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18% increase in handled cargo at Damietta Port in March

A report issued by the Damietta Port Authority (DPA) showed that the number of docked ships at Damietta Port in March 2018 was rather steady compared to March 2017. The number of ships at the port in March 2018 reached 230, and the number increased by 27% compared to the same period in 2017. According …

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Apple slips to 41% of tablet sales in Egypt

Apple’s tablet market share slipped to 41.13% of device sales in May compared to 47.13% in April, bringing the company’s market share down 6%. According to a StatCounter report, Samsung followed on the list with a share of 39.2% of market sales in May, up from 34% in April, marking a growth of 5%. According …

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Agreement between EG-Gate, DHL to support SMEs’ export logistics

In the framework of activating the national e-commerce strategy with the aim of establishing an integrated system to support the export logistics of micro, small, and medium enterprises, Egyptian Global Gate (EG-Gate), a company of Tahya Misr with contributions from the Ministries of Tourism, Aviation, and Communications, signed a memorandum of understanding with DHL to …

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14% growth in ICT sector in Q1 2018

Yasser El-Kady, minister of communications and information technology, said that the ICT sector achieved growth rates of 14%, year-over-year, at the end of the first quarter of this year. He added that the achieved growth was 9.5% for the communications sector and 4.5% for the information technology sector. He pointed out that last fiscal year, …

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3.5% increase in jetties capacity at Damietta Port in February

The capacityt of jetties at Damietta Port increased by 3.5% in February this year compared to February 2017, according to a report issued by the Damietta Port Authority (DPA). The capacity of jetties in Damietta Port increased from 199 ships in February 2017 to 206 ships in February 2018, according to the report. The volume …

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Young people devise application to face rise of metro ticket prices

Egypt has the special advantage of the largest share of its population being young people. The moreyoung people there are, the more room there is innovation and creativity. This can be seen clearly in the application “exchange your metro ticket with someone else.” Since Friday, with the new increase in prices of metro tickets, many …

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Egypt’s internet users decline by 3.6m in January

The total number of internet users in Egypt declined in January by 3.6 million, reaching 37.8 million users compared to 41.4 million in December 2017. According to a report issued by the Ministry of Communications, the number of mobile internet users decreased from 32.8 million in December 2017 to 29.3 million in January 2018. The …

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Egypt’s smartphone brand market shares for March

Samsung’s dominance of the smartphone market continued in March, taking the largest share of. The company also increased its market share of sales by 4% month-over-month. According to StatCounter, Samsung’s market share of total mobile market sales in Egypt increased from 39% in February to 43% in March. Samsung continued to be at the forefront …

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VoxEra offers new solution to high roaming charges

After a seven-day business trip, Amr Elgbaly, VoxEra founder and CEO, incurred over $500 of roaming charges. As necessity is the mother of invention, Elgbaly did not stop at paying his bill. Instead, he decided to exploit his seven years of experience in VoIP technologies to come up with a new technology. After some tests …

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