Ncell is the second-largest telecom service provider in Nepal and has excellent network coverage throughout the country. More importantly, Nepal’s governing telecommunication authority NTA’s recent test declared that Ncell has the fastest mobile internet among other telcos. So, if speed and accessibility are of the essence to you, Ncell is the one to go for. And in this article, we will be taking a look at all the data packs or internet packages that Ncell has to offer in detail; including price, volume, and validity period. All the prices on the list are inclusive of taxes.
How to activate internet settings in Ncell?
There used to be a time when activating the internet on your phone used to be a hassle. But those days are long gone. At present, almost all of the SIM cards come internet-enabled. But if you encounter any problem, you can manually activate the internet in your Ncell SIM by going through any of the following steps:
- Type ‘A’ and send a text message to 900224
- Dial 900 and follow the instructions provided
- Run *100# USDD code and follow the instruction
For Ncell’s internet settings, type ‘ALL’ and send a text message to 9595.
Ncell Pay As You GO (Ncell PAYG)
Ncell PAYG, as the name implies, is when you turn on your data without subscribing to any data packs. The normal rate of data is Rs. 2.55 per 1MB (inclusive of tax). However, the rate goes on decreasing. For instance, if your weekly spending is between 0 to 20, your data rate will be Rs. 1.28. Similarly, you will be charged Rs. 0.51 for weekly spending of Rs. 50 and above.
|Balance Spent on Data||Ncell PAYG Rate|
|Rs. 0 to 2||Rs. 2.55 per MB|
|Rs. 2 to 50||Rs. 1.28 per MB|
|Rs. 50 and above||Rs. 0.51 per MB|
The spending is calculated on weekly basis starting from Sunday till Saturday.
Ncell Data Packs: Volume, Price & Validity
1. Unlimited 1-hour pack
If you are stuck in a place without internet, Ncell’s unlimited 1-hour pack could come in handy. You can subscribe to it by dialing *17123# and selecting 4 or by typing ‘U’ and sending it to 17123. Upon subscribing, you can use data without worrying about the volume for the next 60 minutes. You can use the internet throughout the validity period, but you will face significant differences in speed once you consume over 1GB of data.
|Ncell Data Pack||Subscription||Price||Validity|
|1 Hour unlimited||*17123#||Rs 22.60||1 Hour|
2. Ncell 4G Offer
Under this offer, you get three times the data that you would have gotten on before the introduction of these data plans. Buy a data volume of a certain volume and you will receive an equal volume of 4G and Night data as a bonus.
|All-time data||Night Data||4G Data||Total Volume||Price||Validity|
|35MB||35MB (11 PM-6 AM)||35MB||105MB||Rs 11.49||1 day|
|75MB||75MB (11 PM-6 AM)||75MB||225MB||Rs 19.15||1 day|
|120MB||120MB (11 PM-6 AM)||120MB||360MB||Rs 37.03||3 days|
|200MB||200MB (11 PM-6 AM)||200MB||600MB||Rs 44.69||3 days|
|300MB||300MB (11 PM-6 AM)||300MB||900MB||Rs 88.11||7 days|
|500MB||500MB (11 PM-6 AM)||500MB||1500MB||Rs 95.77||7 days|
|1300MB||1300MB (11 PM-6 AM)||1300MB||3900MB||Rs 343.49||30 days|
|3GB||3GB (11 PM-6 AM)||3GB||9GB||Rs. 453.30||30 days|
3. Ncell Always-On Data Plans
As the name implies, Ncell Always-On Data Plan can be used at any time of the day. This pack offers some bonus data that users can utilize between 11 PM to 11 AM.
|Always-on data pack||Subscription
||Rs. 25.54||1 day|
||Rs. 51.08||3 day|
4. Mero Plan
Mero Plan is a subscription-based service provided by Ncell, which not only offers attractive data packs but also bundles it with cheaper voice and SMS rates. As of now, there are 2 types of mero plans: Weekly and Monthly.
