Public Notice on Extension of RFQ Submission Date

Public Notice on Extension of RFQ Submission Date

September 14th, 2023, Addis Ababa

It is recalled that the Ethiopian Communications Authority (ECA), Pursuant to its mandate under the Communications Service Proclamation No. 1148/2019, has issued a Request for Qualification (RFQ) for the second new full service nationwide Telecommunications Service License (License B) on June 30, 2023, and invited world-class telecommunications operators to come forward and take part in the exciting opportunity to operate within Ethiopia’s rapidly growing economy.

The RFQ process was ongoing, and the RFQ submission date was scheduled for September 15 , 2023. However, the ECA received concerns and requests from several prospective investors to extend the deadline for submission of the RFQ, which the Authority fully concurred.

Accordingly, the Ethiopian Communications Authority hereby announces that the RFQ Submission date is extended to October 6, 2023.

To express interest in receiving the RFQ, please send a written request to: . A Response made in accordance with the RFQ must be electronically submitted to or physically delivered to the following addresses, no later than 5:00 p.m. East Africa Time (GMT+3), on October 6, 2023:

The Authority is grateful to all potential investors for their engagement and consultations on the process.


The Ethiopian Communications Authority

Bole Sub-city, Woreda 03, House number 2483

New Robel Plaza Building

E-mail:, P.O. Box 9991

Tel: +251 11 692 8043 Fax: +251 11 692 8045

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia