Telecom Egypt, Tejas Networks Sign MoU to Increase Telecom R&D and Manufacturing in Egypt 

Telecom Egypt and Indian Tejas Network entered into a Memorandum of Understanding that aims have enhanced telecommunications research.

On Monday, Telecom Egypt and Indian Tejas Network entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that aims have enhanced telecommunications research, development, and establish capabilities in Egypt, as well as to advance the training of local talent. 

This agreement, which was also supported by the Agency of Information Technology Industry Development in Egypt (ITIDA) and the National Telecom Institute (NTI), targets also the initiation of local production and research facilities dedicated to fibre-to-the-home (FTTH) technologies. 

Additionally, this initiative will also include the establishment of technical support services in Egypt in order to be able to serve the domestic market and the broader regions of Africa and the Middle East. 

This collaboration will concentrate on improving the expertise of Egyptian engineers and technicians, having recourse to cutting edge telecommunications and networking technologies. 

For his part, the Minister of Communications and Information Technology in Egypt, Dr. Amr Talaat, mentioned that this MoU arises from talks that started in January 2023 with India, targeting to boost in ICT technology collaboration. 

He also highlighted that this agreement aims to localize the production of high-quality communication products, attract new investments from India to Egypt, generate employment opportunities, as well as foster research talent in various communications sectors. 

Moreover, Eng. Mohamed Nasr El-Din, CEO and Managing Director of Telecom Egypt, stated that the purpose of the agreement is to supply Telecom Egypt with the most advanced worldwide communication technologies, while also guaranteeing the delivery of premier infrastructure services. 

The Vice President of Tejas for the Middle East and Africa, Yogesh Verma, emphasized that the signing of this MoU would allow the company to share its expertise from India’s Bharatnet and NKN projects with Egypt. 

He stated: “Tejas has been operating in MEA for over a decade now and has extensive knowledge and insights about the local requirements and operating conditions to roll out cost-effective and scalable networks.” “This MoU provides a great platform for us to expand our business in MEA while deepening our collaboration with Telecom Egypt and other customers in the country.” 

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