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    NAID Organizes ‘ICT Role in Coping with COVID-19, Effect on PwDs’ Webinars
    15 Jul 2020
    The National Academy of Information Technology for Persons with Disabilities (NAID) is organizing a series of webinars titled “Role of ICT in coping with COVID19 and its effect on Persons with Disabilities (PwDs).”
    MCIT Provides Training Grant to Prepare Participants for EOI 2020
    14 Jul 2020
    The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), in collaboration with the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT), is providing a training grant for students interested to participate in the Egyptian Olympiad in Informatics (EOI) 2020.
    MCIT Partakes in ‘Social Responsibility, AT for PwDs' Webinar
    12 Jul 2020
    The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) is participating in the “Social Responsibility and Assistive Technology (AT) for People with Disabilities (PwDs)” Webinar, organized by the Arab Council for Social Responsibility (ACSR), on July 15, under the auspices of the Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat.
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    WIPO Conversation on IP, AI Second Session
    7 Jul 2020
    The second session of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Conversation on Intellectual Property (IP) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be held over three days, as a virtual meeting, in three daily sessions on July 7-9.
    ‘Social Responsibility, AT for PwDs' Webinar
    15 Jul 2020
    The Arab Council for Social Responsibility (ACSR) organizes the “Social Responsibility and Assistive Technology (AT) for People with Disabilities (PwDs)” Webinar, on July 15.
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    Egypt Accelerating Digitization in Healthcare
    20 Jun 2020 Source: Internationalfinance Website
    According to Deloitte, rapid increase in healthtech investments and innovators leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Internet of Things (IoT) to enable products and solutions was evident in the last two years in Egypt. The article showcases how Egypt is accelerating digital transformation in its healthcare system.
    Coronavirus Triggers Growth in African Tech Sector
    11 Jun 2020 Chinadaily Website
    With Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) taking off, people are opting for cashless payment systems, while both the government and the private sector have invested in innovations to curb the spread of the virus. The article explores how the pandemic has created a massive opportunity for the growth of the ICT sector across Africa.
    Shezlong Gets Fresh Fund to Expand its Mental Health Platform
    8 Jun 2020 Source: Menabytes Website
    Cairo-based mental health platform Shezlong has raised fresh funds. The investment came from Asia Africa Investment and Consulting (AAIC), a Singapore-based investor focused on investing in healthcare startups in Africa. The article highlights the Egyptian startup’s achievement.
    MAGNiTT: May Sees Decline In Deals Compared to Last Year, but Rebounds from April
    3 Jun 2020 Source: Magnitt Website
    Although May 2020 saw a drop in the number of startup deals in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, compared to May 2019, the number of deals has increased by 93%, compared to April 2020, as 33 deals took place in May, according to MAGNiTT Intelligence.
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    ICT Indicators in Brief February 2020
    Apr 2020
    "ICT Indicators in Brief: Monthly Issue" reviews a number of ICT indicators in Egypt; namely Mobile Phones, Fixed Phones, Internet, ICT Sector, ICT Sector’s Role in Development, and Post.
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    QoS Benchmark Report - May 2020
    Jul 2020
    The report is prepared by the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA). It sheds light on the quality of voice and internet services provided by the telecommunication operators in Egypt in May 2020.
    Indicators Report on Usage of E-wallets on Mobile Phones
    Jul 2020
    The report is prepared by the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA). It presents the usage indicators of mobile wallets in Egypt, amounting to 13.5 million mobile wallets nationwide.
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    ICT Minister Speech during Opening New National Projects
    29 Jun 2020

    The ICT Minister Amr Talaat has delivered a speech during the opening ceremony of a number of development projects in East Cairo, Baron Empain Palace, the Sphinx International Airport (SPX)and New Administrative Capital Airport, where he talked about the new website of the Egyptian Presidency that serves as a digital official documentation of the Presidency institution’s events and activities.
    170 MB | 10:51
    ICT Minister Speaks on MCIT Efforts to Face Covid-19 Pandemic – Part 2
    21 Jun 2020

    The ICT Minister Amr Talaat has talked about the efforts of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) to face the Covid-19 pandemic, as the first episode of ICT Minister's talks within the Narrative PR Summit's series of digital talks, Reshaping Norms.
    11:51 | 128 MB
    ICT Minister Speaks on MCIT Efforts to Face Covid-19 Pandemic – Part 1
    21 Jun 2020

    The ICT Minister Amr Talaat has talked about the efforts of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) to face the Covid-19 pandemic, as the first episode of ICT Minister's talks within the Narrative PR Summit's series of digital talks, Reshaping Norms.
    5:12 | 47.9 MB
    Panel Discussion: Social Responsibility and Digital Transformation
    18 Jun 2020

    A video presenting the “Social Responsibility and Digital Transformation” panel discussion, organized by the Arab Council for Social Responsibility (ACSR), on June 17, under the auspices of the ICT Minister Amr Talaat.
    3:03:03 | 357 MB
    COVID-19 Call Center for Deaf, Hard of Hearing
    15 Jun 2020

    A video presenting the first call center for receiving Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) reports from deaf and hard of hearing people, established by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) to serve and support the social inclusion of the Persons with Disabilities (PwDs).
    2:29 | 17.6 MB
    COVID-19 Automated Testing Service for Deaf, Hard of Hearing
    1 Jun 2020

    A video introducing the automated testing service of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) symptoms for deaf and hard of hearing people, through a chatbot that enables sign-language based interaction, capitalizing on Artificial Intelligence (AI) from Avaya and Koopid. The service is provided by MCIT, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
    02:01 | 2.31 MB


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    AU Specialized Technical Committee on Communication and ICT Bureau Meeting
    20 May 2020
    Egypt, represented by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), chaired the Extraordinary Meeting of the African Union (AU) Specialized Technical Committee on Communication and ICT (STC-CICT) Bureau, organized through videoconference, on May 5, in collaboration with the AU Department of Infrastructure and Energy (DIE).
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