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The licence is worth EGP 7.08bn, part of which will be paid in dollars and part in instalments over four years
Jumia Egypt, the e-commerce website, announced the latest consumer behaviour trends, stating that the majority of online shopping continues to be dominated by the consumer electronics market. In preparation for the back–to-school season, Jumia is launching Electroshock—an online event that will offer up to 50% discounts on mobile devices, tablets, computers, TVs, game consoles, audio …
Canon opened a regional office in Egypt for MENA and expanded recruitment of Egyptian employees
94.7% of houses are connected to the internet, according to Communications Ministry report
Servtech is a Saudi technical services company and is partnered with international telecommunications company Lebara
Amazon is reportedly a month away from launching a new subscription-based music streaming service. Once licensing agreements are signed, Amazon will enter a crowded market dominated by Spotify and Apple Music.
34.3 million internet users in May, says Ministry of Communications
The company reported a 56.3% increase in revenues during the second quarter of 2016
EGP 13.8bn total investments in the sector over three months
Fifty-four hotels have shut their doors in Sharm El-Sheikh, while 34 have closed in Hurghada
Sales of the Huawei Y family of products recorded 500,000 mobile phones, says director of Huawei Egypt office
Ending a listing early on eBay is not against the law, Germany’s highest court has ruled, throwing out a claim for damages from a buyer, who has made a business out of suing sellers that cancel their auctions.
Forbes Middle East magazine has ranked Vezeeta among the top five start-ups in Egypt. Vezeeta is specialised in providing health care services online. The research team in Forbes Middle East sent a questionnaire to 350 start-ups in different fields, including TIEC, A15, Cairo Angels, Flat6Labs, and Sawari Ventures. The evaluation depended on the potential prevalence …
Service cost declined by 36.3 % compared to 2015, says communications ministry
Mobile phones have an electric circuit for each service: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G, and 2G; Hassan Aboushady invented one electric circuit for all these wireless communication services
Internet users drop by 1.4% compared to the fourth quarter of 2015
The social media giant says it has closed nearly a quarter of a million accounts with links to terrorism since February. The action follows growing criticism that Islamist extremists are winning a “digital jihad.”
Chinese technology giant Lenovo has reported a decent jump in quarterly profits. A closer look at its business figures revealed that the positive result was mainly due to cost-cutting measures, while PC sales slumped.
Transsion Holding has two trademarks in Egypt to provide a variety of devices to all customers
Buseet, an online mass transit company, is implementing strategic plans that focus on expanding its services across Greater Cairo, according to Amr El-Sawy, CEO of Buseet. A new line for mass transit has been launched to transport people between Maadi and Nasr City—the company’s second line after its October-Fifth Settlement line. The new line includes …
Contestants will develop creative solutions for six major challenges
Company increases prices for second month in a row
Uber Egypt reaches a record 30,000 drivers, commits to EGP 500m investment given rapid success
TE’s retail activity grew by 20%; the company controls 76% of the ADSL market
Imagine you can help relieve disasters as they happen – by using your smartphone. NGOs have used crowdsourced information to locate vulnerable people for years. But can a mapping app really save lives in times of crisis?
Payfort, a company specialised in electronic payment services in the Middle East, has started offering customers of the Commercial International Bank (CIB) a service by which they can pay for products purchased on e-commerce websites in instalments. The instalment programme is one of the most successful means of enabling e-commerce websites to increase their sales, …
The company, created by two young Egyptians, has seen its popularity soar amid a growing market for startups in Egypt. Daily News Egypt sits down with Instabug founders Omar Gabr and Moataz Soliman to learn about the company’s plans for the future
Djezzy, a subsidiary of Global Telecom, aims to launch fourth generation wireless services (4G) in Algeria this autumn, during the last quarter of 2016, according to an investment report by Global Telecom. The company explained that the 4G network is considered a major step towards supporting Djezzy’s situation after revenues declined during the second quarter …
Automated social media accounts – bots – have become part of our political communication. Bot armies can influence online discourse and pick fights with users. But are all bots bad? Thomas Baerthlein reports from London.