Latest Telecoms News about Afghanistan

Afghan Wireless Granted a 3G License

  Afghanistan's ICT Ministry says that it has awarded a 3G license to Afghan Wireless (AWCC). The fee paid was not revealed, but is understood to have been US$25 million....

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Roshan Opens a Centralised Network Operations Center

  Afghanistan's Roshan has announced the opening of its new Network Operations Center (NOC)....

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Roshan Test Mobile Payments in Afghanistan's Post Offices

  Afghanistan's Roshan has announced a partnership with Afghan Post that will enable Afghans to access M-Paisa mobile banking services in post offices....

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Afghanistan's Roshan Offers Mobile Money Payments in Herat

  Afghanistan's Roshan has announced an exclusive partnership with Herat Cable Network (HCN) that will enable Roshan customers in that city to pay their cable bills through its M-Paisa mobile money service....

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Roshan Launches 3G Network in Kabul

  Afghanistan's Roshan has launched its 3G network, with coverage initially available in in Kabul, and then rolled out nationwide. ...

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Afghanistan's Roshan Secures Funding for Network Upgrades

  Afghanistan based mobile network operator, Roshan has secured funding from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) to support the rollout of the company's 3G and high speed data services throughout the country....

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Afghan telecom regulator to act against unregistered SIM cards

  The Afghanistan Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (ATRA) February 26 warned telecom companies to identify illegal and unregistered SIM cards within two weeks or otherwise face strict legal action, ...

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Afghanistan Regulator Denies Issuing a 4G License to Etisalat

  Afghanistan's telecoms regulator, ATRA has refuted an announcement by Etisalat Afghanistan that it is about to launch a 4G network....

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Afghan Telecom Signs Deal to Expand Network Coverage

  Afghanistan based Afghan Telecom has signed a US$32 million contract with an unnamed Chinese supplier to expand its network to underserved areas,...

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Afghanistan launches cell phone literacy programme

  Afghanistan has launched a new literacy programme that enables Afghan women deprived of a basic education during decades of war to learn to read and write using a mobile phone....

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