Afghanistan's mobile phone sector boosts the economy
24 October 2012 Last updated at 05:19 BST
After years of war Afghanistan is struggling to rebuild its economy, but if the telecom industry is already the envy of other countries in the region.
Nearly 60% of the population has a mobile phone connection. Afghanistan even boasts high-speed 3G connections.
However, there are security concerns as international forces plan to leave the country by the end of 2014.
The BBC's Anbarasan Ethirajan reports from Kabul.