Telecom Egypt Egypt’s first integrated telecom operator, and Juniper Networks, a leader in secure, AI-driven networks, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Cairo further cementing Juniper’s position as a strategic technology provider for Telecom Egypt. This MoU will highlight the companies’ intent to scope the Egyptian business landscape for shared opportunities to provide IP-based, high-performance networking solutions to enterprises. Telecom Egypt will also have the option to become an authorized resale partner of Juniper’s technology solutions in Egypt. 

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Nokia is helping Ooredoo Algeria take the first step towards next generation networks and reinforce its technology leadership in the region with the successful deployment of North Africa's first virtualized Mobile Gateway. This is a crucial step for the migration of core network elements to the cloud and paves the way for the transformation of the core network to support next generation mobile network technology. The deployment allows Ooredoo Algeria to meet growing data demand in the region, and provide new and innovative services like Internet of Things (IoT), in addition to enhanced broadband to its subscribers. Once deployed, Ooredoo Algeria's subscribers will be able to enjoy high bandwidth-consuming services, delivering the best possible performance and reliability.

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The Moroccan government has initiated a privatization process by announcing that it will sell its 8% stake in Maroc Telecom and relinquishing its right to vote. The government announced that it will 6% of that stake this month as a block order to local institutional investors such as retirement funds, insurance companies and banks. The remaining 2% stake will be sold on the Casablanca stock exchange, where the company is already listed, said the Ministry of Finance.

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