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ICT Industry Representatives Committee
1/11/2010

ICT industry is considered one of the pivots of establishing new scieties. This highly significant industry has become a key player in our everyday lives and affairs. Its impact prevails and reaches all social classes and State’s sectors.
The Legislator paid attention to this fact when stipulating Article (18) of Telecom Law No 10 for the year 2003 highlighting the significance of forming the ICT Industry Representatives Committee that would comprise representatives of the entities working in ICT sector as well as other competent and concerned authorities with the aim of extending consultations related to ICT industry.
In order to activate the provisions of this Article, HE Dr Tarek Kamel, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, issued a decree on forming that Committee. Dr. Amr Badawy, the Executive President of the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (NTRA), would chair the Committee. The formation Decree set forth that Dr. Abd El Rahman El Sawy will be in charge of the Affairs of the Vice Chairman and Eng. Omar Elsheikh will be in charge of the Committee reporter Affairs, with the membership of:

Name

The Represented Entity

Company

Eng. Emad Elazhary

Fixed Telephony Services

 

Telecom Egypt

Eng. Mohamed Nabeeh

 

Mobile Telephony Services

Mobinil

Eng.  Hatem Dweidar

Vodafone

 

Eng.  Mohamed Walaa

Etisalat

Eng. Karim Bishara

Data & Internet Services

 

Linkegypt

 

Eng. El Moataz Mahmoud Omran

Data Express

Eng. Amr Gohar

Value-added Services

Public Payphones & Prepaid Cards

 

Al Ahly for Home prepaid cards

Eng. Khaled Shash

 

Communications Centers Sector

 

Raya

Eng.  Sherif Nazif

 

Satellite, and ground cable importers and suppliers. Telecom and Information Infrastructure Technology suppliers and providers. Terminal equipment suppliers and importers.  Information and Telecommunication Integrated Systems Companies, and wireless telecom services.

CISCO

Eng. Khaled Rabea

 

Siemens

Eng. Tarek  Malash

 

Multinational Companies

Ericsson

Eng.   Nabila Omran

 

Manufacturers

Misr International for Engineering Systems

Eng.  Khaled Ibrahim

 

 

Imac for Computer Manufacturing

 

Eng.  Ismail Mashour

Systel

Prof. Dr. Abd El Rahman El Sawy

 

 

Scientific Societies, Consultants and University Professors

 

 

Dr. Muhammad Nafea

 

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT)

 

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT)

Prof. Dr. Hadya El Henawy

 

Mr.  Mahmoud elgoweiny

 

Prof. Dr. Mostafa El Gabaly

 

NGOs

The Chamber's Communications Division

Prof. Dr. Hossam Lotfy

Expert legal representative

 

Professor in the Faculty of Law, Cairo University

The Committee will hold monthly meetings or as per the Chairman’s request when necessary.
The Committee aims to promote and enhance the growth of ICT market in Egypt for the purpose of establishing societal interaction with the main players and stakeholders of ICT industry and presenting the recommendations to the NTRA’s Board of Directors, which will inevitably facilitate the attainment of a key balance in ICT market nowadays. This includes the upgrading of the services quality, increasing the company’s economic returns, promotion of investment and protection of consumers’ rights and interests.
The Committee formation Decree embodies the aforementioned aims. It has set forth with all keenness that the Committee should comprise all trends related to ICT industry in order to serve all stakeholders’ interests. The Committee’s activities pertain to the Consumer Rights Protection Committee. The NTRA prioritizes aims it seeks to achieve in the near future, that is, the consumer rights’ protection with their varying classes and maintenance of continuous and effective intercommunication therewith.