Nepal mulling plans for nationwide free Wi-Fi infrastructure

6 Jan 2014

A taskforce has reportedly been formed to carry out a feasibility study regarding plans to deploy a free nationwide Wi-Fi network in Nepal, according to India’s Economic Times, which cites a report by ekantipur.com. A panel headed by Mahesh Prasad Adhikari, a board member of the Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA), is understood to have been given 30 days to complete the study, according to the country’s Ministry of Information and Communications. Among the topics to be discussed by the panel are matters of funding for the project, as well as the technical requirements for the mooted network.