Afghan Wireless Announces Gold Sponsorship

Kabul, Afghanistan, 09 June 2015 – The Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) (www.afghan-wireless.com), the nation’s first mobile communications company, the founder of Afghanistan’s mobile communications market and a leading provider of voice, data and mobile banking services to consumers and businesses, announced today that the company is a Gold Sponsor of KITEX 2015, Afghanistan’s biggest Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Exhibition. KITEX 2015, will take place from June 13th through June 16th, at The Afghanistan Expo Center (www.expocenter.af). KITEX 2015 is co-sponsored by The Ministry of Communications and IT.

KITEX 2015 brings together more than 150 ICT Companies and will showcase the latest developments and emerging trends in ICT products and services. AWCC, as a Gold Sponsor of KITEX 2015, will use its leading presence at the exhibition to unveil the Company’s new suite of next-generation wireless communications services, including:

 

  • AWCC My Money Mobile App and My Money Terminal, demonstrating how AWCC customers can complete transactions using AWCC’s My Money Service.
  • AWCC HD Voice Informational Video Presentation.
  • AWCC Mobile Account Management Solutions using AWCC’s Interactive Voice Dialogue Service (IVR), AWCC’s Self Care Web Portal and the new Afghan Wireless Account Management App.
  • AWCC 3.75G High Speed Internet Services.

 

“KITEX 2015 is an amazing opportunity to showcase the world-class products and services AWCC provides to our clients,” said AWCC Managing Director Mr. Amin Ramin. “We’re excited to demonstrate to our competitors, strategic partners and clients, why AWCC remains Afghanistan’s most advanced—and most successful—wireless communications company.”

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.

A leader of Afghan-based economic development, AWCC’s provides employment to more than 6,000 Afghans through its direct operations and employs more than 100,000 other Afghan citizens through its ecosystem of dealers and vendors. Additional information about AWCC is available at www.afghan-wireless.com or www.tsiglobe.com.

Afghan Wireless launches 3.75G in Kandahar

Afghan Wireless launches 3.75G High Speed Broadband Services in Kandahar

Kabul, Afghanistan, 08 June 2015 – The Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) (www.afghan-wireless.com), the nation’s first mobile communications company, the founder of Afghanistan’s mobile communications market and a leading provider of voice, data and mobile banking services to consumers and businesses, announced the expansion of its Smartphone services with new 3.75G high-speed broadband network service in the city of Kandahar.

Now, AWCC’s Kandahar based consumer and business clients can use one of eight customizable service plans to talk in the clearest most natural sound possible via AWCC use of HD VOICE. AWCC’s clients will also be able to send and receive the largest data files, access the fastest download speeds and utilize an array of the most innovative file sharing, streaming, video and data services by using AWCC’s 3.75G high speed broadband solution—Afghanistan’s most advanced and dependable high speed network.

Kandahar’s inclusion within AWCC’s rapidly expanding broadband service area, is one of many positive results arising from AWCC’s intensive investments in world class broadband solutions and transmission systems. AWCC is providing the latest in Smartphone support technology by utilizing Dual Carrier-HSPA+(High Speed Packet Access plus) technology at each of its 3G sites. This solution enables Dual Carrier-HSUPA (high speed uplink packet access) for the first time in Afghanistan, permitting uplink data rates of up to 42 Mbps per cell, giving AWCC customers the fastest 3.75G services available.

Afghan Wireless has also implemented Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) as part of its deployment, making AWCC the first and only mobile communications company in Afghanistan with IPv6 today. AWCC’s clients can learn more about how to use their new 3.75G high speed broadband service by reading the Company’s 3.75G Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), Information Sheet: http://afghan-wireless.com/internet-3g2g/3g-internet/3g-faqs/

“The launch of AWCC’s 3.75G Smartphone high speed broadband service in Kandahar illustrates, once again, that AWCC is far better positioned than its competitors, in our ability to provide World Class solutions to Afghan consumers and businesses,” said Mr. Amin Ramin, AWCC’s Managing Director

“Our competitors have failed to make the level of investments in the Kandahar region, that are crucial to providing the highest standard of communications service,” Mr. Ramin said. “AWCC has the largest network in the region and our 3G Smartphone services will be the fastest available in Kandahar,” he said. “Most importantly, AWCC will continue to grow its network within the region, so that the people of Kandahar, by using AWCC, will have access to the fastest, most advanced, mobile communications services.”

