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08 Apr 2021

Egypt, represented by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), is participating in the 83rd Session of the Committee on Digital Economy Policy (CDEP) of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), held in three virtual meetings, on April 8, 13 and 15.


07 Apr 2021

Egypt, represented by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), is participating in the Fifth Meeting of the Telecommunication Development Advisory Group (TDAG) Working Group on the World Telecommunication Development Conference (WTDC) Resolutions, Declaration and Thematic Priorities (TDAG-WG-RDTP). The meeting is organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) online, on April 9.


07 Apr 2021

The Regional Preparatory Meeting for the World Telecommunication Development Conference 2021 (WTDC-21) for Arab States (RPM-ARB) is organized by the International Telecommunication Union - Telecommunication Development Sector (ITU-D), virtually, on April 7-8.

01 Apr 2021

A group of researchers, scientists and engineers from the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have been developing a retinal implant that works with camera-equipped smart glasses and a microcomputer, to give blind people a form of artificial vision by using electrodes to stimulate their retinal cells. The article sheds light on this groundbreaking scientific achievement.

25 Mar 2021

Egypt’s efforts and achievements in the ICT sector and the e-commerce industry has positioned the country as an e-commerce leader in the Middle East and North African (MENA) region, along with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia, with the three countries accounting for 80% of the e-commerce market in the region. The article sheds light on Egypt’s accomplishments in this field.

16 Mar 2021

"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.

05 Apr 2021

The report was prepared by Wamda, in partnership with Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). It takes a close look at how COVID-19 impacted the growth and resilience of the e-commerce space in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) markets.

Startup with IBM
08 Apr 2021

The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA) announces opening registration in “Startup with IBM” program, organized in collaboration between the Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center (TIEC) and IBM. The program targets supporting entrepreneurs to grow their businesses, gain access to IBM latest technologies, connect with business mentors, and gain technical knowledge and skills to successfully scale and grow businesses. For more information, kindly click here.

An interview with the Deputy ICT Minister for Administrative Development, Digital Transformation and Automation Khaled El Attar, on MBC Masr2 TV channel, where he talked about the digital transformation strategy and the efforts made in this area.

An interview with the Deputy ICT Minister for Administrative Development, Digital Transformation and Automation Khaled El Attar, on the Egyptian Information, Telecommunications, Electronics, and Software Alliance (EITESAL) platform, where he talks about the government strategy for digital transformation.

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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