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Ethio Telecom said it picked Huawei Technologies to roll out a high-speed 4G network

By Aaron Maasho
Tigrai Onlne November 28, 2013

Ethio Telecom said it picked Huawei Technologies to roll out a high-speed 4G network

(Reuters) - Ethiopia's state-run Ethio Telecom said on Thursday it had picked Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's second largest telecom equipment maker, to roll out a high-speed 4G network across the capital Addis Ababa.

The introduction of the service is part of a $6 billion deal signed in July and August between the Ethiopian firm, Huawei and ZTE, China's second-biggest telecoms equipment maker, to expand mobile phone infrastructure throughout the Horn of Africa country.

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