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Mobile money player flags Ethiopia barriers

The chief of Ethiopian mobile money provider M-Birr tipped the sector for huge growth following …

Ethiopia sets new licence auction deadline

The government of Ethiopia was reportedly looking to hold an auction covering two new mobile …

Orange, MTN, STC among 12 vying for Ethiopia licences

Ethiopia confirmed nine international mobile players submitted initial applications for telecoms licences, with MTN Group, …

Safaricom confirms Ethiopia move

Safaricom formally entered the race to grasp one of two mobile licences set to be …

Ethiopia consults on telecoms licensing rules

The Ethiopian Communications Authority opened a two week consultation on proposed rules for licensing new …

Ethiopia opens mobile money to newcomers

Ethiopia’s central bank issued regulations allowing non-banks to offer basic financial services, potentially opening the …

Safaricom hunts backers for Ethiopia move

Interim Safaricom CEO Michael Joseph (pictured) revealed the company was in talks with a number …

Blog: Who will win the race for Ethiopia?

In 2020, Ethiopia is set to split its telecoms monopoly and open the market to …

Ethiopia may sell majority stake in Ethio Telecom

The Ethiopian government could cede majority control of its telecoms monopoly once it has completed …

LTE leads Ethio Telecom defence ahead of liberalisation

Ethiopian incumbent Ethio Telecom placed LTE at the heart of a strategy to fend off …