Egypt bans mobile phones with GPS

As more phones come with built-in GPS capabilities, importing smartphones into Egypt is proving increasingly difficult – thanks to local laws which restrict the use of GPS without a license.

“GPS is allowed in Egypt but you must have a license after getting approval from security authorities,” Sherif Guinena, vice chairman of the National Telecommunication Regulator Agency (NTRA), told the Daily News Egypt newspaper.

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2 responses to “Egypt bans mobile phones with GPS”

  1. sapteka says :

    GPS is just a gadget to find the location and direction. Why should the laws restrict it?

  2. zia505 says :

    Hi Sapteka,

    I agree. Will be interesting to see how the story progresses.

    Thanks for the comment.

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