What's New

02 Feb 2023

The Information Technology Institute (ITI) is contributing to the “Designed in Egypt” initiative by carrying out workshops and sessions. ITI graduates have the opportunity to join the initiative without qualifiers, and they can also submit their graduation projects.

19 Jan 2023

The Global Semiconductor Alliance (GSA) 2023 Egypt Summit is held on January 19, in Cairo.

30 Jan 2023

The 15th edition of the Global Game Jam (GGJ) 2023 is organized from 30 January to 5 February 2023.

30 Jan 2023

Egypt has been seeing a noticeable increase in the number of mobile Internet users since the outbreak of the pandemic. According to MCIT, the number of mobile Internet users in the country reached 69.4 million in October 2022, with Facebook being the most used social media platform.

29 Jan 2023

Digital transformation investments in the Middle East, Türkiye, and Africa (META) are set to more than double across the 2021–2026 period, according to the latest forecast from International Data Corporation (IDC). Digital transformation spending in the region will accelerate at a CAGR of 16% over the five-year period, topping $74 billion in 2026 and accounting for 43.2% of all ICT investments made that year.

31 Jan 2023

"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.

29 Jan 2023

The report was prepared by the Cabinet’s Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC). It showcases Egypt’s prominent achievements according to international indices, reports, and testimonials in 2022. In the digital transformation and entrepreneurship section, the report sheds light on Egypt’s position as one of the best three countries in MENA for venture capitalists to invest in. The report also celebrates the country’s high rankings in several indices, including the GovTech Maturity Index (GTMI), UPU Integrated Index for Postal Development (2IPD), Inclusive Internet Index, Mobile Money Regulatory Index, and Network Readiness Index.

An interview with the ICT Minister Amr Talaat on Channel 1, where he highlighted that the ICT sector was one of the main topics covered in the talks between President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and the Indian Prime Minister. He also looked forward to Indian companies establishing global delivery centers in Egypt to export digital services and create job opportunities for Egyptian youth.

The video sheds light on the graduation ceremony of students at WE Schools for Applied Technology from Samsung Innovation Campus in coding and programming. In a sideline interview with the ICT Minister Amr Talaat, he stated that more WE Schools for Applied Technology are being established, offering different programs in the most in-demand skills and jobs in today’s job marketplace.

he Minister of Communications and Information Technology Amr Talaat, heading an Egyptian delegation, visited India on January 9-13. He met with Indian government officials and CEOs of major ICT companies to discuss enhancing cooperation and investment in several areas. These included BPO and offshoring, digital transformation, capacity-building, digital innovation and entrepreneurship, electronics design and manufacturing, and the Global Information Infrastructure (GII).

An interview conducted by Al-Ahram Newspaper with the ICT Minister Amr Talaat, where he talks about the Knowledge City project in the New Administrative Capital, Egyptian digital exports, the huge progress achieved in the ICT sector, how Egypt is being transformed into a major global digital hub, and MCIT keenness to adopt initiatives to empower women and support the inclusion of persons with disabilities (PwDs) into society.

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