The onset of the pandemic in 2020 gave rise to global acceleration in the uptake of digital platforms and services. This surge was consolidated in 2021, as it became clear – in emerging and developed economies alike – that digital is the new normal.
Video: How is Egypt enhancing its digital transformation agenda?
Egypt, the only country in the Middle East and North Africa not to enter recession during 2020, already exhibited a strong acceleration in digitalisation during the years leading up to the pandemic. However, as with many countries in the region, the Covid-19 outbreak has led to unprecedented and fundamental changes across all industries, largely as a result of digitalisation.
Watch our video on how Egypt is enhancing services and expanding infrastructure to support its digital transformation, produced in partnership with Telecom Egypt. We will soon be releasing our Egypt ICT Covid-19 Recovery Roadmap, also produced in partnership with Telecom Egypt.