Internet

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.

Shady Srour teaming up with Logan Paul

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 - 10:26 GMT

Egypt's most famous YouTuber, Shady Srour, is collaborating with Logan Paul for a new project.

LIVE UPDATE: Facebook CEO Zuckerberg testifies in Senate hearing

Tue, 10 Apr 2018 - 06:07 GMT

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today is testifying before a joint session of two Senate committees Congress in Washington.

Netflix announces premiere of 'Sacred Games'

Thu, 29 Mar 2018 - 01:56 GMT

Netflix announced that the premiere date for the highly-anticipated Indian web-series "Sacred Games" is July 6, 2018, available everywhere Netflix is.

How can Egypt combat fake news?

Thu, 15 Mar 2018 - 03:44 GMT

Egypt has proposed various practical measures and anti-cybercrime laws aiming to curb premeditated fake information.

Egypt inaugurates 2 fiber optic cable factories

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 02:03 GMT

Egypt inaugurates two factories set to produce fiber optic cables to meet local demand and export abroad.

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