Egypt's internet speed increases sevenfold, users become 71.4% of population

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 - 09:32 GMT

Egypt has been expanding its public investments in digital transformation.

Haya Karima: 52 rural areas will be supplied with optical fiber networks, internet in 18 months

Tue, 10 Aug 2021 - 12:22 GMT

Some 52 markaz, a municipal division, will be supplied with optical fiber networks in 18 months as part of Haya Karima initiative to provide internet and other digital services therein.

Optical fibers are being introduced in 32K governmental buildings at LE6B

Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 12:16 GMT

That is within "Digital Egypt' project.

On Safer Internet Day, Google calls on Arab internet users to do privacy check, stay safe online

Tue, 09 Feb 2021 - 03:59 GMT

To mark Safer Internet Day, Google called on internet users across the Middle East and North Africa to take simple steps to stay safe online and to safeguard their data and privacy.

Egypt mulls to incorporate Wi-Fi in air-conditioned trains

Thu, 24 Dec 2020 - 12:17 GMT

Egypt is mulling to incorporate Wi-Fi service in air-conditioned trains, according to official sources at Egypt's Railways Authority.

How Tiba-1 satellite contributes in securing Egyptian borders

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 - 11:56 GMT

The satellite was launched in November.

Egypt spends $1.6B to increase internet speed

Tue, 16 Jun 2020 - 04:48 GMT

Talaat stated that the average internet speed in Egypt increased from 5.7 Mbps in June 2018 to 15.5 Mbps.

Killing time in curfew: What Egyptians web-surf the most

Mon, 20 Apr 2020 - 06:22 GMT

Egyptians' international phone calls increased by 15 percent and their local calls surged by 3 percent.

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.

Plan to introduce internet in 50% of technical schools

Mon, 18 Nov 2019 - 02:32 GMT

The move is mandatory to adopt modern learning methods and to make the operation of applied technology schools possible.

2011 Arab spring led to surge of internet users in Arab world: expert

Fri, 01 Nov 2019 - 03:30 GMT

The number of Egyptians who were using the internet before the January 25 Revolution reached around 10 million people. However, it raised to 40 million people owing to the revolution.

Telecom Egypt upgrades speed of internet services

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 - 03:06 GMT

The company said in a statement that the new increase was due to the continued hike in usage rates resulting from increased speed.

Communications minister, WB delegation discuss promoting high-speed internet in Egypt

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 - 09:00 GMT

Communications Minister Amr Talaat met on Tuesday with a World Bank delegation to discuss strategies to promote high-speed internet in Egypt.

Shopping, news, inspiration: Top 3 things Egyptians are using the internet for

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 - 12:00 GMT

Tens of millions of Egyptians use the internet on a daily basis, but what are they using it for? And how does their use affect businesses?>>

WWWorries? Inventor of Web laments coming-of-age woes

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 - 10:49 GMT

The inventor of the World Wide Web knows his revolutionary innovation is coming of age, and doesn’t always like what he sees.

Broadband subscribers jump to 5.64M

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 - 01:33 GMT

The 23.41 percent year-on-year increase were couples with a dip in the number of subscribers to mobile phone internet services.

WhatsApp limits text forwards to five recipients to fight rumors

Mon, 21 Jan 2019 - 11:01 GMT

WhatsApp is limiting the number of times users can forward a message to five, in an attempt to limit the spread of misinformation and rumors.

95% of copper cables to be replaced with fiber ones by 2020

Wed, 26 Dec 2018 - 09:09 GMT

The government will replace 95 percent of copper cables with fiber ones by 2020 to increase the speed of the internet in Egypt.

Fiber optic technology to be introduced in 2,530 schools

Fri, 14 Dec 2018 - 10:34 GMT

The minister explained that the state’s plan 2018 – 2022, which is part of the 2030 Vision, speaks of the importance of internet access and human development.

Analysis: What are Egyptians using the internet for?

Wed, 30 May 2018 - 08:00 GMT

With Internet penetration steadily increasing over the past few years, establishing an online presence has become imperative for businesses.