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

Wednesday 18 May 2016 | 07:35 CET | News
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 and telecom minister Tesfa Selasie Berhane, said as he announced the company's plans for this year. According to Agence Ecofin, the minister said telecom prices must come down to lessen consumers' expenses, people must be trained to better respond to service faults and other incidents, and quality of service must improve. EriTel provides fixed, mobile and data service to around 500,000 subscribers in the country of over

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Companies: Eritel
Countries: Eritrea
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