Saturday, April 13, 2024

ECA receives 12 EoI’s for 2 new Telecommunications Licenses


The Ethiopian Communications Authority (ECA) on the closing date of June 22, 2020, received documents of 12 interested companies, of which 9 are telecom operators and 2 are non-telecom operators and 1 incomplete submission.
The ECA acknowledged receipt of complete information and expression of interest from the Global Partnership for Ethiopia (a consortium of telecom operators made of Vodafone, Vodacom, and Safaricom), Etisalat, Axian, MTN, Orange, Saudi Telecom Company, Telkom SA, Liquid Telecom, Snail Mobile, and the two non-telecom operators, Kandu Global Telecommunications and Electromecha International Projects.
On May 21, 2020, the Ministry of Finance and Ethiopian Communications Authority (ECA) launched Expression of Interest process for the issuance of two new full-service telecommunication licenses in Ethiopia. The prospective bidders were given one month to express their interest by submitting the requested information.

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