Afghanistan’s Leading Communications Provider Selects Digitalk Carrier Cloud to enhance routing and real-time control for wholesale connectivity services

Monday, 03 September 2018

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Digitalk enables seamless migration to Carrier Cloud for Roshan, replacing legacy platform and delivering enhanced business intelligence.

Milton Keynes, UK. September 3, 2018 – Digitalk, a leading provider of innovative, cloud-based real-time communications platform as a service solutions, today announced that Digitalk Carrier Cloud has been selected by Roshan, the leading provider of telecommunications services in Afghanistan. Digitalk Carrier Cloud replaces a legacy solution and provides Roshan with access to Digitalk’s industry-leading SBC, BSS and Business Intelligence.

“We needed a solution provider that would work in partnership with us to ensure delivery of highest quality international connectivity, while being completely carrier neutral”, said Faiz Hassan, Director of International & Roaming for Roshan. “Digitalk met all Roshan’s requirements and we look forward to building on our strong and mutually beneficial partnership.”

Roshan offers a wide range of high quality connectivity services to both business and individual consumers. Digitalk Carrier Cloud is fully geographically redundant to support Roshan to ensure the highest levels of service performance is delivered to its 6 million customers.

“We are delighted to add Roshan as the leading operator of Afghanistan to the growing list of Tier 1 operators that have migrated to Carrier Cloud”, commented Justin Norris, CEO of Digitalk. “It’s a fantastic testament to the strength of our product portfolio and the continuous investment in the Carrier Cloud. We look forward to working closely with Roshan to support their growth”.

Digitalk’s commitment to a roadmap of continuous innovation ensures that Carrier Cloud constantly evolves to meet new and emerging needs for customers such as Roshan. This evolution is driven through consultation with the Carrier Cloud community, as well as through the expert leadership of the Digitalk team. It ensures that Carrier Cloud customers are able to establish market-leading positions and deliver optimised services to their customers.

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About Digitalk

Digitalk is an experienced provider of innovative, cloud-based, real-time communications platform as a service solutions. We are a reliable, trusted partner that builds long-term partnerships that enable innovation and service excellence. Over 20 years, we have delivered hundreds of solutions globally, supporting millions of transactions every month.

Our solutions deliver outstanding breadth and completeness of service, high availability, value for money, scalability, stability, security, and a global presence. We can meet all communications service provider needs, enabling differentiated, real-time services from a fully virtualised, cloud-hosted environment.

For more information please visit www.digitalk.com.

About Roshan

Roshan (Telecom Development Company Afghanistan Ltd) is Afghanistan's leading total communications provider with over 6 million active subscribers and a network that covers over 287 districts and cities in all of the country's 34 provinces.

Roshan is a true Afghanistan success story, serving as a catalyst for economic growth and actively contributing to the country’s long-term development. Since its inception in 2003, Roshan has invested more $700 million in Afghanistan and is one of the country’s single largest investor and taxpayer. Roshan directly employs around 700 people, 20 percent of whom are women, and provides indirect employment to more than 35,000 people.

Roshan is deeply committed to Afghanistan’s reconstruction and development. The Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED), part of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), is a major shareholder of Roshan and promotes private initiatives and building economically sound enterprises in the developing world. Also owned in part by Monaco Telecom International (MTI) and Telia, Roshan brings international expertise to the country and is committed to the highest standards of network quality and coverage for the people of Afghanistan.

To learn more about Roshan visit www.roshan.af or facebook.com/RoshanConnects. You can also follow us on twitter, Instagram and Youtube @roshanconnects.

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