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Ethiopia Suspends Bidding Process for Second Telecom License

ADDIS ABABA- The Ethiopian Communications Authority (ECA) said it has suspended the bidding process for the second full nationwide telecom license.

The Authority issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Service License on September 28th 2021 and the bidding process was ongoing.

However, the ECA has received concerns and requests from prospective Bidders to delay the process and issue the RFP at a convenient time in the future.

The Authority said it has fully concurred with requests.

And it “has suspended the RFP process for the new second license and will relaunch the process in the near future, ” it said in a public notice Thursday.

The Authority is grateful to all potential bidders for their engagement and consultations on the process, according to the notice.