Communications

ICT minister releases details on Digital Egypt Builders Initiative

Mon, 21 Sep 2020 - 02:38 GMT

The initiative was launched recently.

Alleged customer data leak by Vodafone Egypt investigated by National Telecom Regulatory Authority

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 10:20 GMT

The committee investigating a claimed leak of Vodafone Egypt customer data is working around the clock to release its report as soon as possible, Minister of Communications Amr Talaat said Thursday.

Personal Data Protection Law Supports MCIT Efforts to Implant Data Center Industry in Egypt: ICT Minister

Tue, 04 Aug 2020 - 11:44 GMT

It is also a key step to bolster MCIT efforts to implant data center industry in Egypt and create a safe environment for the circulation of information in the cyberspace, he added.

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.

LE14.1B allocated to maintenance of utilities, public buildings in FY2020/2021

Sat, 02 May 2020 - 01:42 GMT

There is a LE2-billion increase compared to the current fiscal year.

Putin ratifies ‘Comprehensive Strategic Partnership’ with Egypt

Sat, 03 Aug 2019 - 09:49 GMT

Russian President Vladimir Putin ratified on Friday the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Agreement with Egypt which was signed in October.

Egypt offers 250 feddans for private ICT investors in NAC

Mon, 15 Jul 2019 - 03:11 GMT

Those are located NAC’s Knowledge City.

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.

Egypt state telecoms firm to provide mobile services abroad - minister

Fri, 01 Jun 2018 - 02:30 GMT

Telecom Egypt (ETEL.CA) is the largest fixed-line operator in Africa and the Middle East.

Egypt to offer all state services electronically by 2019: Min.

Sun, 29 Apr 2018 - 02:03 GMT

This comes in light of the state’s digital transformation strategy.

Sisi urges officials to develop communications, tourism sectors

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 - 11:47 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met on Sunday with a number of officials to review current efforts implemented to improve Egypt’s communications and tourism sectors.

Tourism Min. to form team of young calibers

Sun, 04 Mar 2018 - 04:03 GMT

The calibers should be hard workers and have advanced communications skills, a statement from the Tourism Ministry said.

Egypt’s key sectors see improved performance in 2017: OBG

Sat, 06 Jan 2018 - 03:25 GMT

Egypt’s economy maintained an upward trajectory in fiscal year 2016/17, registering 4.2 percent growth, Oxford Business Group said in a report Friday.

Discovery's revenue rises 6.1 percent

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 - 08:16 GMT

Discovery Communications Inc, the owner of the Discovery Channel and Animal Planet, reported a 6.1 percent increase in quarterly revenue on Thursday.

BlackBerry patent licensing director says he has left company

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 - 02:04 GMT

A key attorney executing BlackBerry Ltd’s patent licensing strategy has left the company.

Lawyer files lawsuit against communications minister

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 11:36 GMT

That is because of the recent decision of reducing the value of prepaid calling cards by 36 percent.

Egypt launches 4G mobile service

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 02:10 GMT

Minister of Communications and Information Technology announced Thursday the official launch of the 4G services for the country's four mobile network operators.

Subscribers of internet, communication services surge to 140M

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 - 01:08 GMT

Subscribers of communication and internet services increased to 140 million until March 2017, compared to 130.6 million until March 2016.

Facebook hits 2 billion users

Tue, 04 Jul 2017 - 12:44 GMT

Facebook is sending customized appreciation videos to all of its users on Tuesday, the number of which hit the two billion mark as of June 27.

Egypt rises in communications, IT under Sisi

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 - 09:16 GMT

Developing the communications sector is a pre-requisite to digitizing the economy and achieving strategic goals.

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