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Vodacom and MTN bid for Ethiopia telecom licence

Ethiopias finance ministry confirmed two final bids for new operating licences, with MTN Group and a consortium including Vodafone Group, Vodacom and Safaricom in the running to enter the market. The countrys overdue application process ended this week with the Ethiopian Ministry of Finance announcing final bids had been received from MTN, and a consortium [...]

Ethiopia receives 12 bids for two telco licenses

Ethiopias communications regulator announced that it has received twelve bids for the two telecom licenses it intends to grant to multinational mobile companies, breaking the state monopoly. Th regulator stated that nine bidders are telecom operators and two non-telecom operators, and one submission was incomplete. Bidders consist of Etisalat, Axian, MTN, Orange, Saudi Telecom Company, [...]