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Company Name

Afghan Telecom

Ownership Type

Privately Held



3G UMTS Frequency Bands

Company Overview

Afghan Telecom, branded as Salaam, is a mobile carrier operating in Afghanistan. Incorporated in 2013, the company activated its first services in February 2014. Afghan Telecom was previously government owned until being turned into a private entity in 2005, with 80% ownership sold to private investors in 2008.

Since inception, Salaam has provided GSM services on the 900 and 1800 MHz bands, and 3G UMTS service on B1 (2100 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.

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Services Available

As specialists in 3G, 4G, and 5G cellular technologies, our R-Spectrum team provides in-country technical services to most regions around the world. Operating on a contract basis we are often sent to remote and isolated regions to assist companies in establishing voice and data communications.

Through our R-Spectrum team, we help our clients visualise and understand mobile signal issues by offering a range of radio frequency modelling services for 2G GSM, 3G UMTS, 4G LTE, and 5G NR cellular technologies. The first step to solving any problem is to understand the problem.