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					      Arab Republic of Egypt
      Ministry of Communications
      and Informations Technology
      www.mcit.gov.eg




Information and Communications Technology Indicators Bulletin

December 2008 - Quarterly Issue




    Main Infrastructure Indicators

    Main Economic Indicators

    ICT Sector's Role in Development
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Information and Communications Technology Indicators Bulletin - December 2008    1
        ICT Sector:
                         Infrastructure Indicators

     Fixed line subscribers: 11.4 million subscribers (urban: 8.5 million – rural:2.9 million)
                                                                                                                                           Fixed Line and Mobile Subscription
     Fixed line penetration :15.2%
     Annual growth rate in fixed line subscription: 4.6%                                                                                ƒ The number of fixed line and mobile subscribers
     Mobile subscribers : 38.06 million subscribers                                                                                       was 49.5 million at the end of Q3 2008,
                                                                                                                                          compared to 37.4 million at the end of Q3
     Mobile penetration : 50.74%                                                                                                          2007; representing an annual increase of 12.1
     Annual growth rate in mobile subscription: 44.2%                                                                                     million subscribers and an annual growth rate
                                                                                                                                          of 32.3%.
     Internet users : 11.69 Million subscribers
     Internet penetration : 15.59%                                                                                                      ƒ The number of mobile subscribers was 38.06
                                                                                                                                          million at the end of Q3 2008, compared to 35.1
     Annual growth rate in the number of Internet users: 16.77%                                                                           million at the end of Q2 2008 and 26.4 million
     ADSL subscribers : 593042                                                                                                            at the end of Q3 2007. This represents an annual
                                                                                                                                          increase of 11. 7 million subscribers and an
     International Internet bandwidth: 27077 Mb/s                                                                                         annual growth rate of 44.2%. Mobile subscribers
     Number of post offices: 3675                                                                                                         accounted for 76.9% of total telephone service
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Telecom Egypt
     Average number of people served by individual post offices: 20400                                                                    subscribers at the end of Q3 2008.



       Fixed Lines and Local Exchange Capacity                                                                                             Fixed Line and Mobile Penetration

    ƒ There were 11.4 million fixed lines in operation                                                                                  ƒ Fixed line penetration stood at 15.2% at the
      at the end of Q3 2008 compared to 11.3 million                                                                                      end of Q3 2008, compared to 14.9% at the end
      line at the end of Q2 2008, compared to 10.9                                                                                        of Q3 2007, representing an annual growth
      million at the end of Q3 2007. This represents                                                                                      rate of 0.3%.
      an annual increase of 0.5 million lines and an                                                                                    ƒ Mobile penetration stood at 50.7% at the end
      annual growth rate of 4.6%.                                                                                                         of Q3 2008, compared to 47% at the end of
    ƒ The capacity of local exchanges stood at                                                                                            Q2 2008 and 35.9% at the end of Q3 2007,
      13.9 million lines at the end of Q3 2008, the                                                                                       representing an annual growth rate of 14.8%.
      same as at the end of Q2 2008. Capacity was
      13.6 million lines at the end of Q3 2007. This
      represents an annual increase of 0.3 million
      lines and an annual growth rate of 2.2%.
                                                         Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Telecom Egypt                                                               Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Telecom Egypt




       Fixed Lines (Rural and Urban Areas)                                                                                                 Internet Users

    ƒ The total number of fixed line subscribers in                                                                                     ƒ The number of Internet users was 11.7 million
      urban areas reached 8.5 million subscribers at                                                                                      at the end of Q3 2008, compared to 11.29
      the end of Q3 2008 compared to 8.3 million                                                                                          million at the end of Q2 2008 and 10.02 million
      subscribers at the end of Q3 2007, with an                                                                                          at the end of Q3 2007, representing an annual
      annual increase of 0.3 million lines and an                                                                                         increase of 1.7 million users and an annual
      annual growth rate of 3.5%.                                                                                                         growth rate of 16. 7%.

