NTRA’s releases mobile services quality indicators measurement report

Wed, 03 May 2023 - 04:45 GMT

NTRA fined mobile service providers LE 32 million for violating the standards and determinants of the quality of mobile phone services during the first quarter of 2023.

Egypt’s NTRA financed development of rural villages by LE 150 m: Official

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 10:38 GMT

The National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) has financed the development of Egyptian rural villages by L.E. 150 million, and about 600 million are expected to be dispersed during the fiscal year 2022/2023.

Egypt's NTRA imposes LE25B fine on telecom companies due to poor services

Mon, 01 Nov 2021 - 04:08 GMT

This came within the framework of the NTRA’s keenness to improve the quality of telecommunication services provided to users.

National Telecom Regulatory Authority approves use of VoLTE service

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 11:25 GMT

The National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) approved the use of the first voice over 4G LTE (VoLTE) service in the country.

NTRA orders free monthly bundle for Egypt's doctors

Sat, 28 Mar 2020 - 03:33 GMT

The authority said that the decision came as part of directives of Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat in support of Egypt’s doctors, who represent the first line of defense against the novel virus.

Vodafone Egypt fined LE 10M for service cut before Eid al-fitr

Tue, 11 Jun 2019 - 09:40 GMT

"From now on, the NTRA will not hesitate to take all necessary measures to ensure the quality and quality of telecommunications services provided to citizens," the statement said.

Vodafone Egypt to pay LE 750M to Etisalat Misr

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 - 03:01 GMT

The ruling also rejected all applications submitted by Vodafone and obliged it to pay the expenses and costs incurred by Egypt Telecom of about $440,000 before the arbitration.

Platforms that allow access to Blue Whale banned: NTRA

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 - 01:09 GMT

All websites and platforms that allow access to suicide-encouraging games, like the Blue Whale, are banned in Egypt.

Blocking Blue Whale in Egypt 'almost impossible': NTRA

Fri, 04 May 2018 - 10:22 GMT

NTRA representative Hossam Abdel Mawla said complete blocking of suicide-encouraging games deemed "impossible".

Why banning Blue Whale game is not easy

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 - 02:05 GMT

The NTRA assured that banning all websites and platforms that allow access to suicide-encouraging games like the Blue Whale is not an easy task.

Attorney General orders banning Blue Whale in Egypt

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 - 07:49 GMT

Attorney General Nabil Sadek ordered Saturday the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) to ban all websites allow playing Blue Whale challenge

Value of mobile pre-paid cards decreased by 36%

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 03:45 GMT

The LE 100 recharging card will give LE 70 credit, instead of LE 100.

Mobile services operators hike int’l calls prices on high costs

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 - 04:15 GMT

The companies increased the price because of high ending calls’ costs on networks, for which the service providers pay in foreign currencies.

NTRA studies cutting ADSL prices when speed upgraded

Tue, 01 Aug 2017 - 07:43 GMT

Internet speed is upgraded to 4MB/second by the end of 2017.

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.

Is 4G service finally knocking at the door?

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 - 09:05 GMT

Egypt’s 94 million mobile services subscribers are about to get 4G services.

Operational costs rise on mobile calls after fuel hike

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 - 01:59 GMT

Operational costs rose on calls and internet services after the last fuel hike as mobile operators incur expenses of LE 120-130 million annually on petroleum.

No rise in prices of prepaid cell phone cards

Mon, 03 Jul 2017 - 08:40 GMT

The Minister for Communication and Information Technology confirmed on Sunday that there has been no official increase of prepaid cell phone credit tariffs and individual traders are responsible for setting their own prices.

NTRA to implement campaign against unregistered SIM cards

Sun, 21 May 2017 - 01:37 GMT

The National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) will start a campaign to seize unregistered SIM cards