ATRA fines cellcos for poor quality

9 Mar 2010

The Afghanistan Telecom Regulatory Authority (ATRA) has found that the quality of communications services offered by three companies was not at a reasonable level in the third and fourth quarter of last year. Services offered by Afghan Wireless Communications Company (AWCC), MTN and Etisalat were below the standards required by their licence and have been fined AFN3.5 million (USD73,000), AFN5 million and AFN1.5 million respectively.