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Features of new 18: 9 screens

The majority of smartphone manufacturers have recently moved to the new dimensions of 18: 9 screens in their new phones. But what are the advantages of these dimensions and what are the consumer benefits from these new standards? Daily News Egypt outlines the most important features of the new standards for the dimensions of smartphone …

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4.57m high-speed internet subscribers in April 2017

The number of high-speed internet subscribers increased to 4.57 million in April 2017 compared to 4.05 million in April 2016, an increase of 12.84%, according to the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS). The CAPMAS issued a press statement on Tuesday marking the Safer Internet Day (SID), which is organised in February of …

Hossam Mounir

Review of Oppo F5 Youth phone

In the year 2017, Oppo achieved a lot of success and was ranked fifth in terms of sales in the Indian market, thanks to its excellent specifications and internal capabilities, as well as a price range that suits many societal segments. This is a review of the Oppo F5 Youth. Screen: The Oppo F5 Youth …

Daily News Egypt

100,000 clients join ADSL market in November 2017

The ADSL market attracted 100,000 new subscribers in November 2017, according to a report by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. According to the report, the number of ADSL users increased from 5 million in October to 5.1 million in November. Telecom Egypt’s subsidiary TE Data accounted for the largest share of ADSL users, …

Daily News Egypt

Ministry of Planning, ASRT launch national network of business incubators

The Ministry of Planning, Follow-up and Administrative Reform announced that it is organising, in cooperation with the Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT), to launch the first national network of business incubators in Egypt. The ministry said in a statement on Monday that the ministry will organise cooperation on the project “Rowad 2030” (Pioneers …

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40% social media penetration in Egypt

The number of internet users who visit or have social media accounts in Egypt as of January 2018 is 40%, according to data published by Statista market research company. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has the highest penetration rate, 99%, while South Korea and Singapore came in second and third places, at 84% and 83% …

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Four companies with suffering market shares in 2017

The competition in the Egyptian market among mobile phone manufacturers is at its strongest, especially with the entry of many Chinese companies in the past two years. There are now at least 15 competing brands in Egypt. In this report, Daily News Egypt reviews those who lost in the competition during 2017. According to Statista …

Daily News Egypt

Market shares of fastest growing smartphone brands in 2017

Last year witnessed strong and brutal competition, causing damage to the market share of several major companies, such as Nokia, Samsung, and HTC. However, other companies benefited from that competition and increased their market shares. Infinix was one of the better-performing companies in 2017. The company was able to increase its market share from 2.4% …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt to have 27.9m smartphone users by 2019

The number of smartphones users in the Egyptian market rose last year to 23.6 million, compared to 21 million in 2016, an increase of 2.6 million people. It is expected that the number of smartphone users in Egypt will increase this year by 2.2 million people, reaching 25.8 million people. Smartphone users are expected to …

Daily News Egypt

Mobile brands fight for buyers in 2018

The competition between smartphone companies in Egypt is strong. While Samsung dominated the largest share of market sales in the past years without real competition, the past two years witnessed the entry of new competitors to the arena. Samsung took a strong hit that affected its market share, as it struggles to maintain its current …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din

2.3m subscribers to Telecom Egypt mobile services

Telecom Egypt (TE) attracted 2.3 million subscribers to its mobile services in less than three months, from when the service was launched in mid-September 2017 to the end of that year. According to analysts in the capital market, Telecom Egypt, at the beginning of its entry into the mobile market, relied on the human tendency …

Daily News Egypt

Nokia 2 features

HMD Global, the developer of Nokia phones, has recently launched the Nokia 2 smartphone, which offers the luxury features of Nokia phones in addition to a long battery life. The company has been keen to launch a smartphone with a battery that can last up to two consecutive days. Nokia 2 will be a phone …

Daily News Egypt

TE settles dispute with Etisalat Egypt for $48m 

Telecom Egypt (TE) has signed an agreement to settle its dispute with Etisalat Egypt, regarding international call services, for $48m. TE said in an Egyptian Exchange (EGX) report on Tuesday that according to the meeting, the dispute was settled, as the company will pay $48m to avoid the potential risks estimated to be worth nearly …

Daily News Egypt

Why Huawei’s market share in Egypt dropped in 2017

Huawei phones’ market share in Egypt during the second half of 2017 fell by 3% to 13.1% at the end of December compared to 15.9% at the end of June of the same year. Samsung held the largest share of mobile phone sales in the Egyptian market by the end of last December, according to …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din

‏Cardoo aims to sell 100,000 virtual reality headsets in 2018

‏Ever tried to become the hero of your favourite movie or live one of the games on your smartphone? This is what Cardoo, a technology development and marketing company, has aimed to achieve since it was founded in late 2015. ‏Founded by a group of young Egyptians who are passionate about modern technology, Cardoo launched …

Daily News Egypt

ADSL subscribers up to 5.1m at end-November

The number of ADSL subscribers increased in November to 5.1 million, up from 4.9 million in September, according to indicators of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. Telecom Egypt’s subsidiary TE Data accounted for the largest share of ADSL users, with over 75% of the market. The four other companies, Vodafone, Orange, Etisalat, and …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din

What Lenovo introduced at CES

At the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018, Lenovo outlined its vision for this year’s technological innovations. The new portfolio of intelligent devices will make reality better, from the pocket to the PC to the home, according to the company. Virtual reality (VR) gets better with a new take on VR consumption and creation. The …

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TE Data ranked best ADSL service provider in Egypt

Egypt’s telecommunications infrastructure began to improve over the past year, after suffering a period of lack of investments following the 25 January uprising in 2011. Egypt ranked 146th among 150 countries with regard to ADSL broadband. Egypt was also ranked 95th in terms of mobile internet service, according to Ookla, a global leader in broadband …

Daily News Egypt