A roundup of tower news across MENA
Afghanistan: Consultation process for 4G spectrum begins
Having awarded 4G licenses to each of the country’s operators, the Afghanistan Telecoms Regulatory Authority has commenced a consultation process to determine how spectrum will be allocated, with a particular focus on the frequencies to be assigned. There are currently five MNOs operating in the Afghan market, Afghan Wireless (AWCC), Roshan, MTN, Etisalat and Afghan Telecom.
Afghanistan: Etisalat agree to share network with Aftel
Etisalat Afghanistan has agreed to host state owned MNO Aftel on its infrastructure in Afghanistan, expanding the collaboration beyond the existing 60-70 towers they currently share.