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Weak mobile network service irks Farah residents

Weak mobile network service irks Farah residents

Apr 15, 2015 - 17:38

FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The residents of four districts in western Farah province on Wednesday complained against unavailability or weak signals of wireless mobile network services.  

The residents of Bakwa, Purchaman, Gulistan and Khak-i-Safaid districts complained services of Afghan Telecom were covering some parts. They said that other telecom companies such as Etisalat, Roshan, Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) and Multinational Telecommunication Network (MTN) have no services at all in the four districts.

Abdul Hamid Hamid, a resident of Purchaman district and former member of provincial council, said his hometown had 320 villages with 100,000 populations but had no access to telecom services.

He said Purchaman was a mountainous district situated 320 kilometres away from the provincial capital. Hamid said the resident of his locality were in dire need to communication services.

Mohammad Ismail, another dweller of Bakwa district, said people of his locality had been facing immense problems due to the unavailability of telecommunication services.

He said the district had 365 villages where hundreds of thousands of people were living with few places having access to Afghan telecom services.


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