NT to introduce prepaid system in landline «

NT to introduce prepaid system in landline

Nepal Telecom (NT) is introducing pre-paid system for its Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) service, otherwise popularly known as landline telephone.
NT spokesperson Prativa Baidhya, said that introducing pre-paid system for land line phone aims at switching all services of the telecom to real-time-billing system. “However, the exact date has not yet been fixed,” she added.
Currently, PSTN service users of Nepal Telecom pay charges after they get service for a month.
Though the public listed telecom service provider has decided to switch the landline phone service to real-time-billing system, it might take a bit of time to enforce it. “In the first phase, we plan only to make our customers aware about the real-time-billing system and gradually enforce the system for all PSTN consumers,” Baidhya said, adding that there are almost 600,000 customers of PSTN service of the company currently. “However, with the growing use of mobile phones, the landline phones has become a old-fashioned.