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Provision of Licensing Service for Installation and Maintenance

The Standardization and Regulation Directorate of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology issues license for installation and maintenance of cable, wireless local loop, exchange and maintenance of terminal equipment in telecommunication service. The type of license, service requirements and service fee vary depending on the type of service that the customer is engaged. The license issued by the ministry is valid for a period of one government fiscal year and required to be renewed every year from Hamle 1 to Hamle 30 Ethiopian Calendar.of Cable, Wireless Local Loop, Exchange and Maintenance of Terminal Equipment in Telecommunication Service

service prerequisites :

Human resource requirements: - 

  • In-House/Building cable Electrical engineer or related fields one professional, Technician two professionals.
  • For Outside cable grade I Electrical engineer or related fields one, Technician two and Lineman  two  professional  
  • For Outside   cable grade I Electrical engineer or related fields one, Technician one and lineman one   professional
  • For Exchange Installation grade I Electrical engineer or related fields one, Technician two and Exchange Installers two professional,
  • For Exchange Installation grade II Electrical engineer or related fields one, Technician one and Exchange Installers one professional,
  • For Terminal equipment Grade I Technician two professional.
  • For Terminal equipment Grade II the applicant him/her self.

 Tools and Equipment, 

Article and memorandum of Association related to the  license  that the customer need.

  •   Commercial Registration Certificate types of activities engaged (category 7-Transport,storage and communication)memorandum of articulate of association.
  • The applicants  include the objective of work.should  engaged on telecommunications work.
  • The applicants should have Tax payer identification certificate. 
  • Two photographs of the applicant, or if the applicant is a business organization two photographs of the Manager shall be attached.   
  • The capital of each maintenance and installation license are different each other 
  • An applicant may not apply for more than one license using one application form.

The difference service capital are the following :-

  • out side cable installation and maintenance Grade I  and  Exchange installation and maintenance Grade I 500,000 capital minimal requirement .
  • out side cable installation and maintenance Grade II and  Exchange installation and maintenance Grade II 100,000 birr capital minimal requirement .
  • If the Applicant does not renew its license every year before Hamle 30, the license shall be revoked.
  •  In-House/Building  cable installation and maintenance capital  and Terminal equipment maintenance Grade    I 15000 birr (minimal requirement ) .

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