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abababa.jp

Founded Year

2020

Stage

Seed VC | Alive

Total Raised

$520K

Last Raised

$520K | 3 mos ago

About ABABA

ABABA is a platform that allows companies to recommend students who could not be hired due to reasons such as culture fit and personnel reduction at the final interview, and at the same time hire students recommended by other companies.

ABABA Headquarter Location

3-1-3-3F Furuedai

Suita, 565-0874,

Japan

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Latest ABABA News

Ethio Telecom launches 5G trial in Addis Ababa

May 12, 2022

12-05-2022 11:48:09 | by: Marlene Mutimawase | hits: 600 | Tags: Ethiopian state-owned operator Ethio Telecom has launched its first 5G base stations in the nation's capital, Addis Ababa. The operator called the 5G launch a "pre-commercial trial service" with six mobile base stations up and running so far. "We have begun our service in the capital and will expand our footprint to regional cities, up to 150 sites over the coming 12 months. We shall further roll out 5G sites to more areas based on feasible business demands," the telco said in a statement. "However, our full commercialization of the service is dependent on the readiness and demand from the players in the ecosystem: customers' readiness to use the service, availability of 5G enabled devices and Smartphones, the need and readiness of enterprises to use the service," it added. Ethio Telecom said it expects the fifth-generation technology to unlock "blazing fast speeds" as well as superior reliability and negligible latency. The rollout will also impact industries that have mission-critical services requiring real-time decisions, such as manufacturing plants, remote health care, precision agriculture, self-driving vehicles and the Internet of Things (IoT), it said. The Ethiopian Communication Authority (ECA) has given Ethio Telecom temporary 5G spectrum approval to implement the service. Strategic partner Huawei Technologies' equipment has been used to deploy the 5G network. "This 5G service will provide our customers with best-in-class solutions, improve their experience and allow our enterprise customers to boost productivity, enhance operational efficiency and introduce new solutions to their customers," the group said. Ethio Telecom said the 5G launch could aid its drive to become Ethiopia's preferred operator, as competition from new players looms on the horizon. In May 2021, the Horn of Africa nation granted a new telecoms license to a consortium led by Kenya's Safaricom. A second license is also up for grabs. But in December 2021 the regulator suspended the tender process, saying it would relaunch it again in the near future. The Ethiopian government has also been planning to sell a 40% stake in Ethio Telecom as part of a broader economic reform program, which aims to privatize a number of public enterprises. However the process was halted in March 2022 due to economic challenges both locally and internationally. Ethiopia previously had one of Africa's last telecoms monopolies. With a population of over 110 million, it is an appealing market to offer mobile and fixed-line services, especially with its current low Internet penetration levels. [Column] Hyther Nizam: Why collaboration tools are critical for organisations in the age of the hybrid workplace The workplace today is vastly different than it was a few years ago. The pandemic has accelerated the adoption of digital technologies by businesses…  read full column here . [African Startup Review] Pie Kamau: Nigerian fintech Flutterwave is now Africa's highest valued Unicorn As the African fintech industry continues to bloom, so does the funding. Flutterwave, the San Francisco-headquartered and Lagos-based company that ... read full column here [Africa Tech Review] Nixon Kanali: Data security and privacy laws develop across Africa This week, lawyers across Africa commented on the continent’s urgent need for data privacy and security laws among other top stories of the week. ... read full column here INTERVIEWS. [Interview] Janek Winand, Managing Director, Siemens Gamesa, South Africa Janek Winand is the Managing Director of Siemens Gamesa South Africa,  a leader in the renewable energy industry, working to provide the world's best offshore and onshore wind turbines and services …  read full interview here [Startup Interview] Femi Apesin, OnePipe Growth & Marketing Lead, Nigeria Femi Apesin  is the Head of Growth and Marketing at  OnePipe,  a Nigerian startup that has raised almost US$1 million in a pre-seed round with a plan to make API integration seamless for banks and fintech companies  ... read full interview here  [Interview] Kenneth Munyi, Managing Director, Echo Kenya Kenneth Munyi  is the Managing Director at  Echo Kenya . The cloud-based ICT company recently entered the Kenyan market and to mark its entry into it announced the launch of its ‘Superwan’ offering ... read full interview here [Interview] Karl Toriola, CEO, MTN Nigeria MTN Nigeria  CEO,  Karl Toriola , speaks on the 20 years transformational journey of the telecoms revolution in Nigeria, its impact, and challenges. He also provides insight into the evolution of MTN as Nigeria’s largest telecoms company ... read full interview here INDUSTRY NEWS

  • When was ABABA founded?

    ABABA was founded in 2020.

  • Where is ABABA's headquarters?

    ABABA's headquarters is located at 3-1-3-3F Furuedai, Suita.

  • What is ABABA's latest funding round?

    ABABA's latest funding round is Seed VC.

  • How much did ABABA raise?

    ABABA raised a total of $520K.

  • Who are the investors of ABABA?

    Investors of ABABA include Will Group Incubate Fund and Setouchi Startups.

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