Tag Archives: Internet

Ethiopia slashes telecom, internet tariffs

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (August 22, 2018) Ethio telecom has slashed rates in mobile data, local calls and SMS in an unprecedented move by a sector that is still monopolized by the government. The significant reduction of fees, as much as 54% in broadband and 43% in mobile data and SMS, came after the government in June announced it ...

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Ethiopia reconnects Internet but critical media remain blocked

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (April 6, 2018) Internet service has returned to most of Ethiopia that has been in the dark since last February. Mobile data has been shut down in the entire country with the exception of the capital Addis Ababa since the reimposition of a state of emergency on February 16, 2018. Ethiopia has continued to block ...

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