Minister of Communications, Yasser Al-Qadi

Minister of Communications and Data Era Yasser El-Qady told Day by day News Egypt that cell operators had been given the threat to study the terms of the fourth technology (4G) licenses till the primary week of August. Through then, they should have determined on their positions and put up their inquiries.

The quantity of mobile subscribers in Egypt amounted to 94.6m Via the stop of March. 39m were subscribed to Vodafone Egypt, 33.5m to Orange, and 22.3m were subscribers of Etisalat Misr.

4G services enable statistics switch at a velocity tenfold to the speed of third technology (3G), which is presently used in Egypt.

The Ministry of Communications and Information Generation provided 4G licenses to the 4 telecommunication operators Vodafone Egypt, Orange, Etisalat Egypt, and Telecom Egypt in early June, permitting the needed frequencies for the carrier. The 4G license costs EGP 3.5bn for Orange and Vodafone Egypt, EGP four.6bn for Etisalat Egypt, and EGP 7bn for Telecom Egypt. 50% of the value is to be paid in US bucks.

Then again, the price of the international communications licenses of Orange and Vodafone Egypt reached EGP 1.8bn every.