In a large ceremony that combines the genius of the place and the authentic Egyptian history, the Egyptian Company for Silicon Industries (SICO) chose Saladin's Citadel to launch the first Egyptian mobile phone in a unique event involving a number of ministers, Yasser Al-Qadi, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, senior businessmen, celebrities and a number of prominent journalists and media figures in Egypt.
Eng. Mohamed Salem, President of the Egyptian Company for Silicon Industries (SICO), expressed his pride and happiness in achieving the long awaited Egyptian dream of launching the first Egyptian mobile phone combining modern and advanced technologies along with competitive price. He said that since the first day SICO started to manufacture the phone they bet on the Egyptian consumer who always supports local products with comparable quality and specifications to the imported ones, through a package of mobile phones that suit all brackets of society with prices starting from EGP 200 to EGP 4200.
SICO is also proud of its partnership with the four Egyptian mobile operators, Telecom Egypt, Vodafone, Orange and Etisala Misr, as well as the success partners in the Egyptian phone promotion system, including the National Post Authority and other business partners and distributors spread throughout Egypt. He added, The Egyptian phone is now available in the market, with distributors and shops so that consumers can learn about its unique features that combine the latest technologies, both Korean and Chinese in a unique phone Made in Egypt .
Mohamed Salem said, The local component reaches 45% in the new mobile, and the new phone will be launched in eight different models with affordable prices for all brackets of the society. It supports 4G technology, runs on Android, as well as a large number of applications such as Facebook, WhatsApp and other applications. .
A strong network of technical support centers has been launched for the first Egyptian mobile phone, with a total of 31 customer service and maintenance centers all over the country, he said. He assured his trust in the Egyptian people who pre-booked thousands of the Egyptian mobile phone once pre-booking was available.