World Bank suggests gov’t stop preferential treatment to ethio-telecom
The World Bank recommended the Ethiopian government stop offering preferential treatment to ethio-telecom, downplaying attempts to preserve the status quo of the state dominated sector.
Telecom privatization proceeds to go to Industrial Development Fund
Proceeds from the partial privatization of Ethio-Telcom will be deposited in the Industrial Development Fund account opened by the Ministry of Finance (MoF), The Reporter has learnt.
ethio telecom says service lines to Mekelle cleaved
ethio-telecom announced that all telecom lines to the Mekelle Core Site in Tigray have been severed. This was disclosed at a press conference the CEO of ethio-telecom, Frehiwot Tamiru, gave on December 10, 2020 at Skylight Hotel.
Ethiopia ponders PPP scheme to build First communications satellite
The government of Ethiopia is considering a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) to build its first communications satellite that is expected to cost over USD 350 million.
PM directs team to proceed with telecom privatization, liberalization
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed (PhD) directed his macroeconomic reform team and the Privatization Advisory Council members to proceed with the process of privatizing 40 percent of Ethio-telecom as well as liberalizing the telecom market by issuing two service provider licenses.
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