Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

“Cyber Talents” initiative to develop local cybersecurity talent pool, MCIT minister

Tue, 21 May 2024 - 03:03 GMT

Minister Amr Talaat revealed the initiative during his opening address at the Egypt International Summit for Digital Transformation and Cybersecurity (EISDTC)

Egypt raises training budget to LE 1.7B in 34-fold increase over past 5 years

Sat, 18 May 2024 - 10:29 GMT

He stated that 40 startups in Cairo and Giza raised $40 million in investments over the past two years and over 55 startups were incubated in the governorate-based centers

Telecom Egypt secures $150M license for 5G mobile phone services

Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - 04:00 GMT

Amr Talaat highlighted the significance of 5G technologies in driving digital transformation, expressing optimism about the positive impact on the national economy and Egypt's standing in global indicators within the communications and information technology sector

MCIT minister witnesses MoU signing to boost tech training, offshoring in Assiut

Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - 10:05 GMT

This MoU aims to train and qualify 200 locals in software design, development, and integrated electronic systems

US Ambassador, Communications Minister discuss cooperation across ICT fields

Thu, 04 Jan 2024 - 09:28 GMT

During the meeting, Ambassador Garg praised the remarkable achievements and advancements made by Egypt in the ICT sector.

MCIT ministry sign 30 MoUs to build youth digital capacities

Tue, 26 Dec 2023 - 05:34 GMT

He highlighted the ministry’s efforts to advance the sector in Egypt through developing strategies and visions that align with national goals related to empowering the private sector, developing and strengthening human capacities, and promoting international cooperation to exchange expertise.

Egypt to launch second phase of National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence

Mon, 25 Dec 2023 - 02:23 GMT

Talaat explained that the second phase of the strategy aims to improve the national artificial intelligence index by implementing several initiatives across 6 sectors: governance, environment, information infrastructure, data, human resources, and technology

Promoting IT sector’s limitless potential, Madbouly tours 6 tech companies

Sun, 19 Nov 2023 - 05:17 GMT

This comes on the heels of the PM’s inspections of several factories in 10th of Ramadan City and Obour City on Saturday.

PM tours companies in Smart Village within framework of promoting outsourcing sector

Thu, 12 Oct 2023 - 04:58 GMT

Through Egypt’s efforts and support, industry export returns are estimated to reach up to $9 billion in 2026, and will open up thousands of job opportunities for Egyptians

From Vision to Reality: Egypt's booming electronics sector sees 7 Key projects

Sat, 07 Oct 2023 - 06:36 GMT

Egypt's Ministry of Communications and Information Technology unveils a slew of initiatives, investing EGP 643 million to bolster its electronics manufacturing sector.

Communications Minister participates in G20 DEMM, discusses collaboration across ICT fields

Sun, 20 Aug 2023 - 10:28 GMT

MCIT Minister met with his UAE, Saudi, and Indian counterparts to explore ways to strengthen cooperation across ICT fields

MCIT’s digital transformation for sustainable development project wins AGFUND International Prize

Tue, 04 Jul 2023 - 12:56 GMT

In an official statement, the Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Amr Talaat, congratulated the team behind the implementation of the project for winning the AGFUND International Prize

MCIT Minister discusses investments with Atos, OECD as part of his trip to Paris

Wed, 14 Jun 2023 - 05:50 GMT

Talaat met with leaders of Teleperformance, NOKIA, and Alcatel Lucent Enterprise to discuss investment opportunities and the possibility of expanding their businesses in Egypt.

Electricity Ministry and MCIT Ministry sign a cybersecurity cooperation protocol

Thu, 08 Jun 2023 - 02:50 GMT

The protocol aims to prepare an executive plan for cybersecurity in the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, its agencies, and its subsidiaries, in accordance with Egypt’s National Strategy for Cyber Security.

MOIC and MCIT ministers sign a €8M agreement with GIZ to support e-Government

Wed, 31 May 2023 - 04:33 GMT

The agreement will implement the first phase of the project to support e-government and innovation In the Public Administration (INNOPA), with a grant of €8 million out of a total of €17.5 million.

Egypt injects LE 30B to expand int’l internet corridors entering its borders

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 - 04:03 GMT

This to increase Egypt's capacities from the Internet by about 30 percent in 2020, Communication Minister Amr Talaat said Sunday.

Nothing safe on Internet: Telecommunication ministry official

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 10:40 GMT

Nothing could be completely safe when it comes to the digital environment, according to government official Mohamed Hegazy.

1st stage of SECO-financed Sustainable Recycling Industries project finalized

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 - 11:39 GMT

The project is funded by the Swiss State Secretariat of Economic Affairs (SECO).

4G services to be offered across Egypt in 2 weeks

Thu, 27 Jul 2017 - 12:16 GMT

The Communications Ministry finished allocating 4G frequencies for the four mobile services firms operating in the country.

Valeo Service to expand investment in Egypt, provide 500 jobs - ministry

Wed, 19 Jul 2017 - 08:07 GMT

Valeo Service plans to expand its investment in Egypt and add 500 highly specialized job opportunities to its team operating at Cairo's Smart Village over two years.