Wednesday, 06 July 2022

Will Ethiopia find a third telecoms operator in 2022?

by Harry Baldock, Total Telecom
Thursday 06 January 22

The process to allocate a third operating licence has been delayed once again, this time at the behest of several prospective bidders

Motivated by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, in 2020 Ethiopia’s telecoms regulator, the Ethiopian Communications Authority (ECA), announced that it would introduce two new players to the Ethiopian telecoms market, breaking up one of the last telecoms monopolies in the world.    With a large, young population with rapidly increasingly digitalisation, Ethiopia was viewed as a goldmine for telecoms operators…

Motivated by Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, in 2020 Ethiopia’s telecoms regulator, the Ethiopian Communications Authority (ECA), announced that it would introduce two new players to the Ethiopian telecoms market, breaking up one of the last telecoms monopolies in the world.    With a large, young population with rapidly increasingly digitalisation, Ethiopia was viewed as a goldmine for telecoms operators…

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