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Which mobile operator has largest 4G, 3G, 2G coverage?

The four mobile operators—Vodafone, Orange, Etisalat, and We—have all started offering 4G services starting in October. Noteworthy, the number of subscribers of mobile services in Egypt is estimated at 99.1 million. Since 4G services were launched in Egypt, companies have raced to provide the best 4G services, but which company is truly the best in …

Daily News Egypt

Retailers threaten to sue MNOs over mobile lines selling ban

Egypt’s Communication and Mobile Syndicate (CMS) threatened to sue the three mobile network operators (MNOs)—Vodafone, Etisalat, and Orange—if they do not compensate mobile phone retailers after the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA) banned sales of new mobile lines through distributors as of March. The syndicate has granted the three MNOs a grace period until 20 …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din

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

War of banners rages among mobile manufacturers 

The Egyptian market is one of the promising markets and has many growth opportunities in the field of selling smartphones, supported by the potential of 100 million consumers, of whom less than 50% have 4G-enabled smartphones. Local competition is at its highest between Samsung, which controls the largest market share at over 40%, and Chinese …

Daily News Egypt

FreeTel aims to acquire 5% of Egyptian mobile market in 2017

Sameh Sabry, Egypt’s general manager for Unicom Trade, the dealership and distributor of FreeTel phones in Egypt, said that the company intends to acquire a 5% share of the mobile phones market in 2017. Sabry told Daily News Egypt that the competition in Egypt is not easy, adding that the company aims to meet the …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din

Transsion acquires 20% market share in mobile market in 2016

Transsion, the brand that owns TECNO, itel, and Infinix mobile phones, acquired 20% of the mobile market share in 2016, according to regional business development director Mohamed Ismail. According to Ismail, the last quarter in 2016 saw the least sales in the mobile market in general due to the Egyptian pound’s flotation in November. He …

Daily News Egypt