Capital Ethiopia Newspaper

Fast Progress registered in communication sector: Minister

Communication and information Technology Minister, Dr. Debre-Tsion Gebre-Michael said that fast progress has been registered in the area of communication over the last couple of years. The minister told Ethiopian News Agency (ENA) that the country currently provides service to 23 million mobile telephone subscribers. He further indicated that the number of mobile phone subscribers has also reached 17 million from only 10 million last year. The number of internet service customers has increased from nearly 100,000 to 2.5 million now, according to the Minister. 
(The Ethiopian Herald)