KABUL, Afghanistan, Jan. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Afghan Wireless ("AWCC"), Afghanistan's leading telecom operator and one of Afghanistan's largest private employers, has today announced that Valy Hedjasi ("Valy"), Afghanistan's most successful international pop singer, will become its brand ambassador.
Valy started playing traditional Afghan instruments at the age of seven. He has gained international recognition since his first two singles Delama Shekoondi and Bia Tu were released from his album "After Love." His third single Qatanghani has also received critical acclaim. Valy's concerts and recordings are extremely popular in Afghanistan and with Afghans all over the world.
Valy will be readily available to AWCC's customer base through:
- Concert Performances
- Caller Ring Back Tones
- Music downloads from AWCC's Website
- Special Appearances
- Customer Appreciation Events
- Free promotional music to AWCC Customers
"AWCC is very pleased and proud to have Valy serve as its new Brand Ambassador," said Amin Ramin, AWCC's Managing Director. "AWCC understands the popularity of Valy and the sense of national pride his performances and recordings bring to Afghans here at home and to all Afghans globally. AWCC with its nationwide reach will work to share Valy's talents across all of Afghanistan. AWCC is as committed to bringing excellent service to our customers in Afghanistan and in helping to bring pleasure into their daily lives. Valy and AWCC are a natural combination."
Valy had this to say about his AWCC Ambassadorship: "I grew up with two things in my hands, a musical instrument and a mobile phone connected to AWCC. When I was a teenager if I wasn't singing then I was talking to friends over the AWCC network. It's fantastic to now be associated with AWCC, a company that I feel a real connection with."
Valy will soon be visiting Afghanistan to kick off a series of concerts, performances and to introduce some exciting new plans from AWCC.
About Afghan Wireless - Headquartered in Kabul, AWCC serves approximately 4,000,000 subscribers throughout Afghanistan, and is one of the largest employers of Afghans, founded by Ehsan Bayat. AWCC employs over 4,300 people directly and another 100,000 indirectly. AWCC is a leader in delivering wireless and broadband communication solutions to residential and business customers. Additional information is available at www.afghan-wireless.com or through Telephone Systems International ("TSI") website at www.tsiglobe.com.
SOURCE Afghan Wireless Communications Company
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