Etisalat Afghanistan Launches 4G LTE in Mazar-e-Sharif


On 28th December 2020, Etisalat Afghanistan launched its 4G LTE services in Balkh province. The launch ceremony was held in Etisalat`s Mazar-e-Sharif branch and was attended by the local government authorities and media representatives.

With 4G LTE, the fourth generation of mobile phone, Etisalat customers in Mazar-e-Sharif can now enjoy up to ten times high-speed internet at the same price as their 3G plans. The launch will also enable customers to choose from a wide range of 4G LTE data plans.

‘We are pleased to witness the launch of our 4G network in the beautiful city of Mazar-e-Sharif,’ said Etisalat Afghanistan CEO, Matthew Willsher. ‘With Etisalat 4G, businesses and individuals will benefit from faster and more reliable internet.’

Etisalat expects to expand its coverage after the 4G LTE launch in Mazar-e-Sharif. Currently, Etisalat has a list available on its website and Facebook page to show the exact locations where its 4G LTE service is available.

Etisalat has been committed to introducing world-class telecom services in Afghanistan. The company had launch Afghanistan`s first 3G and has been offering the most affordable voice and data plans in the country.


Kabul – 14th June 2016

As a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility and to mark the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, Etisalat Afghanistan launched its Food Distribution Program in Kabul. Through this program, Etisalat team visits local Masjids at Iftar time to give food to fasting people throughout Ramadan.

‘The purpose of this program is to promote the culture of sharing our fortune with underprivileged segment of the society.’ said Dr. Salah, CEO of Etisalat Afghanistan, ‘By giving a food package, you can ensure that some poor people receive a nourishing Iftar. Thus, we aim to donate more than 4500 packs of cooked food to needy during Ramadan.’

Giving to society and bringing positive change in peoples` life are areas where Etialat has been focused on. Etisalat`s food distribution and restoration of Masjids are company`s contribution to establish a sustainable community. The company also launches yearly blood donation campaign to help patients in need of blood transfusion, provides fund for areas impacted by natural disaster and organizes annual Quran contest to promote Islamic values in the country.

Dr Salah also said, ‘We believe that supporting social and humanitarian activities is a must for every carport. We need to give back to societies where operate.’

In addition to offering world class voice and data services and having a unique customer care culture, Etisalat has been able to create jobs, bring positive change in people`s life, provide youths with educational opportunities and support Afghans towards self-reliance.

Kabul – 1st June 2016

As a part of its commitment to support Afghans and to meet the daily needs of Afghan hospitals and be prepared for emergencies, Etisalat launched the third phase of its yearly blood donation campaign on 1 June 2016, in Kabul. The campaign, started in 2014, serves raise awareness about the importance of blood donation in the community and promotes the culture of sharing and connecting with others.

‘We understand that our donated blood eases people’s access to safe and sufficient blood and helps those in urgent need of blood transfusion. Using this opportunity, we strongly encourage other members of the society to donate blood and save precious lives.’ Said Dr. Salah Zerguerras, CEO of Etisalat Afghanistan.

Etisalat launches this yearly campaign to extend a helping hand towards those sick people who are in need of blood transfusion, invite more blood donors and raise awareness of need of blood donation.

‘While we are proud and appreciative of Etisalat employees, we need others to join them in this humanitarian act and help their own people who are in need of blood donation.’ said head of Central Blood Bank of Afghanistan, ‘We assure all the donors that their donated blood will only be given to deserving patients.’

As a part of its social responsibilities, Etisalat Afghanistan has been committed to support Afghanistan in the areas of health, education and other key areas that lead the country toward a better tomorrow.


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