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Afghan Wireless Communication Company

Afghan Wireless Communication Company is the country's first mobile phone company and the largest provider of telecom services. Afghan Wireless Communication Company owned and operated by Telephone Systems International (TSI) was incorporated in 1998 for the sole purpose of establishing a commercial telephone system in Afghanistan. Mr. Ehsan Bayat, President and CEO of Telephone Systems International, formed a joint venture partnership between Afghan Wireless Communication Company, with the Afghan Ministry of Communications in order to bring connectivity to the people of Afghanistan through the deployment of mobile communication services.

Based inAfghanistan
DomainsMobile ; Telephone
ITU Global DirectoryAfghan Wireless Communication Company
President and CEO    
Mr Ehsan Bayat
Ehsan Bayat earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Technology from New Jersey Institute of Technology (1986). His family in Afghanistan was prominent in business, which prepared him for his future when he established himself as a successful entrepreneur in New York. After the fall of the Taliban in 2001, Mr. Bayat decided to embark on business endeavors that would bring about positive change to the development of Afghanistan. Today, he is the name behind three of the largest organizations in Afghanistan: Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC), Ariana Radio and Television Network (ATN), and the Bayat Foundation. Three different business entities, with one mission statement – A window for a better tomorrow.

Mr. Bayat has received numerous awards recognizing his dedication to business and humanitarian efforts: Businessman of The Year Award (Afghan American Chamber of Commerce 2007), Best Humanitarian Award (2007, Zeba Magazine), The 2006 Human Rights National Award and Mahatma Gandhi Humanitarian Award 2010.