    ƒ The total number of subscribers in rural areas                                                                                    ƒ Internet penetration stood at 15.6% at the end
      reached 2.9 million subscribers at the end of                                                                                       of Q3 2008, compared to 15.3% at the end of
      Q3 2008 compared to 2.8 million subscribers                                                                                         Q2 2008 and 13.61% at the end of Q3 2007,
      at the end of Q3 2007 with an annual increase                                                                                       representing an annual growth rate of 2%.
      of 0.1 million lines and an annual growth rate
      of 2.5%.
                                                         Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Telecom Egypt                                                                  Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, NTRA




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             ICT Sector:
                                 Infrastructure Indicators


            Internet Users by Mode of Access                                                                                                                                  Post Offices

        ƒ ADSL was the mode of access for 36% of                                                                                                                           ƒ The total number of post offices stood at 3675
          Internet users in Q3 2008, compared to 24.7%                                                                                                                       at the end of Q3 2008, compared to 3667 at
          during Q3 2007.                                                                                                                                                    the end of Q2 2008 and 3615 at the end of Q3
                                                                                                                                                                             2007, representing an annual increase of 60
        ƒ Dial-up subscribers accounted for 46.5% of                                                                                                                         branches and an annual growth rate of 1.7%.
          Internet subscribers in Q3 2008, compared to
          54.3% in Q3 2007.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology - Egypt Post


                                                                                Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, National Telecom (NTRA)


                                                                                                                                                                              Average Number of People Served by Post Offices
            International Internet Bandwidth
                                                                                                                                                                           ƒ The average number of people served by
        ƒ International Internet bandwidth stood at                                                                                                                          individual post offices was 20378 at the end of
          27077 Mb/s in Q3 2008, compared to 24522                                                                                                                           Q3 2008, compared to 20360 at the end of Q2
          Mb/s at the end of Q2 2008 and 14556 Mb/s                                                                                                                          2008 and 20365 at the end of Q3 2007
          at the end of Q3 2007, representing an annual
          increase of 12521 Mb/s and an annual growth
          rate of 86.02%.




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology - Egypt Post


                                                                                  Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, National Telecom (NTRA)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ‫املصدر: وزارة االتصاالت وتكنولوجيا املعلومات - الهيئة القومية للبريد‬
                                                                                                                                                                              Postal Traffic
            ICT Price Basket
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Annual
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Q3      Q3
        ƒ The cost of ICT services in Egypt is                                                                                                                                                                    growth
                                                                                                                                                                                                     2007    2008
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  rate %
         considered internationally competitive.
         According to the World Bank price basket                                                                                                                            Flow of Local letters
                                                                                                                                                                                                     12.90   12.70     -1.55
         methodology, the monthly cost in Egypt                                                                                                                              (Million)
         in Q3 2008 was USD 4.74 for a fixed                                                                                                                                 Flow of International
                                                                                                                                                                                                     13.90   13.20     -5.04
                                                                                                                                                                             letters (Million)
         line*, USD 3.74 for mobile services**
                                                                                                                                                                             Total Flow of Letters
         and USD 4.63 for Internet service***.                                                                                                                                                       26.80   25.90     -3.36
                                                                                                                                                                             (Million)
                                                                                                                                                                             Flow of Local Parcels
                                                                                                                                                                                                     16.20   16.97     4.75
                                                                                                                                                                             (Thousands)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology - Egypt Post
                                                                                                                                                                             Flow of International
                                                                                                                                                                                                     3.13    3.48     11.18
                                                                                 Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology - Information Center          Parcels (Thousands)
                                                                                                                                                                             Total Flow of Parcels
                                                                                                                                                                                                     19.33   20.45     5.79
                                                                                                                                                                             (Thousands)
      * The price for a residential fixed line is calculated as one-fifth of the installation charge, the monthly subscription charge and the cost of
       local calls (15 peak and 15 off-peak calls of three minutes each)
     ** Calculated based on the prepaid price for 25 calls per month spread over the same mobile network, other mobile networks and mobile
       to fixed line calls, during peak, off-peak and weekend times, in addition to 30 text messages
    *** Calculated based on the cheapest available tariff for connecting to the Internet for 20 hours a month (10 hours peak and 10 off-peak)

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        ICT Sector:
                                 Main Economic Indicators


