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Ethiopia grants final licence to new mobile operator

The first private mobile operator in Ethiopia moved a step closer to launching services after …

Vodacom DRC boss to run Ethiopia new entrant

Vodacom DRC MD Anwar Soussa was appointed to take the helm at the first private …

Ethiopia finally kicks off stake sale process

Ethiopia reportedly set in motion the process for the sale of a 40 per cent …

Telebirr mobile money service hits 1M users

Ethio Telecom’s mobile money service Telebirr surpassed 1 million customers barely a fortnight after launching, …

Vodafone, Safaricom beat MTN to Ethiopia licence

Ethiopia awarded a consortium including Vodafone Group, Vodacom and Safaricom a licence to become the …

Ethiopian PM counts cost of mobile money restriction

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed lauded the launch of a mobile money platform by Ethio …

Ethiopia pushes new entrant deadline again

The Ethiopian Communications Authority (ECA) once again extended the bidding deadline for two new operator …

Ethiopia warns low bids may scupper mobile plan

A senior Ethiopian minister indicated the country could walk away from the process of allocating …

Ethio Telecom ups 4G play as competition looms

Ethiopian incumbent Ethio Telecom announced the availability of 4G in six new areas and plans …

Ethiopia rubbishes Safaricom shortlist claims

The Ethiopian Communications Authority (ECA) denied it had whittled down applicants for new operator licences, …