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Safaricom Reiterates Pursuing Ethiopia Entry Following Tough Mobile Money Regulations

A couple of weeks ago, Ethiopia announced that it has opened the floor for mobile money for telcos. The development means that new participants, including non-financial organizations that were not allowed to... Read more »
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Ethiopia appoints KPMG to advice on Ethio Telecom privatization

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia has appointed a transaction adviser in the privatization process for state-run Ethio Telecom, and another adviser will be selected in coming weeks to oversee licensing in the... Read more »
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MTN Eyes Ethiopia Entry as Country Prepares to Open Market

MTN Group Ltd. has identified Ethiopia as a rare new market into which Africa’s largest wireless carrier wants to expand. “There are a few large markets that are under-penetrated and where there is... Read more »
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Ethio Telecom announces new tariff cuts on international voice calls, short text-messaging

Addis Ababa, December 20, 2018 (FBC) –Ethio-telecom has announced newtariff cuts on international voice calls and short text-messaging. In a press conference today, CEO of Ethio-telecom, Firehiwot Tamiru,said the company had made... Read more »