What's New

23 Nov 2020

The National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) has issued the second report on the usage of e-wallet on mobile phones. This comes in line with the state’s plan for achieving financial inclusion and NTRA keenness to raise user awareness of e-payment methods.


23 Nov 2020

The 12th Annual Conference of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation – Computer Emergency Response Team (OIC-CERT) is organized virtually, on November 23-24, under the theme “Cyber security strategies and practices during COVID-19 crisis”. The conference is hosted by CyberSecurity Malaysia as the OIC-CERT Permanent Secretariat.


22 Nov 2020

Egypt, represented by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT), is participating in the Telecommunication Development Advisory Group (TDAG) third meeting for 2020 (TDAG-20/3), organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), online, on November 23.


22 Nov 2020

The 24th technology exhibition fair and forum for the Middle East and Africa (Cairo ICT) is organized on November 22-25, under the patronage of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

23 Nov 2020

The Telecommunication Development Advisory Group (TDAG) third meeting for 2020 (TDAG-20/3) is organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), online, on November 23.

18 Nov 2020

Dreevo, an Egyptian startup that provides last-mile delivery solutions for e-commerce merchants, has delivered more than 100,000 shipments for over 200 merchants, since its launch in May. The article celebrates the Startup’s achievement.

03 Nov 2020

The fifth-generation mobile technology (5G) is closely related to all the vital sectors of the economy; it enhances Artificial Intelligence (AI) and cloud computing. It is more than 100 times faster than the 4G, which was launched in 2011. The article discusses how this emerging technology is expected to revolutionize the world.

16 Nov 2020

ICT Indicators Quarterly Bulletin reviews a number of ICT indicators in Egypt; namely statistical figures on infrastructure, economic performance and the role of ICT in socioeconomic development. The bulletin, presented in a newly improved version, is now issued on a quarterly basis.

18 Nov 2020

The report is prepared by Oxford Insights and the International Research Development (IDRC). It discusses the readiness of governments to implement Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the delivery of public services to their citizens. According to the report, Egypt occupies the 56th global rank, out of 172 countries, moving up 55 places, compared to previous year, and the 8th out of 18 countries, in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Egyptian-Spanish IT Innovation Program
19 Nov 2020

The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), in collaboration with the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) in Spain, announces opening registration for the Egyptian-Spanish IT Innovation Program (ESITIP). The aim is to launch and fund ambitious joint projects between Egyptian and Spanish organizations, with the minimum eligibility criteria of one Egyptian ICT academic institution, one Egyptian ICT industrial partner and one Spanish private company. For more info, kindly click here.

An interview with the Advisor to the ICT Minister for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Golestan Radwan on Extra News TV channel, where she talked about launching the national strategy for AI and Egypt’s rank on the Government AI Readiness Index.

An interview with the Advisor to the ICT Minister for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Golestan Radwan, on ON TV, where she talked about Egypt’s moving up 55 places on the Government AI Readiness Index, occupying the 56th global rank out of 172 countries.

In an interview conducted by Oxford Business Group (OBG), the ICT Minister Amr Talaat discussed the ICT sector's response to Covid-19, and how the pandemic has affected Egypt's digital transformation agenda.


The ITU-UNESCO Regional Digital Inclusion Week for the Arab States was organized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), on October 25-30, under the theme “Serving the underserved in times of crisis: No one left behind”.

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