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Connecting a Nation: Roshan Brings Communications Services to Afghanistan

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  • Karim Khoja

    (Karim Khoja has served in senior management positions in national and multinational telecommunications companies for over 15 years. He has led several GSM start-up companies into becoming major market players, including being the Founding CEO of Mobilink (Pakistan); Director of Marketing, Strategy and Sales for ERA GSM; Chief Operating Officer and member of the Board for Croatian Telecommunication HT; as well as Founding CEO of T-Mobile, Croatia. Mr. Khoja has been on the board directors and in senior positions focusing on sales, marketing and strategy for companies such as Exi Wireless Inc, Spectronics Microsystems Ltd., and RAM Mobile Data Ltd. His involvement in the Afghan telecommunications sector began in 2002 as a volunteer consultant for the Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED). In 2003, he was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Roshan. Mr. Khoja is also Chairman of the Board of the Afghan Investment Climate Facility (AICF) and an Advisor to the GSMA Development Fund.)

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    Article provided by MIT Press in its journal Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization.

    Volume (Year): 4 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 33-50

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    Handle: RePEc:tpr:inntgg:v:4:y:2009:i:1:p:33-50
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