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Eritirea, Ethiopia restore direct phone connections

Published 09 Jul 2018 11:59 CET | Eritrea, Ethiopia

Direct international telephone connection was restored on 7 July between Ethiopia and Eritrea for the first time in two decades, Reuters reported, citing an Ethiopian ...

Eritel covers 85% of Eritrea, where only 10% have phones

Published 18 May 2016 07:35 CET | Eritrea

State-owned monopoly Eritrea Telecom (Eritel) has built 110 cellular masts covering around 85 percent of the national territory with CDMA and introduced 3G in 2014, transport ...

Eritel begins to sell shares

Published 13 Feb 2013 12:29 CET | Eritrea

Eritrean telecommunications company Eritel has announced that it has begun to sell shares, Shabait reported. The mobile operator has made available 4.5 million shares for ...

Eritel distributes forms for share sale

Published 09 Jan 2013 11:32 CET | Eritrea

Eritrean telecommunications company EriTel has distributed application forms to buy shares in the company, Shabait.com reported. Manager Tesfasilasie Berhane said national ...

Eritrea offers stake in EriTel to domestic buyers only

Published 07 Jan 2013 11:11 CET | Eritrea

The Eritrean government is selling a stake in telecommunication operator EriTel as part of plans to boost private investment, but the company's CEO said the offer was only ...

Eritel launches mobile phone service in Afabet

Published 14 Oct 2011 12:31 CET | Eritrea

The Eritrean Telecommunications Service (Eritel) has introduced mobile phone services to the town of Afabet in its efforts to expand provision in sub-zones. Semere ...

Eritel completes service expansion

Published 28 Apr 2011 15:28 CET | Eritrea

The Eritrean Telecommunication Corporation (Eritel) has increased the number of telephone lines available to 55,000, the ministry of information announced. Old equipment has ...

Eritel boosts internet services in Eritrea

Published 21 Nov 2010 14:42 CET | Eritrea

The Eritrean Telecommunication Service (Eritel) plans to expand and upgrade internet service in a bid to sing up more internet users, AllAfrica reports. The firm's Head of ...

Eritrea installs wireless phone service

Published 03 Feb 2009 16:02 CET | Eritrea

The Eritrean Telecommunication Corporation Service is expanding wireless phone service to all the country's administrative regions, according to the state information portal ...

Eritel extends mobile service to rural areas

Published 09 Apr 2008 11:15 CET | Eritrea

Eritrea Telecommunications has extended network coverage to rural areas in a bid to provide mobile services across the country. Eritel MD Tesfasilassie Berhane said the ...

Eri-Tel to introduce mobile service in rural areas

Published 26 Feb 2008 12:53 CET | Eritrea

Eritrea Telecommunications will introduce mobile services to rural areas starting with the country's Southern Red Sea region next month. Eri-Tel manager Tesfaslasie Berhane ...

Motorola deploys GSM network in Eritrea

Published 05 Oct 2004 08:33 CET | Eritrea

Motorola announced the deployment of Eritrea's first GSM wireless network in conjunction with EriTel, the country's sole mobile operator. EriTel's network provides coverage ...

EriTel, Motorola install GSM network

Published 05 Oct 2004 00:00 CET | Eritrea

Eritrean mobile operator EriTel and Motorola have jointly installed a GSM wireless network in Eritrea, the first such network in the territory, according to Unstrung. ...

Curbs on mobile phone use still in place

Published 21 Apr 2004 00:00 CET | Eritrea

Eritrea: The govt will allow people to own mobile phones for the first time, although the allowance will be extended only to govt ministers, diplomats and selected ...

EriTel launches mobile phone network

Published 25 Mar 2004 00:00 CET | Eritrea

EriTel has launched Eritrea's first mobile phone network, one of the last countries to do so. There are currently 40k landlines in the country, well beneath demand, and it is ...


Published 16 Sep 1996 00:00 CET | Eritrea

Racal Radio has won a contract worth up to USDlr1 mil from the Eritrean govt for the supply of its RACE Mk III systems. The equipment will be used to expand the voice and ...


Published 15 Apr 1996 00:00 CET | Eritrea

Telenor is holding talks to acquire a stake in the state-owned telecoms firm in Eritrea. At the same time, Statens Teleforvaltning is helping Eritrea to write a new telecoms ...


Published 15 Aug 1995 00:00 CET | Eritrea

Eritrea: The Telecommunictions Services of Eritrea has issued a tender for the supply and installation of power plant and digital transmission equipment. Applications for the ...


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