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Telecom Egypt and Ericsson go live with 5G Cloud Core Network

Barcelona-Telecom Egypt and Ericsson (NASDAQ: ERIC) announce the upgrade of Telecom Egypt’s Cloud Core Network to be 5G ready. Telecom Egypt had gone live in September 2017 with Ericsson virtual Evolved Packet Core deployed on Ericsson’s proven Network Functions Virtualization infrastructure (NFVI). The solution is prepared for 5G and enables Telecom Egypt to improve speed, …

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Altibbi, Telecom Egypt, T20 Egypt launch One Million Free Medical Consultations initiative

Altibbi, the MENA’s largest digital health platform, announced Thursday the launch of its “One Million Free Medical Consultations” initiative which aims to provide free medical advice via voice calls, text messages, and mobile application. The initiative will be conducted in partnership with Telecom Egypt, T20 Egypt, the Health Ministry, and the Communications and Information Technology …

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Submarine cables are one of Telecom Egypt’s hubs

The submarine cables are a major source of revenues and profits for Telecom Egypt (TE). TE operates about 17 submarine cables, as well as acquiring Menacables from Orascom Telecom, Media, and Technology two months ago. The cable activity began in Egypt in 1901, when the first cable was laid to transfer telegraphs from Asia to …

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Telecom Egypt’s EISCC buys MENA-SCS for $90m

Telecom Egypt has announced that its 50% subsidiary, the Egyptian International Submarine Cables Company (EISCC), has completed an agreement with Orascom Telecom Media and Technology Holding (OTMT) for the purchase of OTMT’s shareholding in Middle East and North Africa Submarine Cable System (MENA-SCS) for a total value of $90m. The transaction aims to be concluded …

Daily News Egypt

TE ranks among largest 300 communication brands globally

Brand Finance has ranked Telecom Egypt (TE) among the world’s largest 300 companies in the field of IT and communication in terms of market value. TE ranked 201st globally, falling from last year’s 152nd spot. Meanwhile, US-based AT&T topped the most valuable communication companies in the world, with a market value of $82.4m, followed by …

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Telecom Egypt total revenues increased 33%

Telecom Egypt (TE) announced its financial results for the year 2017, according to consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with Egyptian accounting standards. The company achieved unprecedented financial and operational performance, especially after the successful launch of its WE mobile network. The company’s total consolidated revenues for the fiscal year (FY) that ended on 31 …

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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 …

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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 …

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TE sells its products and lines on Souq.com

Telecom Egypt (TE) has signed an exclusive cooperation agreement to market its products through Souq.com, a subsidiary of Amazon, to sell its products it. Souq.com is one of the leading online shopping sites in Egypt and the Arab world with more than 8.4 million products in 31 categories, including electronics, cosmetics, household items and household …

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