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Egypt studies introducing 5G to New Administrative Capital
Technology

Egypt studies introducing 5G to New Administrative Capital

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, represented by the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority, is studying mechanisms to implement 5G…
Egypt considers turning state universities into smart educational institutions
Egypt

Egypt considers turning state universities into smart educational institutions

Minister of Higher Education Khaled Abdel Ghaffar and Minister of Communications Amr Talaat held a meeting to follow up on…
Egypt’s parliament to discuss personal data protection bill
Egypt

Egypt’s parliament to discuss personal data protection bill

The Communications Committee of the House of Representatives will meet with representatives from many ministries on Monday to discuss a…
Communication Ministry suspends 6 mn cell phone lines: minister
Egypt

Communication Ministry suspends 6 mn cell phone lines: minister

The Communications and Information Technology Ministry suspended six million mobile phone lines in collaboration with Egypt's three mobile operators due…
Mobile phone sales tax to rise 5%
Business

Mobile phone sales tax to rise 5%

The sales tax on mobile phone use is set to jump to 20 percent up from 15 percent, according to…
Legislation required to block pornographic websites, minister says
Egypt

Legislation required to block pornographic websites, minister says

Communications and Information Technology Minister Hany Mahmoud said Tuesday that blocking pornographic websites would require parliamentary legislation, adding that the…
Public prosecutor orders pornographic sites blocked
Egypt

Public prosecutor orders pornographic sites blocked

The public prosecutor sent official letters to the communications and information technology minister, the interior minister and the head of…
90 million cell phone subscriptions in Egypt, ministry says
Egypt

90 million cell phone subscriptions in Egypt, ministry says

There are currently over 90 million cell phone subscribers in Egypt, while only 8.6 million people use landlines, according to…
Egypt’s Communications Ministry nominee denies ties with Israel
Egypt

Egypt’s Communications Ministry nominee denies ties with Israel

Potential communications minister Hazem Abdel Azim said on Wednesday that he is being subjected to a smear campaign. Abdel Azim…
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