Monday, 14 June 2021

Telco entrants to Ethiopia not be allowed to launch mobile banking

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Monday 07 December 20

Operators from around the world are chomping at the bit to enter the Ethiopian mobile market, but new limitations put in place will make an entrance much less attractive

Ethiopia is currently undergoing major upheaval, when a political move from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in November resulted in an armed uprising in the country’s northern Tigray region. The ongoing conflict has resulted in perhaps thousands of casualties. But, despite this period of civil unrest, two weeks ago the government said it would be moving ahead with auctioning new telecoms licences in December…

Ethiopia is currently undergoing major upheaval, when a political move from Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in November resulted in an armed uprising in the country’s northern Tigray region. The ongoing conflict has resulted in perhaps thousands of casualties. But, despite this period of civil unrest, two weeks ago the government said it would be moving ahead with auctioning new telecoms licences in December…

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