Nepal telecommunication authority publishes a framework for regulating IoT

Nepal Telecommunications Authority (NTA) issued a framework for issues of IoT licensing, M2M service providers, spectrum distribution and data security. According to the proposal, IoT service providers must host all servers and store all data within the territory of Nepal, IoT/M2M service provider cannot install or connect any terminal equipment unless it is approved by the NTA, IoT service provider will be responsible for data breach and should report to the NTA within five workdays if it occurs. The framework is open for public consultation within one month.