Ethio telecom Introduces Alternate WiFi Service

Mar 26 , 2022

The state-owned Ethio telecom has introduced a 4G wireless broadband internet service dubbed "WTTX". It enables the use of 4G-enabled SIM cards. The new product, supplied by Chinese tach giant Huawei, comes as the state-owned giant prepares for competition in the form of Safaricom Ethiopia Plc, which is scheduled to launch commercial operations next month. The 4G home wireless broadband internet service utilizes the existing 4G LTE mobile network as a fixed broadband internet service option to give customers an alternative to the wired broadband connection. It is expected to benefit users in areas where broadband internet infrastructure is not yet deployed. The service was announced last week when Ethio telecom inaugurated 24 premium service branches in the capital and regional towns. Last month, the company introduced a platform that digitises traffic penalty payments through its mobile money service, Telebirr.



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