“By the end of 2015, AWCC will be the only mobile communications company offering high speed broadband services in every major city in Afghanistan.”

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.

A leader of Afghan-based economic development, AWCC’s provides employment to more than 6,000 Afghans through its direct operations and employs more than 100,000 other Afghan citizens through its ecosystem of dealers and vendors. Additional information about AWCC is available at www.afghan-wireless.com or www.tsiglobe.com.

Afghan Wireless launches HD Voice

Afghan Wireless launches HD Voice throughout Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan, 26 May 2015 – The Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) (www.afghan-wireless.com), the nation’s first mobile communications company, the founder of Afghanistan’s mobile communications market and a leading provider of voice, data and mobile banking services to consumers and businesses, announced the launch of AWCC’s HD Voice Service—a premium solution available only to AWCC clients—which dramatically improves the clarity and experience of mobile to mobile voice communications.

AWCC’s HD Voice Service harnesses leading-edge innovations in Adaptive Multirate Wideband Technology(W-AMR), to provide clear, high-quality voice communications to AWCC’s subscribers utilizing the Company’s nationwide 2.5G and 3G network.

Available only to AWCC clients using HD Voice capable mobile devices, HD Voice Service provides AWCC’s customers with the highest-quality, crystal clear, naturally sounding voice calls available in Afghanistan today. By using wideband technology and further noise cancellation feature enhancements now available on most Smartphones, AWCC’s HD Voice Service also significantly reduces background interference.

Sensitive enough to detect and transmit the full range of the human voice, HD Voice Service allows AWCC clients to speak in their natural tones and be heard. AWCC’s HD Voice Service means the end of broken-up conversations and muffled voices. HD Voice Service also provides businesses with crystal-clear conference calling capability. HD Voice enabled conference calls enables individual voices to be distinguished—even during multiple conversations.

“AWCC’s HD Voice Service coupled with our vastly superior 3G (HSPA+) Internet delivery system proves once again that we drive innovation within Afghanistan’s wireless communications sector—our clients enjoy services and voice communications quality that are unmatched by our competitors,” said Mr. Amin Ramin, AWCC’s Managing Director. “AWCC’s HD Voice Service is especially essential for Afghan businesses—for example, companies that conduct large scale conference calls, customer service centers and emergency services providers—for whom clear voice communications are critical to their success.”

AWCC’s subscribers now join a rapidly expanding worldwide community of 300,000,000 mobile subscribers who use HD Voice Services, highlighting AWCC’s position as Afghanistan’s premier provider of global-class communications services.

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.

A leader of Afghan-based economic development, AWCC’s provides employment to more than 6,000 Afghans through its direct operations and employs more than 100,000 other Afghan citizens through its ecosystem of dealers and vendors. Additional information about AWCC is available at www.afghan-wireless.com or www.tsiglobe.com.

Afghan Wireless Launches 3.75G+ Services

Kabul, Afghanistan, 15 December 2014 – Building on its extensive 2G network and successful mobile money initiative (MyMoney), Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) – Afghanistan’s first mobile operator – continued its pioneering role in the Afghan telecommunications sector by becoming the first mobile telephony company to bring true mobile broadband services to Afghan consumers with its launch of 3.75G+ services in Kabul today.

Having completely rebuilt its radio and core network in Kabul using the latest technology from leading vendors from around the world, AWCC’s service launch makes it the only operator in Afghanistan providing the latest Dual Carrier-HSPA+(High Speed Packet Access plus) technology at each of its 3G sites in Kabul City. This solution enabled for the first time in Afghanistan, permitting download data rates of up to 42 Mbps per cell, giving AWCC customers the fastest 3G service in Kabul.

Afghan Wireless also implemented Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) as part of its 3G deployment, making AWCC the first and only telecom company with an all IPv6 network in Afghanistan today. With this solution, AWCC provides all individual or organization a public IP address which will be directly accessible from anywhere in the world, making it easier for AWCC subscribers to manage activities like home automation, file sharing, online gaming, peer-to-peer programs and other applications more securely than with IPv4.

