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Egyptian communications networks suffer overload caused by coronavirus

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Communications networks are overloaded by the unprecedented usage pressure caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Daily News reported. ICT minister Amr Talaat said internet speeds are currently slow because of excessive loads on local and international networks, as people spend more time at home. 

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