Telecom Companies to promote the sincerity of their commercial ads

13-Aug-2012
In a meeting held by the Afghanistan Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (ATRA) officials, and representatives of MNOs in the country dicussed the current status of the companies' ads promoting through the media and advertisement boards at public areas. At the meeting, representatives of ATRA pointed out that some of the telecom companies, publish false and or defective ads in public areas with deceptive contents and not complying  in their services delivery. To better protect the rights of the telecom services customers, ATRA highlighted the telecom companies to publish all their advertisements and notices in accordance to the rule of law and corresponding terms and conditions of their licenses and make sure that their contents are clear and implemented in practice by the company afterwards. To implement the authority directions and take necessary steps in this regard, MNOs were given a timeline.