Ethio-telecom has announced new tariff cuts on international voice calls and short text-messaging.

In a press conference today, CEO of Ethio-telecom, Firehiwot Tamiru, said the company had made 10-40 percent reduction on international voice calls.

She also announced up to 51 percent tariff cut on international short text-messaging.

The rates for Africa are reduced to 7.50 birr from 10.29 birr, for Asia and Middle East to 7.19 birr from 8.63 birr, for North America to 7.17 from 8.63 birr, for South America to 7.36 birr from 10.29 birr and for Oceanian islands to 8.95 birr from 23 birr per minute. (FBC)