MCIT: Internet Price Slashed for Home & Offices

Acting Minister of Ministry of Communications and IT has announced that the price of Internet services for homes and offices declined by more than 30 percent.

Addressing a news conference in Kabul, Fahim Hashemi, Acting Minister of Communications and IT said that, now onwards, the internet prices for homes and offices would fall from $96 to $60.

“Providing reasonable and quality internet is a priority at the ministry and efforts are underway to decrease the price of 3G and 4G,” he emphasized.

Referring to the limitation posed on telecom companies due to security threats by Taliban group in Balkh province, Minister of Communication said that, threats, damages, and stopping public services are counted as clear hostility to the Afghan people.

Comprehensive measures would be taken to ensure security of telecom companies, Mr. Fahimi stressed.

Fahimi’s statements about providing security for telecom companies come after suspension of telecom services in some provinces from 6 pm to 6 am daily. Recently the interruption of services during night has created problem in Balkh province.

24 / July 2019
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