From APN Changer and Data Sim Guide
 Cellular Operators
For travelers local prepaid SIMs are available at many major hotels. Satellite phones may require letter of permission from the ETC prior to bringing such phones through customs.
 Ethio Telecom (Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation)
The Ethiopian Telecommunications Corporation (ETC) is the sole telecommunication service provider in Ethiopia. Based in Addis Ababa, it is the second-largest state-owned company in Ethiopia. It supports GSM 900 / GSM 1800 / UMTS 2100 standards.
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- APN name: etc.com
- MCC: 636
- MNC: 01
 Prepaid plans
New Mobile SIM card costs 40 Ethiopian birrs(ETB) / 2.31$ and includes 15 ETB/0.87$ of airtime.Call charge is 0.72 ETB / 0.04$(during peak hours - from 7am to 9pm, except for Sunday and public holidays) and 0.30 ETB / 0.02$ (during off-pick hours - 9pm - 7am + Sunday + public holidays)
|Package||Subscription Fee||Monthly Charge||Overage CCharge|
|1 GB||230 ETB / 13.30$||300 ETB / 17.35$||0.35 ETB (0.02$) / MB|
|2 GB||500 ETB / 28.92$|
|3 GB||700 ETB / 40.48$|
Initial subscription for CDMA(2000)1x data Internet service will cost you 151 ETB / 8.73$
Mobile Internet charge:
- Usage Fee: 0.04 ETB (0.002$)/100 KB;
- 15% VAT will be added on the charge.
 How to top up
You can recharge your balance buy typing the following USSD command *805*<recharge code># and then dialing. To check your account balance type *804# and then dial.