.TMSS appointed, Andualem Admassie (PhD) as its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia Today ) January 21, 2023 :-TMSS, which is the fourth-largest telecommunications network company in South Sudan, following MTN, Zain, and Digitel is set to operate in the coming three months.
Andualem Admassie, the former Chief of Ethio-Telecom with rich experience in the telecom sector told to Ethiopia Today, TMSS began operation in three months time with cross cutting technology and fair price.
in a press brief held today at Ethiopian Skylight Hotel, The CEO Appreciated the government move to liberalise the telecom sector which in turn opens the door for Ethiopian investors to work in other countries.
Owned by renowned Ethiopian investor in South Sudan, Aysheshim Teka, was awarded the “Africa Economy Builders Awards” last year in Côte d’Ivoire for his outstanding contributions to economic development in Africa.
Andualem worked for the Ethiopian telecom monopoly over a decade where he was Chief Internal Audit Officer from 2010 to 2012, Chief Human Resource Officer from 2012 to 2013 and Chief Executive Officer from 2013 to 2018.
“TMSS aspire, to deliver quality telecom service with compitative price beside increasing the coverage in Rural part of the country contrary to the other already existing operator.”Andualem told in a press brief.
Telecom operators in South Sudan receives most of its telecom services using satellites from other countries. As a result, the cost of telecom services in the country is high.
Tele Mobile South Sudan Limited Company has signed partnership agreement with Ethio telecom concerning international internet gateways and communication lines, the extension of infrastructures and the provision of telecom services.
This move may be part of Ethio Telecom’s ambitions to explore growth opportunities in other markets as competition intensifies in Ethiopia.
For the South Sudanese authorities, this partnership is part of their efforts to guarantee the availability and accessibility of telecom services in the country.
Recently, South Sudan’s Director-General of the National Communication Authority revealed plans to connect South Sudan with fibre optic cables through Ethiopia to reduce communication costs.
Speaking on the state-run TV SSBC, Napoleon Adok said discussions are underway with the Ethiopian Telecom company to reach a deal on the matter.
Fibre optics is the fastest medium of transmitting information over long distances, providing homes and businesses with affordable internet, telecommunication, and television services.
South Sudan intends to stop the high dependency of using foreign satellites for telecommunication which made the communication tariff the highest in the region.