Bid evaluation of the Sixth Universal Access Project for installation and construction of 220 sites in 185 districts in the country

24/July/2012 - Based on the ATRA plan for the year 1391 on universal access for rural/remote areas of the country, the sixth Universal Access Project bid evaluation process completed. Three telecom companies (Afghan Telecom, Afghan Wireless and MTN Afghanistan) participated in the bidding process.  As the result, Afghan Telecom was awarded 195, MTN was awarded 16 and Afghan Wireless was awarded 9 sites for the purpose.
The project has been affirmed by the Ministerial Committee for the Telecommunication Sector in meeting dated 12/2/1391. The project consists of 220 towers construction and BTS installation in 185 districts of the 34 provinces in the country.