Vodacom’s Anwar Soussa named head of Global Partnership for Ethiopia

The partnership aims to start operations in Ethiopia as early as 2022.

US International Development Finance Corporation receives waiver for Global Partnership for Ethiopia

Funding from the USIDFC was expected to be halted due to US government sanctions on Ethiopian…

Global Partnership for Ethiopia wins bid for one of Ethiopia’s telecom licenses

The consortium offered up USD 850 million for the license fee and USD 8.5 billion in…

Bidding for the two telecom licenses that the Ethiopian Telecommunications Authority is providing closed today

There are only two effective bidders given that Vodafone, Vodacom, CDC Group, Safaricom, and Sumitomo Corporation…

Ethio Telecom has partnered with Huawei for the 4G expansion services being rolled out across the country

Within the past month Ethio Telecom, in collaboration with Huawei, has launched 4G services in the…

The Ethiopian Communications Authority has rebuked shortlist claims by Safaricom

Safaricom CEO had announced that it had made the shortlist for the Ethio Telecom licenses being…

World Bank opposes Ethiopia’s telecom regulations; say the government should relinquish monopoly on services

The National Bank of Ethiopia has issues a directive that prohibits foreign companies from providing digital…

Ethiopia telecom license plans update

The extension comes after companies that are involved in the bidding process requested more time to…

Safaricom has announced that it expects reduced bid for Entry into Ethiopian market

The reduced bid is a byproduct of the prohibition of foreign mobile banking services.