Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about cdma2000 1xEvDO of Nepal Telecom

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Smart guys at have tried to compile a comprehensive list of FAQs related to 3G wireless cdma2000 1xEvDO as a Nepal Telecom’s wireless broadband internet service EVDO. Got to ask one, write to us or comment.

Before proceeding, we suggest you to look at a list of recent EVDO articles.

Are EVDO and EvDO the same thing? You’re using it haphazardly.

Not at all. It might seem but nowhere in we are using EvDO for EVDO. EvDO is the communication system or protocol developed from 3GPP (3rd Generation Partnership Project) internationally whereas EVDO is just the name given by Nepal Telecom to it’s service.

This is the service(EVDO) based on cdma2000 1xEvDO (please, quote that it is cdma2000 not CDMA200 as you seen on Telecom’s site)

Where can I use EVDO service?
EVDO service is roaming enabled. This means that you can use it anywhere in the specified EVDO coverage in a country.

How to connect to EVDO?
(The details on our next article, visual step by step guide and a movie for the same.)

How much does it cost for Telecom’s EVDO service?
To smart to answer that, we just visited the Telecom office and found that you can purchase a new R-UIM (similar to SIM card of 2G cellular GSM) for NRs 2500 which includes data value of NRs 2000. Get your Nepalese citizenship id card to the nearest Nepal Telecom office for subscribing to 3G data service.

How to recharge the EVDO account?
Recharging can be done with the same way as recharging any other CDMA phone. Use the dialing software provided with the device to dial 1415 and follow the instructions or use any PSTN/Post-Paid CDMA phone to dial 1415 and follow the instructions.

Is EVDO expensive for general users?
We would say NO. You can spend data value of NRs 2000 for months. There is no limitation of the 30 days for the cash to be spent. The cost for 100Kb is NRs 0.25 but according to the Telecom, the special price of NRs 0.15 is set per 100Kb till new year 2067.

What is the range of EVDO base station?
EVDO base stations range extends from approximately 2 km in built up areas with lots of obstacles, to approximately 5 km in ideal conditions such as flat land.

What if there is no EVDO coverage?
Even if there is no EVDO coverage in certain areas, you can still access internet via CDMA2000 1x, PSDN (Public Switched Data Network) service.

Where can I get the EVDO device?
Since the service is enabled in the R-UIM, you can use it in any EVDO device available in the market which has provision to insert R-UIM but the device should meet the technical specification as specified above.

How to connect to internet using 3G EVDO Devices?
(The details on our next article, visual step by step guide and a movie for the same.)

Where should I contact for Nepal Telecom EVDO Service?
You can contact Customer Care Centers of the Telecom for services related to EVDO. This service is at present limited to few locales and cities only.

Sundhara Telecom Office,Teku
Ph: 014239945

Chabahil Telecom Office
Ph: 014469366

Gongabu Telecom Office
Ph: 014350005

Patan Telecom Office
Ph: 015555676

Chhauni Telecom Office
Ph: 014285000

Thimi Telecom Office
Ph: 016638900

Pokhara Telecom Office
Ph: 061528777

PHONE: 014272757
FAX: 014270521

Official link to NT’s EVDO

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  1. nripendra says

    i just have one question will cdma2000 1xEvDO of Nepal Telecom provide high speed then utl………

    1. TechSansar says

      We are sorry, you need to understand that Nepal Telecom’s EVDO is 3G data service whereas UTL is just providing CDMA based 2G internet services similar to Telecom’s Sky.

      This means, EVDO’s speed is incomparably higher than that of UTL or Sky. NT officials say the speed is 2 MBps.

  2. nripendra says

    can evdo device bought to run INTERNET provided by ntc be used on utl…

  3. Suroj says

    what can i do to run the evdo in windows 7 64-bit laptop.

  4. […] How to connect to internet using 3G EVDO Devices? Posted on March 1, 2010 by Team TechSansar If you are used to with the present data service of CDMA Sky Mobile or UTL’s UIM Internet service, then the connecting procedure is the same as there for EVDO cases too. Simply, assign your EVDO devices as the modem (connected to your laptop via cable or Bluetooth), use the username and password provided by NTC and connect to the internet via the dialup connection. You will have the broadband experience thru dial up. Suggested reading: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about cdma2000 1xEvDO of Nepal Telecom […]

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