Photos: Offshore outsourcing like an Egyptian

Photos: Offshore outsourcing like an Egyptian

Summary: No jokes about pyramid selling, please

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  • A 'Smart Village' is being built in the desert 25km outside of Cairo. Xceed - a contact centre outfit - is one of the first companies to move in, along with the Ministry of Communications and IT itself.

    Photo credit: Steve Ranger

  • Not all of Cairo is so futuristic - around the ring road there is a huge amount of building going on as the city struggles to cope with its huge population. Many homes have steel columns sticking out of the roof so that another level can be put on top by the next generation of the family.

    Photo credit: Steve Ranger

  • Raya is another contact centre company, based in Cairo. This building was a shopping mall before Raya took it over to cater for its customers. Among its clients, Raya takes the orders for McDonald's, which offers a 24-hour home delivery service in Cairo.

    Photo credit: Steve Ranger

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