Telephone Systems International owns and operates Afghan Wireless, Afghanistan’s first mobile communications company and the founder of Afghanistan’s mobile communications sector.

Founded in 2002 by Mr. Ehsan Bayat, Chairman of The Bayat Group, Afghan Wireless has driven the rapid growth of Afghanistan’s communications market, through its innovative development and deployment of global-class 4G LTE,  3.75G+, 3G and 2.5G, HD 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.

More than 6,000 people work for Afghan Wireless, and the Company is directly responsible for the creation of 100,000 jobs throughout Afghanistan. 99% of the company’s employees are Afghan citizens.

Telephone Systems International and Afghan Wireless are subsidiaries of The Bayat Group. Founded in 2002, by Ehsan Bayat, the renown Afghan-American Businessman and Philanthropist, The Bayat Group is Afghanistan’s most successful private enterprise and the country’s largest private sector employer. The Bayat Group of companies is comprised of the following Media, Telecom, Energy and Consumer enterprises:

  • Afghan Wireless Communications Company
  • Ariana Network Services
  • Ariana Television Network
  • ATN News
  • Bayat Energy
  • Bayat Foundation
  • Best Jobs
  • Fine Media Consulting Group
  • Fine Mineral Water
  • Telephone Systems International
  • We Care (Healthcare Consultancy)