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Ethiopia officially opens up bidding for second licence
Government allows mobile wallet to be incorporated.
Ethiopia quick to integrate mobile money and banking platforms
Digital payments now flourishing under the auspices of mobile money connectivity to finance institutions.
Ethio Telecom deepens 4G as TeleBirr service gains momentum
Company says it has reached six million customers with mobile money service.
Global Partnership for Ethiopia announces new leadership
Anwar Soussa appointed Managing Director.
Ethio Telecom, Ericsson launch 4G network for South West Ethiopia
Ethio Telecom and Ericsson started deployment of the Ericsson Radio System for 4G expansion in the South West region of Ethiopia at the beginning of June 2021.
Ethiopian government launches tender for 40% stake in Ethio Telecom
Move is considered to be a bid by authorities to make the company more competitive.
Internet Society pens agreement to reinforce Ethiopia’s digital aspirations
Organisation pledges support for country’s Digital Ethiopia 2025 Strategy.
Kenyatta urges Ethiopia to reconsider stance on mobile money services
Kenya’s President urges authorities to allow foreign service providers to bolster local market competition.
MTN justifies low bid for Ethiopia’s telecoms licence
Group President and CEO emphasises absence of reference to Mobile Money in agreement conditions.
US Dollar mobile wallets key to Ethiopia’s mobile money future
Mobile receipts of remittances are gaining traction as markets continue to be impacted digitally by COVID-19, say experts.
Ethiopia: Consortium will have to wait one year for mobile money licence
Safaricom CEO details development during media conference.
Safaricom readies to help push consortium agenda in Ethiopia
Company looks to help digitally transform region, confident of a return on investment.