Ministry to Launch Unified Billing System

The Ministry of Communication and Information Technology signed an agreement with Global Communication Solutions for electronically facilitating unified payment of monthly telephone, electric and water bills. The system would help save time and labour.

Dr. Ahmed, GCS’s CEO, said that his organization was working with the government to address overdue billing problems. He said the agreement would be effective within three years after six months probation period.

The first phase of the system will be applied in 42 service rendering institutions of Addis Ababa while the second phase will be applied in Adama, BahirDar, Hawassa and Makalle.

Delegates from Ethiopian Electric and Power Corporation, Ethio-Telecom, Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority attended the event.

Source: ENA

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