The Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA), National Telecom Regulatory Authority and National Telecommunication Institute (NTI) had finalized the fiber-optics specialized training protocol Phase I and Phase II. The protocol was designed to develop technical and professional capacities in the field of setting up, operating and maintaining fiber-optics networks. Phase I: transfer of knowledge to 20 Egyptian engineers as a base of the program trainers, by an international training provider of fiber optics.
Phase II: train of 1500 technicians by the 20 trainers.
The protocol ended by 3rd December 2020. Total number of participants were 1401, with an achievement percentage reached 93.4%. Average trainees per month were 100. We have started training in Monofeya and Mansoura Universities in CREATIVA centers. We faced 6-month lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic. Training was then resumed from August 2020 with recommended health precautions.