Afghanistan

Ericsson eyeing Afghan contract
USD6.5m spent on six unused towers
Troop withdrawal and election drama leads to dip in turnover
Aftel connects Zabul with fibre, mobile networks
MCIT launches tender for Afghan IXP
Aftel’s Salaam expands to Bamyan, Faryab, Samangan and Sar-e Pol
4G on the horizon for Afghanistan
Afghan satellite enters service
MCIT awards final 3G licence
Aftel launches GSM, 3G services
Frontier Tower Solutions targets towers in untapped markets
Aftel drops wholesale, residential internet prices
Afghan mobile coverage reaches 90% following 2013 deployments
Roshan launches NOC to improve network management
Aftel sets sights on GSM migration and 3G
Roshan teams up with post office for mobile banking
Court orders deactivation of Afghan roaming
MCIT inks seventh rollout deal
AFTEL inks deal for second phase of SILK
Roshan wades into 3G market
Roshan bags USD65m loan for 3G rollout
Aftel bags two universal access projects
ATRA cracks down on illegal SIM sales
ATRA challenges Etisalat’s ‘misleading’ 4G announcement
Aftel struggling to keep pace with rivals
Etisalat bags another first with LTE trial
MCIT expands national fibre backbone
Incumbent inks USD32m GSM/3G rollout deal with ZTE
MCIT hands out three WiMAX licences
MTN inks deal with AIRCOM to improve network
Roshan bags third 3G licence
MCIT blocks YouTube over inflammatory video
TDF funds rural rollout
Etisalat launches ‘3.75G’ in Herat
MTN bags second Afghan 3G licence
Afghanistan to receive technical assistance from Iran
Fibre network drives up sector revenue
Afghanistan seeks satellite partner
Etisalat launches 3G network in Afghanistan
MCIT to establish framework for OFC use
Etisalat launches mobile banking in Afghanistan
Three bidders for Afghanistan's first 3G licence
Roshan signs USD7.9m deal with Wateen Telecom
Development fund backs BTS in 107 provinces
ATRA issues 3G licences, begins preparation for MNP
MTN protects Afghan investment, expands network
Roshan plans for 3G intro
Etisalat to invest USD100 million in Afghan arm
ATRA awards TDF contracts
ATRA calls for consultant to assist with 3G & 4G spectrum valuation
NSN bags network expansion deal from AWCC
Roshan selects Arbinet international voice services
Afghan operators form association
ATRA fines cellcos for poor quality
Etisalat hits three million subscriber goal
Roshan agrees to use capacity on AT’s national fibre-optic backbone
MTN secures USD65m in IFC loans
Minister announces 3G trial
Afghan Wireless founders file litigation
Afghan and Pakistan regulators to cooperate
Afghan Wireless launches EDGE in Jalalabad
Afghan Telecom and Uzbektelecom sign agreement
Roshan hits three million milestone
TDF to fund rural wireless coverage
Neda Telecommunications to deploy IP trunking solution from O3b Networks
ADB loans Roshan USD55 million
‘Criminals’ interfering with Roshan operations
80% stake in Afghan Telecom up for grabs
Silent night: Afghani cellcos told by Taliban to close networks at dusk
AWCC to introduce per second billing
Afghan Wireless completes microwave ring
Etisalat launches Afghani network
Afghan Telecom plans CDMA network
TeliaSonera confirms SEK2 billion purchase of MCT
Roshan announces launch of Afghanistan's first telemedicine project
Etisalat to launch in July
MoC to hold tenders for CDMA and fixed line network
Afghan Wireless celebrates arrival of new base stations
Globecomm Systems awarded USD2.1 million contract extension by Afghan Telecom
Afghan Wireless launches cut-price night time tariff
Siemens wins 3G contract from AWCC
Areeba launches new network
Afghani cellco secures USD40 million ADB loan
Wasel to launch in November
Etisalat promises USD300 million investment in fourth GSM
Wasel (MTI) bags northern unified licence
Etisalat plans Afghan entrance
Roshan tells it like it is
InvestCom awards Afghani contract
AT extends Globecomm contract
New law signed to establish independent regulator this month
Afghan Telecom and Globecomm extend contract
Roshan boosts Afghan mobile penetration
Investcom and Watan win Afghan GSM licences
Strong interest in Afghan GSM auction
Afghan government announces subsidies for telecoms investors
New Afghan licenses up for grabs
Afghanistan’s leading cellco gets USD35 million loan for expansion
Afghan Wireless completes mobile switch installation
New GSM operator planning to capitalise on pent-up demand
TDCA starts GSM trials