Flag of Nepal

Nepal Telecommunications Profile 2018

Home > Factbook > Countries > Nepal

Telephones - main lines in usetotal subscriptions: 858,237
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 3 (July 2016 est.)
Telephones - mobile cellulartotal: 32,120,305
subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 111 (July 2016 est.)
Telephone systemgeneral assessment: mountainous topography hinders development of telecom infrastructure; fair radiotelephone communication service and mobile-cellular telephone network
domestic: mobile service has been extended to all 75 districts covering 90% of Nepal’s land area; disparity between high coverage in cities and coverage available in underdeveloped rural regions
international: country code - 977; radiotelephone communications; microwave and fiber landlines to India; satellite earth station - 1 Intelsat (Indian Ocean) (2016)
Broadcast mediastate operates 3 TV stations, as well as national and regional radio stations; 88 independent TV channels are registered with only 25 in regular operation; 672 FM radio stations are licensed with 588 operational (2016)
Internet country code.np
Internet userstotal: 5,716,419
percent of population: 19.7% (July 2016 est.)

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on January 20, 2018

Telecommunications Comparison