The telecom users have increased by almost 27 lakh in the fiscal year 2075/76. As per the report by Nepal Telecom Authority, telecom users stood at 3 crores 86 lakh 99 thousand until Shrawan 75. This number has increased to 4 crores 13 lakh 93 thousand at the end of Ashad, 2076.
Nepal Telecom has received the highest increment in its users during this period. The users of Nepal Telecom have grown by 24.45 lakh in this period. The total users of Nepal Telecom have surged from 2 crores 2 lakh 50 thousand to 2 crores 26 lakh 96 thousand.
Likewise, Ncell users have grown by 68,600 during this period. Ncell has total users of 1 crore 66 lakh 37 thousand at the end of Ashad this year. The users stood at 1 crore 65 lakh 68 thousand in Shrawan 2075.
Similarly, Smart Telecom has current users of 20.60 lakh. The users have increased by 1.80 lakh in the last fiscal year.
The use of 4G service has also expanded tremendously during this period. After the initiation of 4G in Nepal three years ago, the number of current users stands at more than 40 lakh. Ncell occupies the major space in the 4G users followed by Nepal Telecom.