Kabul – 26 July 2016

Etisalat celebrates empowering one million data users utilizing its network, a milestone that is commendable for any technology company. “Growth and development of a country and its people is the highest calling of leadership”. In line with this calling, Etisalat strives to provide world class voice and data services to the people of Afghanistan.

‘Today, we are not only celebrating one million data users milestone but also taking a moment to appreciate our customers trust and loyalty. I would also like congratulate our dedicated team at Etisalat, without whom this would not have been possible.’ said Dr. Salah Zerguerras, CEO, Etisalat Afghanistan. ‘We would like to inspire people to do more with their lives. Etisalat’s voice and data services enable the country to connect to the world in a more efficient and reliable way and we achieved it. We are not stopping here; we will continue to provide our customers with the state of the art technology and services and will support Afghans towards a better tomorrow.’

Currently Etisalat is providing 3.75G services in 24 provinces while the company covers 34 provinces across Afghanistan under its 2G and voice services.

The impact of Etisalat fast internet on Afghans life has been quite remarkable. Now, people are using the internet to communicate, do business, shop online or carry out their monetary transactions, all with their smart phones, and this opportunity is the beginning of great achievements.

Economic growth propelled by technology is the direction for the future. Etisalat commits itself to provide world class technologies in real time. Etisalat has always put the ‘Customer first’ making it the number one choice for Afghans.