Etisalat Afghanistan is a 100% owned subsidiary of Etisalat UAE. Etisalat is one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world and the leading operator in the Middle East and Africa, headquartered in the UAE. Etisalat operates in 15 countries across the Middle East, Africa and Asia with subscribers rocketing around 3 475 per cent from four million in 2004 to 141 million in 2013.
Etisalat Afghanistan was started in Afghanistan in August 2007. The company is the fastest growing mobile phone company in Afghanistan. Etisalat provides voice and data services in 34 provinces and more than 200 districts supported by more than 12 000 retail outlets. In addition, Etisalat has 3G coverage in 14 provinces of Afghanistan.
Etisalat Afghanistan provides unmatched connectivity to its customers through roaming agreements with 231 operators in 116 countries.