Call for extending 4G service to rural areas
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Thursday, Oct 03, 2019
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State 5 minister for internal affairs and law Kul Prasad KC said the 4G service launched by the Nepal Telecom should be extended to the entire local level.
In his address to a program organized at NT Butwal office on Wednesday, the minister expressed his hope the collection of data and its management for the government would be easier if the service was reached out to all local levels.
He shared about the government preparations for establishing the Academy of Information Technology in the state.
NT regional director Surya Narayan Malakar said the use of 4G/LTE (Long Term Evolution) network service was expected to help in strengthening service delivery in education, health, and social sectors. As he said, a special technology has been connected in Kathmandu and Lumbini and there are 476 telecom towers alone in the Lumbini region.
Butwal branch chief Ranjit Lohiya said the 4G service was important not only for the enhancement of mobile services but also for the expansion of the company's services in the long run.