February 7, 2005

Limited two-way phone service in Nepal

The new government in Nepal, which snapped all communication lines after declaring emergency Feb 1, has started a "two-way telephone service" for civilians, including foreigners, for a limited period each day, reports WebIndia.

"Post-paid mobile phones will be resumed in a few months, but the pre-paid service will remain closed for a long time, the official of the state-run monopoly said on condition of anonymity.

Related article: Nepal remains cut off from the world.

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