AWCC

Afghan Wireless Logo

Company Name

Afghan Wireless Communication Company

Ownership Type

Privately Held
State/Government Owned

MNC

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3G UMTS Frequency Bands

4G LTE Frequency Bands

Company Overview

Salang Pass Microwave Link for Afghan Wireless
World's highest altitude microwave link - Salang Pass

The Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) is Afghanistan's first wireless communications company and the founder of Afghanistan's wireless communications market. Launched in 2002 by Mr. Ehsan Bayat, chairman of The Bayat Group, AWCC provides LTE, UMTS, and GSM, voice, data, internet and mobile payment services to more than five million business and consumer clients, located in all of Afghanistan's 34 provinces. The Company has global partnerships with 425 wireless carrier networks in 125 countries.

The company has traditionally provided GSM services on the 900 and 1800 MHz bands, switching on its 3G service on B1 (2100 MHz) in 2012 which it upgraded to DC-HSPA+ in 2014, and more recently activated its LTE network on B3 (1800 MHz).

3G UMTS Network Information

Details on UMTS network deployments are shown below. Data are often incomplete due to commercial nature. Consult dossier text for further details.

Launch Date - Status Active
UMTS BandPacket DataStatus
Active
4G LTE Network Information

Details on LTE network deployments are shown below. Data are often incomplete due to commercial nature. Consult dossier text for further details.

Evolution Status Active
Max. MIMO Max. Modulation
Carrier Aggregation - Features -
LTE BandChannel WidthStatus
10 MHz Active