MTN Group CEO Ralph Mupita

MTN Group will bid again for a Ethiopian operating telecommunications licence in the second round if mobile financial services are included, its CEO, Ralph Mupita, said on Friday after losing the first round.

Last month, Ethiopia’s telecoms regulator announced that it awarded one operating licence to a consortium led by Kenya’s Safaricom, Vodafone and Japan’s Sumitomo.  — Reported by Nqobile Dludla, (c) 2021 Reuters

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