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Etisalat 3G becomes operational in Mazar-i-sharif

Etisalat customers to enjoy high speed internet

Mazar-i-Sharif, June 26, 2012: Etisalat Afghanistan, the fastest growing telecom company in Afghanistan has launched 3.75G services in the historical city of Mazar-i-Sharif.

Etisalat Afghanistan is part of Etisalat Group, one of the world’s fastest-growing telecom groups, rapidly expanding across Asia and Africa and is the only telecom company to launch Third- generation (3G) services in Afghanistan.

The launching ceremony held at local Mazar-i-Sharif hotel was attended by Government officials, Ministry of Communications & IT, community members, and members of media fraternity.

Yasser Aboul Amayem, Chief Marketing Officer, Etisalat Afghanistan commented on the occassion, “Today is an auspicious moment in the history of Mazar-i-Sahrif  as we are proud to offer our most innovative services i.e. 3.75 G to our customers. We believe that our customers shall be enjoying multiple benefits of high speed internet offered by their favorite cellular company. We truly believe that 3G is the future of Afghans and this is the reason our teams are working hard to provide our esteemed customers with state-of-the art technology and most innovative products and services, thereby enriching their lives. We shall continue to fulfill our promise to continuously deliver quality and provide our customers seamless connectivity every step of the way.”

“Etisalat customers in Afghanistan can now enjoy visual communications, high speed voice and data transfer and advanced internet broadband connectivity through services provided by their favorite mobile phone company”, he added further.

The audiences were given briefing about the benefits of Etisalat 3.75G services, products to experience the Etisalat 3G offering as well as getting to know the difference between GRPRS/ EDGE and 3.75G technology presented to them by the Etisalat team during the ceremony.

Mazar-i-Sharif is the largest city in northern Afghanistan as well as it is social and business center of activity. Mazar-i-Sharif is a leading center of education which is called the cradle of education across the country. Education and business significantly developed in city.

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About Etisalat: -
Etisalat Afghanistan is the fastest growing telecommunications company in Afghanistan and part of Etisalat Group, one of the world’s fastest-growing telecom groups, rapidly expanding across Asia and Africa.  Its UAE operations, strategically located at the crossroads of East and West, enables Etisalat to be the major hub in the Middle East for Internet, voice, broadcast, roaming and corporate data services. Etisalat has been recognized as ‘Best Operator’ 10 times since 2006 and ‘Best Wholesale Provider’ four times in the last three years. Servicing over 167 million customers in 17 countries Etisalat continues to reach out to new customers and markets.

About Etisalat Afghanistan:
Etisalat Afghanistan is part of Etisalat Telecommunications Group, headquartered in UAE, one of the largest telecommunications group in the world. The company is the first telecom company to launch 3.75G services in Afghanistan and is the official mobile phone partner of Afghanistan National Cricket Team and Afghanistan National Volleyball Federation. The company has taken various initiatives to help Afghan community in the fields of education, health, sports and other social endeavors. The company has also been supportive of National sport of Afghanistan ~Buzkashi.