AdvtJoin the community of 2M+ industry professionals Subscribe to our newsletter to get latest insights & analysis. Download ETTelecom App Get Realtime updatesSave your favourite articles Scan to download AppADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia has cancelled a process seeking an international telecoms licence , a senior adviser at the finance ministry said on Friday, further delaying the potential entry of a third operator.The Ethiopian Communications Authority ECA ) launched the procedure, known as Request for Qualification, in June, after reviving the tender process in November last year. It had been suspended in December 2021 after proposals were sought that September. "The licence process has been terminated. We had not launched a request for bids yet, because we wanted to assess market potential and readiness," Hinjat Shamil , the senior adviser at the ministry overseeing the bidding process, told Reuters.
Source: Ethiopian News November 17, 2023 08:53 UTC