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Foreign interest in Ethiopia’s telecoms markets

The two decades of Telecom sector monopoly lead by Ethio Telecom will be concluded. On May 21, 2020, the Ethiopian Telecommunications Authority has launched the invitation for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) for Telecommunications Service Licenses. The deadline to submit the applications for licenses was on June 22, 2020. The Communications Service Proclamation No. […]

Steps to reform the telecoms industry in Ethiopia

Telecommunications reforms have been taking place in the whole world. However, Ethiopia is one of the latest countries to have a monopoly on its telecom industry. Ethio Telecom, has been the only telecommunications network operator and provider of telecommunications services. The telecoms industry in Ethiopia has seen growth due to the government investment through a […]

Rolling out Edge Computing in the UAE

Etisalat has made a multi-year edge computing partnership with Microsoft, which the UAE-based telco claims, will underpin future 5G services. Details are not yet fully available, but Etisalat says it wants to create a digital platform on Azure that can incorporate exciting technologies such as automation and AI. Along with 5G, it will “enable new […]

The MENA Mobile Economy

The contribution of the mobile economy in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, is expected to reach just over 220 billion USD by 2023, as countries increasingly benefit from the improvements in both productivity and efficiency, as a result of increased utilisation and take-up of mobile services. Last year, mobile communication technologies and […]