, has expanded its 5G trials to Pokhara and Birgunj, after successfully testing the next-generation wireless technology in Kathmandu. The company will conduct internal testing of its 5G services in these two cities, as part of its plan to introduce the technology commercially in the near future.
According to Shovan Adhikari, the company's spokesperson, Nepal Telecom has completed its internal testing of 5G services in Kathmandu, and is now ready to expand its trials to other parts of the country. "We have been working on the necessary system integration and technical preparations for the trials, and we are now ready to conduct the internal testing of 5G services in Pokhara and Birgunj,
5G Internal Testing to be Followed by Trials in Three Other Provinces
The trials in Pokhara and Birgunj are part of Nepal Telecom's plan to conduct testing of its 5G services in all seven provinces of the country. The company aims to complete the trials in the remaining three provinces after the testing in these two cities is completed.
Nepal Telecom had started the internal testing of 5G services from Magh 22 in Kathmandu, and has been planning to expand the trials to other parts of the country. As part of the trials, the company will test the technical feasibility of 5G services, including its speed, connectivity, and network coverage.
Nepal Telecom Plans to Offer 5G Commercial Services After Testing Phase
Nepal Telecom has also announced that it will offer free 5G trials to the general public for a limited period. The company has been allocated 2600 MHz band with a frequency of 60 MHz for its 5G services by Nepal Telecommunications Authority. The company plans to offer commercial services after the successful completion of the testing phase.
Nepal Telecom's expansion of its 5G trials to Pokhara and Birgunj marks a significant step towards the commercial introduction of the next-generation wireless technology in Nepal.
The company's plan to conduct trials in all seven provinces of the country demonstrates its commitment to providing high-quality services to all Nepalese citizens. As the trials progress and the technology becomes more advanced, it is expected to transform the way people in Nepal communicate, work, and live their lives.