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In April, the number of mobile phone users went down by 9% compared to the same period last year, according to a report by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology issued last week. The report said that the number of mobile phone subscriptions reached 96m in April 2015, while it was at 101.9m subscriptions …
There are important qualities and standards that phone companies seek in their customer service agents.
Dr Hamdi El-Leithi, Chairman of Linatel Telecommunication, believes the mobile companies have recently heavily relied on the special customer services to provide added value to their customers, and to keep them on.
“Setting a limit to dollar deposits lowered chances of sale growth”, says Abdel Mohsen
This caused the rate of mobile service usage in comparison to the population retreat to 110.6% compared to 110.9% in December 2014, the report said.
Companies urged to reach mutual agreement by arbitration committee
Android continued, in the Q3 2014, to dominate the market according to IDC, having gained 84.4% of the market by the end of the quarter, compared to 81.2% for the same period in 2013.
Initiative aims to support innovation and entrepreneurship for mobile phone applications
Mobile operator companies have the right to be given a licence for fixed phone services in return for paying EGP 100m.
Egypt has the potential to be one of the fastest ten countries in the world in terms of digital economy during the next five years
TREE student programme training undergraduates to produce mobile applications
Electronic payments market in Egypt growing says Ahmed Faragallah
MENA top region for total volume of prepaid card usage with 82.6% growth in the last year, says Sumit Tyagi
Around 25% of global economy involves mobile payments, says Paul Edwards
EGP 45bn needed to install high speed internet, Helmy added
No additional taxes to be announced within the coming period, Finance Ministry official
54.4m shares purchased represent less than 9% of total Hermes shares
Three main factors affect how high or low credit card penetration can be in a country, HSBC official explained
Reuters – Viva Kuwait reported a more than six-fold rise in annual profit on Monday as the mobile telecommunications operator increased its customer base by a third. The Saudi Telecom Co (STC) affiliate made a net profit of KWD 24.25m ($86m) in 2013, up from KWD 3.87m a year earlier, according to its website. Viva, which competes with Zain and …
Engezni cuts out the middleman, connecting hungry Cairenes directly to restaurants
Facebook said the performance of the initial group of video ads in the United States has been strong, but declined to elaborate.
Fibre-optics could leap-frog Africa into the future
Reuters – Fixed line monopoly operator Telecom Egypt’s board of directors agreed to pay EGP 2.5bn ($356.76m) for a mobile licence, the firm said in a statement on Monday. The telecommunications minister announced last month that Telecom Egypt was offered a mobile licence for EGP 2.5bn but that it would not include new frequencies, such …
It has been waiting to launch a new mobile operation that would complement an existing joint venture with Vodafone and compete with the sector’s two other players.
The unified telecom licence is expected to be activated before 30 June
The licence would allow telecommunication companies to operate fixed-line and mobile networks, which would in turn allow Egypt’s fixed-line monopoly Telecom Egypt to offer mobile services.
An open call for participants to submit their one-minute videos has been announced
Reuters – Egypt’s telecoms regulator said it had agreed to issue a unified licence allowing a company to operate fixed-line and mobile networks, and had sent the details of its decision to the cabinet for final approval. The move would allow landline monopoly Telecom Egypt to offer mobile services. “(The decision) will achieve needed development and balance in Egypt’s …
Three major mobile operators are suspected to have engaged in a “cartel agreement”’ in an effort to inflate prices
BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen dismisses demise talk, says ‘we are very much alive’