Although the use of OTT services including Viber, WhatsApp and Messenger has increased significantly, every user is still using voice services from the mobile service providers. Although six service providers have been licensed for this, only three companies are providing services.
Only government-owned telecom company Nepal Telecom, private mobile service provider Ncell and Smart Telecom are providing telephone service in Nepal. But the mobile charges on voice call differs from all the three companies.
Here we will know the mobile charges on calling from one number to another within the country. Below is the list of mobile charges on all the voice calls of NTC, Ncell and SmartCell.
Nepal Telecommunications Corporation (NTC) Mobile Charges on Voice Call
1. From Nepal Telecom to Nepal telecom
|From Nepal Telecom||To Nepal Telecom||Per-minute (Rs.)|
|NTC Prepaid||All numbers of NTC||1.50|
|NTC Postpaid||All numbers of NTC (Peak Hour)||1.00|
|NTC Postpaid||All numbers of NTC (Off-Peak Hour)||0.55|
2. From Nepal Telecom to Ncell
|From Nepal Telecom||To Ncell||Per-minute (Rs.)|
|Landline/GSM Postpaid/CDMA Postpaid||Prepaid/Postpaid||1.87|
|GSM Prepaid/CDMA Prepaid||Prepaid/Postpaid||2.00|
3. From Nepal Telecom to SmartCell
|From Nepal Telecom||To SmartCell per-minute (Rs.)|
|PSTN/GSM Postpaid/CDMA Postpaid/GSM Prepaid/|
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NCELL Mobile Charges on Voice Call
1. From Ncell to Ncell
|From Ncell||To Ncell||Per-minute (Rs.)|
2. From Ncell to Nepal Telecom
|From Ncell||To Nepal Telecom||Per-minute (Rs.)|
|Ncell Postpaid||All numbers of Nepal telecom||1.53|
|Ncell Prepaid||All numbers of Nepal telecom||2.54|
3. From Ncell to SmartCell
|From Ncell||To SmartCell Per-minute (Rs.)|
SmartCell Mobile Charges on Voice Call
1. From SmartCell to all Mobile Service Provider’s numbers
|From SmartCell||To all numbers||Per-minute (Rs.)|
Frequently Asked Questions about Price and Mobile charges on Voice calls
What are Prepaid users/numbers?
Prepaid users initially recharge the balance in their phone and pay for the service as they use it. While prepaid users first recharge a certain amount in their phone and the amount will deduct as they use the service.
What are Postpaid users/numbers?
Postpaid users pay for the service instantly and the amount is fixed for a month (rental) whether you use the service or not. Detailed information about prepaid and postpaid accounts.
How much cost for Smart cell to other mobile numbers?
It costs you 1.92 per minute to call from smart cell to NTC and also from smart cell to Ncell numbers.
How to recharge smart cell in Nepal?
To recharge your own Smart number using USSD code, Dial *122*PinCode#
To recharge other’s Smart number using USSD code, Dial *120*PinCode*PhoneNumber#
How can I get an unlimited data pack in a smart cell?
To purchase the unlimited data pack, the customers need to dial *141# and select the pack.
What is the cost from Ncell to SmartCell?
It will cost you Rs.1.92 per minute from Ncell Postpaid and Rs.2.54 per minute from Ncell Prepaid.
What is the cost from Ncell to Nepal Telecom?
From Ncell Postpaid, the charge is Rs.1.53 per minute and from Ncell Prepaid the charge is Rs.2.54 per minute to any numbers of Nepal Telecom.
What is the cost from Ncell to Ncell?
It will cost you Rs.1.28 per minute from Ncell Postpaid and Rs.2.54 per minute from Ncell Prepaid to both postpaid/prepaid numbers of Ncell.
What is the cost from Nepal Telecom to Nepal telecom?
From Nepal Telecom’s Prepaid number, it will cost Rs.1.50 per minute, from postpaid numbers Rs.1.00 per minute at peak hour and from postpaid numbers Rs.0.55 per minute at off-peak hour .
What is the cost from NTC to Ncell?
Rs.1.87 per minute is charged from landline/GSM postpaid/CDMA postpaid and Rs.2.00 per minute is charged from GSM prepaid/CDMA prepaid to both postpaid and prepaid numbers of Ncell.
What is the cost from NTC to SmartCell?
It will cost you Rs.2.00 per minute from NTC (PSTN/GSM Postpaid/CDMA Postpaid/GSM Prepaid/CDMA Prepaid) to SmartCell.