November 30: Nepal Telecom has provided 4G sim card free of cost to the participants of the South Asian Games as well as other visiting delegates, organizers, officials and volunteers.
Nepal Telecom said it decided to distribute the sim cards as one of the sponsors of the event to be held in Nepal from December 1 to 10.
The state-owned company said in a statement that it has already provided the sim cards to all the participants, guests, organizers, officials and volunteers.
“We have provided a total of 4,500 sim cards free of cost to all the athletes as well as other delegates, organizers and volunteers participating in the South Asian Games being held in Kathmandu, Pokhara and Janakpur,” reads the statement.
According to the statement, the SAG organizing committee has been distributing the sim cards to the visiting players and delegates by setting up a counter at the Tribhuvan International Airport itself.
Nepal Telecom said it has also arranged for additional towers around the sporting venues to facilitate the customers during the sporting mega event. This is expected to provide hassle free service at the venues, the statement added.
Nepal Telecom has also decided to provide health hotline service for players, officials, coaches, referees, judges among others free for a month. This service can ba availed by dialing 1166, Nepal Telecom said.