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Kabul, Afghanistan—April 26th, 2016—The Afghan Wireless Communication Company (www.afghan-wireless.com), Afghanistan’s first mobile communications company, the founder of Afghanistan’s mobile communications market and a leading provider of voice, data, Internet and mobile payment services to over 4,000,000 consumers and businesses, announced the expansion of its 3.75G+ high-speed network service to Baghlan-E-Jaheed Province, and its Capitol City of Poli-Khumri.
Afghan Wireless’ 3.75G+ service, which is the nation’s fastest and most technologically advanced communications network, is now available in thirteen provinces: Kabul, Kandahar, Helmand, Jalalabad, Kunar, Laghman, Farah, Konduz, Badakhshan, Takhar Nimroz, Zabul, Poli-Khumri & Baghlan-E-Jadeed.
AWCC celebrated the launch of its Baghlan Province 3.75G+ service with an official reception and formal ceremony, which was held in Poli-Khumri. The ceremony, hosted by Mr. Amin Ramin, the Managing Director of Afghan Wireless, was also attended by The Governor of Baghlan Province, Mr. Abdul Satar Barez, Dr. Safdar Muhsini, Provincial Council Director, other governmental officials, community elders and university students.
“Afghan Wireless provides our compatriots with the latest and most effective technical facilities for delivering the best services,” said Mr. Amin Ramin, AWCC's Managing Director. “We will deliver and launch the global class third generation internet or 3.75G+ broadband service to all cities of this province as well as to other major cities of the country in near future by the help of you people, to enable our fellow citizens, to enjoy the benefits of these services, as well,” Mr. Amin said.
Mr. Amin’s remarks also emphasized AWCC’s commitment to the people of Baghlan, through the Company’s creation of jobs for local residents and the donation by AWCC of thousands of books to the University of Baghlan.
Following his remarks, Mr. Amin was presented with Letters of Appreciation from the community elders of Baghlan Province, and the Baghlan Environmental Protection Directorate, in recognition of AWCC's support Four Thousand Plants initiative.
Governor Barez, in his remarks to the audience, said, “Afghan Wireless Communication Company has provided job opportunities to a large number of Afghans, in addition to its Telecommunication services in the country.” Governor Barez called Afghan Wireless an ‘Icon’ of service to the Afghan people. Additional comments from Dr. Safdar Muhsini and Ms. Omera Khan, Province Information and Culture Director, also emphasized the positive impact of AWCC’s presence in Baghlan Province.
The continued expansion of AWCC’s 3.75G+ high-speed network, in conjunction with AWCC’s other business activities, illustrates the Company’s deep commitment to Afghanistan’s economic growth and progress. Afghan Wireless, as the nation’s largest private employer, provides employment to more than 6,000 Afghans through its direct operations and to more than 100,000 other Afghan citizens through its ecosystem of dealers and vendors.
About Afghan Wireless:
The Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) (www.afghan-wireless.com), is Afghanistan’s first wireless communications company and the founder of Afghanistan’s wireless communications market. Launched in 2002 by Mr. Ehsan Bayat, Chairman of The Bayat Group (www.bayat-group.com), AWCC provides 2.5G, 3G and High-Speed 3.75G+ Voice, Data, Internet and Mobile Banking Services to more than four million Business and Consumer Clients, located in all of Afghanistan’s thirty-four provinces. The Company has global partnerships with 425 wireless carrier networks in 125 countries.