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Ethiopian broadcasters to migrate to SES satellite

Published 09 Jul 2019 13:50 CET | Ethiopia

SES and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters (AEB) and the Ethiopian Broadcasting Cooperation (EBC) have signed agreements that will result in the creation of a ...

Ethiopia to issue two telecom licenses, sell minority stake in Ethio Telecom

Published 08 Jul 2019 09:50 CET | Ethiopia

Ethiopia will award two telecoms licenses to multinational mobile companies, Reuters reported, citing a senior official. State Minister of Finance Eyob Tekalign Tolina said ...

Ethiopia police deploys Motorola radios

Published 01 Jul 2019 12:29 CET | Ethiopia

The Ethiopian Police Commission has deployed the regional project 25 (P25) public safety radio communications system by Motorola Solutions. The Astro 25 secure land mobile ...

Orange sees Ethiopia telecom sector liberalisation taking shape in 2020

Published 25 Jun 2019 10:54 CET | Ethiopia

Orange is one of the leading contenders seeking to benefit from the end of state-controlled Ethio Telecom's monopoly, pushed by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed  Sources told ...

Ethiopia restores internet after week-long outage

Published 19 Jun 2019 11:10 CET | Ethiopia

The Ethiopian government has restored internet and messaging services after a week of outage, CNN reported. Ethio Telecom, the country's mobile service provider, said it ...

Ethiopian parliament approves creation of independent telecoms regulator

Published 17 Jun 2019 11:28 CET | Ethiopia

Ethiopia's parliament has approved the creation of a telecoms regulator as part of the country's push towards reform in the sector, Bloomberg reported. On 13 June, lawmakers ...

Ethiopian govt says telecoms sector requires USD 2.2 bln investments

Published 13 Jun 2019 10:04 CET | Ethiopia

Ethiopia could require as much as USD 2.2 billion to modernise its telecoms sector, Reuters reported, citing finance minister Eyob Tekalign Tolina. The minister said the need ...

Ethiopian govt plans to issue mobile telecom licences by December - report

Published 13 Jun 2019 10:01 CET | Ethiopia

The Ethiopian government plans to award telecommunication licences to multinational mobile companies by December, ending a state monopoly, Reuters reported citing three ...

Ethio Telecom and Awtar Multimedia join forces to offer music streaming app

Published 10 Jun 2019 10:07 CET | Ethiopia

Ethiopian operator Ethio Telecom and Awtar Multimedia have signed an agreement to roll out a music streaming app for Android phone users in the country, CGN reported. The ...

Ethiopian parliament to approve telecoms liberalisation law on 10 June

Published 10 Jun 2019 09:55 CET | Ethiopia

Ethiopia's parliament is due to approve approve a law covering the liberalisation of the telecommunications sector, Reuters reported citing a parliamentary spokesman. ...

Safaricom, Ethio Telecom agree to apply equal voice termination rates

Published 10 Jun 2019 09:20 CET | Ethiopia, Kenya

Ethiopian incumbent operator Ethio Telecom has reached an agreement with Kenya's Safaricom to apply equal termination tariff rates for voice calls. Ethio Telecom said this ...

Ethio Telecom, Djibouti Telecom to use railway fibre network in case of general outage

Published 06 Jun 2019 13:46 CET | Djibouti, Ethiopia

Ethiopia's state monopoly Ethio Telecom and Djibouti Telecom will start using the fibre networks of railway companies to improve general services, Ecofin reported. The ...

MTN group eyes Ethiopian market for expansion

Published 30 May 2019 15:56 CET | Ethiopia

MTN Group said it has identified Ethiopia as a rare new market into which the group wants to expand following the country's change of policy to open its boundaries to foreign ...

Canal+ to introduce pay TV offer in Ethiopia

Published 21 Mar 2019 10:59 CET | Ethiopia

Canal+ will soon deploy its pay-TV offer in Ethiopia after reaching an agreement with Teodros for the distribution of its channels in the country, reports BizCommunity. ...

Eutelsat provides Ethiopian broadcasters with satellite capacity

Published 12 Feb 2019 15:42 CET | Ethiopia

Eutelsat Communications has signed simultaneous multi-year contracts with the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation and the Association of Ethiopian Broadcasters for video ...

Ethio Telecom revenue falls to ETB 16.71 billion in H1

Published 07 Feb 2019 12:49 CET | Ethiopia

Ethiopia's state monopoly Ethio Telecom has earned ETB 16.71 billion in revenue in the first six months of Ethiopia's fiscal year, started 08 July 2018, Newbusiness reported. ...

Ethiopian telecom subscribers reach 41.1 mln in July, mobile subscribers 39.5 million

Published 07 Feb 2019 09:58 CET | Ethiopia

The total number of telecom service subscribers in Ethiopia increased to 41.1 million by the end of July 2018, Newbusiness reported citing a report from Ethiopia Telecom. Out ...

Ethiopian cabinet agrees to establishment of telecoms regulator

Published 07 Feb 2019 09:52 CET | Ethiopia

Ethiopia's council of ministers has approved a draft law to establish a telecoms regulatory authority, Newbusiness reported. This follows the government's decision to ...

Cambridge Wireless plans to deploy connectivity infrastructure in Ethiopian city of Bahir Dar

Published 07 Feb 2019 09:40 CET | Ethiopia

Cambridge Wireless (CW) says it is collaborating with the regional state government, Bahir Dar University and local delivery partners to deploy connectivity infrastructure in ...

Ethio Telecom set for privatisation

Published 07 Feb 2019 09:32 CET | Ethiopia

Ethio Telecom will be the first among four state-owned companies to be privatised, ENA reported. Ministry of Finance Communication Director Haji Ebsa told a media briefing ...

Ethiopian govt to replace Woredanet with new backbone infrastructure to boost internet access

Published 24 Jan 2019 10:23 CET | Ethiopia

Ethiopia's Ministry of Innovation and Technology is set to replace the old WoredaNet with the latest national backbone infrastructure to increase internet access in the ...

WorldRemit ties up with CBE to bring international mobile money transfers to Ethiopia

Published 21 Jan 2019 09:55 CET | Ethiopia

WorldRemit has partnered with the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) to launch the first international mobile money transfer service to Ethiopia. This will allow customers to ...

Ethio Telecom considers acquiring communication satellite

Published 07 Jan 2019 09:58 CET | Ethiopia

Ethiopian operator Ethio Telecom, is planning to acquire a communication satellite, reports The Reporter, citing a senior company official. The official said the operator is ...

Ethio Telecom restores short code SMS numbers, operators must gain customer consent

Published 19 Nov 2018 13:52 CET | Ethiopia

Ethio Telecom has resumed issuing new short code SMS service numbers after they were terminated in August, Addis Fortune reported. It reinstated the service with a new ...

Ethiopia to launch first satellite in 2019

Published 06 Nov 2018 16:23 CET | Ethiopia

Ethiopia is set to launch its first earth observatory satellite in September 2019, joining a list of few African countries that have put satellites into orbit, reports the ...


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