Afghan Biographies

Salaam Afghan Telecom

Name Salaam Afghan Telecom
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Executive Director:
Khaleeq Ahmad
Ajmal Ayan
Commercial Director of Afghan Telecom Company:
Mohammad Qasim Taj Wardak (killed 20190808)

The Salaam Network will install 400 signal towers in different parts of the country this year (2022), an official said on Wednesday, Jan 19, 2022.

Afghan Telecom with Salaam Net  is a national and state-owned company in Afghanistan. Under the stewardship of the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology, Salaam has been established with a view to complement the nationwide fixed and CDMA network with 3G GSM voice and data services and is committed to cater to the diversified and ever-growing communication needs of a multiplying consumer-base through clarity, quality and honesty.

Offering a new experience of 3G connectivity at highly affordable rates, Salaam is committed to remain at the forefront of technology by launching 4G services soon.

Relying on our dedicated team of committed professional with deep industry knowledge and unsurpassable skills, Salaam is committed to enter a new era of reliable and value-smart communications in Afghanistan. We shall further expand our network and coverage from urban centres to the smallest villages and difficult to access areas to keep everyone,anytime, everywhere in Afghanistan connected to one network: Salaam, the choice of Afghans.(20140209)


  • Email:
    Afghan Telecom corporate office
    4th Floor Post Parcel Building
    Mohammad Jan Khan Watt, Kabul Afghanistan.
    Tel: 0202103898

    More Background:

    About Afghan Telecom (SALAAM)

    Afghan Telecom Corporation was established in April 2006 by Ministry of Communication and Information Technology - MCIT, Government of Afghanistan to provide unified telecommunications services. Afghan Telecom Corporation aims to provide superior connectivity solutions to the people of Afghanistan. Depending on our Customer’s needs, some can choose from Digital Fixed Lines, CDMA Mobile Phones, EPABX, Wireless, DSL and Dial-up Internet Services, WiMax and Microwave solutions, Pay Phone services (in Herat and Kabul) and Optical Fiber Cable available to large national and international carriers. Today, Afghan Telecom has coverage in more than 200 cities, towns and districts of Afghanistan which gives it the largest Network coverage.

    Afghan Telecom (Aftel) has made the communication possible through the District and Village Communications Network DCN/VCN, VSAT, CDMA and Digital Fixed Lines infrastructures. Afghan Telecom provides Domestic Private Leased Circuit (DPLC) and International Private Leased Circuit (IPLC) through Optical Fiber Cable (OFC) with a national OFC backbone ring network covering 3100 Km. Afghan Telecom OFC is implemented and extended throughout Afghanistan and connected to any part of the world through its international connectivity via Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Iran and Pakistan.

    OFC will revolutionize telecommunication services in Afghanistan, bringing high speed and high capacity voice, Internet, and video services to cover all parts of Afghanistan.

    Apart from the above, Aftel is the only entity that provides Government Communications Network (GCN) which connects over 40 ministries and government offices in Kabul with 34 Provincial Governor' s offices, providing voice, Internet, Data services and Video Conferencing, helping the Government officials to be in touch 24 hours a day.


Last Modified 2022-01-18
Established 2014-04-18