Stakes just got higher for Ethio Telecom
Government is considering partners who can bring in best practices in terms of operations, infrastructure management and next-generation technological capabilities.Michael Malakata
Ethiopia scouts for third telecoms operator
Industry regulator has begun process to identify and licence new services provider.
Ethiopia agrees to open up mobile money services to competition
Safaricom Ethiopia granted licence to operate M-Pesa mobile money services.
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 pilots customer network in Dire Dawa
Rollout is a pre-cursor to the company’s national network launch scheduled for October 2023.
Safaricom reports bumper results as data users increase, M-Pesa advances
Telco also says Ethiopia ambitions are moving ahead as planned.
Ethiopia: telco rivals agree to tower power share deal
Safaricom and Ethio Telecom have concluded interconnection and capacity lease agreements.
Safaricom Telecommunications Ethiopia expected to invest US$8bn over next decade
Safaricom-led consortium is in negotiations with Ethio Telecom and country’s industry regulator regarding infrastructure sharing.
Ethiopia confirms January 2022 date for second telco licence
Industry regulator details plans, and bid applications are scheduled to close in December 2021.
Ethiopia quick to integrate mobile money and banking platforms
Digital payments now flourishing under the auspices of mobile money connectivity to finance institutions.
Ethio Telecom deepens 4G as TeleBirr service gains momentum
Company says it has reached six million customers with mobile money service.
Ethio Telecom, Ericsson launch 4G network for South West Ethiopia
Ethio Telecom and Ericsson started deployment of the Ericsson Radio System for 4G expansion in the South West region of Ethiopia at the beginning of June 2021.