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    Egypt Partakes in ITU TDAG-WG-Prep Meeting on WTDC-21
    30 Sep 2020
    Egypt, represented by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), is participating in the third meeting of the Telecommunication Development Advisory Group (TDAG) Working Group on the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC) Preparations (TDAG-WG-Prep). The meeting is organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), online, on September 30.
    Egypt Partakes in GSMA Thrive Africa
    28 Sep 2020
    Egypt, represented by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), is participating in GSMA Thrive Africa, organized by the Global System for Mobile Communications Association (GSMA), during September 29 to October 1, under the theme “Where the Future of Africa Connects”.
    Egypt Partakes in Datacloud Africa Leadership Summit 2020
    28 Sep 2020
    Egypt, represented by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), is participating in Datacloud Africa Leadership Summit 2020, organized online, on September 28-29.
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    ITU TDAG-WG-Prep Meeting on WTDC-21
    30 Sep 2020
    The third meeting of the Telecommunication Development Advisory Group (TDAG) Working Group on the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC) Preparations (TDAG-WG-Prep) is organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), online, on September 30.
    ATU 1st Preparatory Meeting for WTDC-21
    5 Oct 2020
    The African Telecommunications Union (ATU) First Preparatory Meeting for the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) World Telecommunication Development Conference 2021 (WTDC-21) is organized on October 5-9, in Khartoum, Sudan.
    Features More Features
    e-Government Receipts Rise 223% in 12 Months
    30 Sep 2020 Source: Dailynewssegypt Website
    The Minister of Finance Mohamed Maait has announced that e-government receipts witnessed an increase of 223% at the end of 2020, compared to July 2019, reflecting the continuous development efforts of the country’s e-payment and collection system. The article sheds light on the progress achieved in this field.
    How AI-powered Chatbots Improve Services for PwDs
    21 Sep 2020 Source: Siliconangle Website
    Sign language chatbots can be used to give people with hearing disabilities access to key services. This is the approach that the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) took recently to deliver emergency services and COVID-19-related information to hearing-impaired people. The article sheds light on MCIT efforts in this field.
    Egypt Launches First Virtual Clinic ‘DoctorOnline’
    16 Sep 2020 Source: Startupmgzn Website
    Within the framework of Egypt’s Vision 2030 and the government’s efforts to enable digital transformation across different spectrums and areas, the first virtual clinic application “DoctorOnline” has been recently launched, providing patients with a fully integrated virtual clinic experience. The article introduces the newly launched app.
    Two Egyptian Startups Selected to Join Womentum Accelerator
    10 Sep 2020 Source: Disrupt-Africa Website
    The two Egyptian startups, Explore Agora and The Hair Addict, have been selected to take part in the third edition of Womentum, an accelerator that supports female-led technology startups in the MENA region. The article celebrates the startups achievement.
    TE Q2 Operating Cash Flow Jumps Four-Fold on Higher Data Demand
    2 Sep 2020 Source: Forbesmiddleeast Website
    Telecom Egypt (TE) second-quarter operating cash flow jumped four-fold to EGP 4.7 billion, which also marked a two-fold surge over any corresponding quarter in the previous years. The article celebrates TE accomplishment.
    Publications More Publications
    ICT Indicators in Brief | June 2020
    Sep 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.
    ICT Indicators Quarterly Bulletin | Q1 2020
    Aug 2020
    ICT Indicators Quarterly Bulletin reviews a number of ICT indicators in Egypt; namely statistical figures on infrastructure, economic performance and the role of ICT in socioeconomic development. The bulletin, presented in a newly improved version, is now issued on a quarterly basis.
    Reports and Documents More Reports
    Intellectual Property Rights Guide for Startups
    Sep 2020
    The report was prepared by the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Office at the Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA). The aim is to raise the awareness of those operating in the ICT sector, in general, and startups, in particular, of the services offered by the IPR Office, including patents, copyrights, trademarks and others.
    QoS Benchmark Report - July 2020
    Sep 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 July 2020.
    Webcasts More Webcasts
    ICT Minister Interview on DMC, Showcasing DEBI, FWD Initiatives
    23 Sep 2020

    An interview with the ICT Minister Amr Talaat on DMC channel, where he talked about Egypt’s advanced rank in terms of the average Internet speed, and presented Digital Egypt Builders Initiative (DEBI) and Future Work is Digital (FWD).
    16:05 | 113 MB
    ICT Minister Interview with OBG
    23 Sep 2020

    An interview conducted by Oxford Business Group (OBG) with the ICT Minister Amr Talaat, where he discussed the ICT sector's response to Covid-19, and how the pandemic has affected Egypt's digital transformation agenda.
    15:26 | 108 MB
    TIEC, Fawry Webinar
    20 Sep 2020

    A video presents the interview conducted by the Chairperson of the Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC) Hossam Othman, with the CEO of Fawry for e-payment services Ashraf Sabry. The webinar sheds light on Fawry’s success story, as the first Egyptian tech company with a market value exceeding USD one billion.
    01:11:23 | 89.2 MB
    ICT Minister Speech during Opening Educational Facilities
    17 Sep 2020

    A speech delivered by the ICT Minister Amr Talaat during the opening of educational facilities by President Abdel Fattah el Sisi, where he presents MCIT initiatives for building the Egyptian citizen.
    54:40 | 481 MB
    Digital Egypt Builders Initiative
    16 Sep 2020

    A video introducing Digital Egypt Builders Initiative (DEBI), launched by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), targeting training engineering and computer science students in advanced technical areas, including data science, Artificial Intelligence (AI), cybersecurity, robotics, automation and digital arts.
    03:22 | 12.7 MB
    Future Work is Digital Initiative
    16 Sep 2020

    A video introducing the Future Work is Digital (FWD) initiative, that the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology launched to train 100,000 young Egyptians, nationwide, on the most significant freelancing skills, including web development, data analysis and digital marketing.
    02:32 | 8.57 MB
    Justice, ICT Ministers Interview on Mehwar TV
    8 Sep 2020

    An interview with the ICT Minister Amr Talaat and the Minister of Justice Omar Marwan on Mehwar TV, where they talked about the cooperation between the two ministries to launch the developed notarization offices service, as a main pillar of Digital Egypt Platform.
    30:37 | 37.3 MB


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    ICT Minister Interview with Dostor Newspaper
    16 Jul 2020

    In an interview conducted by Dostor Newspaper, the ICT Minister Amr Talaat revealed the government’s plan for completing the implementation of the digital transformation and financial inclusion system, through which a number of 80 public services will be provided online, starting from August.
    ICT Minister Interview with OBG
    23 Sep 2020

    In an interview conducted by Oxford Business Group (OBG), the ICT Minister Amr Talaat discussed the ICT sector's response to Covid-19, and how the pandemic has affected Egypt's digital transformation agenda.
    Speeches
    7 Sep 2020
    Press Kits
    International Olympiad in Informatics
    28 Sep 2020
    The 32nd edition of the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) was organized by Singapore, online, on September 13-19. IOI 2020 was joined by 347 participants, representing 87 countries. All the Egyptian team, consisting of four members, won medals at IOI 2020, including one silver and three bronze medals.
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    Tenders
    16 Jul 2020

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