Schedule – 3

Schedule – 3  (Relating to Rule 8)
Capital, Technical Competency and Profession Efficiency Required to obtain the License
A person who desires to obtain the License to operate the telecommunication service pursuant to Sub-section (1) of Section 23 of the Telecommunication Act, 2053 (1996) and Sub-rule (1) of Rule 7 of theTelecommunication Rules, 2054 (1997) shall have the following capital and technical competency and professional efficiency pertaining to
telecommunication:
(a) → Net Worth to be required:
1. Two Billion Rupees for operation of local telephone service throughout Nepal,
2. Five Hundred Million Rupees for operation of cellular telephone service throughout Nepal,
3. Five Hundred Million Rupees for operation of inland trunk service,
4. Seven Hundred Fifty Million Rupees for operation of inland and international trunk service,
5. Two billion Rupees, if a single License is to be obtained for operation of more than one telecommunication service
mentioned above,

6. The capital to be required for obtaining the License to operate other telecommunication service and the telecommunication service in the particular place shall be prescribed by the Authority.
(b) Technical Competency and Professional Efficiency:
(1) Having operated local telephone service for at least Three years for the operation of local telephone service,
(2) Having operated cellular telephone or local telephone service for at least Three years for the operation of cellular telephone service,
(3) Having operated inland or international trunk telephone service or local telephone service for at least Three years for the operation of inland or international telephone service,
(4) Having possessed such technical competency and professional efficiency as prescribed by the Authority for the operation of other telephone service.
Note:-
(1) One is required to have operated at least One Hundred and Fifty Thousand telephone lines for operation of local telephone service throughout Nepal.
(2) One is required to have operated at least One Hundred and Fifty Thousand telephone lines or Fifty Thousand telephone cellular telephone service for operation of cellular telephone service throughout Nepal.
(3) One is required to have operated local telephone service with at least Three Hundred Thousand telephone lines or local telephone service with at least One Hundred and Fifty Thousand  telephone lines as well as cellular telephone service with Fifty thousand telephone lines for operation of local telephone service and cellular telephone service.
(4) One is required to have operated such telephone service as prescribed by the Authority for other telephone services.