According to AWCC Managing Director Amin Ramin, “We have enjoyed the privilege and responsibility of being the industry leader in Afghanistan’s telephony sector for more than a decade, and we are proud to become the first true mobile broadband provider in the country by the globally-accepted definition of the word “BROADBAND”. We are delighted to provide these upgraded services to our subscribers in Kabul and, whether its through improved internet surfing, online gaming or great video viewing experiences in either SD or HD format, we are sure subscribers will quickly come to understand the true meaning and high speed of 3.75G+ technology and mobile broadband.”

Mr. Amin added, “As part of our transition to 3G, we also upgraded our internet capacity into the country, and built a superior and fully redundant backhaul transmission network in and around Kabul to support the smooth and reliable flow of large volumes of data which is one of the primary requirements of mobile broadband. This will enable us to reliably deliver large volumes of high quality data at true broadband speeds, 24×7, 365 days a year.” AWCC plans to launch this same quality of mobile broadband service in Kandahar in Q1 2015, and is scheduled to roll it out to all other major cities in Afghanistan throughout 2015.

About Afghan Wireless

Headquartered in Kabul, AWCC serves approximately 4,000,000 subscribers throughout Afghanistan; and is one of the largest employers of Afghans was founded by Ehsan Bayat. AWCC employs over 5,500 people directly and another 100,000 indirectly. AWCC is a leader in delivering wireless and broadband communication solutions to residential and business customers. Additional information is available at www.afghan-wireless.com or through Telephone Systems International (“TSI”) website at www.tsiglobe.com OR CONTACT: Alberto Lopez, a.lopez@tsiglobe.com

Kapisa Run Race

First Annual Kapisa Run Race 2008 All regions stand united to Say No to Drugs.

As seen witnessed in the previous years, this year again Afghanistan showed tremendous evolution in the society when people joined hands to cheer the participants of regional Run Races being held in all the major regions which include Kabul, Kandahar, Jalalabad, Takhar/Kunduz, Mazar Shariff , Herat , Khost, Bamyan and Kapisa.

This catalyst of change was brought forward by one person vision Mr.Ehsan Bayat, Chairman of Bayat Foundation. When many were skeptical about it he was strong in his belief and the dream he had.

The dream was to organize races in all major regions where people would run to Say No to Drugs, Yes to Peace and Unity & Lets Create Green Afghanistan. To show the entire world that even in a tough situation the Afghan people can get together and show their spirit of resilience and will power. The true Afghan spirit! The regional Run Races were planned to be organized over a period of three months and to conclude the biggest of all events The Annual Run Race 2008 which would be organized in Kabul; the capital of Afghanistan.

The planning and execution for the idea involved more than 600 people from Bayat Foundation and Afghan Wireless collectively in each event and it considered all aspects including security, management, food/refreshments and pre-event activities for each regional race. The pre-event activities included campaigning on Ariana Television Network (ATN & FM 93.5), BTL which includes Posters and Outdoors (Billboards) to excite people to come participate in this mega event 400 participants were selected for the race.

This year the Annual Run Race is held in Kapisa on 24 October, 2008 which received tremendous response from the people. The race started from Red Crescent and ended at Province Two way. This race will be followed by Kabul respectively. The 8 Km race in this province had participants from all age groups from approx.16 to 40 years old. An overwhelming crowd of nearly 6000 t0 7000 persons were physically present to watch the participants run.

Event was organized by Bayat Foundation, Afghan Wireless, media partners were Ariana Television Network, FM 93.5. Total prize money of 30,000/-Af was distributed in cash between the winners and participants. Apart from this there were 20 more prizes given to the top provincial authorities.

This corporate participation shows the popularity of the event and the commitment of the corporate sector in promoting socially relevant messages like ours, Say No to Drugs. It was seen that the participants came not only from the main city of Kapisa but from nearby villages & districts too. All of them ran while wearing T-Shirts, Caps and small Towels gifted by Bayat Foundation and Afghan Wireless.

In the post event activities each run race story was aired by Ariana TV and Radio the very next day on the countries largest network. In addition, all other media also published about this mega event as news report. The conclusive Run Race will be held in Kabul which would bring the whole country together and with one voice and Say No to Drugs.