Telecom Egypt

Telecom Egypt secures $150M license for 5G mobile phone services

Wed, 17 Jan 2024 - 04:00 GMT

Amr Talaat highlighted the significance of 5G technologies in driving digital transformation, expressing optimism about the positive impact on the national economy and Egypt's standing in global indicators within the communications and information technology sector

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

Telecom operators increase mobile phone service prices as of Feb. 2024

Tue, 02 Jan 2024 - 04:30 GMT

This includes both call and data charges in an increase ranging from 10 percent to 16 percent starting February 2024. This marks the first price adjustment for mobile services in Egypt since 2017

Telecom Egypt receives offers for network towers up to $250M

Mon, 18 Dec 2023 - 03:42 GMT

Telecom Egypt intends to sell approximately 2,500 out of its 2,800 owned communications towers

Internet service in Egypt fully restored; Users to be compensated for disruption: WE

Wed, 06 Dec 2023 - 12:10 GMT

Telecom Egypt (WE) announced on Wednesday that the internet service has been fully restored nationwide after disruption due to a technical malfunction in one of the main networks.

‏Egypt witnesses temporary technical failure in Internet services

Tue, 05 Dec 2023 - 10:03 GMT

Telecom Egypt company announced that Internet services were affected in some areas around the country, Tuesday as a result of a technical malfunction that affected one of the main network devices.

National telecom authority reportedly planning to launch 5G licenses by December

Sun, 22 Oct 2023 - 12:03 GMT

The licenses could be available as early as December, according to the sources, with licensing fees placed at least $500 million

NTRA and telecoms collab to announce free minutes and messaging to Gaza

Thu, 19 Oct 2023 - 03:20 GMT

The initiative, which will last one week starting October 19, was launched in coordination with the Egyptian National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA)

Egypt sells 9.5% stake in Telecom Egypt in a $121M deal

Sun, 14 May 2023 - 11:52 GMT

The volume of requests received in the first tranche reached more than 504 million shares, which is around 3.11 times more than the total shares offered.

Telecom Egypt might add additional 10% stake on Egyptian Exchange

Thu, 11 May 2023 - 05:44 GMT

As early as this week, the company will begin a book-building process for institutional investors, with shares expected to be listed on the Egyptian stock exchange

Telecom Egypt completes 2Africa subsea cable installation

Thu, 11 May 2023 - 04:23 GMT

The 2Africa subsea 45,000 km cable system is designed to deliver seamless international connectivity solutions and boost internet connectivity

Telecom Egypt issues explanatory statement regarding offering new stake in stock exchange

Tue, 07 Mar 2023 - 03:41 GMT

The Egyptian company explained that the main shareholder's thinking of offering part of Telecom Egypt came within the framework of what was included in the state ownership policy document on maximizing government resources through the assets owned by it.

Egypt offers to sell 10% of government's stake in Telecom Egypt

Mon, 06 Mar 2023 - 02:50 GMT

The government owns 80 percent of Telecom Egypt's shares, and 20 percent is traded on the Egyptian Stock Exchange (EGX).

Telecom Egypt to connect 90% hospitals to provide remote treatment

Tue, 10 Jan 2023 - 05:22 GMT

Telecom Egypt is working to connect 90 percent of Egyptian hospitals to provide treatment, medical and diagnosis services remotely.

Telecom Egypt, Grid Telecom to build subsea cable connecting Egypt, Greece

Wed, 14 Dec 2022 - 01:06 GMT

The agreement was by Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Telecom Egypt, Adel Hamed, with chairman & CEO of Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO), Manousos Manousakis.

Telecom Egypt successfully completes basic tests to operate embedded chips "eSIM"

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 03:39 GMT

The eSIM service allows customers to keep the line without the need to put the traditional chip in mobile devices.

Telecom Egypt, Grid Telecom cooperate to build submarine cable linking Egypt, Greece

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 - 12:45 GMT

This agreement comes within the framework of Telecom Egypt's vision and expansion strategy to enhance its international infrastructure, expand its networks and multiply access points within the Mediterranean.

Telecom Egypt, Greece's Grid Telecom sign MoU on submarine cable systems linkage

Thu, 10 Feb 2022 - 03:28 GMT

Managing Director and CEO of Telecom Egypt Adel Hamed, and Chairman and CEO of the Independent Power Transmission Operator (IPTO) Manos Manousakis signed the MoU in the presence of the two ministers.

Vodafone Egypt receives initial offer to transfer its stake to Vodacom

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 - 03:21 GMT

The commitment of Vodacom to the deed of adherence of the shareholders’ agreement as was reported to us by Vodafone Egypt confirms Vodafone Groups’ commitment to the strategic partnership with Telecom Egypt and the Egyptian market.

Telecom Egypt secures $500M loan to support its capital expenditure

Sun, 24 Oct 2021 - 12:26 GMT

First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC (“FAB”) and Mashreq Bank PSC (“Mashreq”) were mandated as Joint Coordinators, Underwriters, Bookrunners, and Initial Mandated Lead Arrangers of the facility, similar to the medium-term syndicated loan obtained in October 2018.