The launch of Ethio-Telecom's mobile money service Tele-Birr, which was developed by Huawei. Photo: Xinhua The launch of Ethio-Telecom's mobile money service Tele-Birr, which was developed by Huawei. Photo: Xinhua
The launch of Ethio-Telecom's mobile money service Tele-Birr, which was developed by Huawei. Photo: Xinhua

China’s Ethiopian ambitions suffer setback with telecoms decision

  • The African country’s drive to open up its telecoms market saw a US-backed international consortium beating a Chinese-supported bid for a mobile licence
  • Ethiopia says it does not want to become a forum for a ‘proxy war’ between the two powers and is open to everyone for business

Topic |   US-China tech war
The launch of Ethio-Telecom's mobile money service Tele-Birr, which was developed by Huawei. Photo: Xinhua The launch of Ethio-Telecom's mobile money service Tele-Birr, which was developed by Huawei. Photo: Xinhua
The launch of Ethio-Telecom's mobile money service Tele-Birr, which was developed by Huawei. Photo: Xinhua
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