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WIFI outside Addis now

Tel Aviv, Israel
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WIFI outside Addis now

I’ll be traveling to rural Ethiopia for two weeks for work. I heard that the WiFi and 3G service have been disrupted outside Addis. Does anyone know if a mobile hotspot would work for internet if I bring one with me?

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Addis Ababa...
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385 posts
7 reviews
1. Re: WIFI outside Addis now

Currently The mobile Data Connection is not working outside Addis but the WIFI does work everywhere in the country...

Addis Ababa...
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for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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5,477 posts
83 reviews
2. Re: WIFI outside Addis now

You cant use phone as a hotspot..unless you register it at airport.

Edited: 16 January 2018, 15:16
Oslo, Norway
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3. Re: WIFI outside Addis now

It work fine all over Ethiopia

Palo Alto...
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4. Re: WIFI outside Addis now

I'm in Mekele right now. There is no mobile internet. But the hotel WiFi mostly works.

My phone is registered and I could access mobile internet OK in Addis Ababa.

Inverurie...
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4 reviews
5. Re: WIFI outside Addis now

Do I have to register my phone if I just want to use the WiFi spots with my phone?

Addis Ababa...
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385 posts
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6. Re: WIFI outside Addis now

No need to register your phone if you want it only for WIFI and don’t want to use Sim Card...

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