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2% decline in mobile subscribers in Q1 2018

The number of mobile subscribers decreased during the first quarter (Q1) of this year by 2.1% year-over-year. According to a report by the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, the number of mobile users fell from 100 million last year to 99.1 million in Q1 this year. According to the report, the penetration of mobiles …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din

Orange’s losses fall to EGP 253m in H1 2018

Orange Telecom Egypt said in its unaudited financial results that its losses during the first half (H1) of this year fell by 77% to a net loss of EGP 253m, compared to EGP 1.1bn in the corresponding period last year. The company said in a disclosure to the Egyptian Exchange on Wednesday that its consolidated …

Daily News Egypt

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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ADSL market gets 100,000 new clients in April

According to a report by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, the number of internet customers has increased from 5.5 million in March 2018 to 5.6 million in April. The report explained that Telecom Egypt received 240,000 new landline subscribers in April, which brought the total number up from 7.2 million in March to …

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Six ways AI can assist your e-commerce business

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems have been developing quickly in the past period. One of the most prominent sectors that benefit from this development is e-commerce, specifically marketing. In fact, according to many e-marketing experts, the coming few years will see an integrated AI system replacing traditional marketing as we know it today. AI applications have …

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OPPO is in breach of contracts with mobile phone dealers: El-Mahdy

A new crisis has erupted between mobile phone dealers and Chinese company OPPO due to the company’s going back on its contracts with dealers. Traders said that the company refuses to continue the contracts concluded with traders and ignored its obligations, despite many of them realising the required target of sales. A number of traders …

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Samsung regains lead of Egypt’s tablet market, Apple degrades

Samsung recovered its lead of the local market of tablets in June after raising its market share to 43.01%, up from 39.2% in May, surpassing Apple. According to a StatCounter report, Apple’s market share in tablet sales fell to 38.14% in June, compared to 41.13% in May—a decline of 3%. Thus, competition is likely to …

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Vodafone is testing landlines with TE

Vodafone Egypt started testing landline services in cooperation with Telecom Egypt (TE), according to Ayman Essam, head of Vodafone Egypt’s foreign and legal affairs department. Essam told Daily News Egypt that the company has not made a decision about the introduction of landline services, but is still studying it, given that landline services are not …

Mohamed Alaa El-Din

What is done in an internet minute in 2018?

In our daily lives, a minute does not seem like much time, but when it comes to the internet, even seconds may be valuable, because the internet sees the way our human minds think as rather linear, and not used to working. The information map today from Lori Lewis and Chadd Callahan from Cumulus Media …

Daily News Egypt

10 things to do for successful email marketing

Year after year the importance of email marketing increases as a marketing tool that helps in attracting customers more effectively. Currently, there is nothing better than promoting via email, specifically in sales. But when you want to get your idea across quickly, you may make a lot of mistakes that will have a negative effect …

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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 …

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Artificial intelligence, business intelligence both indispensable tools for digital future

In the wake of the fourth industrial revolution that has swept the globe, and most certainly in the Middle East, significant technology advancement has completely upended how businesses operate. Accelerating innovation and growing automation technologies have become widespread, and our region is making a concerted effort to embrace, adopt these technologies, and consolidate its position …

Alaa Youssef

Xiaomi Redmi S2 features

Global technology leader Xiaomi announced the launch of its Redmi S2 in Egypt, marking the arrival of the new Redmi S series with exceptional selfie capabilities. Touted as the best Redmi phone for selfies, Redmi S2 sports a 16 MP front camera powered by pixel binning technology and Xiaomi’s own AI Beautify features. With a …

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KnockMart expands offline branches

KnockMart, an e-commerce company, will open three to five new branches in a number of governorates during the current year. Ahmed Taher, chief executive officer of the company, said that this is part of the company’s expansion plan, which boosted the number of branches to 20 in three years. He explained that the company focused …

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Google launches offline neural machine translations  

Two years ago, Google introduced neural machine translation (NMT) to Google Translate, significantly improving accuracy in translations. Today, Google is putting that technology in the Google Translate apps on Android and iOS so that users can get those high-quality translations while their phones or desktops are offline. Google is not just enabling these translations to …

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