CIT minister inaugurates $30m fibre optics plant

Egyptian ICT Minister Yasser El-Kady  inaugurated a fibre optics factory owned by HitekNofal Solutions and the Chinese Hengtong Group in Badr city.

The total investments over the three phases amount to $ 30 million with a production capacity of 8,000 kilometres of cable per year.

The Egyptian government, through Telecom Egypt and the Communication and Information Technology Ministry, has put together a plan to develop telecommunication infrastructure through replacing copper cables with fibre-optics ones.

HitekNofal Solutions offers its products to many government agencies, including Telecom Egypt, as well as the three other private communications companies, along with oil companies, private universities, and residential cities, such as Madinaty.