Egypt Independent

Ministry: Vodafone Egypt remains market leader with a 41.6 % share

Vodafone Egypt remains the market leader with a 41.6 percent market share, followed by Mobinil with 35.1 percent and Etisalat Misr with 23.3 percent, according to the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT).
The number of ADSL subscribers rose 0.09 percent m-o-m to 3.02 million, while internet users increased 1.19 percent m-o-m to 47.52 million.
The total number of mobile subscribers in Egypt grew 0.65 percent m-o-m in November to 95.21 million, while the number of fixed-line subscribers increased 1.84 percent m-o-m to 6.24 million, according to data published by the MCIT. 
The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Sector contribution to the treasury reached LE13.25 billion in October 2014 compared to LE11.14 billion at the end of 2007.
The number of mobile subscribers increased by 214.37 percent from 30.3 million at the end of 2007 to 94.59 million in October 2014, driven by the growth of low cost pre-paid subscriptions.
This brings the mobile penetration rate in the country to some 110.4 percent, compared to nearly 40.68 percent, with growth 69.7 percent.
Meanwhile, the number of Internet subscribers rose by 375.75 percent in October of 2014 to 46.96 million from 9.87 million at the end of 2007.
This brings the Internet penetration rate in the country to some 54.8 percent, compared to 13.57 percent, with growth rate 41.23 percent.