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Nepal officially unlicenses WiFi; so has India: when will the rest of S Asia?

(unofficial translation)

Insignia of Nepal Government
Nepal Gazette
Published by Nepal Government

Part 56) Kathmandu, Bhadra 26 2063 (Number 20

Part 3
Nepal Government
Notice of Ministry of Information and Communication

This notice has been published to notify that the Nepal Government using the authority given by Radio Communication (license) regulation, 2049, part 18 sub-part (c) has declared that use and storage of radio equipment in the ISM Band of 2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz with the Maximum Effective Isotropic Radiated Power of 4 Watts will not require any license.

As Directed,
Shankar Prasad Koirala
Acting Chief Secretary of Nepal Government

Previous discussion on this issue available here.

4 Comments to Nepal officially unlicenses WiFi; so has India: when will the rest of S Asia?

  1. Divakar Goswami's Gravatar Divakar Goswami
    September 18, 2006 at 10:27 pm | Permalink

    Wi-Fi Licensing Regimes in SAARC Countries

    Wifi regime.jpg

    From Open Spectrum Info

  2. Muskan's Gravatar Muskan
    January 25, 2008 at 4:37 pm | Permalink

    Like India nepal should also bring wifi in use..
    ie. should make hotspots.
    As capital city,kathmandu there should wifi station..

  3. Hacker's Gravatar Hacker
    January 14, 2009 at 9:35 pm | Permalink

    I am from nepal. I think there shouldnot be wifi station in nepal because of increasing in cyber crime they hacked wifi and send haunted messages.


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