Telecom Egypt, the incumbent telecommunications provider in Egypt, is also the largest provider of fixed-line services in the Middle East with some 6.6 million customers as at the end of December 2015.
Telecom Egypt is the only company in Egypt that is able to offer the full range of fixed line and retail telecommunications services and is the sole provider of wholesale telecommunications services.
Telecom Egypt provides retail telecommunication services including access, local, long distance and international voice, Internet and data, and other services.
The company also provides wholesale services including broadband capacity leasing to ISPs, and national and international interconnection services.
Telecom Egypt currently participates in the mobile segment in Egypt by providing mobile interconnectivity through its current 44.95% holding in Vodafone Egypt, one of the three Egyptian mobile operators. Vodafone Egypt already has a growing subscriber base of over 38.7 million as at December 2015.
Telecom Egypt’s Internet and data services include the provision of Internet broadband access through its subsidiary TE Data, data transmission services and leased lines. In December 2015, TE Data was servicing more than 2,808,764 thousand ADSL subscribers, an increase of 42.0 % from December 2014.