                                                                                                                                                          ICT Real GDP
        Total revenues for ICT companies in Q3 2008: EGP 10.24 billion
        Annual growth rate of accumulated revenues for ICT companies in Q3 2008 : 12.5%                                                               ƒ ICT real GDP reached EGP 7.01 billion during
        ICT gross domestic product at fixed prices for Q32008: EGP 7.01 billion                                                                         Q3 2008 compared to EGP 6.11 billion during
                                                                                                                                                        Q3 2007. The private sector contributed with
        Real growth rate of ICT sector GDP for Q3 2008: 14.6%                                                                                           the biggest share of the sector’s real GDP EGP
        ICT sector contribution to GDP for Q3 2008: 3.3%                                                                                                4.8 Billion constituting 68% of the total ICT
                                                                                                                                                        GDP during Q3 2008.
        ICT sector’s contribution to the treasury in 2006 and 2007: EGP 33 billion
        Number of operating companies in the ICT sector at the end of Q3 2008: 2621
        Number of people employed in the ICT sector at the end of Q3 2008: 174478
        Total ICT sector exports for 2008: USD 700 million
        Average annual FDI inflows into the ICT sector: USD 1 billion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Source: Calculated based on Ministry of State for Economic Development




         ICT Sector Revenues and Expenses                                                                                                                Contribution of ICT Sector in Real GDP

    ƒ The total revenues of operating companies in                                                                                                    ƒ The contribution of the ICT sector to the real
      the ICT sector reached EGP 10.24 billion during                                                                                                   GDP increased from 3.1% in Q3 2007 to 3.3%
      Q3 2008 compared to EGP 9.10 billion during                                                                                                       in Q3 2008.
      Q3 2007 with an annual growth rate of 12.5%.
                                                                                                                                                      ƒ It is noteworthy that the total GDP in fixed
    ƒ The total expenses of operating companies in                                                                                                      prices reached EGP 209.5 billion in Q3 2008.
      the ICT sector reached EGP 6.07 billion during
      Q3 2008 compared to EGP 7.76 billion during Q3
      2007 with an annual decrease rate of 21.8%.



                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Source: Ministry of State for Economic Development
                                                                 Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology - Information Center




         Revenues and Expenses of the Main Telecommunications Companies*                                                                                 Contribution of ICT Sector to Real GDP Growth (PPS)

    ƒ The total revenues of the main telecom-                                                                                                         ƒ The contribution of the ICT sector to the real
     munications companies reached EGP                                                                                                                  GDP growth rate reached 0.5 percentage points
                                                                                                                                                        out of 5.8% total average growth rate in Q3
     8.60 billion during Q3 2008 compared
                                                                                                                                                        2008 compared to 0.7 percentage points out of
     to EGP 7.64 billion during Q3 2007.                                                                                                                6.7 % growth rate in Q3 2007.
    ƒ The total expenses of the telecommu-
     nications companies reached EGP 5.1
     billion during Q3 2008 compared to EGP
     6.52 billion during Q3 2007.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Source: Ministry of State for Economic Development
                                                                 Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology - Information Center




    * Including: Telecom Egypt, Vodafone, Mobinil and Etisalat



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        ICT Sector:
                          Main Economic Indicators

                                                                                                                                                               Number of ICT Companies According to Activity
         Annual ICT Real GDP Growth Rate
                                                                                                                                                             ƒ The number of ICT companies stood at
    ƒ ICT real GDP recorded the highest sector growth                                                                                                         2,621 at the end of Q3 2008, of which
      rate during Q3 2008 to reach 14.6% while the                                                                                                            81.4% were IT companies, 10% IT-
      Tourism sector came second with 14% growth                                                                                                              enabled services companies and 8.6%
      rate during the same quarter.
                                                                                                                                                              telecommunications companies. The
                                                                                                                                                              number of ICT operating companies in
                                                                                                                                                              Q3 2008 was 15% higher than in Q3
                                                                                                                                                              2007.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Source: Ministry of Investment, General Authourity Investment and Free Zones

                                                                        Source: Ministry of State for Economic Development

                                                                                                                                                                Foreign ICT Companies Active in Egypt in the Field of Exporting IT-Enabled Services

