Ethiopia agrees to open up mobile money services to competition
Safaricom Ethiopia granted licence to operate M-Pesa mobile money services.
Oct 13, 2022
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.
Oct 6, 2022
Safaricom Ethiopia switches on network
2G, 3G and 4G mobile services are available in 11 cities from today.
Sep 13, 2022
World Bank’s IFC backs Safaricom Ethiopia with US$160m
Investment gives IFS a 15.5% stake in venture.
Sep 1, 2022
Safaricom Ethiopia pilots customer network in Dire Dawa
Rollout is a pre-cursor to the company’s national network launch scheduled for October 2023.
Jul 13, 2022
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.
Mar 15, 2022
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.