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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.
Consortium awarded Ethiopia’s new telecoms licence
Consortium will invest US$8.5-billion into their network over the next ten years, according to Bloomberg report.
Ethiopia backtracks on decision to restrict mobile money services
Government said it has forgone US$500m by preventing foreign operators from rolling out services.
World Bank to invest US$200m in Ethiopia’s telecommunications
Financial institution calls for government to open industry up to competition.
Ethio Telecom launches TeleBirr mobile money service
Telco makes move to consolidate market dominance ahead of entry of new operators.
MTN Group confirms bid for telecoms licence in Ethiopia
Deadline for submission of bids extended till 26 April 2021.