Nepal Telecom plans to conduct the 5G trial utilizing the 2600 MHz frequency band
State-owned Nepal Telecom has postponed its 5G trial by a number of weeks, citing a dearth of appropriate cellular units. Particularly, the provider will conduct its trial utilizing the two.6 GHz airwaves that it obtained from telecom regulator Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA). However, in accordance with Nepal Telecom, not sufficient units within the nation help this frequency.
“We put in the required tools to conduct a 5G trial in accordance with the allotted frequency,” confirmed Nepal Telecom spokesperson Shobhan Adhikari, however added that the provider discovered “solely a small variety of cellular units function 5G in 2600 MHz frequency within the native market.”
Nepal Telecom, Adhikari continued, goes to take than subsequent “two to a few weeks” to establish the cellular units and different units that help 5G within the allotted frequency. As soon as that is full, he stated, the corporate will “transfer forward with the trial.”
The primary section of the deliberate trial was going to happen in Sundhara and Babarmahal of Kathmandu as the corporate has already put in 5G tools in these areas. In the end, Nepal Telecom will conduct trials in a single location every throughout seven provinces.
Almost 95% of Nepal’s whole inhabitants is roofed by cellular broadband, and Nepal Telecom, particularly, claims 7.13 million 3G customers and 11.5 million 4G customers.
Along with the two.6 GHz frequency band, Nepal’s NTA in February 2021 really helpful the next spectrum bands for 5G use: 700 MHz, 900 MHz, 2.3 GHz, 3.3 GHz, 3.4 GHz, 3.6 GHz, 4.1 GHz and 26 GHz bands.