Zambia to tax online calls.

Zambia to tax
online calls

Govt says aim is
to protect telcos.

Wednesday, Aug 15th

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Ethiopia edges closer to privatise Ethio Telecom

Ethiopia edges closer to privatise Ethio Telecom

Prime Minister establishes advisory council to oversee process.

Ethio Telecom introduces new CEO

Ethio Telecom introduces new CEO

New executive to confirm her plans for the company in the coming week.

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China’s ZTE clinches $800mn Ethiopia mobile network deal

Capital Addis Ababa to get high-speed 4G broadband while 3G services to rolled-out nationwide.

Ethiopia to split telecoms monopoly to bolster competition

Ethiopia to split telecoms monopoly to bolster competition

MTN, Vodacom have expressed interest in the growth potential of the market.

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ZTE, Huawei win Ethiopia mobile network deal

Plan exists to expand country’s mobile phone infrastructure and double subscribers to 40 million.

MTN, Vodacom eye opportunity in Ethiopia

MTN, Vodacom eye opportunity in Ethiopia

Both MTN and Vodacom see great expansion opportunity in Ethiopia, as the government moves to open the market to foreign investment.

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Ethio Telecom to disconnect inactive prepaid SIM cards

Switch off could become effective as early as the middle of February.

Microsoft 4Afrika launches AppFactory Academy in Ethiopia

Microsoft 4Afrika launches AppFactory Academy in Ethiopia

Latest Academy added to list of eight already established in Africa.

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Ethiopia gears up to roll out LTE

One of Africa’s most untapped mobile markets to unveil the broadband offering.