Afghan operators form association

15 Apr 2010

Five Afghan telcos have announced the formation and launch of the Afghanistan Telecommunication Operators’ Social Association (ATOSA). Together, Afghan Telecom, Afghan Wireless Communications Company, Etisalat Afghanistan, MTN Afghanistan and Roshan will collaborate closely with the government to ensure the continued growth and provision of high quality and reliable telecommunications services. ‘The telecommunication operators of Afghanistan are committed to building on growth in the sector in a manner which is transparent and conducive to creating an enabling environment for the private sector throughout Afghanistan. ATOSA looks forward to supporting growth in the years ahead as we focus on extending coverage into rural areas,’ said Najibullah Kamali, President of ATOSA.