KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb. 4 Roshan-Afghanistan

Milestone Reflects Dramatic Expansion of Mobile Penetration and Roshan’s Market Innovation

KABUL, Afghanistan, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ — Roshan, the leading telecommunications operator in Afghanistan, today announced that it has reached three million active subscribers, reaffirming its position as the mobile market leader in Afghanistan.

Despite highly competitive market conditions, Roshan has added one million new active subscribers just since June 2008 and has reached the three million active subscriber mark in less than six years of operation. Roshan attributed its rapid subscriber growth in Afghanistan to its successful focus on market segmentation, streamlined tariff structures, innovative services, and expanded customer touch points. Today, Roshan reaches over 226 cities and towns across 33 of 34 provinces in Afghanistan, covering 56% of the population.