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Egypt's ICT sector attracts USD 3 bln investments in 3 years

Published 14 Jul 2020 12:39 CET | Egypt

Egypt's ICT sector has attracted investments worth more than EGP 50 billion during the last three years, planning and economic development minister Hala El-Saeed said, ...

Saudi Telecom extends Vodafone Egypt purchase negotiations until September

Published 13 Jul 2020 09:26 CET | Egypt, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) said it would need another two months to complete the purchase of Vodafone Group's 55 percent stake in Vodafone Egypt. STC said in a bourse ...

Egyptian ICT ministry signs deal with election authority to develop voting infrastructure

Published 10 Jul 2020 10:02 CET | Egypt

Egypt's ICT ministry and the National Election Authority (NEA) have signed a cooperation protocol to develop the NEA's information infrastructure, the Daily News reported. ...

Egypt ICT ministry to set up computer centre for national space agency

Published 07 Jul 2020 13:17 CET | Egypt

Egypt's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) has signed an agreement with the Egyptian Space Agency (EgSA) to establish a computer centre and a ...

Egyptian mobile phone prices rise 15% because of new NTRA fees

Published 07 Jul 2020 10:49 CET | Egypt

Egyptian mobile handset prices are expected to go up another 5 percent because of fees approved by the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) on 01 July, ...

Egypt reaches 13.5 mln mobile wallets by end-May

Published 07 Jul 2020 10:28 CET | Egypt

Egypt had 13.5 million users of electronic wallets on mobile phones at the end of May, according to the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA). The most ...

Orange Egypt cooperates with Tabibi for online medical consultations

Published 06 Jul 2020 17:29 CET | Egypt

Orange Egypt announced its cooperation with Tabibi clinics to provide health support to Orange customers, whether through tele-consultations, online home care services, ...

Enea signs traffic management contract worth USD 1.3 mln in Egypt

Published 02 Jul 2020 11:30 CET | Egypt

Swedish traffic management provider Enea has signed a five-year contract for deployment of a traffic management platform and related software modules for acceleration and ...

Etisalat Misr provides telecoms services to Misr Italia at Cairo Business Park

Published 02 Jul 2020 11:29 CET | Egypt

Egyptian operator Etisalat Misr said it will provide Misr Italia Properties with advanced telecommunication, internet and smart services. The agreement aims is to achieve an ...

NTRA encourages electronic mobile top-ups, phases out high-value scratch cards

Published 02 Jul 2020 11:13 CET | Egypt

Egypt's National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) says it has adopted a number of measures to limit mobile phone balance recharging by traditional methods such as scratch ...

Orange Egypt selects Netrounds to tackle traffic spikes

Published 01 Jul 2020 16:25 CET | Egypt

Netrounds has announced that its programmable, active testing and monitoring service has been deployed on Orange Egypt's network in order to deal with sudden traffic spikes ...

Orange Egypt launches LaLiga news platform

Published 30 Jun 2020 11:30 CET | Egypt

Orange Egypt has announced a digital platform to provide Spanish LaLiga Football League news and updates. The HareefLaLiga platform will supply tailored services to Orange ...

Telecom Egypt signs deal with ministry for fibre infrastructure

Published 25 Jun 2020 10:10 CET | Egypt

Telecom Egypt has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Public Business Sector to implement infrastructure for the digital transformation of companies affiliated to the ...

Egypt spends USD 1.6 bln to increase internet speed, aims for 40 Mbps average in 2021

Published 19 Jun 2020 09:42 CET | Egypt

The Egyptian government says it has spent about USD 1.6 billion to increase internet speed, EgyptToday reported. Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr ...

YouTube launches music, premium subscriptions in Egypt

Published 18 Jun 2020 12:51 CET | Egypt

YouTube has officially announced its YouTube Music and YouTube Premium subscriptions in the Egyptian market, the Daily News reported. Liliana Abu Dalu Deira, Director of the ...

Etisalat Misr deploys IBM Watson Assistant for customer enquiries

Published 17 Jun 2020 13:59 CET | Egypt

Etisalat Misr has selected IBM to provide a virtual assistant for customer services, running on IBM Watson Assistant. It will enable Etisalat customers to subscribe to ...

ITIDA partners Banque Misr to provide financing for SMEs

Published 16 Jun 2020 19:01 CET | Egypt

Egypt's Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) has signed a cooperation protocol with Bangue Misr to support businesses operating in the ICT sector. The ...

Avaya supports Egypt government Covid-19 diagnosis service for deaf people

Published 16 Jun 2020 17:23 CET | Egypt

Egypt's Ministry of Communications & Information Technology (MCIT) has joined forces with the United Nations Development Programme Egypt and Avaya to extend the capabilities ...

Egyptian smartphone market shrinks 6% in Q1 amid Covid-19 crisis

Published 16 Jun 2020 10:06 CET | Egypt

Egypt's smartphone market suffered one of the smallest declines in the whole Middle East and North Africa region in Q1, according to International Data Corporation (IDC). ...

HMD Global launches Nokia smartphones in Egypt

Published 16 Jun 2020 09:02 CET | Egypt

HMD Global has announced the launch of new Nokia phones in the Egyptian market, including the Nokia 5.3, Nokia 5310 and Nokia C2. The Nokia 5.3 comes with a quad camera and ...

Egyptian govt picks Fiber Misr-Vodafone alliance for third phase of digital transformation

Published 15 Jun 2020 10:21 CET | Egypt

Egypt's Ministry of Public Enterprise Sector has started the third phase of a digital transformation project at its companies, focusing on developing infrastructure, cloud ...

Egyptian government works with AWS for training in AI and data science

Published 12 Jun 2020 10:29 CET | Egypt

Egypt's ICT ministry says it will partner with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to train 500 young Egyptians in artificial intelligence and data science technologies, the Daily News ...

Helios Towers eyes African expansion using USD 450 mln new funds

Published 12 Jun 2020 09:43 CET | Africa, Egypt, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Morocco

Helios Towers plans to use about USD 450 million in newly raised funds to expand into African countries including Ethiopia, reviving an expansion plan that was put on hold by ...

Telecom Egypt revenue rises 15% in Q1

Published 11 Jun 2020 09:30 CET | Egypt

Telecom Egypt's venue rose 15 percent year on year in the first quarter to EGP 7 billion. The increase is mainly attributable to a strong retail performance, up 24 percent ...

Egypt adopts new mobile number porting rules for switching in 1 day

Published 09 Jun 2020 14:32 CET | Egypt

Egypt's National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) announced the launch of mobile number portability services based on new regulations set by the regulator. The aim is to ...

 

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