Building a 21st century telecoms infrastructure in Afghanistan
Asia Consultancy Group is investing in digital infrastructure, tower co-location and RANsharing in Afghanistan
There are just 6,917 base stations in Afghanistan (Source: Afghanistan TRA) and the national fibre optic ring has yet to be completed. One firm taking a multipronged approach to solving Afghanistan’s connectivity headaches is Asia Consultancy Group, which provides hosting, managed services and telecom towers in the country. TowerXchange sat down with Asia Consultancy Group’s Chief Operations Officer Hussein Abdulkader to discuss the group’s strategy, before he appears at the TowerXchange Meetup MENA 2020 in Dubai, on the 28th and 29th January.
TowerXchange: For the purpose of our readers please introduce Asia Consultancy Group and tell what assets you have on the ground? What is the blend of macro towers versus rooftops, DAS, small cells and IBS in your portfolio?
Hussein Abdulkader, Chief Operations Officer, Asia Consultancy Group:
Asia Consultancy Group (ACG) is a privately-held company in the ICT sector providing hosting, manages services and also acts as a towerco.