• Social Impacts

    With the connection of internet in the rural villages of Nepal, people are not only using the internet for email and IP phones but also using the network for different activities. Villagers can communicate with each other from one village to another through the network to provide information about agricultural and local products. Moreover, Nepal Wireless has connected community lodges in Annapurna region through wireless and has started the process of online lodge bookings system in trekking areas.

    Nepal Wireless is working with thamel.com as e-commerce business partner and has established virtual ATM   machine   and money transfer center through different local agencies in the rural areas. Tourists can use the virtual ATM machine to get cash and to pay bills for the lodges.

    Through   telemedicine   services running from eight clinics of remote villages people are benefited from health facility. The rural clinics and health workers are now connected with Kathmandu Model Hospital, Skin Hospital, and Pokhara Om Hospital for better health services.

    To help monitor the climate change for the researchers, Nepal Wireless has partnered with several international organizations and has established weather stations from where real time weather information and climate data can be accessed online.

    Moreover, Nepal Wireless is working with the Department of National Parks to put IP surveillance system in the parks to protect endangered species from poachers.

    Latest updates

    Permission Received to Use Some VHF and TVWS Band for Rural Broadband : 2016-05-06

    Nepal Wireless got permission from Nepal Telecommunication Authority to use 192.5 MHz to 202.5 MHz (10 MHz) in VHF band and 560 MHz to 578 MHz (18 MHz) in TVWS band for bringing broadband Internet services.
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    Pilot Project for Rural Broadband Using TV White Space Technology Being Implemented in 2016 : 2016-03-10

    Nepal Wireless is implementing pilot project for the deployment of a community based hybrid wireless network using TV White Space and Wi-Fi spectrum in remote valleys around Manaslu Himalaya and Dhaulagiri Himalaya region in 2016. Project is being funded by ISIF Asia and Asia Pacific Telecommunity
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    Wireless 4 Communication Project Supported by Internet Society Completed : 2016-02-04

    Internet Society contributed US$100,000 in December 2015 to buy equipment and build wireless network in some parts of Gorakha, Lamjung and Sindhupalchok districs. The wireless network is up and running now.
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