Submitted on Sep 9th, 2013

KATHMANDU: Western Union, a leader in global payment services, launched mobile money transfer service for

consumers receiving money in Nepal, enabling them to credit money sent from over 200 countries and territories directly into a mobile wallet. At a press meet organised here recently, it was informed that over 200,000 registered eSewa wallet users in Nepal will be able to enjoy this service.

Submitted on Sep 9th, 2013


Not too long ago when cell phones had just been launched in Nepal, users were charged a fee for receiving calls too, not only for making them. Mobile phone owners will be thrilled to know that now it’s the other way around: You get paid for receiving phone calls.

Submitted on Aug 5th, 2013

KATHMANDU: Nepali apps developers seem to be on a roll — coming up with some of the most innovative applications the country has witnessed so far. Two new apps that are creating a buzz in a market that is slowly getting overcrowded are ‘Birthday Forest’ and ‘Storesmunk’.

Submitted on Jul 18th, 2013

infoDev, The World Bank has just launched the mAgri Challenge, a business competition designed to support entrepreneurs with working prototypes of mobile apps focused on agriculture in Africa. Building upon previous World Bank challenges, five finalists (teams) will be invited to a Mobile Startup Camp in November 2013 for a chance to refine their models and practice pitching their businesses to angel investors.

Submitted on Jul 8th, 2013

KATHMANDU: Much may remain to be desired in the information technology (IT) sector in Nepal, but Janaki Technology Pvt Ltd (JTPL), a Nepali IT company, could have a shot at putting the country in the forefront of IT arena in South Asia and possibly the world.

Submitted on Jul 3rd, 2013

The privatisation committee headed by the Finance Minster on Tuesday decided to move ahead with the process of bringing in strategic partner at Nepal Telecom by taking in-principle approval from the Cabinet.

Submitted on Jun 20th, 2013

In the second day of Communicasia in Singapore, YoungInnovations and Mobile Monday (MoMo) signed a Cooperation Agreement. According to this agreement, MoMo has granted YoungInnovations to operate the MoMo concept in Kathmandu. 

Submitted on May 7th, 2013

Digital Empowerment Foundation and Vodafone present the mBillionth Award, which is a leading platform to Explore, recognize & honor the best practices in Mobile & Telecom Industry across 8 South Asian countries.

They have already launched the process for 4th mBillionthAward South Asia 2013 from 18th march 2013. They invite all Mobile and telecom domain innovators/developers/practitioners from all 8 south Asian countries to apply for mBillionth Award 2013.

Submitted on May 2nd, 2013

काठमाडौ, वैशाख १७ - नेपालको पहिलो डिजिटल पेमेन्ट गेटवेका रुपमा रहेको 'इ-सेवा' ले सुविधामा सर्वसाधरणको पहुँच बढाउन 'इ-सेवा जोन' को सुरुवात गरेको छ । नयाँ व्यवस्थापछि 'इ-सेवा'का प्रयोगकर्ताले बैंक खाता नभए पनि कम्पनीका सेवा उपयोगमा ल्याउन सक्नेछन् ।

Submitted on Mar 15th, 2013

KATHMANDU: Bank of Kathmandu on Thursday relaunched its mobile banking service ‘M-Paisa’ in association with Hello Paisa Network of Finaccess. It has be relaunched with attractive added features and services to manage customer’s banking services through secure and convenient medium, it said.