Nepal Telecom (NTC) just announced new Winter Offer for 2075. This is another new scheme after the Autumn offer. NTC regularly hosts various offers through out the year. According to the press release, this program has some more changes and addition to older Autumn offer. The Winter Offer from NTC is available from Poush 29th to Chaitra 28th of 2075. There promotions in Data, Voice, Internet, FTTH, ADSL and many other services.
Neapali Tech companies are busy making our life easier using technology but on November 24 and December 1 they will be on the field. Techlekh are our close friends and they are organizing Tech Titans Futsal Tournament 2018 at Dhanyentari Arena. The Arena is located near Chabahil in Kathmandu. About 24 Nepali tech companies are participating this tournament. This is a new thing in the technology sector which can help enhance friendship, cooperation and link between companies and their staffs.
NTC is providing new Dashain offer on this auspicious occasion. Dashain is Nepal’s biggest festival and everyone celebrates it. Nepal Telecom always gives offers, discounts and bonus during each festivals and this is their Dashain 2075 program. They are giving schemes on ADSL, FTTH, WiMax, GSM, CDMA and other services. This includes Voice pack, Data pack, unlimited pack, validity extension and much more.
Kathmandu Metropolitan City authority and Worldlink are now providing free WiFi in public places. The initial service is announced for few or select 6 places of the valley. This new service is a corporate collaboration as social responsibility. Everyone wants free WiFi and it is good to see such work. Internet has now become one of the basic needs now days due to its value. Free WiFi spots in Kathmandu Metropolitan city public places is a very good initiative for everyone.
Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is now available in Nepal for purchase. This phone is now going on sale from 31st August. Samsung Nepal is bringing this phone within a month of international launch. The prebooking started on August 17th and ended on 30th of August. All the early pre-bookers are getting their phones starting from today. The first four customers already got their Note 9 on 30th August. Samsung’s official Facebook page stated that the booking were three 3 better than expected.
KL Mobile Hub at KL Tower, Chabahil, Kathmandu is hosting Smartphone Mela 2075 after a year. Last year, same kind of festival was organized at same time. This is being called One Year Anniversary Mela as well. The whole festival is under one roof in KL Tower. There are lots of attractions including exchange offer, fast repair service and installment options. The Smartphone festival 2075 is being held from 4th August to 18th of August. In Nepali date, 19th Shrawan to 2nd of Bhadra.
Nepal Telecom has announced new Monsoon Offer 2018. They regularly have different offers and schemes on different occasions and seasons. This offer from NTC is starting from Shrawan 1st of 2075. It is implementing just with the new Fiscal Year 2075/76. This scheme is a bit special because lots of new tax rules have been changed. Government is now imposing 13% TSC on internet and Telephones. There are many price revisions and NTC has made up to their customers with this new offer.
(NPCERT) Information Security Response Team Nepal is organizing Global Cyber Security Summit 2018 in Kathmandu. The two day program is going to be held on 27 and 28th July. Theme of the event is “Building Global Alliance for Cyber Resilience”. The event is being hosted in Radisson Hotel at Lazimpat. Lots of esteemed experts are going to speak at the event. There are plans for presentations, discussions, workshop and idea sharing.
From this new Fiscal year of 2075/76 many things are going to be expensive. The new tax laws are targeting technology related commodity. First of all smartphones price have risen up due to new excise duty and end of VAT Rebate. Further on, the government is imposing service tax on Internet. Previously the TSC was only implacable on telephone service providers. Also the rate is now increased from 11% to 13%. These tax are now applicable on both telephone, mobile service plus internet.
Almost all Nepali mobile phone companies have revised their price list. The revision consists mainly of increment. Samsung, Vivo, Huawei, Oppo and many other companies have sent new price list to retailers. This was inevitable after the announcement of new rules during announcement of country’s budget. The companies are claiming that the price increase is due to new rules of government.