“Telecommunication in Nepal”

TechStewards Nepal

Telecommunication is communication at a distance by technological means, particularly through electrical signals or electromagnetic waves. The history of telecommunication began with the use of smoke signals and drums in Africa, the Americas and parts of Asia. In the 1790s, the first fixed semaphore systems emerged in Europe; however it was not until the 1830s that electrical telecommunication systems started to appear. The history of telecommunication and the individuals who helped make telecommunication systems what they are today. The history of telecommunication is an important part of the larger history of communication.

It’s hard to imagine a world without the Internet, telephones and television. People separated by distances are now connected through telecommunication (phone, internet, mobiles, camera).In context of Nepal, the early 1970s, fewer than 1 in 1,000 Nepali’s owned a telephone. Today, nearly every second Nepali owns a mobile phone. The World Bank has supported the development of Nepal’s…

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