What's New

17 May 2021

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) is celebrating the World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2021 (WTISD), on May 17, under the theme "Accelerating Digital Transformation in challenging times."

11 May 2021

The National Academy of Information Technology for Persons with Disabilities (NAID) is organizing the Assistive Technologies (AT) Pre-Incubation Program, targeting startups and entrepreneurs with ideas of assistive technologies that can help Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) overcome their challenges.

11 May 2021

The National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) has decided providing Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) with new mobile lines, with 50% off on the monthly package, including voice and Internet services, through all the Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) in Egypt.

06 May 2021

The 4th meeting of the Smart Africa Council of Ministers in charge of Information and Communication Technologies (CMICT) is held online, on May 6.

11 May 2021

The meeting of Study Group 5 (SG5): Environment, climate change and circular economy, is organized by the Telecommunication Standardization Sector at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU-T), on May 11-20, online.

09 May 2021

Yodawy healthtech has teamed up with MedNet Egypt to facilitate the online dispensing of insurance medications through Yodawy’s network of pharmacies. The aim is to benefit insured customers through an AI-powered system. The article highlights the customer-focused productive cooperation between the two companies.

04 May 2021

Work is underway to establish new service centers to support Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) at five national universities, within a project to facilitate equal access to higher education for students with disabilities. The article introduces the new centers that will assist disabled students.

21 Apr 2021

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.

17 May 2021

The report was prepared by Oxford Business Group. It highlights the financial stimulus measures and policy initiatives that the Egyptian government implemented to assist businesses and adapt to the new circumstances across a variety of sectors, including financial services, ICT, construction, industry, retail and energy. The report also focuses on the role of startups and SMEs, digitalization and tourism in shaping Egypt’s economic recovery.

Digital Egypt Youth Initiative
17 May 2021

The National Telecommunication Institute (NTI) announces opening registration in Digital Egypt Youth (DEY) initiative, in Web Design and Big Data Essentials tracks. The initiative targets graduates in different specializations, Classes 2012-2021. For more info, kindly click here.

A video by Oxford Business Group, in collaboration with Telecom Egypt, on how Egypt is enhancing services and expanding infrastructure to support its digital transformation.

A video by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) where policymakers from Egypt, Singapore, Canada, Germany and the UK explain their countries’ unique approaches to preparing their workforces, economies and education systems for a world driven by Artificial Intelligence (AI).

The Intergovernmental Meeting of Experts (Category II) related to a Draft Recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence (AI) was organized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), on April 26-30, online. Egypt, represented by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), has participated in the meeting.

In an interview conducted by Dostor Newspaper, the ICT Minister Amr Talaat has stated that the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) is contributing to Haya Karima (Decent Life) presidential initiative that aims to develop the Egyptian countryside, through installing fiber optic cables in villages, building 1,000 cell towers, and training young people on using technology.

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