January 26: Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) has decided to test the quality of internet and mobile phone across the country at the same time.
Six companies have been shortlisted for the first round to test the quality of telecommunications service. NTA had released a tender notice seeking companies to test voice, data and internet quality last August.
According to NTA Spokesperson Min Prasad Aryal, the selected companies are Mahakali-Mechi Technology and Suppliers, Professional Business Network, Jayabageshwori Construction and Suppliers on behalf of Smart Management and Research, Jaljala Builders and Infrastructures as E-Coil Pvt, Exclusive Everest Microtech JV and Intelco Solution.
NTA will now seek the financial and technical proposals from the shortlisted companies for the next round. Based on their proposals, the best one will be picked, Aryal added.
The NTA has already allocated Rs 6 million for this purpose.- RSS