Safaricom Ethiopia

Ethiopia agrees to open up mobile money services to competition

Safaricom Ethiopia granted licence to operate M-Pesa mobile money services.
Michael Malakata
Oct 6, 2022

Ethio Telecom targets 10.3% subscriber growth over the next year

Company’s CEO announces targets as part of a three-year growth strategy as market competition increases.

Safaricom Ethiopia switches on network

2G, 3G and 4G mobile services are available in 11 cities from today.

Safaricom Ethiopia pilots customer network in Dire Dawa

Rollout is a pre-cursor to the company’s national network launch scheduled for October 2023.

Safaricom Ethiopia to launch phased network rollout next month

Company tight-lipped on reasons for missing original launch date of April, but confirms it will be ready for August.

Safaricom gains early traction in Ethiopia with strategic fibre optic deal

Latest entrant into East African country’s telecommunications industry pens agreement with state-owned Ethiopian Electric Power.