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Information and Communications Technology Indicators Bulletin, Q3 2016 | MCIT

Consumer Behavior | Egypt

The main features of the Egyptian information and communications technology indicators bulletin can be incorporated in the following points:

  • The average Individuals who are using a computer in Egypt are 45.6%, while the average of individuals who are using the internet is 37.8%, and 84.8% of individuals are using a mobile phone.
  • Mobile subscribers increased to 96.26 million in July – September 2016 with penetration rate 108.49%, compared to 93.24 million in July – September 2015 with penetration rate 107.01%, representing an annual change rate of 3.23%.
  • Mobile internet subscriptions reached to 26.18 million in September 2016 with annual growth of 4.55%.
  • 100% of households with internet access at home using fixed broadband, while 38.14% of households using mobile broadband or USB.
  • 40.8% of internet users in Egypt are males, while 34.8% are females.
Information and Communications Technology Indicators Bulletin Q3 2016 MCIT

A Graph Shows The Mobile & USB Modem Subscriptions.


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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