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IMF hails mobile money growth in Asia

Mobile money has made rapid strides in Asia over the past five years, with the …

UN highlights Afghan money stumbling blocks

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) pointed to the need for collaboration …

Afghanistan, Indonesia drop WhatsApp ban threats

The Afghan government said it will not block WhatsApp and Telegram as previously thought, while …

Roshan hails positive economic impact of mobile

INTERVIEW: Rollout of wireless services in Afghanistan transformed the country’s communication, finance, health and education …

Afghanistan defends WhatsApp, Telegram block

Afghanistan’s acting telecom minister said the country’s regulator was asked to block messaging apps WhatsApp …

Interview: Roshan CEO

Karim Khoja, CEO of Roshan, sits down with Richard Handford from Mobile World Live to …

Etisalat set for US100M Afghan investment

Reuters reports that Etisalat is planning to invest US$100 million in Afghanistan over the next two years as the company looks to launch 3G services.

Afghan regulator awards rural mobile contracts

Cellular News reports that ATRA, the telecoms regulator for Afghanistan, has awarded contracts to deploy 67 base stations in underserved rural areas via its telecoms development fund.

Afghanistan shows the UK how mobile banking should be done

There is a great article in today’s Daily Telegraph on M-Pesa in Afghanistan written by Monty Munford See: Simon

M-Paisa: Launching Mobile Money in Afghanistan

Zahir Khoja, Executive Director – Mobile Money (M-PAISA) at Roshan. His perspective on launching mobile money in a conflict country.