Ethiopian newcomer Safaricom to share Ethio Telecom’s infrastructure

In May last year, a consortium led by Safaricom won a telecoms operating licence in Ethiopia for roughly $850 million, intending to break up the monopoly of existing state-backed operator Ethio Telecom for the first time.
Building out a mobile network from scratch is not something that can be done quickly. The company has already begun work on rolling out infrastructure in major cities, with a wider deployment to follow…

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