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Qualifying, Quantifying and Meeting the Challenge of Internet Costs. Dr. Olfat Abd El Monsef NTRA. Policy. Regulatory environment &Infrastructure Development Universal Access ICT National Initiatives The Future. Regulatory environment &Infrastructure Development.

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Qualifying quantifying and meeting the challenge of internet costs

Qualifying, Quantifying and Meeting the Challenge of Internet Costs

Dr. Olfat Abd El Monsef

NTRA


Policy

Policy

  • Regulatory environment &Infrastructure Development

  • Universal Access

  • ICT National Initiatives

  • The Future


Regulatory environment infrastructure development

Regulatory environment &Infrastructure Development

  • Liberalization of Telecom Sector

  • PPP

  • Present Status

    • Fixed Network

    • Mobile Operators

    • Internet and Data Service Providers

    • International Gateways and Cables Landing


Universal access

Universal Access

  • Universal Service Programs

    Objective:

    • Coverage of remote and underserved areas

    • Increase penetration for covered areas

    • Public access, payphones, telecenters

  • Affordable Access


Ict national initiatives

ICT National Initiatives

  • Free Internet Initiative

  • PC to Every Home

  • IT Clubs

  • Broadband Initiative


Free internet initiative

Free Internet Initiative:

  • Objective: Introduction, awareness & availability of the Internet nationwide, paving the road for broadband nationwide.

  • Date: Launch Jan. 2002


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Free Internet Initiative:

  • Model:

    • Subscription-Free Internet Services: Every Phone Owner is Eligible

    • Cost of Local Phone Calls (1.23 EGP/hr ~ 0.2 $ per hour)

    • Special Numbering Prefix 0777-0707

    • Public Private Partnership: MCIT and TRA with Telecom Egypt and Local Private-Sector ISPs

    • Bill Collected with Regular Phone Bills

    • Offloading / revenue-sharing mechanism

    • Increased Competition: ImprovedQoS - Reduced Costs - Utilization Growth


Pc for every home

PC for every home

  • Objective: Affordable High-Quality Local-Brand PCs

  • Date: December 2002

  • Phase II Egypt 2010 - Nation Online Initiative


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PC for every home

  • Model:

    • Public Private Partnership: MCIT – Telecom Egypt – Misr Bank –Local private sector Companies

    • Every Phone Owner is Eligible

    • Paid on Monthly Installments with Phone Bills ($15 – 20$ models) financed by the banking sector

    • Suppliers Accredited and Samples Approved by MCIT

    • Market stimulation arises interest in Local Manufacturing


It clubs

IT Clubs:

  • Objective: Introduction, awareness & availability of the Internet nationwide in least developed areas.

  • Date: Started 2002

  • Model: PPP


Broadband initiative

Broadband Initiative:

  • Objective: increasing broadband penetration and promoting higher speeds connections paving the road for e-content market and to Egypt's information society

  • Date: Launched May 2004


Broadband initiative1

Broadband Initiative:

  • Model:

    • Partial Local loop unbundling (line sharing) Q2 2002 yet very low numbers of BB subscribers

    • Public-Private-Partnership: MCIT and TRA with Telecom Egypt and Local Private-Sector ISPs

    • Price reduction, effective rollout and effective end-user installation in addition to a nationwide brandless marketing campaign

    • Promoting ADSL higher speeds by getting their prices down (currently 256kbps -> EGP 95 – other limited packages that starts as low as 45 EGP)


Present status

Present Status:

  • Internet users: ~ 7.7 millions

  • International BW: ~ 15 Gbps

  • ADSL subscribers: ~ 355 Thousands

  • PC sales within the initiative: ~ 155 Thousands

  • IT Clubs: ~ 1550 nationwide


The future

The Future:

  • Development of Local Content

  • Peering and Hosting

  • Convergence of Networks and Services

  • Effect of telecom-media convergence on penetration


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