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First fiber optic network in Afghanistan

Fiber optic network would be launched in seven central and northeastern provinces of Afghanistan, the Ministry of Telecommunication and Information announced on Sunday. The project, launched by the China’s Zhongxing Telecommunication Equipment Corporation (ZTE) in 2007, was delayed due to

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Roshan brings home the prestigious World Communications Award for Best Customer Care

December 2, 2012 (Kabul, Afghanistan) – Roshan, Afghanistan’s leading total communications provider, today announced it  won the Best Customer Care Award at the eleventh annual World Communication Awards ceremony, held in London.  Roshan’s victory marks the sixth consecutive year the

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Afghan Telecom Company to provide 3G and GSM services across Afghanistan

By- Dawood Essa Afghan Telecom, an Afghan telecommunication company, announced this Tuesday that it would be offering GSM (Global System for Mobiles) and 3G services for mobile users across the country. Almost 15% of the Afghan population is deprived from

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Etisalat provides internet to remote villages in Afghanistan

  The telecommunication company of Etisalat says Afghanistan’s remote villages will soon have access to internet under the newly launched program called ‘YahClick’. ‘YahClick’ is aimed at expanding internet services all over Afghanistan, said Ali Atiq, one of the officials

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1 month deadline to Afghan telecom firms for collecting unregistered SIM cards

The Ministry of Telecommunication and Information Technology (MTIT) have given a month-long deadline to telecom firms for collecting unregistered SIM cards. Failing to recover such cards would result to fines and license revocation of the firms, said officials on Tuesday.

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WiMax technology license awarded to 3 Afghan internet companies

The Ministry of Telecommunication and Information issued WiMax technology to Neda Telecom, Ariana and Global Network Services. Minister Eng. Amirzai Sangin called the move another step toward improving internet services in Afghanistan. According to the minister, 80% of Afghanistan’s population

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Afghans to have their first ever electronic ID cards

The Ministry of interior announced on Wednesday at a joint press conference with the Independent Election Commission (IEC) that they would begin issuing electronic ID cards to 6.5mn people before the election in 2014. The purpose of the electronic ID

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Roshan granted 3G License

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Telecommunications and Information  and Technology (MCIT) awarded 3G license to the telecommunication giant Roshan on Saturday. The 3G platform will surely enable Roshan to develop its already market-dealing, innovative data packages. Roshan has so far been the

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Ministry of Telecommunications to solve the Issue of Unregistered SIM Cards

Afghanistan’s Telecommunication Ministry announced to proceed legally against selling of unregistered SIM cards. Deputy Head of Office of Telecommunication Services Regulation Khair Mohammad Faizi said in a press conference on Sunday that the Ministry of Telecommunication has installed a mechanism

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Etisalat launches online SIM card registration facility

The Etisalat private telecommunication company on Wednesday launched an online SIM card registration programme to prevent fraud and forgery. Previously, SIM cards were registered on papers — a time-consuming process that involved the risk of forgery and fraud. But from

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Afghanistan’s Sectors Worth Investment

1. Agriculture and agriculture-related industries Agriculture is a fundamental means of livelihood in Afghanistan, generating 50% of the country’s GDP and supporting 85% of its people. The climate of Afghanistan is well suited for the cultivation of horticultural crops and

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Afghanistan’s Sectors Worth Investment

1. Agriculture and agriculture-related industries Agriculture is a fundamental means of livelihood in Afghanistan, generating 50% of the country’s GDP and supporting 85% of its people. The climate of Afghanistan is well suited for the cultivation of horticultural crops and

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