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AWCC expands communication, internet services in southern Afghanistan

The Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) has expanded communication and high speed internet services to remote parts of southern Afghanistan.
AWCC officials said on Thursday people can now access 3G and 4G internet as well as communication services in five districts of Helmand its provincial capital Lashkargah, Spin Boldak of Kandahar, Zabul capital Qalat and Uruzgan.
The AWCC is the only communications company that provides communication services in remote areas of Afghanistan.
AWCC officials also said that an internet cable between Kandahar and Uruzgan provinces that had been inactive for several years is active again.
“Following the recent developments, we tried to expand our services for people of Afghanistan, and went to remote areas, for instance, five district of northern Helmand, to provide communication services. We launched 4G services in Lashkargah of Helmand province. We launched 4G services in Spin Boldak which is a port town. We launched 4G in Zabul capital Qalat,” said Aliullah Sarwari, the director of AWCC.
AWCC officials said that they will continue to expand coverage of its services. According to them, expanding coverage and providing more services will also bring job opportunities for citizens.
“Our goal is to provide nationwide services for all the people of Afghanistan, facilitate balanced development and job opportunities for the people. We are committed to this and we will continue to provide services in Afghanistan,” he said.
Meanwhile, residents have welcomed the launch of AWCC’s communication and internet services in their localities.
This comes after AWCC and Afghan Post recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for facilities in the fields of communication, internet and postal services.The post AWCC expands communication, internet services in southern Afghanistan first appeared on Ariana News.

Source: Ariana News

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