        Mobile Profitability Indicators                                                                                                                      ƒ The ICT sector in Egypt has succeeded in attracting numerous international companies to establish projects in
                                                                                                                                                               various fields, including value-added services and call centers.
    ƒ The average return on equity in mobile sector                                                                                                          ƒ It is noteworthy that the 2007-10 strategic plan of the Information Technology Industry Development Authority
      reaches 22% during Q3 2008. On the other                                                                                                                 (ITIDA) targets creating 30,000 job opportunities by 2010.
      hand the average net profit after taxation
      reaches 23%.                                                                                                                                                                  Company                                            Nationality           Job opportunities created*
                                                                                                                                                                                    Alcatel-Lucent                                     French                300
                                                                                                                                                                                    Ericsson                                           Swedish               448
                                                                                                                                                                                    Siemens                                            German                515
                                                                                                                                                                                    Nortel                                             Australian            28
                                                                                                                                                                                    Lucent                                             American              50
                                                                                                                                                                                    Oracle                                             American              3,000
                                                                                                                                                                                    IBM                                                American              500
                                                                                                                                                                                    Orange Business Services (Equant)                  French                1,500
                                                                                                                                                                                    Satyam                                             Indian                500
                                                                                                                                                                                    EDS                                                American              450
                                                                   Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology                                                    Nation Tel                                         Australia             300
                                                                                                                                                                                    Valeo                                              French                200
                                                                                                                                                                                    Teleperformance                                    French                2,250
                                                                                                                                                                                    Wipro                                              Indian                300
                                                                                                                                                                                    ITS                                                Kuwait                408
                                                                                                                                                                                    SQS                                                German                500

      Contribution of the ICT Sector to the Treasury                                                                                                                           Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology – Information Technology Industry Development Agency ITIDA



    ƒ The ICT sector provided the treasury with                                                                         22.27                                   Total Number of ICT Employees
                                                                                                                       Billion EGP
      revenue of EGP 33 billion in 2006 and 2007,
      compared to EGP 10.257 billion in 2005, with
                                                                                                                                                             ƒ The total number of employees in the ICT sector
      an increase of EGP 23 billion.
                                                                                                                                      11.14                    reached 174.5 thousand employees during Q3
                                                                                                          10.25                      Billion EGP               2008 compared to 161.5 thousand employees
                 Year       Total (Million EGP)                                                          Billion EGP
                2000               1,575                                                                                                           6           during Q3 2007 with an annual increase of 13
                2001               2,437
                                                                                                                                               Billion EGP
                                                                                                                                                               thousand employees and an annual growth
                2002               2,587                                                                                                                       rate of 8.05%.
                2003               2,615
                2004               3,959                                                                                                                     ƒ This figure includes: ICT sector employees,
                2005               10.25                                                                                                                       Telecom Egypt employees, Post employees and
                2006              22,279                                                                                                                       Smart Village employees.
                                                        Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology - Information Center
                2007              11,142
                2008*               6-8

    * Estimated figure                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Source: Ministry of Investment, General Authourity Investment and Free Zones




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         The ICT Sector’s
                                    Role in Development


                                                                                                                                                Number of IT Clubs
       The percentage of government entities using internet reached 34%                                                                      ƒ The number of IT Clubs stood at 1751 at the
       The percentage of government entities having websites reached 22.3%                                                                     end of Q3 2008, compared to 1747 at the end
       Total number of IT clubs is 1751 clubs as of Q3 2008 with an annual growth rate of 13.5%                                                of Q2 2008 and 1543 at the end of Q3 2007,
                                                                                                                                               representing a year-on-year increase of 208
       Total number of trainees in Specialized Training program stood at 32.9 thousand trainees                                                clubs and an annual growth rate of 13.5%.
       as of Q3 2008
                                                                                                                                             ƒ The number of IT Clubs connected to the
       Total number of trainees awarded International Computer Driving License (ICDL) stood at                                                 Internet was 1570, representing 89.7% of
       139.5 thousand as of Q3 2008                                                                                                            the total number of IT Clubs, at the end of Q3
       A total number of 795 trainees received training in call centers as of Q3 2008                                                          2008.

