Among the telecommunication service providers in Nepal, Smartcell is also one of the prominent names that are heard in the market. The Smartcell telecommunication services/ Smart Telecom Private Limited (STPL) was established on July 1st, 2008.

Currently, it has subscribers around 1.3 million. With this large subscriber base, it has been able to become one of the fastest-growing mobile operators in Nepal. The telecommunication services are provided over VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) and other available technologies.  A GSM (Global System for Mobile Communication) service was commenced since July 2010 in Nepal by Smartcell Nepal.

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Smartcell or smart telecom with the saying “Your world, Our connection” has its coverage spread over in 4 out of 5 developmental regions of Nepal. Smart Telecom is present in 34 out of 75 districts in Nepal.

Smartcell was able to obtain its USL (Unified Service License) in 2013 and since then it has been providing reliable and affordable services to the customers. Smartcell Nepal has been going on a full-fledged mission so that the coverage of its network spreads all over Nepal in 75 districts.

For this purpose of extension of its services, Smartcell Nepal has been increasing the number of network towers. Also, it has been engaged in the fixture of necessary technological equipment and operation of the manpower.

Nepali market is dominated by the adding telecommunication service provider NTC and Ncell. In such a case Smart Telecom Private Limited (STPL) is another mobile operator in Nepal. Abbreviated as smartcell Nepal, it is the third-largest and fastest-growing mobile operator in Nepal established July 1, 2008.

The network is already available in 25 districts of Nepal. Recently they have added their network in western remote areas and now are being available in other remote parts of the country as well. Also, the network has started its 4G services in Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur. They further plan to reach more places.

Smartcell call rate

With Smartcell network, you can enjoy the prepaid services, voice and SMS services, internet packages and international calls at exciting prices. The rates for different services like calls, SMS, and data is different at different times.

The rates are different for the normal hour (from 6 am to 10 pm) and happy hour (from 10 pm to 6 am). The rates are cheaper in the happy hour period. Smart cell also introduced the sath-sath scheme inn 2016 June. With this scheme, you can get 2 sim cards at only Rs. 99 and the call rate between these 2 sath-sath sims is only Rs. 0.25.

To get started with the Smart cell services, you have to fill up the customer application form as requested. You can get this at our nearest point of sales from the place that is accessible to you. You will have to bring along with you one passport size photo and original and copy of your identification document. It is for the verification purpose and you can bring your citizenship card, driving license or your passport.

Smartcell Internet rate

You can also enjoy internet services in the smartcell network. The data rate without tax is Rs. 2 per Mb in a normal hour and Rs. 1 per Mb in the happy hour. You can also enjoy international calls at different prices. You can get its information at

Smartcell Sim in Nepal

The SmartCell Nepal is available for all Nepali. It costs Rs.99 that comes with a main balance of Rs.99. The main balance allows you to make calls, SMS and use the internet. The problem with getting a smartcell is that you cannot find recharge cards everywhere as you do with Ncell and NTC.

But it has gained popularity due to its cheap service. It also provides a bonus amount when you recharge 100 or above in each month. But you can get the bonus balance of RS 162 only after the second month of SIM card activation. The bonus balance includes:

  • Rs 100 of talk time and 50 SMS within Smart cell network
  •  Rs 50 for other networks.

SmartCell bonus: The bonus balance recurs every month with a recharge of Rs 100.

The validity of the Smart cell SIM card is six months. The problem with the Smart cell SIM card now is it only has a regular SIM card. As most of the SIM slots available in smartphones are either micro or nano, there is a need to make will surely make the three in one SIM card available, as with Ntc and Ncell. This sim card leaves them behind the competition with NTC and Ncell which already have 3 in one sim card facility.

Smartcell Offers and Scheme

Smartcell has come up with a new scheme in this New Year 2076. The scheme is Talk unlimited 2076 and as the name suggests, you can Get Unlimited Voice and SMS for 15 days within the smart network on Rs 100 New Utsav Unlimited Recharge. It also includes the main balance of Rs. 25. This special offer provided is really special.  Thus, with the connection of Smartcell in your world, make is more connected and special.

How to recharge smartcell Nepal sim?

  • Use the USSD code, for that dial *122*pincode#
  • Use the USSD code to recharge other numbers, dial *120*pincode *phoneNumber#
  • Using The IVR service, dial 4244

You can even recharge using Esewa. If you like to know more about esewa, follow eSewa Nepal | How to create eSewa Account, Verify and use?

With your first recharge, you can enjoy the benefits of the first recharge pack.

  • 1 paisa per second calls to any network
  • 500MB 4G + 500 MB data
  • 99 free on-net SMS every day
  • 30 days free WhatsApp and Viber

The activation cost is RS 99 and is valid for 90 days. To activate this offer dial *141*4*2# and follow the instructed procedure. For more exciting offers and smart packs dial *141#.

Being new and competing for one, Smart cell often brings attractive packages to allure costumers. The offers like aja ko Panch which allows you to enjoy various service for a limited time at just Rs 5 and ajako dus which gives you unlimited voice calls, SMS’s and internet surfing for a limited time with just Rs 10. Smartcell is definitely competing with leading service providers with its fresh new offers.

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