Reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan have had a fair share of well-publicized difficulties. But amid the dark patches, there is a bright spot: Afghans are getting connected again.
A decade ago, most Afghans had to leave their country just to make a phone call. By the time Taliban militants were driven from Kabul in late 2001, the country’s telephone system had been ravaged by warfare and mobile phones were unheard of. Those lucky enough to have satellite phones had to charge their units with car batteries and diesel generators.
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