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Andela launches Egypt as first fully remote centre

Andela launches Egypt as first fully remote centre

Company has hired over 80 top engineers from Cairo, Alexandria, Damnhour, Port Saeed and Mansoura.

Capital will enable Cairo-based start-up to reach 50% of Egypt's population within the next two years.

Egyptian e-commerce start-up MaxAB secures US$6.2-million funding

Capital will enable Cairo-based start-up to reach 50% of Egypt's population within the next two years.

Telecom Egypt board approves US$90 million MENA Cable investment

Telecom Egypt board approves US$90 million MENA Cable investment

Investment is being funded through a shareholder loan after a 70% cut to the dividend for FY 2017.

Telecom Egypt, Huawei pen next-gen digital services deal

Telecom Egypt, Huawei pen next-gen digital services deal

5G, augmented reality and virtual reality services lined up.

Etisalat Misr, Ericsson sign Egypt network deal

Etisalat Misr, Ericsson sign Egypt network deal

Four-year contract comes days after mobile operator marked the launch of 4G services in the North African country.

Egypt's Etisalat Misr budgets US$167-million for network upgrade

Egypt's Etisalat Misr budgets US$167-million for network upgrade

Modernisation project to facilitate 4G growth, 5G plans and IOT roll out.

Egypt rakes in over US$1bn through 4G licenses

Egypt rakes in over US$1bn through 4G licenses

ICT ministry says cash injection from four telcos granted 4G licenses will be transferred to state treasury.

Telecom Egypt doubles backbone capacity with Nokia

Telecom Egypt doubles backbone capacity with Nokia

Telco adopts Nokia's Photonic Service Engine tech to up capacity on Delta Region DWDM backbone network.

Telecom Egypt commits to govt connectivity project

Telecom Egypt commits to govt connectivity project

Agreement with Kafr El-Sheikh governorate is the first in the planned modernisation of connectivity infrastructure across Egypt's administrative divisions.

Telecom Egypt secures better roaming deal with Etisalat

Telecom Egypt secures better roaming deal with Etisalat

Two companies agree to amend existing contract signed in June 2017.

Egypt to train 1500 fibre-optic network specialists

Egypt to train 1500 fibre-optic network specialists

Newly launched training programme aims to support national projects that rely on fibre-optic networks.