Afghanistan’s GSM base grows to 18.64 mln in June

Afghanistan’s GSM base grew to 18.64 million at the end of June from 18.11 million at end-March. The country also counted 150,874 CDMA users, up from 221,276 three months earlier, according to statistics from the ICT ministry. The number of landlines totaled 86,482, up from 83,904 and penetration of communications services remains at rose to 70 percent from 66 percent. The number of telecommunications base stations totaled 4,670 versus 4,539 in March while total investment stood at USD 1.84 billion.

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