Egypt’s ongoing digital transformation and its plans to further enhance connectivity through a major telecom infrastructure drive are among the topical issues explored in a video produced by Oxford Business Group in partnership with Telecom Egypt.
Titled Untapping ICT Opportunities in Egypt, the video can be viewed at https://oxfordbusinessgroup.com/blog/harry-van-schaick/video/video-how-egypt-enhancing-its-digital-transformation-agenda
OBG’s Growth & Recovery videos are a new addition to the company’s suite of research tools, providing essential information on the latest developments in key economic segments and their prospects for future growth, as the global economy moves towards recovery.
Egypt’s ICT sector will also be the focus of a Covid Recovery Roadmap (CRR) report by OBG, including a case study on Telecom Egypt’s experience. Written by a team of dedicated researchers and regional editors specialising in emerging market business intelligence, OBG’s CRRs provide in-depth analyses of the pandemic’s implications on sectors of the economy and the related investment environment, drawing on the firm’s on-the-ground network of experts and business leaders for informative insights.
The video covers Egypt’s role as the region’s primary digital hub and its plans to roll out new telecom infrastructure to accommodate the rising demand for online services. “This expansion involves building new cable landing stations, new trans country routes and new subsea cable projects,” the narrator explains. “The purpose of this is to secure capacity and infrastructure diversity by creating alternative traffic routes.”
It also examines the measures introduced in Egypt at the start of the pandemic to ensure digital connectivity was maintained.
In addition, there is coverage of the country’s bid to digitally connect and integrate domestic infrastructure, and bolster the country’s data centre services through a wider investment drive which involves attracting international industry players and boosting activity in the local market.
Commenting ahead of the launch, Marc-André de Blois, OBG’s Director of PR and Video Content, said the Growth & Recovery videos were a particularly timely addition to the firm’s portfolio of resources, given the scale of disruption generated by the pandemic across the global economy.
“We know that now, more than ever, investors are looking for reliable, up-to-date business intelligence that takes account of the uncertainty in the markets and their constant state of flux,” he said. “As with our popular Global Platform broadcasts and Editor’s Blogs, OBG’s Growth & Recovery videos will provide key facts and figures on the latest sectoral developments in the fast-moving markets we cover, serving as a valuable complement to our in-depth reports.”
Following on from the video, the report on Egypt’s ICT sector is set to be launched in the coming weeks. It will form part of a series of tailored reports, which OBG is currently producing with its partners, alongside other highly relevant, go-to research tools, including a range of country-specific Growth and Recovery Outlook articles and interviews.