In the ever-evolving world of smartphones, Samsung has consistently been at the forefront, pushing boundaries and connecting people worldwide through its innovative products. In Nepal, this commitment to advancement is particularly evident in its support for a wide range of telecom bands and frequencies used by the country’s major operators, Nepal Telecom and Ncell, for 2G, 3G, and 4G networks.
Samsung’s significant milestone in Nepal
Samsung’s journey in Nepal was its pioneering support for Nepal Telecom’s Band 20 during the launch of VoLTE, making it the first mobile brand to provide this support in Nepal as of 2020. This forward-looking approach laid the foundation for Samsung’s ongoing efforts to enhance connectivity and prepare for the imminent launch of 5G technology in Nepal.
Nepal’s telecom landscape is characterized by diverse bands and frequencies across the country. Samsung’s smartphones, however, cater to all these variations, ensuring seamless connectivity. They support Band 8 (900 MHz) for 2G, Band 1 (2100 MHz) for 3G, and Band 3 (1800 MHz) for 4G, aligning with the requirements of both Nepal Telecom and Ncell. Furthermore, Samsung adapted swiftly to Nepal Telecom’s expansion of its LTE/4G network by incorporating Band 20 (800 MHz) into its devices.
|2G||Band 8 (900 MHz)||Band 8 (900 MHz)|
|3G||Band 1 (2100 MHz)||Band 1 (2100 MHz)|
|4G||Band 3 (1800 MHz)||Band 3 (1800MHz)|
|4G||Band 20 (800 MHz)||–|
As Nepal Telecom celebrated its 19th anniversary on February 5, 2023, there was a significant announcement. The initiation of internal 5G testing, focusing on the 2600 MHz frequency. This move signifies Nepal’s impending leap into the 5G era, and Samsung is poised to play a pivotal role in this technological evolution.
Samsung has been proactive in preparing Nepali users for the 5G revolution. Since 2021, the company has consistently introduced 5G-ready smartphones across different price ranges. Collaborating closely with both major telecom operators, Samsung is committed to bringing 5G technology to Nepal seamlessly. The company has already introduced the most affordable 5G smartphone in Nepal, the Samsung Galaxy M14 5G for just Rs. 24,999(6/128GB). This device shows how committed Samsung is to making advanced technology available to a broad range of consumers.
Conclusion- Samsung is fully prepared for Nepal’s imminent 5G technology launch, boasting a comprehensive lineup of 5G-ready devices. The company’s close partnership with Nepal Telecom and Ncell ensures that the transition to 5G will be smooth and user-friendly. As the countdown to Nepal’s 5G era continues, Samsung stands ready to empower Nepali users with cutting-edge connectivity and innovation.
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