Iraqi operator has spent more than $1 billion on system modernization and 3G licenses for additional spectrum.

January 5, 2015

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SULAYMANYA, Iraq -- Asiacell, a leading mobile network operator, today announced the launch of its third generation (3G) services all over Iraq territories, bringing customers the most advanced 3G network in the country.

Asiacell, which has more than 12 million subscribers all over the 18 governorates of Iraq, is expected to be highly welcomed by new subscribers for its 3G, a strategic move that today marks the full commercial launch of it, just in time for New Year.

“Iraq has been underserved for far too long, it’s time to bring 21st century wireless service to this important economic hub in the world,” said Faruk Mustafa Rasool, Asiacell chairman.

Asiacell has spent more than $1bn on system modernization and 3G licenses for additional spectrum, a move that marks the huge investments the company is doing for better fit to the competitive telecom market in Iraq.

The Asiacell network has the capability to reach 4G/LTE speeds quickly as the telecommunications infrastructure in Iraq improves. Today, Asiacell 3G provides a number of new benefits to customers, including:

Faster speeds: 3G technologies is capable of delivering speeds up to 21 Mbit/s. Customers can surf the Internet with ease, download the latest applications and games, watch tv channels and check email on their smartphones faster than ever before.

Advanced technology: The Asiacell network is among the most advanced 3G networks in Iraq, equipped with state-of-the-art technologies that introduce a multitude of new features for mobile devices, such as video call and crystal clear voice quality.

Asiacell Telecommunications Co. Ltd.

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