       A total number of 291 trainees recieved training in the field of Software as of Q3 2008
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology – IT Clubs Department




        Government Entities using Internet                                                                                                      Geographical Distribution of IT Clubs

     ƒ The government entities using internet reached                                                                                                                               Growth
       34% from the total government entities at                                                                                                                      Q3      Q3
                                                                                                                                                      Region                         rate
       July 2008 compared to 22.6% at July 2007.                                                                                                                     2007    2008
                                                                                                                                                                                     (%)
       On the other hand, the government entities
       using the internet reached 52% from the total                                                                                           Lower governorates    516     543     5.2
       government entities using computers at 2008
       compared to 36.2% at 2007.                                                                                                              Upper governorates    493     623     26.4

                                                                                                                                               Border governorates    81     98       21

                                                                                                                                               Urban governorates    453     487     7.5

                                                                                                                                                       Total         1543   1751     13.5                Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology – IT Clubs Department
                                                        Source: The results of the survey done by CAPMAS about the government usage of ICT
                                                                                              (2007 – 2008)




        Government Entities having Websites                                                                                                     Specialized ICT Training

     ƒ The government entities having                                                                                                        ƒ The total number of people to pass through
      websites reached 22.3% from the                                                                                                          the specialized ICT training programs of the
                                                                                                                                               Information Technology Institute (ITI) and
      total government entities at July 2008
                                                                                                                                               the National Telecommunication Institute
      and 77.8% from the total government                                                                                                      (NTI) reached 32,920 by the end of Q2 2008,
      entities using internet. The increase                                                                                                    compared to 28,8 at the end of Q3 2007. This
      in the government entities having                                                                                                        represents an annual increase of 4,170 trainees
      websites helps to raise the efficiency                                                                                                   and an annual growth rate of 14.5%.
      and offer a wider range of electronic
      services.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Source: Ministry of Communication and Information Technology – ITI - NTI


                                                        Source: The results of the survey done by CAPMAS about the government usage of ICT
                                                                                           (July 2007 – July 2008)




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             The ICT Sector’s
                                                      Role in Development

            ICDL Trainees by Occupation                                                                                                                                   Number of Trainees in Software Courses

       ƒ The total number of registered trainees for the                                                                                                               ƒ The total number of trainees in the software
         International Computer Driving License (ICDL)                                                                                                                   field reached 526 trainees till Q2 2008,
         in Egypt reached 850.3 Thousand at the end                                                                                                                      distributed as follows:
         of Q3 2008, of whom 139.5 Thousand had
         received the license.                                                                                                                                                                                  No. of
                                                                                                                                                                                      Course
                                                                                                                                                                                                               trainees
       ƒ At the end of Q3 2008, 28.3% of ICDL trainees                                                                                                                           Object Oriented                  100
         worked in governmental agencies, 29.9% were
         unemployed, 21.3% were university students,                                                                                                                            Embedded Track                    32
         11% were working in the private sector and                                                                                                                           S/W Quality Assurance               10
         the rest were students in intermediate or                                                                                                                                 CIT global                     10
         secondary level education.                                                                                                                                                  CMMI                         19
                                                                               Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology – Training Department
                                                                                                                                                                                      HMIS                        120               Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology – Information Technology
            Number of Trainees on the NTI’s Specialized Training Program                                                                                                              Total                       291                   Industry Development Agency ITIDA – Software Engineer Competence Center SECC




