Articles tagged with: Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation

Ethiopian Telecommunications Upgrades Satellite Cellular Backhaul

Gilat Satellite Networks has announced that it is providing a broadband satellite communications network to Ethiopia's monopoly telecoms operator, Ethiopian Telecommunications (ETC). more

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GPRS Service Launched in Ethiopia

Ethiopia's monopoly mobile network, the Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC) has launched a GPRS service on its GSM network, reports the local newspaper, Nazret more

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Ethiopian Operator Nears Completion of Network Upgrade

Ethiopia's monopoly mobile network, the Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC) has finished the majority of a GSM network upgrade in the capital city region more

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Ethiopian carrier buys optical backbone

The state-owned carrier Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC) has commissioned Siemens to supply fiber optic technology on the basis of its optical platform Surpass hiT 70xx. The order is worth around US$15.4 million. Siemens will implement an optical backbone for ETC's fixed and mobile network in the north and center of the country with a total length of approximately 1700 kilometers and a transmission rate of 2.5 GB/s. more

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Ethiopia getting a CDMA network

China's Huawei Technologies has signed a contract valued at over US$10 million with Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC), the sole operator in Ethiopia, as the strategic partner to construct its CDMA2000 1X WLL network. more

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Ethiopia gets substantial GSM coverage expansion

China's Zhongxing Telecom Corporation (ZTE) has signed a GSM expansion contract with Ethiopia's sole GSM network, operated by the Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC). The total contract will expand the network capacity by 200,000 lines. Under the contract, the first phase will bring some additional 45,000 subscriber capacity to the already highly congested Addis Ababa network, which will be a temporary cure for the backlog of 85,000 waiting subscribers. more

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Ethiopia plans privatisation of monopoly network

The Ethiopian government has invited tenders to take part in the planned privatisation of its national landline and mobile phone network monopoly, Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC). The Ethiopian Privatisation Agency (EPA) is offering a 30% stake in the company and interested parties have until September 30th to submit their bids. more

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Ethiopia to develop a telecoms improvement plan

The Japan International Cooperation Agency has signed an agreement with the Ethiopia Ministry of Economic Development and Cooperation and the state owned telecoms group, Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC) to develop a plan for improving Ethiopia's telecoms service through to 2020. The plan will take about twelve months to develop. " more

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