What's New

01 Dec 2021

The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) received a delegation from the Ivorian Centre of Economics and Social Sciences (CIRES) at MCIT headquarters in Smart Village, on November 29-30, in the presence of the Ivorian Ambassador to Egypt. The delegation was headed by the Deputy Director of CIRES, the center in charge of conducting a preliminary feasibility study and developing a vision for building a smart city in Côte d'Ivoire. The visit comes as CIRES seeks to explore the Egyptian experience in the field of smart cities.


01 Dec 2021

The Information Technology Institute (ITI) has established a partnership with Red Hat, involving accrediting ITI learners in the different Egyptian universities and creating a new training track for obtaining Red Hat open-source certifications, which are of great value in local and global markets.


06 Dec 2021

Kaleidoscope 2021 conference is organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), on December 6-10, under the theme “Connecting physical and virtual worlds.”

06 Dec 2021

The 16th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) meeting will be hosted by the Government of Poland in Katowice, on December 6-10, under the overarching theme: Internet United.

05 Dec 2021

Thanks to the huge investments and tireless efforts made by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), the average Internet speed in Egypt reached 45.9 Mbps in October 2021, up from 6.5 Mbps in January 2019, according to a report by the Cabinet's Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC).

02 Dec 2021

The last decade has seen hundreds of technology hubs emerging across Africa, driving innovation and providing significant employment, particularly for its youth population. According to the 2020 Africa Tech Venture Capital Report, Egypt concluded the highest number of equity deals (86 deals) for tech startups, covering a total investment of $269 million.

24 Nov 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.

02 Dec 2021

The report was prepared by the ITU/UNESCO Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development. The report details the current state of play, lessons learned from the pandemic, progress on meeting the Broadband Commission’s 2025 targets and the SDGs, and policy recommendations for a people-centered approach to achieving universal connectivity by 2030.

Startup Factory
24 Nov 2021

Silicon Waha is hosting a new round of Startup Factory program at Assiut Technology Park. The program aims to help entrepreneurs and those who have business ideas to run startups and market their ideas properly. The program starts on December 10. For registration, kindly click here.

A phone-in with the ICT Minister Amr Talaat on Channel 1, where he talked about the public services available through Digital Egypt platform and mobile application, and discussed the role of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) in Decent Life initiative.

A video of the talk delivered by the ICT Minister Amr Talaat at Paris Peace Forum, during a panel discussion on bridging the digital divide for a universal post-Covid recovery.

The fourth edition of the Global Manufacturing and Industrialization Summit (GMIS) was organized on November 22-27, in Dubai, UAE, under the theme “Rewiring Societies: Repurposing Digitalization for Prosperity.” The Summit brought together leaders and industry experts to discuss and debate the best ways to prepare for the post-Covid-19 recovery and determine the role of the industrial sector to accelerate this recovery.

An interview conducted by Al-Ahram Newspaper with the ICT Minister Amr Talaat, where he talked about MCIT efforts in digitizing the agriculture sector, building Digital Egypt, moving the government to the New Administrative Capital, boosting the Internet speed and developing post offices, as well as MCIT contribution to Decent Life initiative.


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