Board Member

Board Of Directors

Board of Directors Afghan Telecom is clearly delivering results as it continues its journey of change, improvements in value for Money, continued growth of network capacity so more people are able to access and benefits of Telecommunications in a war torn Country, beside the improvements in customer services. We know that journey of change is not yet over, and we know there are areas of work needs to be developed; in both cases we are determined to succeed in becoming the customer centric competitive company customers will choose over competition, investors confidently invest in, and staff are proud to work for. The Board of Afghan Telecom is headed by the chairman to the Board, Ministry of Communication & Information Technology (MCIT) Shahzad Gul Aryobee & with him there are 5 Board members forming the Board of Committee of Afghan Telecom.

Mohammad Fahim Hashimy

Minister of MCIT (Chief Board Members)
Mohammad Fahim Hashimy,acting minister of communication and IT was born on 27 September 1980, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Mr. Hashimy discovered his entrepreneurial abilities, therefore, he started a small business and gradually expanded to one of the largest logistics, construction, and airline conglomerates in Afghanistan, the Hashimy Group. In 2005, he began building one of the largest logistics companies in Afghanistan, focusing on providing critical services and material resources to the Afghan Government and International Forces based in Afghanistan. In the year 2010, Fahim Hashimy launched, a television broadcasting station by name of 1TV, which is the second largest TV Network in Afghanistan. The establishment of the centerpiece of GroupOne, a media production and the strategic communications group MCXI are his other initiatives. This venture is part of the Hashimy Group, an Afghan conglomerate with interests in fuel logistics, manufacturing, airlines, trading, and construction. While many Afghans and foreign investors have expressed Interest about investing in Afghanistan after 2014, Mr. Hashimy has already (In 2005) made it clear that at this crucial juncture in the nation’s history, it is more important to invest now than ever before. In 2009 his interests in serving the country encouraged Mr. Hashimy to enter into the media industry, therefore, he created the GroupOne. One of the most important quotes from Hashimy is “To stay in Afghanistan and invest in Afghanistan not only for the sake of business, but also to serve the nation and boast the economics of the country.” Subsequently, Fahim Hashimy launched 1TV Media which is part of GroupOne in 2010. His all economic activities are focusing on the new generation of Afghanistan for example: 1TV media not only provides jobs for hundreds of youth, but it played an important role after toppled of Taliban regime in country. Meanwhile he tried to provide a tribune for people for change in country. Fahim Hashimy is not only active in business but also plays active part in government. Mr. Fahim Hashimy own the election by 29 votes and served as the Chairman of National Olympic committee for four years from 2009 up to 2014. During his service at the Olympic Committee, he expanded the committee from national level to International level and made major improvements in women participation in sport. Fahim Hashimy’s services and active participation helped him to be recognized as one of the influential persons in political, economic, and social community. Based on Order No. 557 dated 4/3/1398 of the president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Fahim Hashimy was appointed as acting and nominated minister for the ministry of Communications and Information Technology.

Hadi Hedayati,Board Members

Deputy Admin and Finance, Minister of MCIT
His Excellency Professor Dr Hadi Hedayati,Deputy Admin and Finance Minister of MCIT, Afghanistan. Dr. Hadi Hedayati associate professor was born in a family of intellectuals in Kabul city. He completed his elementary studies in Abdul Ali Mostaghni High School in 1996. Having successfully passed the National Entrance Exam, he continued his higher education at Science Faculty of Kabul University. In 2000, he obtained his BA degree and was later, selected as an academic member of the Science Faculty of the Kabul University. After completing and defending his research thesis on E-Commerce, he was promoted to the position of assistant professor. After securing a scholarship in 2006, he kept on his higher education in Western Cape University in the Republic of South Africa and obtained his Master’s Degree in the field of Communications and Information Technology (ICT). After returning home, he was promoted to the position of Associate Professor and the meantime, was appointed as the head of the Computer Science Department at the Faculty of Information Technology at Kabul University. After having written and defended his scientific treatise on Information & cyber security, Mr. Hedayati was promoted to the position of academic Professor. Using a state-owned Scholarship, in 2012, Mr. Hedayati attended a Doctoral program at the University of Talen in the Estonia. After successfully completing his doctoral research, Dr. Hedayati returned to the country and according to the proposal NO (131) dated 5/1/2017 of ministry of communication and information technology and decree NO (3490) dated 5/1/2017 of the presidency of Islamic republic of Afghanistan he appointed as deputy admin and finance minister of MCIT Afghanistan Dr. Hedayati after compiling of computer engineering book dated 7/6/2017 promoted to the rank of associate professor Dr. Hedayati has so far, published many scientific works through national and international Journals and Magazines and also has attended several national and international conferences on behalf of Afghanistan and ICT sector. During this period, in addition to his teaching job and academic researches, he has had technical and vocational engagement in various non-government projects, such as the UN, Japan’s JICA Business projects and etc.

Our Services

Afghan Telecom is a telecommunication government company in Afghanistan offering the following internet services.

Approved DPLC /IPCL/METRO Leased Price Proposal


Based on current National Market position, National GSM Operators, and international carriers demand Afghan Telecom corporation offer the following Monthly DPLC/Metro rental cost

Table 1: Current DPLC monthly prices for GSM operators, ministries and social agents per

KM in USD

Distance (km)

2Mbps (E1)

34 Mbps (E3)

45 Mbps (DS3)

STM-1 (155 Mbps)

STM-4 (620 Mbps)

STM-16 (2,480 Mbps)

STM-64 (9,920 Mbps)

0-200

2.1

15

21

49

138

385

1,078

201-600

1.8

13

18

35

98

275

770

601

1.5

11

15

30

84

235

658

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Table 2- OFC Metro Monthly prices (per package):

NO

Description

Capacity

Current price (USD)

1

DISTANCE 1-15 km

E1

60

2

DISTANCE 16-50 km

E1

140

3

DISTANCE 1-50 km

E3-DS3

858

4

DISTANCE 1-50 km

STM-1

1,835

5

DISTANCE 1-50 km

STM-4

5,494

6

DISTANCE 1-50 km

STM-16

15,385

7

DISTANCE 1-50 km

STM-64

43,082


Table 3- Current monthly prices for individual National and international customer for 1-2 years’ contract commitment terms per km in USD

Distance (km)

2Mbps (E1)

34 Mbps (E3)

45 Mbps (DS3)

STM-1 (155 Mbps)

STM-4 (620 Mbps)

STM-16 (2,480 Mbps)

STM-64 (9,920 Mbps)

0-200

4

49

65

155

462

1,294

3,623

201-600

3

42

56

131

391

1,093

3,004

601

2.5

35

47

110

329

920

2,575

 

Table 4- Current monthly prices for individual National and international customer for 3-5 years’ contract commitment terms per km in USD

Distance (km)

2Mbps (E1)

34 Mbps (E3)

45 Mbps (DS3)

STM-1 (155 Mbps)

STM-4 (620 Mbps)

STM-16 (2,480 Mbps)

STM-64 (9,920 Mbps)

0-200

3

21

29

69

206

575

1,610

201-600

2.5

18

25

58

174

486

1,335

601

2

15

21

49

146

409

1,145

 

Table 5- current Transit capacity between two countries border connection in USD as a package

Packages

2Mbps (E1)

34 Mbps (E3)

45 Mbps (DS3)

STM-1 (155 Mbps)

STM-4 (620 Mbps)

STM-16 (2,480 Mbps)

STM-64 (9,920 Mbps)

 

1,500

4,200

8,400

12,600

25,200

70,560

120,000