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AWCC-Sponsored Meeting Discussed How More Data, Faster Communications Transforms Afghanistan and The World
Kabul, Afghanistan—June 6, 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, observed World Telecommunications Day as a Diamond-level sponsor of Afghanistan’s first-ever “Big Data For Big Impact” Conference, which was held on May 17, 2017 at Kabul’s InterContinental Hotel.
The purpose of World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD), is to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide.
During the “Big Data For Big Impact” conference, attendees received important information about AWCC’s recent launch of 4G LTE Service—the only high-speed 4G LTE Service available in Afghanistan. In addition, the Company distributed over 3,000 sets of informational materials highlighting the high speed communications, mobile payment and entertainment services Afghan Wireless Communication Company provides everyday to 5,000,000 subscribers throughout Afghanistan.
AWCC’s “Big Data For Big Impact” Conference was attended by a broad range of highly respected senior leaders and innovators representing the Government of Afghanistan and the private sector. Conference attendees included Engineer Mohammad Khan; First Vice CEO, Salamat Azimi, the Minster of Counter Narcotics, Sayed Ahmad Shah Sadat, Technical Deputy and Acting Minister of Telecommunication, Dr. Mohammad Najib Azizi, ATRA Board Director, Dr. Hadi Hedayati, the MCIT’s Deputy Minister for Financial and Administrative Affairs, Senator Gulalai Akbari, Vice President for Telecommunication Commission of House of Elders. Senior AWCC employees and journalists were also in attendance.
“From the launch of AWCC's 4G LTE Service—Afghanistan’s first and only 4G LTE Network—to our My Money Mobile Payments service, and live streaming of English Premier League Games, Afghan Wireless uses big data to make a big, positive impact on the ways Afghans communicate with one another, and the world,” said Mr. Amin Ramin, AWCC’s Managing Director.
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.