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Ncell Telecommunications
Industry Telecommunications
Founded 2004
Headquarters Krishna Towers, Kathmandu, Nepal
Area served
Products Cellular network, broadband
Parent TeliaSonera
Slogan Ncell ... Here for Nepal

Ncell is a privately owned GSM mobile operator in Nepal. It is the first private company to operate GSM services in telecommunications sector of Nepal with the brand name “MERO MOBILE”, which was re-branded as Ncell in March 12, 2010.[1] It broke the monopoly held by the then state-owned, now public telecommunication company, Nepal Telecom by building a new arena in cellular telephony services. The company is now owned in 80% by Swedish/Finnish TeliaSonera Holdings.[2] Ncell is the largest ISP in Nepal with a subscriber base of more than 1.9 million users.[3] They had 10 million mobile subscribers in early 2013.[4]

Network information

Operator Name Ncell
Network Name (Post-paid GSM Mobile) Ncell (429-02^Ncell)
Network Name (Pre-paid GSM Mobile) Ncell (429-02^Ncell)
Technology GSM 900+ (GPRS, EDGE), (UMTS (HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA, HSPA+, DC-HSPA+), FD-LTE, 2G, 2.5G, 3G, 4G, 4.5G, Broadband, satellite phone, WiFi Networks, Radar, Roaming, GPS, LAN, WLAN, Location, Wireless, Enthranet, Ethernet, Internet
Network Status Active and Live : Now

Internet service[edit]

Screenshot showing Wikipedia Zero surfing via Ncell
Screenshot showing Twitter Zero surfing via Ncell

Ncell is determined to introduce new innovative services and facilities to the people of Nepal. It received license to operate an ISP in 2012, and started with "Ncell Connect" as a high speed wireless data service providing branded Wi-Fi router as well.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Mero Mobile rebranding as Ncell –
  2. ^ "Telia Sonera acquires Ncell". Telia Sonera. Retrieved April 1, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Nepal Broadband Plan". Retrieved December 22, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Ncell becomes largest ISP in Nepal". Retrieved November 1, 2012. 
  5. ^ Ncell’s Wi-Fi Router – FAQs

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