IDSC: Egypt pivotal country in data transfer

The cabinet’s media center said Egypt is a pivotal country in the data transfer; and that 90 percent of data movement is passing through the Egyptian soil and waters, according to the new version of the “Policies Compass” magazine.

Egypt is the second largest country in the world, where maritime internet cables go through its coasts following the US with 17 percent of internet cables worldwide, it said.

Revenues from the crossing of the internet cables via the Egyptian territorial waters reached nearly 185 million dollars in 2019, it added.

The magazine is issued by the center and it is a non- periodical publication. It is aiming at following up on the latest developments of different public policies worldwide.

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