Thursday, March 3, 2011

Sending Email via SMS in Nepal (SMS-to-Email)

Yes there is an option for Sending Email via SMS with NCell. NCell provides SMS
to Email service with monthly activation charge and Re 1 per sms for sending SMS.
Moreover, it also supports the other way to deliver SMS via Email.

More details on this service from NCell is available here -

However, there is no such service being provided by Nepal Telecom.

Next is the service provided by Sparrow SMS (

Sparrow SMS provides SMS to Email service through its shortcode 4001. The message
syntax for sending Email through SMS is as follows:
TO<space>Email-Address<space>Email Text

Cost per SMS is Re 1 and has no activation charges. It works for both Nepal Telecom and NCell GSM users. A nice HTML email will be delivered to the receiver’s mailbox.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Caller Ring Back Tones (CRBT) for different Operators of Nepal

CRBT, PRBT and RBT are the common terms used in Nepal to represent Ring Back tones for different telecom operators of Nepal. According to Wikipedia - Ring-Back Tone or Audible Tone is defined as 
A ringback tone is an audible indication that is heard on the telephone line by the calling party after dialing and prior to the call being answered at the receiving end. It is normally a repeated tone, designed to assure the calling party that the called party's line is ringing, although the ring-back tone may be out of sync with the ringing signal.
  1. Nepal Telecom (CRBT)
    1. By CallingDial 1609, the access code of CallerTunes, and follow the instructions. 
    2. By SMS
      Visit the CallerTunes service Website to register for CallerTunes. Your CallerTunes service password is also the password for you to log in to the CallerTunes service Website. On the Website, you can change, query and set your personal ring back tones. 
    3. By SMS
      Nepal Telecom shortcode ____ is used to register or buy a CRBT tune. A Code is provided for each tune you want to download as a ring back tone. First of all you need to register for CRBT by sending one SMS. 
      1. To Register
        type REG and send to ____
      2. To Download a tune
        type DEFCRBT-No and send to ____
  2. NCell (PRBT)
    1. Source :
      Options for activation:
      1. Dial 900  and follow the instructions
      2. Dial *100# and follow the instructions
      3. Type A and send SMS to 900227
      Options for deactivation:
      1. Dial 900  and follow the instructions
      2. Dial *100# and follow the instructions
      3. Type R and send SMS to 900227
      Options of selecting your Personal Ring Back Tone
      1. Dial 9208 and follow the instructions
      2. Visit our website:
      Instruction to buy a Personal Ring Back Tone:
      Type Buy (space) song code and send it to 9209
      Eg.: To 9209
      Buy XXXX
  3. UTL (RBT)

  4. Smart Telecom

Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Registering your own .NP Domain

.NP is the domain for Nepal. Domains are identifier address to websites hosted on web hosting servers at different locations on the cyberspace.

Till now .NP domains are available for free and is provided by Mercantile Communications Pvt. Ltd.

However, there are conditions to get a .NP domain. The conditions to get a .NP domain are as follows.

  1. One must be a Nepalese Citizen with a valid Nepalese Citizenship
  2. Or, the domain must be owned by a registered organization in Nepal for its official purpose
  3. Or, the domain must be for the purpose of some Brands owned by Firm/Company. 
  1. Check domain availability
  2. Reserve your domain filling up the online form.
  3. Submit documents at the Mercantile office, Durbar Marg - to verify your credentials to support one among the three reasons above. 
However, government  has given sign to take the domain registration process under government's possession. If any changes in the policies, this article will be updated accordingly. 

How to make Budget Calls from NCELL and Nepal Telecom ...

Budget Calls are cheap rate International Calls made from telecommunication networks in Nepal.

Both NCell and Nepal Telecom provide Budget Call Service.

NetworkAccess CodeTarrif DetailsRemarks
NCell1425 and 1445check tarrif
Nepal Telecom1425 and 1445Prepaid
Both for PSTN and Mobile Phones

Thursday, August 19, 2010

How to Find Authorized MSI Distributors in Nepal

MSI website has a good listing of the available distributors for its products here in Nepal.

MSI is a popular among the economy brands here in Nepal. To find its authorized distributors in Nepal, you can visit the link below.

Distributors and other offices of MSI in Nepal.

Official Website of MSI