Ethiopia

Ethiopian president: ‘July’ deadline for new entrant licensing
Ethiopian government officially confirms liberalisation plans
Ethiopia reportedly aiming to offer two telecom licences by end-2019
Cable Compendium: a guide to the week’s submarine and terrestrial developments
DT and Ethio Telecom strike deal to use rail fibre system for telecoms communication
MTN Group targets Ethiopia market entry as liberalisation rumours grow
Ethiopia set to create new telecoms regulator
Ethiopia’s MCIT to construct new national backbone infrastructure
Ethio Telecom looking to acquire own satellite
Argela to deploy performance monitoring, customer management systems for Ethio Telecom
Ethiopia, Eritrea restore direct international phone connection
Ethiopian PM outlines plans to split Ethio Telecom in two, sell shares in both companies
MTN and Vodafone express interest as Ethiopia confirms it will open Ethio Telecom to investors
G2G Clarity IT Solutions to be first reseller of Ethio Telecom’s fixed broadband services
Ethio Telecom considers charging for OTT services
ZTE deploying 100G backbone for Ethio Telecom in western, southern Ethiopia
Ethio Telecom to launch expansion tender by early 2016
Ethio Telecom brings 4G to Addis Ababa
Ethio Telecom inks 2G/3G framework deal with Ericsson
Ericsson to step in following Ethiopia-ZTE fall out?
ZTE could lose Ethiopian network upgrade contract over cost dispute
Eltel inks deal with Huawei to install 1,600km fibre-optic cable in Ethiopia
Ethio Telecom completes network development in Addis Ababa
Ethio Telecom connects 89% of settlements
Huawei to roll out 4G for Ethio Telecom
Ethiopia signs USD800m mobile network deal with ZTE
Ethiopia sign USD700m mobile expansion deal with Huawei
Ethio Telecom to retain monopoly for now
Ethiopia close to finalising mobile expansion deals with ZTE and Huawei
Ethio Telecom to replace infrastructure in parts of the capital
FT-Orange determined to enter additional African countries
Ethio Telecom to create new operating regions to improve network management
Ethio Telecom confirms conclusion of FT-Orange’s management contract
Ethio Telecom includes LTE in expansion contract
ZTE and Huawei set to bag contracts for Ethiopian mobile expansion project?
Ethio Telecom mobile base tops 17.26m at end-June
Ethiopia denies barring VoIP services, explains reasoning behind draft legislation
Ethiopia makes internet telephony services illegal
Vodacom targets acquisitions in the USD100m range; Angola, Ethiopia, Uganda all pinpointed
MTN Group targets ‘bolt-on’ deals inside ‘comfort zone’; Angola and Ethiopia pinpointed
East Africa loses broadband as four submarine cables are severed in quick succession
Verizon extends ‘Private IP’ service to Africa, Middle East
Ethio Telecom drops fixed call rates to boost traffic, subscriber numbers
Ethio Telecom reveals financial results, subscriber data for most recent financial year
Ethio-Telecom unveils wide-ranging tariff changes across all services
ETC rebrands and will be managed by France Telecom
ETC and Gilat ink satellite network upgrade contract
France Telecom inks management deal with ETC
ETC and SEACOM ink undersea cable deal
ETC selects unnamed French company to act as management partner
BSNL considering network and operations management options with ETC
ETC launches GPRS
ETC unveils mobile network expansion, upgrade
ETC details expansion and upgrade projects
ETC launches 3G network
ETC reiterates subscriber growth targets; ZTE to fund bulk of expansion
ZTE signs USD400m Ethiopian contract
ETC completes initial CDMA installation
ZTE wins ETC deal
ETC looks to 3G
ETC starts issuing 1.2 million SIM cards
Ethiopia-Sudan cable lit
Ethiopia to provide 1.2 million phones for millennium guests
ZTE wins USD200 million order from Ethiopia
ETC reveals five-year plan
ZTE agrees to loan ETC USD1.5 billion
Ethiopia installs fibre-optic network
ETC expands and upgrades fixed line services in eastern Ethiopia
ETC contracts Chinese trio for fixed and mobile expansion
ETC begins switchboard upgrade
ETC rural connectivity project nears completion
ETC launches first wholesale internet service
ETC to increase capacity for 2.4 million users
ETC to expand to rural areas
ETB270 million ICT project set for launch
ETC to launch ADSL in October
ETC implements number changes
ETC to spend ETB5.4 billion on expansion
Thuraya launches in Ethiopia
ETC launches broadband
Ethiopia rolls out fibre-optic network
Ethiopia to boost internet coverage
ETC contracts Alcatel for network expansion
ETC contracts Alcatel for expansion
Mobile stampede strikes ETC
ETC contracts Ericsson for GSM development
ETC to be partially privatised in 2005
ETC contracts Nokia for network upgrade
ETC rolls out WiLL
Minister calls for network development
Nokia to upgrade ETC GSM
ETC launches broadband network
ETC orders WiLL network from Huawei