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Posts Tagged ‘Telecom Egypt’

  • The Egyptian government this week has lodged a proposal to grant fixed-line provider Telecom Egypt a license to become the fourth mobile operator (image: ITU)

    Egypt to get fourth mobile license

    April 4, 2014 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Egypt to get fourth mobile license

    The Egyptian government this week has lodged a proposal to grant fixed-line provider Telecom Egypt a license to become the fourth mobile operator in the country. It is said that the fourth license will be made available to them for $357-million, while other...

  • Egypt readies to set price for fourth mobile license

    February 12, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Egypt readies to set price for fourth mobile license

    Egypt is officially gearing up for a new mobile phone operator’s license, nearly two years after it had expected the fourth license to go through. State-run landline operator Telecom Egypt has shown the most interest and believes it will be awarded the new...

  • Telecom Egypt may get 4th mobile license

    November 6, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Telecom Egypt may get 4th mobile license

    A new report has revealed that the Egyptian government is pushing through a number of telecommunications industry reforms and is currently looking at the state-owned Telecom Egypt operator to launch mobile phone services in the country. According to the...

  • Telecom Egypt appoints new non-Executive Chairman

    October 2, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telecom Egypt appoints new non-Executive Chairman

    Egypt’s state run telecommunications company Telecom Egypt has appointed a new non-Executive Chairman. Omar el-Sheikh took over in the role on Monday, the company said in a press release. According to TE, Sheikh has “extensive industry experience...

  • Telecom Egypt to create Egypt’s first virtual mobile network

    January 26, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telecom Egypt to create Egypt’s first virtual mobile network

    Telecom Egypt’s new CEO Tarek Aboualam has announced that the company is waiting for approval from the National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority to establish Egypt’s first virtual mobile network. He also announced that the company lost EGP 100...

  • Telecom Egypt’s Senior VP to retire

    January 25, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Telecom Egypt announced today that Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Mohamed Sayad Al Dessouky, will retire on Thursday, in line with the telecom giant’s corporate policies which mandate that executives retire at a certain age. His...

  • Telecom Egypt announces new CEO

    January 16, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telecom Egypt announces new CEO

    Egypt’s state-run telecommunications operator Telecom Egypt, announced late on Sunday that Tarek Abou Alam will take over as the company’s new chief executive and managing director. The former Senior Vice-President will officially take up his post on 19...

  • Telecom Egypt changes Board of Directors

    January 12, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telecom Egypt changes Board of Directors

    Egypt’s state-run telecommunications operator Telecom Egypt,  announced on Wednesday that it was making a change to their board of directors, and would come into immediate effect. The move is seen as a chance to shore up the board in order to maintain...

  • Telecom Egypt to expand amid declining subscriptions

    November 15, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Telecom Egypt to expand amid declining subscriptions

    Telecom Egypt (TE) has announced its plans to expand broadband and mobile-phone services after third-quarter profit dropped due to a decrease in subscribers. TE runs the nation’s fixed-line telephone monopoly. The company plans to begin operating a new...

  • Telecom Egypt posts profit loss

    August 17, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telecom Egypt posts profit loss

    Egypt’s state-owned fixed-line company Telecom Egypt posted a 15% drop in second-quarter profits. The company blamed much of their losses on the reduction in tourism as a result of the January uprising that ousted the government. Telecom Egypt, in an...

  • Telecom Egypt upgrades network cable system

    August 13, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Telecom Egypt upgrades network cable system

    Telecom Egypt has begun the TE-North cable system, a submarine telecommunications cable that links Egypt and France, upgrade across the Mediterranean sea. The cable network upgrade will link the area of Abu-Talat in Egypt to Marseilles in France. In addition,...

  • Telecom Egypt loses 700 000 subscribers

    August 10, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    A new telecoms report issued by the Egyptian Ministry of Telecommunications, Mohamed Abdel Kader Mohamed Salem indicates that Telecom Egypt, a state-owned landline operator has lost about 700 000 fixed-line subscribers. According to the report, the...

  • Etisalat reconciles with Egyptian tax authority

    August 3, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Etisalat reconciles with Egyptian tax authority

    Etisalat Egypt announced on Wednesday that it had reconciled with the Egyptian Tax Authority after paying back taxes it owed amounting to 200 million Egyptian pounds. The money paid was part of a loan that Etisalat had failed to pay on time. “The loan was...

  • Price Waterhouse to restructure Telecom Egypt’s wages

    August 1, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Price Waterhouse to restructure Telecom Egypt’s wages

    Britain’s Price Waterhouse (PWH) has won the tender for restructuring wages of Telecom Egypt, the country’s state-run telecommunications operator. The project is expected to run for six months.  Telecom Egypt employs some 53,000 workers. Emad al-Azhari,...

  • Egypt’s 4th mobile license placed on hold

    July 6, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Egypt’s 4th mobile license placed on hold

    The Egyptian government has pushed back the release of a fourth mobile license indefinitely. Telecom Egypt, a fixed line provider for Africa and the Middle East, is already positioning itself for the new mobile license offer. Previously, the interim...

  • Egypt’s Mobinil, Telecom Egypt still in talks

    July 4, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Egypt’s Mobinil, Telecom Egypt still in talks

    Egypt’s largest mobile operator Mobinil is yet to finalise an agreement with Telecom Egypt over the costs of the company’s wholesale services. Mobinil is looking to bolster its services in the country and has repeatedly said the agreement would help spur...