Telecom Egypt announce price increases as of January 2024

Tue, 02 Jan 2024 - 05:10 GMT

As part of the new pricing structure, Telecom Egypt will offer free access to educational websites to mitigate the impact on students and facilitate remote learning

Elon Musk’s SpaceX to help int’l aid groups in Gaza connect to Starlink internet

Sat, 28 Oct 2023 - 06:30 GMT

In the midst of the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, billionaire tech magnate Elon Musk has extended an offer to provide his Starlink satellite internet service to humanitarian aid organizations in Gaza.

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.

How Egypt combats cybercrimes, protects public, private information

Wed, 11 May 2022 - 11:38 GMT

The dependence on online communication tools increased globally, especially after the pandemic, with the latest figures of broadband internet users in Egypt show an increase by 14.96 percent by the end of November 2021.

Egypt to connect 3.5 million homes in Haya Karima villages to internet in 3 years: Minister

Tue, 01 Mar 2022 - 12:46 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Telecommunications and Information Technology Amr Talaat said that the ministry is working to connect 3.5 million homes in villages to the internet within the coming three years.

LE 6bln allocated to improve internet, telecommunications services at Haya Karima villages

Mon, 28 Feb 2022 - 09:56 GMT

Among the sectors that the presidential developmental initiative “Haya Karima” targets is the telecommunications and internet services in villages, where L.E. 6 billion was allocated to improve communications network and help small business owners take advantage of digital literacy.

CAPMAS: 14.96% increase in internet users by November 2021

Tue, 08 Feb 2022 - 02:07 GMT

In a press release, the agency attributed the increase to the heavy dependence on online communication tools in light of the spread of Covid-19.

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.