What's New

18 May 2022

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) and the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) have co-organized the final qualifying rounds for selecting the members of the team that will represent Egypt in the 34th International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI 2022), held in Indonesia, on August 7-15.

18 May 2022

The Central Department for Digital Community Development at the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) held an online consultation session on e-commerce, titled “Small-Scale Project Management on Social Media,” on May 17, as part of the ongoing activities of Qodwa-Tech initiative for empowering women.

17 May 2022

The National Telecom Regulatory Authority’s interactive mobile application “My NTRA” has been selected as one of the Champion Projects of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prizes 2022, Category 7 — AL C7. ICT applications: benefits in all aspects of life — e-government. The application beat out 966 projects.

10 May 2022

e-Governance Conference is held on May 10-12 online and on-site in Tallinn, Estonia.

08 May 2022

FinTech in Egypt has seen massive gains in the past five years, accelerating at a rapid pace. Investments in the FinTech sector soared by more than 300% during the last 12 months, pointing toward the strong development and expansions of FinTech and FinTech-enable startups.

02 May 2022

Egypt came among the ten most technologically advanced countries in Africa in 2022. The country is regarded as the cradle of world civilization and has always been associated with inventions. Having some of Africa’s best institutions and conducting high-level scientific research, Egypt has widely adopted the use of technology in all of its industries.

16 May 2022

"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.

16 May 2022

The report was prepared by the International Telecommunication Union’s Development Sector (ITU-D) as an outcome report of the 8th ITU Economic Experts Roundtable. The report focuses on how governments should accelerate towards privatization and liberalization, the barriers to privatization and liberalization, the conditions under which successful state-owned operators exist and thrive, and the state's role in the ICT sector.

An interview with the Advisor to the ICT Minister for Technological Talents Hoda Baraka, on Channel 1, where she talked about Digital Egypt Cubs Initiative (DECI), a presidential initiative undertaken by MCIT. The initiative is aimed at equipping 3,000 preparatory and secondary stage students with ICT skills.

An interview with the Advisor to the ICT Minister for Technology Innovation, Electronics Industry and Training Hossam Osman, on DMC Channel, where he shed light on the Future Work is Digital (FWD) initiative and the efforts to train youth in digital jobs to meet the labor market requirements.

The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Forum 2022 is held from March 15 to June 3, under the theme “ICTs for Well-Being, Inclusion and Resilience: WSIS Cooperation for Accelerating Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).”

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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