About ABS

Afghan-owned Afghanistan Broadcasting System (ABS) is a startup enterprise licensed by the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to build and operate the country’s only Digital Terrestrial Television (DTTV). Our network will have a nationwide footprint and will deliver high quality 24/7 wireless digital TV service to consumers 365 days a year.

ABS’s state of the art DVB T2 wireless platform will distribute digital signals from Afghan broadcast TV stations and international TV channels to TV viewers across the country. With the purchase of one of ABS’s authorized set top boxes and a simple antenna, TV viewers will have free access to all local broadcast TV outlets. Additionally, an array of International TV channels and specialty programs will be accessible for an annual fee.


Jobs at ABS

ABS is currently assembling a core team of professionals who will be responsible for rolling out the network and starting up business operations for our May 2014 launch in Kabul.

We are seeking qualified candidates to fill the following positions:

  • Operations Director
  • TV Industry and Government Relations Coordinator
  • HR Administrator
  • Business Systems Developer
  • IT Integration Specialist
  • Marketing Director

People we seek are capable of producing excellent work product under critical timelines and conditions typically found in fast growing, technology-driven, consumer services startup businesses. In high level positions we expect managerial experience and expert leadership skills. Previous employment in wireless and mobile telecommunications and consumer product marketing are definite advantages.

Applicants should provide a CV and cover letter including copies of relevant certifications and education.  In all positions preference will be given to Afghan nationals, subject to acceptable qualifications.

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