Prepaid Mobile

Description

  • Pre-paid mobile service is a normal mobile service offered through ethio telecom’s SIM Card.
  • To get the service, you have to pay for the talk time and for other services in advance.
  • You need to regularly recharge it with recharge scratchable cards.
  • Each recharge balance has a denominated validity period.

Benfits of the service

  • Effective cost control
  • Flexibility
  • Simplified payment system

Subscription Requirement

  • A copy of Valid kebele ID/driving license/Passport etc.
  • Two passport size photographs and
  • Filled out customer Application Form /CAF/

Prepaid Life Cycle Rule

Prepaid Life Cycle Rule Pre-active

  • It is the status of the sim card before sales are made or before filled out Customer Application Form /CAF/.
  • The unlimited validity period of the sim card on pre-active period.

Active Period

  • It is the time which is equivalent to your prepaid account balance validity period.
  • This period starts from the first call made till the expiry date of the validity period of your prepaid account.
  • During this period, you can make & receive both voice call & SMS.
  • The maximum accumulated validity period of an active period is 120 days.

One-way block /Barring/

  • This is the period between prepaid account balance expiry date and the beginning of a two-way block.
  • During this time, a customer can receive call/SMS but can’t make voice call/SMS.
  • You can recharge your account and become active. The existing balance will be kept.
  • This period survives for 11 months (330 days).

Two way blocked /Suspend/

  • This is the period between one-way block & prepaid account termination
  • During this period, you can’t receive any voice call/SMS and can’t make any voice call/send SMS.
  • You can recharge your balance and become active, but the unused balance will be Zero.
  • This period will only last for 30 days.

Termination

  • After the expiration of a two-way block period, the SIM Card will be terminated instantly.
  • You can’t recharge your account.
  • Your request for reconnection will not be accepted.
  • Terminated numbers will be recycled instantly.

Recycling

  • Terminated numbers will be ready for reconnection.

Voucher Denominations

Description

Ethio telecom air time denominations and their respective air time validities are as follows

Air time denomination
(in Birr)
5 10 15 25 50 100 250 500 1000
Validity period
(in days)
5 10 15 25 50 100 120 120 120

Note: Any time when you recharge your balance, your validity period accumulates for the maximum of 120 days.

Recharge Your Account

Use the USSD command below for recharging

  • Press *805*hidden number on the voucher card# then dial.

Use the IVR below for recharging

  • Dial 903/909 and follow the instruction.

Balance Inquiry

Use the USSD command below to check your balance

  • Press *804# then dial.

Use the IVR below for recharging

  • Dial 903/909 and follow the instruction.

Prepaid Tariff Plan

 

Service type Tariff  (ETB)
Initial Subscription 30
Reconnection without SIM card 15
Reconnection with SIM card 30
Replacement 15
Change from postpaid to prepaid 30
Change from prepaid to postpaid Free
Upgrade from 2G to 3G Free
Upgrade from 2G/3G to 4G 30
Change of name 15

Note:

  • Renewal without SIM means the customer has already the SIM card at hand (no issuance of new SIM card).
  • Renewal with SIM means the customer has no SIM card at hand and ethio telecom is going to issue a new SIM card.

Voice Call Tariff

 

Service type Call Tariff
National call Peak hour 0.50
Off peak hour 0.35
International call Zone 1 8.63
Zone 2 10.29
Zone 3 23.00

Short Messaging Service /SMS/ Tariff

SMS Type Tariff
Local SMS 0.20
International SMS 4.37 (for Djibouti)
6.10 (Rest of the world)

Note

  • No tariff zone for the national call (flat tariff zone).
  • Peak hours time ranges from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm Monday to Saturday, except for Sunday and public holidays
  • Off-peak hours’ time ranges from10:00 pm-7:00 am Monday to Saturday + Sunday + public holidays.
  • 15 % VAT is included on all the charges.
  • The tariff applies for any call that originates from mobile to mobile and fixed.
  • Zone1 includes Asia, Europe, the Middle East and North America.
  • Zone2 includes Africa, Oceania and South America.
  • Zone3 includes Special Zone

Ethio telecom offers SMS packages on daily, weekly and monthly bases

Package type Package Benefit

Price

(in ETB)

Validity
Daily 18 SMS 2 24 hours
35 SMS 3
70 SMS 5
Weekly 140 SMS 10 7 days
283 SMS 15
Monthly 525 SMS 30 30 days
1050 SMS 50

Note:

  • All prices are 15% VAT inclusive

Mobile Night Voice Package

Night Package Price Benefit
1 3.99 Birr 30 minutes
2 4.99 Birr 60 minutes
3 6.99 Birr 120 minutes
4 9.99 Birr 420 minutes

Note:

  • All prices are 15% VAT inclusive
  • The packages have validity of one night, from
  • Period duration is counted starting from the date and time of subscription.

How to Subscribe

The offers are available on ethio Gebeta/*999#, and ethio self-care: link

Steps:

  • Login in to ethio Gebeta/*999#
  • Select package from ethio Gebeta.
  • Then follow the sequences  

Ethio self-care is available on google play store

  • On Ethio Gebeta Service select your choice
  • Purchase for yourself or send gift to other

Monthly Mobile Voice plus Data Tariff

Voice and Data Pack Combination Matrix

500MB

1GB

2GB

4GB

8GB

10GB

20GB

30GB

Unlimited

      Tariff (Br.)

 55

100

190

350

600

700

1300

1800

4900

166min

 60

115

160

250

410

660

760

1360

1860

4960

280min

 100

155

200

290

450

700

800

1400

1900

5000

415 min

 140

195

240

330

490

740

840

1440

1940

5040

450 min

 150

205

250

340

500

750

850

1450

1950

5050

600min

 200

255

300

390

550

800

900

1500

2000

5100

750min

 250

305

350

440

600

850

950

1550

2050

5150

830 min

 270

325

370

460

620

870

970

1570

2070

5170

930 min

 300

355

400

490

650

900

1000

1600

2100

5200

1080min

 350

405

450

540

700

950

1050

1650

2150

5250

1230min

 400

455

500

590

750

1000

1100

1700

2200

5300

1380 min

 450

505

550

640

800

1050

1150

1750

2250

5350

1545 min

 500

555

600

690

850

1100

1200

1800

2300

5400

1660 min

 540

595

640

730

890

1140

1240

1840

2340

5440

1845 min

600

655

700

790

950

1200

1300

1900

2400

5500

4150 min

 1350

1405

1450

1540

1700

1950

2050

2650

3150

6250

 Note:

  • All Tariff are 15% VAT inclusive
  • Existing business rules remain enforce
  • Free SMS and Data resources attached to the voice package will remain enforce