The Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for a Second New Telecommunications License (License B)
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS NOTICE
Date of launch of the RFQ: June 30, 2023
Pursuant to its mandate under the Communications Service Proclamation No. 1148/2019, the Ethiopian Communications Authority (ECA) announces:
THE REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS
FOR A SECOND NEW TELECOMMUNICATIONS LICENSE (LICENSE B)
IN THE FEDERAL DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF ETHIOPIA
The ECA is launching the Request For Qualifications (RFQ) for the second new nationwide full-service telecommunications license (License B) and invites world-class telecommunications operators to come forward and take part in this exciting opportunity to operate within Ethiopia’s rapidly growing economy.
There are several positive developments occurring in the Ethiopian telecommunications sector since the beginning of the liberalization process including a strong telecommunications sector legal and regulatory framework, a legal framework to provide Mobile Financial Services, and availability of additional spectrum.
All details and instructions pertaining to the submission of responses, including the qualification criteria, are described within the RFQ.
To express interest in receiving the RFQ, please send a written request to: etlicenseB@eca.et
A Response made in accordance with the RFQ must be electronically or physically delivered to the following addresses, no later than 5:00 p.m. East Africa Time (GMT+3), on September 15, 2023:
Ethiopian Communications Authority
Director General’s Office
Bole Sub-city, Woreda 03, House number 2483
New Robel Plaza Building, 11th Floor
P.O. Box 9991
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia