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4.10 Ethiopia Additional Service Contact List

Vehicle Rental

Vehicle rental service is available but can only be expected to meet the initial needs of a small company or organization. Vehicle rental companies are identified in the service providers contact list. Link attached.

Taxi Companies

Taxi service is available. Taxis in Addis Ababa are of two types. Yellow colour and blue colour taxis. UNDSS advises more precaution against the use of blue taxis in comparison to the yellow ones

Freight Forwarding Agents

Freight forwarding agents are identified in the service providers contact list.

Electricity and Power 

Demand for electricity in Ethiopia stands at more than 25% by the following fiscal year.  At present EEPCo has an installed generating capacity which was 814 MW increased to a level of 1534MW. The installed generating capacity is estimated to be 3028 MW by the year 2010. And 14,912 MW by the next ten years

The power outages are regular and are more elsewhere than are in Addis Ababa.

Production Unit

Type [1]

Installed Capacity (MW)

Current Production (MW)


Hydroelectric Power



[1] E.g. Hydroelectric power, Thermal power…

Internet Service Providers (ISPs)

The ISP is Ethiopian Telecom (ETC) and the options of ADSL, GPRS/3G and V-SAT. There are no other service providers for internet in country.

Internet Service Providers

Are there ISPs available?

(Yes / No)


Private or Government

No Info

Dial-up only (Yes / No)


Approximate Rates


No Info


No Info

Max leasable ‘dedicated’ bandwidth

No Info