Consumption of Telecommunication Equipment is high, 47 billion devices are imported in a year

The consumption of telecommunication materials has increased in the country. With the expansion of telecommunication services and new technology in it, the consumption of such materials has also increased in Nepal.


Last year alone, Nepal imported telecommunication equipment worth about Rs 47 billion. Which is 67.3 percent more than the previous year.

According to the data of the Customs Department for the fiscal year 2077/78, Nepal has imported telecommunication equipment and its parts worth Rs. 46.70 billion.

In the previous year 2076/77, the country had imported telecommunication equipment worth Rs. 27.91 billion.

Telecommunications is the third most imported commodity last year. Imports of crude soybean oil increased by 185 percent and gold by 101 percent.

Since then, many telecommunications materials have been imported. The share of telecommunication equipment in the total import is 3 percent.
Telecommunications materials include equipment used by telecom companies, Internet-related equipment, and more.

Nepal Telecom, Ncell, and Smart Cell, three telecom companies operating in the country, are expanding and upgrading their networks. Nepal Telecom has recently given impetus to Forge expansion. For this, the VTS tower is being constructed and upgraded.

Similarly, the telco is preparing to test the 5G. It is importing and connecting the necessary materials.

Similarly, Ncell, a leading private sector mobile company, is also working on network expansion and upgrade. Ncell has added 269 BTS towers in a year. He has built the 3G and 4G towers.

Similarly, in Nepal, Internet company, Digital Television has accelerated its network expansion. Imports of goods such as fiber, cables, routers, etc. have also increased significantly.

Rabins Sharma Lamichhane

Rabins Sharma Lamichhane is the owner of RabinsXP who is constantly working for increasing the Internet of Things (IoT) in Nepal. He also builds android apps and crafts beautiful websites. He is also working with various social services. The main aim of Lamichhane is to digitally empower the citizens of Nepal and make the world spiritually sound better both in terms of technology and personal development. Rabins is also the first initiator of Digital Nepal.

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