KABUL (Pajhwok): Etisalat Afghanistan has launched 4G LTE services in northern Balkh province.
On December 28, the launch ceremony was held in Etisalat’s Mazar-i-Sharif branch and attended by local official and media representatives.
With 4G LTE, the fourth generation of mobile phone, Etisalat customers in Mazar-i-Sharif can now enjoy up to 10 times high-speed internet at the same price as their 3G plans.
In a statement, the telecom company said the launch would 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-i-Sharif,’ said Etisalat Afghanistan CEO, Matthew Willsher.
:With Etisalat 4G, businesses and individuals will benefit from faster and more reliable internet,” the CEO added.
Etisalat expects to expand its coverage after the 4G LTE launch in Mazar-i-Sharif. Currently, the firm 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.
About Etisalat Afghanistan: –
Etisalat Afghanistan is part of Etisalat Telecommunications Group, headquartered in UAE, one of the largest telecommunications groups in the world. Etisalat Afghanistan launched its services in 2007 and has rapidly become the fastest-growing telecommunications service provider in the country with an active base of 6 million subscribers. The company aims to be at the forefront of its market based on quality, innovative services, and competitive pricing, with unsurpassed coverage in every province in the country. Since 2007, the company has invested US$ 400 million in Afghanistan and is the first telecom company to launch 3.75G services in Afghanistan.