FILE - Egypt's Minister of Communications Amr Talaat FILE - Egypt's Minister of Communications Amr Talaat

Egypt to experiment 5G during 2019 Africa Cup of Nations

Sun, Apr. 21, 2019
CAIRO - 21 April 2019: Minister of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) AmrTalaat affirmed Egypt's interest in cooperating with Huawei in the field of Artificial intelligence and transferring technology as well as the fifth generation technology (5G).

Talaat added that Huawei will apply the first experiments of this technology in Cairo Stadium during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations set to be held in Egypt.

This came during the meeting held between Egypt's Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli and Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Huawei Investment & Holding Co. Li Jie, and Regional President of the company in North African Robinson Tsai, in the presence of CEO of Huawei Egypt Vincent Sun.

The prime minister pointed out the importance of Huawei's investment in this positive climate to boost its investment in Egypt, especially in the field of smart city technology and other fields that Egypt is paying increasing attention to.

For his part, Jie affirmed his company's increasing interest in the Egyptian market, stressing the company's keenness to contribute to enhancing development sectors in the country.

He said that Huawei is particularly interested in the field of training to hone skills of cadres around the world, adding that the company is willing to boost cooperation with Cairo to help the government and private sector achieve technological development.

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