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Egyptian govt pledges EGP 200 mln for 20% rise in home internet allowances to support education during pandemic

Tuesday 17 March 2020 | 14:03 CET | News
ICT minister Amr Talaat said it he met with the heads of the four telecommunication operators to seek ways to support education, as schools and universities have been suspended as a precautionary measure in the face of coronavirus. The meeting resolved to increase home internet monthly download allowances for all subscribers by 20 percent, in coordination with ISPs, at a cost of EGP 200 million, to be borne by the state.

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