Etisalat Egypt is the third largest mobile network operating in Egypt and a subsidiary of the Emirates Telecommunications Group Company PJSC, commonly known as Etisalat. The network launched in May 2007, following a USD 1.2 billion network construction in partnership with Ericsson and Huawei. The company updated its brand to Etisalat by e& in 2022.

Etisalat Misr S.A.E.
Network Operator
Etisalat e& logo

3G Network

The company has provided 3G UMTS over B1 (2100 MHz) since inception. Etisalat's 3G network was upgraded to HSPA+ in June 2009 and DC-HSPA+ in May 2010.

    Network Frequency Band Status
    Date Event Subtype
    Launch of 3G Network

    4G Network

    Etisalat received its 4G LTE licence in October 2016 with commercial launch in September 2017 over a 10 MHz channel in the B3 (1800 MHz) band.

    In November 2018 Etisalat Misr announced the successful implementation of VoLTE and ViLTE technology nationwide in partnership with Taiwanese MediaTek.

      4G Frequency Bands
      Network Frequency Band Max. Channel Bandwidth Status
      Date Event Subtype
      Launch of 4G Network

      5G Network

      In partnership with Ericsson, the company began testing 5G over its commercial network in December 2019.

        Date Event Subtype