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ICT Indicators in Brief, December 2017 | MCIT

| Egypt

Egypt has one of the largest and dynamic mobile & telecom markets in Africa, supported by a population of more than 90 million. The below points outlines the major developments in the Egyptian market, including updated statistics:

  • Internet users indicated 33.7 million in 2017 with a 41.25 penetration rate.
  • Mobile subscription managed to achieve over 100 million subscribers in November 2017 with an annual rate of 3.38%.
  • Mobile penetration also hit 111.17% in the same period.
  • Mobile internet users slipped down from 28.65 million in Nov. 2016 to 26.60 on Nov. 2017.
ICT Indicators in Egypt, Dec. 2017 | MCIT | Digital Marketing Community

Graph Shows the total Numbers of Mobile Subscriptions in Egypt


The Egyptian Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) is the government body responsible for information and communications technology (ICT) issues in the Arab Republic of Egypt. The Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) launched a National Plan for ICT, establishing multi-disciplinary projects and initiatives related to vital sectors, such as education and health.The national plan helps the ministry promote the use of ICT nationwide as a means to achieve national development goals; and establish the pillars of a knowledge society in Egypt in close collaboration with other governmental, civil society and private sector entities.

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