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Internet Society pens agreement to reinforce Ethiopia’s digital aspirations

Organisation pledges support for country’s Digital Ethiopia 2025 Strategy.
2:00

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.
1:30

MTN justifies low bid for Ethiopia’s telecoms licence

Group President and CEO emphasises absence of reference to Mobile Money in agreement conditions.
1:50

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.
1:40

Safaricom readies to help push consortium agenda in Ethiopia

Company looks to help digitally transform region, confident of a return on investment.
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May 23, 2021

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.
1:20
May 17, 2021

Ethiopia backtracks on decision to restrict mobile money services

Government said it has forgone US$500m by preventing foreign operators from rolling out services.
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May 13, 2021

World Bank to invest US$200m in Ethiopia’s telecommunications

Financial institution calls for government to open industry up to competition.
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Apr 29, 2021

Ethiopia: MTN, Vodacom bids confirmed

Communications Authority has closed the bidding process.
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Apr 26, 2021

Ethio Telecom launches TeleBirr mobile money service

Telco makes move to consolidate market dominance ahead of entry of new operators.
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Apr 26, 2021

MTN Group confirms bid for telecoms licence in Ethiopia

Deadline for submission of bids extended till 26 April 2021.