       ƒ The trainees on the National Telecommunication                                                                                                                   Trainees in Call Centers
         Institute’s specialized training program are
         distributed among the following courses as of
                                                                                                                                                                       ƒ The total number of trainees in call centers
         Q4 2007*:
                                                                                                                                                                         reached 795 trainees at the end of Q3 2008
                                                        Q4             Q4
                            Track
                                                       2006           2007                                                                                             ƒ The trainees are distributed as follows:
          Data Base Application Development and
                                                       2003           3051
                       Administration                                                                                                                                   ƒ 52.83% RAYA Co.
             Web Development / e-Business /
                                                       5676           6665
                        e-Commerce                                                                                                                                      ƒ 37.74% Xceed
           Multimedia and Graphics Design and
                                                        795           1532
                       Development                                                                                                                                      ƒ 9.43% YAT
                Software Development and
                                                       3279           4746
                    Programming Tools
               Automated Manufacturing ERP                                          Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology - National
                                                         0             237
          (Enterprise Resources Planning) – FPGA                                                            Telecommunications Institute
               Quality and S/W Engineering             1286           1386
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology - Information Technology
           Networking, Networking Security and
                                                       5516           6529                                                                                                                                                                                                    Institute
                       Managements
                            Total                      18555          24146



            Number of Trainees on the ITI’s Specialized Training Program                                                                                                  ICT Sector in Education (University Education)

                                               Q3              Q3                                                                                                                                        Governmental    Private
                    Track
                                              2007           2008**                                                                                                                                        faculties    faculties
       SD/JAVA/UNIX/QA/DB/SAP/E-
            Learning/E-Business
                                              2357            3001                                                                                                        Percentage of faculties with
                                                                                                                                                                                                             89           67
                 MM/CGFP                       349             369                                                                                                             computer labs (%)
                 CN/IF/MC                      338             408
                                                                                                                                                                              Percentage of faculties
                     GIS                       236             258                                                                                                                                           91           100
                VLSI/EM-SYS                     73              97                                                                                                       connected to the internet (%)
                   Mecha                        88             104                                                                                                            Percentage of faculties
                     BMI                      N/A               10
                    Linux                       10              10                                                                                                           that provides IT training       39           41
                     P.C.                       70              70                                                                                                                programs (%)
                   AS 400                       34              34
                Main Frame                       5              5
                                                                                                                                                                              Percentage of faculties
                     CAD                         8               8                                                                                                          that uses the internet for       69           92
                     ERP                        11              11
                                                                              Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology - Information Technology
                                                                                                                                                                           educational purposes (%)
                     EBS                        21              21                                                                                                                                                                  Source: Ministry of Communications and Information Technology - Information Technology
                                                                                                                        Institute                                                                                                                                             Institute
                      IE                        14              14
                     BPO                       408            2060
                    Total                     4,022           6,480

     * According to the latest graduates report
     **According to the last figures

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       ICT Sector:
     ICT Sector Indicators
              Infrastructure Indicators


     Infrastructure

        Fixed line subscribers increased to 11.4 million in Q3 2008, compared to 10.9 million
       in Q3 2007, representing an annual growth rate of 4.6%.
        Fixed line capacity increased to 13.9 million subscribers in Q3 2008, compared to
       13.6 million in Q3 2007, representing an annual growth rate of 2.2%.
        Mobile subscribers increased to 38.06 million in Q3 2008, compared to 26.4 million
       in Q3 2007, representing an annual growth rate of 44.2%.
        Internet users increased to 11.69 million in Q3 2008.
        Internet penetration increased to 15.59% in Q3 2008.
        ADSL subscribers increased to 593042 in Q3 2008, compared to 353616 in Q3 2007,
       representing an annual growth rate of 67.71%.



     Economy

       ICT real GDP reached EGP 7.01 billion in Q3 2008, compared to EGP 6.11 billion in Q3
       2007, representing an annual growth rate of 14.6%.
       The contribution of the ICT sector to real GDP increased from 3.1 % in Q3 2007 to
       3.3% in Q3 2008.
       The total number of employees in the ICT sector reached 1745 in Q3 2008, compared
       to 1615 in Q3 2007, representing an annual growth rate of 8.05%.
       The number of ICT companies reached 2621 by the end of Q3 2008, representing an
       annual growth rate of 15.06%.




     Development

       The Internet is used by 34% of governmet entities.
       The number of IT Clubs stood at 1751 at the end of September 2008. Of these, 1570,
       around 89.7%, are connected to the Internet.
       The total number of specialized ICT trainees reached 3297 by the end of September
       2008, compared to 288 in September 2007, representing an annual increase of 14.5%.
       The number of people to receive software training in Q2 2008 was 291




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