Ethio Telecom
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.
1:50

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.
1:20
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.
1:50
May 13, 2021

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

Financial institution calls for government to open industry up to competition.
1:40
Apr 26, 2021

Ethio Telecom launches TeleBirr mobile money service

Telco makes move to consolidate market dominance ahead of entry of new operators.
1:50

Lukewarm response to Ethiopia’s available telco licences

Country’s Communications Authority confirms that no official bids have been received to date.
2:50
Sep 17, 2020

Blow to Ethiopia govt’s plan to privatise telecommunications

Reports have surfaced which suggest not all key players are on board.
2:30
Jun 24, 2020

Orange reaffirms interest in Ethiopia

French telecommunications firm looks to capitalise on what is considered to be the last major market globally to open up.
1:40
May 27, 2020

Ethiopia opens up for Safaricom

State puts 40% stake in Ethio Telecom up for sale.
1:20
May 6, 2020

Ethiopia gets ball rolling on new telecommunications licenses

Industry regulator confirms consultation with stakeholders over newly drafted directives.