Egypt moves up 43 positions to 36 on GSMA e-wallet regulatory index

Tuesday 31 August 2021 | 10:38 CET | News
The National Telecom Regulatory Authority of Egypt (NTRA) has moved up 43 positions on the GSMA's 2020 index of regulatory frameworks for mobile money (e-wallets) to 36th among 90 countries. The NTRA said in a statement that it had been ranked number 79 in 2019 and therefore, Egypt achieved the highest growth rate worldwide. The NTRA was also ranked number two in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), achieving 81 points in 2020 compared with 69 points in 2019.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: GSMA / NTRA
Countries: Egypt
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