Smartphones dominate Nepali homes, internet access climbs

76% have smartphones, 37.8% access internet

KATHMANDU: A recent survey by the National Statistics Office reveals a digital revolution sweeping through Nepali households, with a whopping 76% now owning smartphones.

Out of the 6.6 million families surveyed, nearly 4.9 million have embraced smartphones, marking a significant shift towards mobile technology. Additionally, internet access within homes has seen a steady rise, reaching 37.8%.

The report also sheds light on the changing landscape of communication, with traditional landline phone usage dwindling. Over the past decade, landline phone users have dropped from 7.3% to 4.5%.

These findings reflect a growing reliance on digital devices among Nepali families, signaling a move towards modern connectivity and communication methods.

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