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Afghan Wireless in Shareholder Dispute

A lawsuit has been filed in London's High Court in a US$400 million shareholder dispute over the ownership of the Afghanistan based mobile phone network, Afghan Wireless Communications Company (AWCC). more

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3G Coming to Afghanistan

Siemens has been awarded a contract to set up a W-CDMA network in Kabul for Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC). In addition to 3G technology, Siemens will also supply 2G equipment to the mobile operator in Afghanistan. more

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Investcom, Watan Win Afghanistan Mobile Telecom Licenses"

LONDON -(Dow Jones)- Lebanese mobile telecommunications company Investcom Thursday said it has won a license to offer mobile telecoms services in Afghanistan.  more

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Afghanistan GSM license extended

Afghan Wireless has been formally awarded a national GSM Mobile Wireless Service License by the Ministry of Communications of the Transitional Islamic Government of Afghanistan. The license will be signed by officials from the Ministry and Afghan Wireless in a ceremony on July 10 at the Ministry Offices in downtown Kabul. more

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GSM vendor sets up office in Iraq

Tecore Wireless Systems has said that it is establishing a distribution center to rapidly deploy GSM systems throughout Iraq. Tecore's local inventory will consist of GSM Mobile Switching Centers (MSCs), AirNet AdaptaCell Broadband Software-Defined Base Stations and AirSite Backhaul Free Base Stations, Pre-Paid Systems, Short Messaging Service Centers (SMSC), antennas, cables, towers, power equipment, generators, SIM cards, top-up cards, VSAT terminals and handsets ready to ship in support of the license winners. more

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Bluefish supplying Afghani SIMs

Bluefish says that its SIMs are now being used in the handsets of subscribers to Afghanistan's first cellular phone network. The project, which started in 2002 in Kabul now provides GSM communications to the other key cities of Kandahar, Herat, and Mazar-i-Sharif. more

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Afghanistan's GSM network orders convergent billing solution

Argent Networks has won a US$2.25million convergent billing and customer care contract from Afghanistan's Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) - a joint venture between New York-based Telephone Systems International, (TSI) and the Afghan Ministry of Communications. AWCC has chosen Argent Networks' award-winning ArgentEclipse product to provide pre paid and post paid billing and customer care for its wireless GSM and IP (Internet Protocol) networks. more

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Afghanistan's mobile phone coverage improves

Afghan Wireless has launched its GSM voice service in Afghanistan's second largest city, Kandahar. This is Afghan Wireless' fourth key city launch in Afghanistan, another milestone of achievement in Afghan Wireless' plan to be the first to provide nationwide telecommunications services for the Afghan people in a country left decimated by war. more

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Kabul's police and fire services given GSM handsets

Afghanistan's first GSM network, Afghan Wireless has donated 30 GSM handsets and mobile service to Kabul's police and fire departments. The donation will be utilized to facilitate emergency response throughout the city of Kabul. Afghan Wireless' presentation of the mobile phones and GSM local mobile service took place on 24 October, 2002 at the Ministry of Interior in Kabul. Prior to this event, Kabul police and fire response units were hindered by limited access to communications. more

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Afghanistan's GSM network expands

Afghanistan's Afghan Wireless Communications Company (AWCC), a joint venture between Telephone Systems International, and the Ministry of Communications of the Afghan government, announced the launch of mobile GSM voice service in the city of Mazar-i-Sharif (Mazar). This new availability of GSM service in Mazar has brought mobile connectivity both nationally and internationally to the people of Mazar for the first time and is anticipated to facilitate economic development with neighboring Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikstan, and Russia. more

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