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
1:50
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.
3:10

Safaricom Ethiopia switches on network

2G, 3G and 4G mobile services are available in 11 cities from today.
1:30

Safaricom Ethiopia pilots customer network in Dire Dawa

Rollout is a pre-cursor to the company’s national network launch scheduled for October 2023.
1:50

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.
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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.