Skype is another way to get in touch with families, friends and relatives in Afghanistan by downloading free Skype software on your computer. It has free PC to PC calls and great features such as:
Instructions for calling Afghanistan from abroad:
Afghanistan country code: +93
Afghanistan city codes: none
Afghanistan Calling Card dialing Instructions for placing long distance international calls to Afghanistan from the US:
To call Afghanistan using your current long distance carrier please dial as follows:
Dial your access number provided on the back of your calling card or if you buy online, you can get it from the calling card website, and then dial your PIN code, afterward dial 011 then the Country code and the City code and the local number.
Dial Your Access number and Your Pin code.
Dial 011 + Country Code + City code (if applicable) + Local number,
For example: If you call a cellular mobile in Afghanistan, after dialing your access number and pin code,
Dial: 011 + 93 + City code (798) + Local # (142 012).
Currently in Afghanistan approximately 90% of the population are using cell phones. Due to existence of several cell phone (mobile) providers, people like to have a cell phone from each company. The Cell phone provider companies in Afghanistan are:
AWCC ( city code = 0700 or 07000 )
Roshan (City code = 0799,0798,0797,0796)
Etisalat ( City code = 0786, 0788 )
Areeba ( City code = 077 )
and a few other local telephone providers.
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