Ethiopia opens telecoms to investors while Nigerian entrepreneur invent smart book [Business Africa]

Nigerian entrepreneur invent smart book The dire state of Nigeria’s education sector has presented an opportunity for entrepreneurs like Chizaram Ucheaga, the co-founder of Mavis Computel, to step in with the innovative... Read more »

Unexplained internet blackout in Ethiopia’s Oromia region

Internet services have been cut off in much of Ethiopia’s largest regional state, Oromia, the region’s television network reported on Tuesday. According to the Oromia Broadcasting Network (OBN), the blackout which has... Read more »

Ethiopia: As Violence Flares, Internet Goes Dark

By Salem Solomon Amid reports of violent clashes that have led to at least 15 deaths, the Ethiopian government has partially blocked internet access to its citizens, suppressing information about the exact... Read more »

As Violence Flares in Ethiopia, Internet Goes Dark

Amid reports of violent clashes that have led to at least 15 deaths, the Ethiopian government has partially blocked internet access to its citizens, suppressing information about the exact scope of the... Read more »

Ethiopia telecoms monopoly now Africa’s largest mobile operator

Ethiopia’s state owned telecommunications company, Ethio Telecom is now the continent’s largest mobile operator. This is according to IT Web’s report that with over 57 million mobile subscribers as at November 2017,... Read more »

Ethiopia: Is Safaricom Entering the Ethiopian Market?

By James Anyanzwa Safaricom has denied reports of the company entering into the Ethiopian market. The Kenyan telco had been said to be gearing up for its first venture abroad, with reports... Read more »

Ericsson-Ethio Telecom to Boost 2G/3G Network in Ethiopia – Analyst Blog

Ericsson (ERIC) penned a framework contract with Ethio Telecom to help the latter in enhancing the performance and capacity of its 2G/3G network in Ethiopia. This assistance will fuel Ethio Telecom’s current... Read more »

Ericsson-Ethio Telecom to Boost 2G/3G Network in Ethiopia – Analyst Blog

Ericsson ( ERIC ) penned a framework contract with Ethio Telecom to help the latter in enhancing the performance and capacity of its 2G/3G network in Ethiopia. This assistance will fuel Ethio... Read more »

EthioTelecom to Start 4G LTE Service

According to ZDNet.com Ethiopian Telecom to start a 4G LTE service and to cover main cities in the country in the coming couple of years. Airtel Nigeria, one of the country’s GSM... Read more »

Mobile Subscribers Numbers in Ethiopia tops 17 million – EthioTelecom

Number of Mobile Subscribers in Ethiopia tops 17 million – Ethio-Telecom Source: telegeography.com State-run Ethio Telecom (formerly Ethiopia Telecom Corporation, ETC) has announced its operational and financial results for its fiscal year... Read more »