Weekly Mero Plan
|Mero Plan – Weekly
||Data Volume||Ncell to Ncell call rates (per min)||Price||Validity|
|Plan 75||*17123#||2GB Data||Rs 1.28||Rs. 95.77||7 days|
||Rs 1.28||Rs. 127.69||7 days|
Monthly Mero Plan
|Mero Plan – Monthly
||Data Volume||Ncell to Ncell call rates (per min)||Price||Validity|
||Rs 1.28||Rs. 254.10||30 days|
||Rs 1.15||Rs. 381.79||30 days|
||Rs 1.02||Rs. 637.17||30 days|
||Rs 0.89||Rs. 1020.24
||Rs 0.64||Rs. 1275.62||30 days|
If you end up using all of your data before the end of the validity period, you can buy the following data packs with a validity period of 7 days.
|Data||Applicable to||Price (inclusive of tax)||Validity|
|1GB||Plan 199||Rs. 89.38||7 days|
|2GB||Plan 299||Rs. 127.67||7 days|
|3GB||Plan 499||Rs. 191.54||7 days|
|7GB||Plan 799||Rs. 383.07||7 days|
|10GB||Plan 999||Rs. 510.76||7 days|
5. Ncell Data Packs with Video Offer
In addition to all-time data, this pack offers free video data for 1 hour each day within the validity period. You also get an equal volume of night data as a bonus. The video data can be consumed while watching video content from YouTube, Ncell video portals, and even Google services such as Google Maps.
|Validity||Price||All-time Volume||Video (1hr/day)||Nighttime Volume||Total Volume|
|1 Day||Rs. 49.80||750MB||1 Day||750MB||1.5GB|
|3 Days||Rs. 126.41||2GB||3 Days||2GB||4GB|
|7 Days||Rs. 254.10||4GB||7 Days||4GB||8GB|
|30 Days||Rs. 1020.24||16GB||30 Days||16GB||32GB|
6. Non-stop YouTube+
Under the Non-stop YouTube+ data plan, Ncell users can enjoy non-stop YouTube data throughout for seven days. However, it is only applicable to 4G users. Users will also get 4GB of data (all time). Ncell says that if the network fluctuates between 4G and 2G/3G, it will stop playing YouTube videos to avoid deduction from the main balance.
|Non-stop Youtube (4G) + 4GB All network data||Rs. 127.69||7 day||*17123#|
Users can even purchase add-on data packs to make the experience even better. These add-on data packs come with separate price tags and provide volume for Facebook and TikTok, based on the add-on you choose.
|3500MB Facebook data (500MB data per day)||Rs. 25.54||7 days||*17123#|
|3500MB TikTok data (500MB data per day)||Rs. 25.54||7 days||*17123#|
7. Non-stop Offers
Under the Ncell Non-stop data pack, three are four options. One lets you use Facebook, the other lets you use YouTube, and the third lets you use TikTok as much as you want. Similarly, the fourth lets you use both Facebook and YouTube. One can also buy add-on packs to improve the experience. The thing to note here is that the offer is applicable for the 4G network only.
|Non-stop YouTube / Facebook / TikTok (4G) + 4GB All network data||Rs. 31.92||1 day||*17123#|
|Non-stop YouTube/ Facebook / TikTok (4G) + 4GB All network data||Rs. 127.69||7 days||*17123#|
|Non-stop YouTube / Facebook / TikTok (4G) + 6GB All network data||Rs. 459.68||30 days||*17123#|
|Non-stop YouTube + Facebook (4G) + 4GB All network data||Rs. 191.54||7days||*17123#|
Users can even purchase add-on data packs to make the experience even better. These add-on data packs come with separate price tags and provide volume for Facebook, TikTok, YouTube based on the add-on you choose.
|Facebook data-3500MB (500MB data per day)||Rs. 25.54||7 days||*17123#|
|TikTok data-3500MB (500MB data per day)||Rs. 25.54||7 days||*17123#|
|YouTube data-3500MB (500MB data per day)||Rs. 25.54||7 days||*17123#|
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