Safaricom pays $850m telecom licence fee to begin operating in Ethiopia

Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa

Safaricom CEO Peter Ndegwa during the telco's 20-year anniversary celebration at the Serena Hotel in Nairobi on October 27, 2020.

Photo credit: Diana Ngila | Nation Media Group

Safaricom consortium has paid the $850 million licence fee needed to start providing telecom services in Ethiopia.

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