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    NTRA Co-organizes ArabIGF-V
    22 Jan 2020
    The Fifth Arab Internet Governance Forum (ArabIGF-V) is held on January 22-23, in Cairo. It is organized in collaboration between the United Nations (UN) Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), the League of Arab States (LAS) and the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) - the Arab IGF Secretariat, and hosted by the Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO).
    Egypt Wins Excellence Award for Best Postal Development in Africa
    22 Jan 2020
    Egypt, represented by Egypt Post, has won the excellence award for development of a postal organization in Africa, during the celebration of the Pan African Postal Union (PAPU) 40th Anniversary, held on January 17-19, in Arusha, Tanzania.
    Egypt Partakes in 8th ITU/WHO Workshop on AI for Health
    21 Jan 2020
    Egypt, represented by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), is remotely participating in the Eighth International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and World Health Organization (WHO) Workshop on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Health, on January 21, followed by the Eighth Meeting of the ITU Telecommunication Standardization Sector (ITU-T) Focus Group on AI for Health (FG-AI4H), on January 22-24, in Brasilia, Brazil.
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    8th ITU/WHO Workshop on "Artificial Intelligence for Health"
    21 Jan 2020
    The Eighth Workshop on Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Health is organized by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) and World Health Organization (WHO), on January 21, in Brasilia, Brazil.
    Fifth Arab Internet Governance Forum
    22 Jan 2020
    The Fifth Arab Internet Governance Forum (ArabIGF-V) is held on January 22-23, in Cairo.
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    Egypt Scores Highest Number of MENA Startup Investment Deals
    15 Jan 2020 Source: Zawya Website
    Egypt has ranked first by the number of startup investment deals in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in 2019, for the first time ever, according to MAGNiTT’s 2019 MENA Venture Investment Report 2019. The article highlights Egypt’s achievement.
    Egyptian Tech Sector Battles to Deepen Growth
    12 Jan 2020 Source: Magnitt Website
    According to a report by the GSMA Accelerator program and Briter Bridges, Egypt has 56 active technology hubs, putting it in third place on Africa, after Nigeria and South Africa. The article lists the challenges faced by Egypt’s technology sector, relating to the breadth and depth of growth.
    Furnwish Wins Best Company with Innovative Plans
    9 Jan 2020 Source: Menafn website
    Egyptian Augmented Reality (AR) startup Furnwish has won the award for best company with innovative business plans for the future, offered by Trend Forward Capital, during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020.
    Egypt Moves Up in 2019 UNCTAD E-Commerce Index
    5 Jan 2020 Source: Menafn website
    Egypt moved 11 places up in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) 2019 edition of Business-to-Consumer (B2C) E-commerce Index, which measures an economy's preparedness to support online shopping.
    Top Egyptian Startup Sector Developments 2019
    1 Jan 2020 Source: Disrupt-Africa Website
    In 2019, Egypt carved a niche as one of the heavyweights when it comes to technology in Africa. Its startup scene saw funding galore, a host of new accelerators, and innovation by the bucketload. The article highlights the top Egyptian startup sector developments of 2019.
    How Fintech is Changing Finance Industry
    29 Dec 2019 Source: Fintech-Egypt Website
    Fintech has evolved to encompass nearly all our daily financial tasks. It has helped eliminate the tedious traditional processes that financial institutions and banks have adhered to since their existence. The article lists some notable benefits that define fintech.
    Publications More Publications
    ICT Indicators in Brief | November 2019
    Jan 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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    Benchmarking Report 5
    Jan 2020
    The report is prepared by the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA), in collaboration with Rohde and Schwarz. This is an extensive benchmarking survey of the mobile networks in Egypt, with a focus on the four mobile operators’ network performance.
    Webcasts More Webcasts
    First Specialized IoT Lab
    21 Jan 2020

    A video presenting the first specialized lab for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, in Egypt and the Middle East, established in collaboration between the Information Technology Institute (ITI) and the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT).
    20:14 | 52.1 MB
    Wasel App Launching
    16 Jan 2020

    The video showcases launching the technical center and Wasel application, for serving people with hearing and speech impairments.
    02:15 | 2.4 MB
    Interview with ICT Minister Advisor for Social Responsibility, Services on AlHadath Alyoum Channel
    13 Jan 2020

    An interview with the ICT Minister’s Advisor for Social Responsibility and Services Abeer Shakweer on AlHadath Alyoum channel, where she talks about the role of the National Academy of Information Technology for Persons with Disabilities (NAID) in empowering disabled people and supporting their inclusion in the society.
    35:36 | 173 MB
    Egypt Post Development Journey
    8 Jan 2020

    A documentary highlighting Egypt Post’s development journey, from 1865 to date.
    02:27 | 29.9 MB
    ICT Minister Interview on Extra News Channel
    1 Jan 2020

    An interview was conducted with the ICT Minister Amr Talaat, on Extra News channel, where he announced that four packages of services will be provided to citizens through digitizing services, to be launched nationwide during 2020.
    49:21 | 170 MB

    ICT Minister Interview with ElWatan News
    29 Dec 2019

    In an interview conducted by ElWatan News, the ICT Minister Amr Talaat stated that the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) is now taking charge of achieving digital transformation, adding that moving the government to the New Administrative Capital will create a paperless government.
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