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Viettel eyes Ethiopia telecoms market

Monday 30 July 2018 | 16:07 CET | News
State-owned telecom company Viettel is eyeing opportunities in Ethiopia, Reuters reported citing a company official after Addis Ababa announced its intention to liberalise key economic sectors including telecommunications. The Ethiopian government announced in June it plans to open up Ethiopian Airlines, the state logistics firm and the power monopoly to private investment. But the state telecommunications monopoly is seen as the biggest prize due to its huge protected market.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Ethio Telecom / MTN / Orange / Viettel
Countries: Ethiopia
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