The contract for the twinning project on ‘National Telecommunication Regulatory Authority' was signed on 7 August 2008 by National Telecom Regulatory Authority, affiliated to the Ministry of Communication and the Italian Communication Authority. This twinning project is worth 1,500,000 Euros and its implementation phase will take 24 months.
The overall aim of the project is to support the growth of the Egyptian telecommunications markets by increasing telecommunication services, enhancing the competitive environment and delivering high quality services at affordable prices to all citizens.
The project activities and planned outcomes are grouped into the following main components:
1-Legal approximation of Egyptian and European legislation
2-Competition and licensing
3-Interconnection and Local Loop Unbundling
4-Management of scarce resources
5-Consumer protection and universal service