Connecting communities in Afghanistan: An interview with the CEO of Roshan — AKF Canada

Karim Khoja November 5, 2015 – AKFC sat down with the CEO of Afghanistan’s leading telecommunications provider, Roshan, to discuss the importance of connecting communities in Afghanistan. Karim Khoja, a proud Canadian, has over 25 years of experience in the telecommunications industry, spanning five countries (Afghanistan, Croatia, Pakistan, Poland and Tajikistan). In October 2015, he…

Afghanistan’s Hope and Light: Can Karim Khoja’s communications revolution help save a country from collapse? — Article by Julia Hanna on Alumni Harvard Edu.

Hekmatullah Ebrahimkhil prays next to a network tower on a hill overlooking Qargha Lake, outside Kabul. Ebrahimkhil is helping his father guard and service one of the mobile communication towers on the hill—part of an innovative community security model piloted by Roshan. (Photography by Joël van Houdt) Thirty or forty angry Afghan police officers crowded…

The business value of telepresence technology – Daily Nation Kenya

PHOTO | FILE Some of the latest 3D technologies deliver a real-life sense of presence in a boardroom setting.  NATION MEDIA GROUP In Summary As a trademark of telepresence services, tele-surgery creates an in person presence and sense of reality for surgeons and the patient Recently, AccessKenya further plunged its might in this new technology…

Video: E-Health and Telemedicine in Afghanistan with AKDN and Roshan Mobile

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) works to build a sustainable health system for Afghanistan at all levels from basic rural healthcare to tertiary level hospital services. Working with partners, e-health and telemedicine are innovative health interventions which can work in the country despite the ongoing security and access problems. Global Health TV visits the…

Afghanistan: Roshan’s Customer Base Surpasses Five Million Mark – Roshan Mobile News

June 14, 2011 Kabul, Afghanistan – Roshan, Afghanistan’s leading telecommunications provider, today announced that it is the first mobile operator in Afghanistan to surpass five million active customers, up from 30,000 customers in 2003 when the pioneering company launched its network. The milestone reaffirms Roshan’s position as the number one telecommunications provider in Afghanistan based…