MTN to bid again for Ethiopia telecoms licence if mobile money included - CEO

Last month Ethiopia's telecommunications regulator announced that it awarded one operating licence to a consortium led by Kenya's Safaricom, Vodafone, and Japan's Sumitomo.
Last month Ethiopia's telecommunications regulator announced that it awarded one operating licence to a consortium led by Kenya's Safaricom, Vodafone, and Japan's Sumitomo.
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The MTN Group will bid again for a Ethiopia operating telecom licence in the second round if mobile financial services are included, its CEO said on Friday after losing the first round.

Last month Ethiopia's telecommunications regulator announced that it awarded one operating licence to a consortium led by Kenya's Safaricom, Vodafone, and Japan's Sumitomo.

-Reuters

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