Press Release

Vianet to Build “ULTRA BROADBAND INTERNET” Capable Fiber Network Nation-wide Vianet Communications P. Ltd., a leading Internet & TV service provider in Nepal, has partnered with Nokia, a world leader in telecommunication network technology, to build “ULTRA-BROADBAND INTERNET” capable fiber network nation-wide connecting 200,000 users by 2019. “ULTRA-BROADBAND” refers to Internet services that can deliver more than 100Mbps (Megabits per second) speeds per user. Vianet claims that the new partnership will allow them to build up to 2.5 Gbps (Gigabits per second) capable network per subscriber. This means subscribers can seamlessly transition towards the highly demanding Internet applications such as Ultra-High Definition (4k) video content, IPTV, online video streaming sites, virtual reality, and support the growing number of devices that are becoming Internet capable. With the growing demand for high quality content consumption over the internet, Vianet believes it is essential to build a future-proof network to ensure that they are able to provide the best-in-class quality of service to their subscribers. Vianet aims to deploy Fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) network across Nepal to help connect more than 200,000 customers with ultra-broadband access by 2019. As a part of this endeavor, Vianet has recently announced the opening of their new branch in Pokhara on 17th December 2019. Vianet is currently available in more than 10 districts of Nepal with 18 Customer Service Centers and is expanding to 4 more districts by the next year. In addition to this, the Government of Nepal and Nepal Telecommunications Authority recently awarded Vianet the responsibility to build FTTH network in Sudurpashchim Pradesh (Province 7). The company aims to provide fast, reliable and affordable internet and next generation IPTV services to all urban and semi-urban areas in the country including all the major settlements of village bodies. Since 19 years, Vianet Communications has always remained in the forefront, providing reliable and affordable Broadband Internet Services. In 2011, Vianet Communications pioneered Fiber Optics Internet or commonly known as FTTH internet service. In 2016, Vianet partnered with NET TV to provide exceptional quality IPTV service with more than 190 channels including 55+ HD channels and features such as Pause & Play, Movies on Demand, 1 week auto-recording which allows users to rewind and play missed episodes and TV Anywhere feature which allows users to watch TV channels on their mobile and laptop devices. Vianet is known for their outstanding quality of service and customer centric approach. With a Call Centre with more than 150 people available 24/7 365 days of the year, Vianet ensures that customers are able to reach them easily and anytime. As a part of its service offering, Vianet also provides intuitive self-service client-customer portal and innovative customer mobile app to its customers for managing, monitoring and receiving support services easily.Vianet as part of their current scheme is providing its customers with 1 year NET TV and NET TV Set-Top-Box free with yearly subscription of their internet plans.