MoU signed to establish submarine cable linking Egypt, Albania

Wed, 04 Oct 2023 - 02:21 GMT

Minister of Communications and Information Technology Dr. Amr Talaat witnessed the signing of a memorandum to cooperate in establishing a high-capacity submarine fiber optic cable to connect Egypt and Albania directly and from there to eastern and central Europe.

In Continuation of Developing Its Infrastructure: O West Collaborates With Orange Egypt to Provide Its High-Tech Network Services for 10 Years

Sun, 10 Sep 2023 - 10:43 GMT

O West, one of Orascom Development’s fully integrated towns in West Cairo, signed a 10-year agreement with Orange Egypt, the leading provider of integrated telecommunications services. This new partnership allows Orange Egypt to provide O West with cutting-edge network services and advanced digital infrastructure, aligning with world technology standards and Egypt's vision 2030 for digital transformation.

Egypt considers licensing mobile operators to launch eSIM service soon

Wed, 16 Aug 2023 - 12:42 GMT

The Egyptian National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority is considering licensing mobile operators to launch the eSIM service in the near future.

LE 1bln allocated to raising internet efficiency, connectivity networks in Egypt in FY 2022/2023

Tue, 04 Oct 2022 - 07:39 GMT

Egypt's investment plan into the communications and information technology sector during the fiscal year 2022/2023 aims to raise the efficiency of the use of the Internet and connectivity networks for the state’s administrative apparatus at a value of one billion pounds, according to a government report by the Ministry of Planning.

New tablet PC manufacturing facility will be established in Egypt: S. Korean ambassador

Mon, 24 Jan 2022 - 08:27 GMT

He added that, currently, around 95% of the construction of tablet PC manufacturing facility is done, mass production is expected to commence soon.

UNCTAD showcases potential of African Continental Free Trade Agreement

Sun, 19 Dec 2021 - 07:25 GMT

Although the free trade part entails removing tariffs, that is not all.

Egypt to introduce artificial intelligence in irrigation water management

Mon, 10 Aug 2020 - 12:51 GMT

The Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation and the Ministry of Telecommunications and Information Technology signed a cooperation protocol.

Private sector contributes by 26% of total investments in ICT sector in FY2020/2021

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 02:24 GMT

Private investments are worth LE6.9 billion in Egypt's ICT sector in FY2020/2021.

Cairo University to cultivate 1 million fruit trees across Egypt

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 - 10:44 GMT

The funding will be secured by the private company while the supervision will be done by the Faculty of Agriculture as its students along with technicians will execute the plan.

Egypt offers 250 feddans for private ICT investors in NAC

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 - 03:11 GMT

Those are located NAC’s Knowledge City.

Thousands of middle-class housing units finalized in Asyut

Sun, 07 Jul 2019 - 11:59 GMT

The Ministry of Housing, Utilities, and Urban Communities will finish in August the execution of 1,440 residential units within Sakan Misr initiative, and 1,584 social housing units distributed among 66 buildings in Asyut.

Goals of establishing integrated national databases

Tue, 28 May 2019 - 08:42 GMT

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology is collaborating with different ministries and agencies to finalize the integrated national databases, a project that began mid-2016.

Government to finalize drafting e-commerce regulation bill

Wed, 15 May 2019 - 10:01 GMT

The government is expected to submit to the House of Representatives a draft law that regulates e-commerce in Egypt.

WE delivers SIM cards of education tablets

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 - 03:23 GMT

Telecom Egypt (WE) is in the process of distributing 700,000 SIM cards to be installed in the tablets delivered to students and teachers within the new education system.

All you need to know about Cairo ICT's sub-conferences

Sun, 25 Nov 2018 - 03:38 GMT

Three conferences on digital transformation, transportation technology and education will be hosted for the first time on the sidelines of the ICT 2018

Sisi confirms keenness to boost Huawei’s investment in Egypt

Sat, 03 Mar 2018 - 02:45 GMT

President Sisi said that Egypt eyes more cooperation with the Chinese company Huawei and seeks to increase the company’s activities in the country.

Telecom sector’s exports record $1.87 billion a year

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 - 05:14 GMT

The telecommunications sector grew by 12.5 percent in the last fiscal year, with its exports reaching $1.87 billion annually.

US sued over border searches of phones and computers

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 - 03:21 GMT

US rights groups sued the government Wednesday over the increasing use of warrantless searches of cellphones and computers of travelers.

Global Telecom subsidiary sells tower company for $940M

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 - 05:30 GMT

Global Telecom Holding’s subsidiary in Pakistan, Jazz, signed a deal to sell its tower company Deodar for $940 million.

Europe's Galileo satnav identifies problems behind failing clocks

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 - 08:48 GMT

Investigators have uncovered the problems behind the failure of atomic clocks onboard satellites belonging to the beleaguered Galileo satnav system