Mobinil (The Egyptian Company for Mobile Services) is Egypt's first mobile phone operator. Founded in 1998. The company is a joint venture between France Telecom (Orange) and Orascom. Mobinil was the first telecom company to receive ISO 14001 certificate in Egypt and the Middle East. It has also obtained official renewal of the ISO 14001 for the fifth consecutive year and also obtained the certification of OHSAS 18001.
Mobinil was the first GSM in Egypt to extend its network services to:
Underground stations, having installed 17 Micro BTSs covering stations in Cairo.
Al Azhar Tunnel
Coverage extends to more than 99% of the Egyptian population.
Mobinil has international roaming agreements with 348 operators in 135 countries
Mobinil was the first to establish roaming agreements with the US and Canada, as well as non-GSM Operators in South America extending its services to countries such as Argentina, Brazil, Peru, and The Philippines, to name a few.
Mobinil offers roaming with satellite operators such as Al-Thuraya.