Ethiopia scouts for third telecoms operator
Industry regulator has begun process to identify and licence new services provider.Michael Malakata
Ethiopia confirms January 2022 date for second telco licence
Industry regulator details plans, and bid applications are scheduled to close in December 2021.
Ethiopia officially opens up bidding for second licence
Government allows mobile wallet to be incorporated.
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: MTN, Vodacom bids confirmed
Communications Authority has closed the bidding process.
Ethiopia postpones telco licence bid submission
Country’s industry regulator announces new deadline of 26 April 2021.
Ethiopia: new operators to be unveiled in a matter of days
Industry regulator reserves frequencies, sets coverage targets for market entrants.
Ethiopia confirms entry of two new telecommunications operators
Government expects to raise US$1-billion in revenue from the two 15-year licences.
Ethiopia gets ball rolling on new telecommunications licenses
Industry regulator confirms consultation with stakeholders over newly drafted directives.
Vodacom, Safaricom plan joint bid to enter Ethiopia
Kenya telco needs US$2-bn to launch into the East African country, according to MD Michael Joseph.