Egypt's broadband market worth LE310 bn by 2030. The Egyptian government estimates that the productivity gain to 2030 driven by an unconstrained mobile broadband market is worth around LE310 billion in net present value, according to a report issued by GSM Association (GSMA) on Saturday.
The GSMA report, dubbed "The Economic and Social Impact of Mobile Broadband in Egypt", said that "this growth in GDP would be able to support the creation of up to 1.2 million jobs across the economy by 2030. " "The potential benefits form mobile broadband market are very large," the report added But, the report explained that "to fully realize the Egyptian government's potential benefits of broadband, one must focus its policies on ensuring that mobile broadband supply is not constrained. " Egypt plans five tech parks worth $2.8bn. Published on 11 September 2014 By Simnikiwe Mzekandaba North African nation Egypt plans to build five technology parks valued at $2.8 billion across the country.
014 Appendix 6.pdf. Ismaillia Technology Valley project - Egypt - Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic. In the light of the interest of the Egyptian government to promote mega projects among its vital economic and industrial partners, the Egyptian government started campaining for the Ismaillia Technology Valley project on an international level.
The project is to be established in the City of Ismailia -10 km from the Suez Canal- and highly connected to an infrastructure network and roads. The planned area of the project is 16500 feddan, with phase one planned on the area of 3030 feddan. The project is aiming the following approved specializations: 1- Renewable energy. 2- Medical industries. مشروع وادى التكنولوجيا الذي سيجعل مصر كسنغافورة Drop in mobile phone users. Recent statistics released by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology showed that the amount of users registered on Egypt’s local service provider networks decreased by 600,000 in January, from 96.7 million to 96.1 million.
(AFP Photo) Recent statistics released by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology showed that the amount of users registered on Egypt’s local service provider networks decreased by 600,000 in January, from 96.7 million to 96.1 million. Vodafone, the largest of Egypt’s three service providers, saw their number of users decrease by 300,000, from 39.7 million to 39.4 million during this period. YouTube Partner Programme expands to Egypt. The YouTube Partner Programme was previously used by some Egyptian productions such as Bassem Youssef’s “ElBernameg” (Photo Courtesy of Bassem Youssef’s official Facebook page) YouTube has announced the expansion of its Partner Programme to include Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in a press conference on Sunday Users in these countries will now be able to generate revenue depending on the number of views their uploaded videos receive.
The YouTube Partner Programme “provides creators with resources and opportunities to improve skills, build fan bases, and earn more money”, according to YouTube’s website. Partners will “join a global community that includes musicians, filmmakers, comedians, athletes, and more”. The partner programme aims to restore YouTube’s position as the prime internet destination for video bloggers, or vloggers, and amateur filmmakers, a position that was eclipsed recently by the presence of large media corporate and big studios. Ericsson ranks Cairo among top cities for ICT-Driven benefit creation.
The report lists some of the positive effects that ICT has on innovation and entrepreneurship.
Firstly, ICT leads to an increased number of entrepreneurial opportunities. For example, it enables new product innovations such as music and video streaming, e-commerce and cloud services. Secondly, ICT improves access to markets - for example, by enabling entrepreneurs and specialized niche firms to reach larger geographical markets. Thirdly, ICT reduces the cost of transactions between firms - for example, by minimizing the need to be located geographically close to suppliers, partners and customers. "This report builds on our previous Networked Society City Index reports to examine how ICT can benefit a city and its citizens from an economic, social and environmental perspective," said Anders Lindblad, President, Ericsson Region Middle East and North Africa. Zeitgeist 2012 – Google. 2012 was a year of big moments, from global games to historical elections and everything in between. With this site, we've analyzed over one trillion queries to showcase what the world searched for.
How We Did This We studied an aggregation of over one trillion searches (or queries) that people typed into Google Search this year. We used data from multiple sources, including Google Trends and internal data tools. Jumia plans to take Egypt's e-commerce by storm. Co-Founder of online shop Jumia Egypt Sherif Makhlouf: “We have what it takes to make it in Egypt.” Being the latest e-commerce project in Egypt, Jumia is one of Rocket Internet’s successful business models, which the German online investment giant implemented in 40 emerging markets until now.
In about 3 months, Jumia Egypt shall prove itself as the top e-commerce project in the country, after it has already received an investment by J.P. Morgan Asset Management. The online store sells everything, from technology over fashion items and offers two payment methods: online credit card payment or on delivery. Egyptian economy gets EGP15.6 billion off the internet. Boston Consulting Group and Google launched a report on how the internet affects the Egyptian economy. Combined ITO-BPO Value Prop January 2012 - Analysts Visit.pdf (application/pdf Object) Smartphone sales in Egypt expected to nearly double by 2016, finds Pyramid. EGYPT.