Dwellers start availing services of Afghan telcos

August 2011
Flare (Pakistan);8/15/2011, p23
The article reports on the recovery of the cellular networks in Pakistan. It indicates that the number of users of cellular networks have increased dramatically due to the advancement in technology and network services, and decreasing prices. However, the government asks Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai to suspend illegal phone services within Pakistani territories to halt contracts of militant groups.


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