Friday
April 30
2021

Mobile Money Finally Comes to Ethiopia

Vaughan O’Grady

Ethio Telecom, the – for now – monopoly telecommunications provider in Ethiopia, has announced the roll-out of a mobile money service.

Called TeleBirr, it will be available to Ethio Telecom subscribers from May this year.

Photo courtesy of USAID Digital Development.

Source: Developing Telecoms (link opens in a new window)

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Finance
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emerging markets, mobile money, mobile technology, technology, telecommunications