July 29, 2021 | Investopaper
Internet access in Nepal has reached 2.77 crores people. According to the data released by the Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA) for the first ten months of the fiscal year 2077/78, 321,422 more users have been added in Jestha.
As per the statistics, about 91 percent of the total population has access to internet service. NTA has assumed the total population of Nepal at 2.98 crores.
Mobile internet has the highest share in providing internet service. As of Jestha, 2078 BS the share of mobile internet is 65.68 percent. 3G Internet Users have surpassed 1.20 crores. Nepal Telecom leads in 3G internet service.
Similarly, 4G users have reached 76.64 lakh people. Three companies are providing 4G internet service in Nepal. NCell leads with 48.05 lakh users while Nepal Telecom has 27.07 lakh 4G users. Likewise, Smart Telecom is providing 4G service to 1.51 lakh people.
Fixed broadband has a 25.27 percent share in internet service.