Salam Telecom to expand services in Wardak
MAIDAN CITY (Pajhwok): The state-run Salam Telecom Company has planned to invest 70 million afghanis by expanding services to several districts of the central Maidan Wardak province.
The company is set to install 16 new telephone antennas, said Fazl-u-Rahman Nabizada, director Information and Telecommunication, on Wednesday.
Nabizada told Pajhwok Afghan News the telecommunication services were started in the province, which would be extended to Maidan Shahar, the provincial capital, Behsud district this year.
With the setting up 16 new antennas from the budget of Information and Telecommunication Ministry, the total number of antennas would reach to 20 in the province. He said that antennas installation would provide internet facilities to the users, he added.
Najib Ullah Fikerman, an internet user, complained the internet speed was faster initially which had been slow down.
Habib Ullah, a local resident of Dai Mirdad district, asked the government provide security to the telecommunication services in the area. He said that Taliban had firm control on telecommunication services and they blocked them whenever they want.
Atta Ullah Khogyani, spokesman for the acting governor, assured to provide complete security to all communication services in the province.
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