There are now lots of internet cafes offering good service at good rates particularly in Kathmandu and Pokhara. Outside these areas and where available, connections can be slow and relatively expensive. The telephone system is good and it’s easy to make local, national STD and international calls as well as reverse charge (collect) calls to the UK , USA , Canada and Japan . There are also many private call centers offering cheap calls. The international country code for Nepal is 977. For outgoing international calls from Nepal the access number is 00 then the country code then the number.