Internet use expected to boom by 2008

23 Feb 2005

According to a report by the Arab Advisors Group, the number of internet accounts in Egypt is expected to grow at an annual rate of 23.7% between 2003 and 2008 to around 1.9 million at the end of the period, translating to a penetration rate of 2.5%. The number of accounts stood at 647,000 at the end of 2004. The number of users, which currently stands at around 1.94 million is predicted to rise to 5.6 million by the end of 2008.