Roshan signs network transformation deal with Ericsson

Ericsson to manage Roshan's core network, access network, VAS and field operations
Karim Khoja, CEO, Roshan.
Karim Khoja, CEO, Roshan.


Mobile operator Roshan Afghanistan has selected Ericsson for a long-term network transformation.

Ericsson will manage Roshan’s entire core network, access network, value-added services and field operations. This end-to-end partnership will ensure optimal network performance and improved user experiences for Roshan’s subscribers throughout Afghanistan.

Karim Khoja, CEO of Roshan, said: “This partnership is also an example of Roshan’s commitment to encourage leading international businesses to support Afghanistan in building capacity, developing infrastructure and creating local jobs to help stimulate economic growth. We are looking forward to a long and rewarding collaboration with Ericsson that will benefit Roshan’s customers.”

Rafiah Ibrahim, president of Ericsson Region Middle East and Africa, said: “As an emerging market, Afghanistan has immense potential for growth in terms of ICT. Partnering with one of the leading operators in the region, Roshan Afghanistan, allows us to be an integral part of this exciting transformation.

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