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AWCC’s Technological Innovation and Leadership to bring Global Class 4G/LTE Communications Services to Millions throughout Afghanistan
Kabul, Afghanistan—May 4, 2017—Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) (www.afghan-wireless.com), Afghanistan’s first mobile communications company, the founder and leader of Afghanistan’s mobile communications industry, has once again demonstrated AWCC’s unchallenged position as Afghanistan’s most technologically advanced wireless company, by announcing the launch of the Afghan Wireless 4G/LTE Network—Afghanistan’s first and only World Class, 4G/LTE communications service.
“We at Afghan Wireless are proud to be the first mobile communications company to provide 4G/LTE service to the people of Afghanistan,” said Mr. Amin Ramin, the Managing Director of Afghan Wireless. “The launch of AWCC’s 4G/LTE Network in Kabul—and soon, throughout the nation—is the latest example of AWCC’s determination to provide Afghans with the world’s best communications services,” said Mr. Amin.
“Afghan Wireless is a company built by Afghans,” Mr. Amin said, “and we’re honored to serve Afghans, and support our country’s technological development, economic and social progress.”
About 4G Technology:
The industry began looking to data-optimized 4th-generation technologies, with the promise of speed improvements up to 10-fold over existing 3G technologies. It is basically the extension in the 3G technology with more bandwidth and services offers in the 3G. The expectation for the 4G technology is basically the high quality audio/video streaming over end to end Internet Protocol. 4G LTE data transfer speed can reach peak download 100 Mbit/s, peak upload 50 Mbit/s.
Honorable Dr. Mohammad Najeeb Azizi Chairman, ATRA board has praised the AWCC’s services during his speech and congratulated Afghan Wireless on the 4G launch.
Mr. Najeeb added: “By launching 4G service, I feel we took an important leap forward in the development of infrastructure of Afghanistan also we grew closer with our fellow region countries, in terms of offering latest services to our countrymen”.
World of 4G – The History:
4G Launched First in December 2009 in Norway. Around 580 operators have commercially launched 4G-LTE networks across 188 countries worldwide as of the end of December 2016.
Current estimated number of 4G LTE subscribers worldwide is 2.28 Bn; which is expected to rise to 3.63 Bn by 2020. It is also estimated that by 2020, 75% of the world population will be covered by 4G LTE.
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 4G/LTE, 3.75G+, 3G, 2.5G, Voice, Data, Internet and Mobile Payment Services to more than five 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.
Afghan Wireless has invested more than $400,000,000 to build Afghanistan’s largest, fastest and most reliable communications network. AWCC’s network provides its 4G/LTE, 3G and 2G subscribers with data access capacity of at least 400 Mega Bytes per second—the fastest and best speed available in Afghanistan.