01/13/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/13/2021 08:30
According to the agreement, Telecom Egypt will provide 3.5mn mobile SIMs to the beneficiaries of the Takaful and Karama program including a bundle of minutes, text messages, and megabytes per month at a nominal cost. The company will also support the Ministry by providing over 2,600 landlines for its social units, in addition to a bundle of text messages, and minutes for its hotline numbers to be used to communicate and follow-up with the beneficiaries of the program.
Adel Hamed, TE's Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, commented:
'We are very pleased to have signed this agreement with the Ministry of Social Solidarity and to support such a large project like Takaful and Karama, as it comes in line with Telecom Egypt's strategy to facilitate national digital transformation, and support all the projects that serve Egyptian citizens. This agreement also emphasizes the vital role of telecom services in establishing effective management systems, and linking databases to improve the services offered to citizens. Last year, we witnessed how necessary telecommunications services are in the daily life of citizens, and we are now very happy to enable the provision of such services to vulnerable groups through this partnership.'