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Etisalat Misr to invest USD 167 mln in network upgrade

Published 20 May 2019 10:00 CET | Egypt

Egyptian operator Etisalat Misr has set aside USD 167.3 million to modernise its network, ITWeb reported citing president and CEO Hazem Metwally. Metwally said the intention ...

Telecom Egypt revenue rises by 27% to EGP 6.1 bln in Q1

Published 14 May 2019 11:29 CET | Egypt

Telecom Egypt's total revenue increased by 27 percent year-on-year (YoY) to EGP 6.1 billion in the first quarter ended 31 March, mainly driven by growth in both the home and ...

Etisalat Misr to invest in internet services to increase revenue

Published 06 May 2019 10:50 CET | Egypt

Egyptian operator Etisalat Misr aims to invest heavily in modernising its network this year, and to book a higher share of revenue from internet services as it works to ...

Google Assistant launches in local dialects of Arabic in Saudi Arabia and Egypt

Published 06 May 2019 09:29 CET | Egypt, Saudi Arabia

Google used machine learning and natural language processing to help the Assistant understand Arabic, and used natural language generation to help it to speak Arabic. The ...

Telecom Egypt and Huawei sign MoUs for 5G and WDM 400G services

Published 29 Apr 2019 09:57 CET | Egypt

Telecom Egypt and Huawei have signed two MoUs. The first aims to prepare TE's network to be 5G-ready and both parties will plan and implement 5G trials, asses use cases and ...

Telecom Egypt signs letter of intent for extra fibre pair for PEACE cable

Published 29 Apr 2019 09:36 CET | Egypt

Telecom Egypt announced it has signed a binding letter of intent (LoI) with Pakistan & East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) Cable International Network Company and its ...

Telecom Egypt signs landing party deal for PEACE cable system

Published 29 Apr 2019 09:22 CET | Egypt

Telecom Egypt said it has signed a landing party agreement with Pakistan & East Africa Connecting Europe (PEACE) Cable International Network Company and PCCW Global, the ...

Etisalat Misr ties up with Cisco for enterprise SD-WAN services

Published 24 Apr 2019 11:44 CET | Egypt

Etisalat Misr and Cisco are collaborating to enable the Egyptian operator to offer software-defined WAN (SD-WAN) services to its enterprise customers. In collaboration with ...

Orange Egypt launches new home VDSL service

Published 24 Apr 2019 08:32 CET | Egypt

Orange Egypt has announced the launch of its new Home Internet portfolio with VDSL packages at up to 100 Mbps. The first phase of the new service was launched in Cairo and ...

Huawei to test 5G network in Cairo during Africa Cup

Published 23 Apr 2019 16:45 CET | Egypt

Huawei is to conduct a 5G network services trial in Egypt at the Cairo International Stadium during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) this summer, The Daily News ...

Rohde & Schwarz wins DVB-T2 terrestrial transmission contract in Egypt

Published 18 Apr 2019 10:28 CET | Egypt

The Egyptian National Media Authority (ENMA) has selected Rohde & Schwarz R&S THU9evo transmitters for a contract to support the DVB-T2 network. After extensive evaluation of ...

Orange Egypt starts talent competition with Ragheb Alama

Published 11 Apr 2019 11:24 CET | Egypt

Orange Egypt announced an exclusive cooperation with singer Ragheb Alama in partnership with ARPUPLUS, the regional mobile value added service provider. 'Sing with Ragheb ...

Vodafone Egypt selects Red Hat to modernise customer service portal

Published 09 Apr 2019 14:23 CET | Egypt

Vodafone Egypt has deployed Red Hat's cloud suite to improve its customer service portal. The project includes rebuilding Vodafone Egypt's website using a microservices-based ...

Egypt's ICT ministry appoints Radwan as AI advisor

Published 03 Apr 2019 10:30 CET | Egypt

Egypt's ICT minister Amr Talaat has appointed Golestan Radwan as his advisor for Artificial Intelligence (AI) for a one-year term. Radwan obtained a B.Sc. in computer ...

Vodafone leads in 4G availability in Egypt, Orange in speed

Published 29 Mar 2019 10:00 CET | Egypt

Vodafone Egypt achieved 66.6 percent 4G availability, the best result of the four operators, according to a new report from OpenSignal. Orange and Etisalat were close behind, ...

Telecom Egypt names new board members for next 3 years

Published 28 Mar 2019 10:18 CET | Egypt

Telecom Egypt's Ordinary General Assembly has appointed its board of directors for a new term of three years. The Egyptian government, Telecom Egypt's largest shareholder ...

Telecom Egypt approves voluntary early retirement programme

Published 25 Mar 2019 11:27 CET | Egypt

Telecom Egypt said its board has approved a voluntary early retirement programme, targeting about 2,000 employees in 2019. The board said through the programme, the company ...

Ericsson launches IoT and 5G university competition in Egypt

Published 21 Mar 2019 11:21 CET | Egypt

Ericsson, in collaboration with Egypt's ICT ministry, has organized a competition on the use cases of 5G and IoT in the digital city. The competition aims to give young ...

Egyptian government plans to revise building code to extend fibre coverage

Published 15 Mar 2019 11:13 CET | Egypt

The Egyptian government has resolved to connect all new buildings and residential homes in the country with fibre optic cable and seeks to revise the building code to include ...

Egyptian mobile phone shipments recover to 7.5% growth in 2018

Published 14 Mar 2019 11:17 CET | Egypt

Egypt's mobile phone market had shipments of 14.4 million units in 2018, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). Its Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker shows that ...

Vodafone Egypt seeks bids for 50 MW solar park to power its networks – report

Published 13 Mar 2019 09:42 CET | Egypt

Vodafone Egypt has opened a EGP 500 million tender for a solar park that will be able to provide 50 MW of capacity for its networks, Renewable Now reported. The move is part ...

Egyptian govt signs 32 ICT MoUs at MWC

Published 06 Mar 2019 10:43 CET | Egypt

Egypt's Ministry of Communication says it has signed 32 memorandums of understanding (MoU) for digital modernisation, to establish data centres, develop networks, hold ...

Orange Egypt joins Fab Lab Egypt in Maker Faire Cairo 2019

Published 04 Mar 2019 13:10 CET | Egypt

Orange Egypt said it tied up with Fab Lab Egypt and the American Center in Cairo to participate in Maker Faire Cairo 2019 on 02 March. The event took place at the Smart ...

Orange Egypt signs MoU with bus booking company Swvl

Published 01 Mar 2019 11:01 CET | Egypt

Orange Egypt has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Swvl, a provider for smart-powered public transportation services and applications, for cooperation and joint ...

Telecom Egypt ties up with Cisco on NFV

Published 01 Mar 2019 09:30 CET | Egypt

Telecom Egypt and Cisco are collaborating to enable the Egyptian operator to serve virtual network functions (VNFs) in a full-stack telecom cloud environment and further its ...

 

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