News & Announcements http://www.stc.com.sa/wps/wcm/connect/english/individual/rss/rss Latest News & Announcements STC Solutions Ranks 1st in IT Services provision market http://www.stc.com.sa/wps/wcm/connect/english/stc/NewsItems/stc-solutions-ranks-1st-services-provision-market
STC Solutions ranked first as the largest IT services provider of 2015, according to results from a recent report published by IDC, the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets.
The report titled ‘Competitive Profiles and Analysis of Leading IT Service Players in Saudi Arabia’, based on a study of the performance of the top local and international 96 IT services providers in the Kingdom, covers performance across 13 key IT service provision categories.
At the end of 2015, the IT service provision market was worth over SAR 11 billion of which STC Solutions commanded close to 13%, ranking the company 1st place.
Feeding into that ranking are double digit growth over the past few years, driven by the expansion of the STC Solutions information communication technology (ICT) capabilities portfolio.
“Our market share position is a direct result of our unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction, the dedication and hard work of our talents and our continued efforts in acquiring and building local in-house capabilities in areas such as systems integration, advanced systems and networking, virtualization and managed services,” said Dr. Sultan Binsaeed, CEO of STC Solutions.
“Our aim, which is to continue growing our offering and drive our competitiveness with a focus on the latest state-of-the-art ICT solutions and services such as IoT/M2M technologies, Big Data and Cloud solutions, is very much aligned with the vision of the senior leadership of our parent company STC,” he added.
Matching their local talent with technologies from global players, STC Solutions is focused on reshaping the ICT market with forays into big data and cloud focused services, and bleeding edge IoT and M2M based services and solutions.
STC Solutions is a subsidiary of the national operator STC and is focused on developing and managing state-of-the-art information communication technology (ICT) services, as well as providing bleeding edge ICT solutions to the government, and clients in the defense, utilities, healthcare and private sectors.
STC Solutions has developed strategic alliances and partnerships with leading global technology players and is considered a formidable player in the fields of IT system integration, network consulting and integration, and managed services. "]]>
Sep 26, 2016 12:00:00 AM Asia/Riyadh
STC achieved the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest human image of a country/continent http://www.stc.com.sa/wps/wcm/connect/english/stc/NewsItems/stc-achieved-guinness-world-records-title-largest-human-image-country
Saudi Telecommunication Company (STC) achieved the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the Largest human image of a country/continent creating the map of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in celebration of the 86th National Day. Singing the national anthem, numerous images were created by the participants, not only the image of the country but also the Saudi 2030 vision logo.
After the success of the formation, STC Group CEO Dr. Khaled Hussain Biyari received the GUINNESSS WORLD RECORDS certificate from the official adjudicator who attended the event to verify the record.
With the continuous efforts of STC for the National Day celebrations, General Manager Corporate Communication STC, Mr. Amjad Shacker said that they have devoted all of their resources to make this day exceptional and a part of history. Achieving a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title expressed the love we have for this great country and was a perfect way to commemorate this occasion. This accomplishment is a source of pride for all Saudi Arabians since it is the first time that this record has been broken throughout the world, he continued. "]]>
Sep 21, 2016 12:00:00 AM Asia/Riyadh
Dr. Abdullah Bin Hasan Alabdulqader is the STC’s Chairman of the Board of Directors http://www.stc.com.sa/wps/wcm/connect/english/stc/NewsItems/dr-abdullah-bin-hasan-alabdulqader-is-the-stc-Chairman-of-the-board-of-directors
Saudi Telecom Company (STC) announced Dr. Abdullah Bin Hasan Alabdulqader as the STC's Chairman of the Board of Directors during the first meeting in its sixth session that been held on the evening of Monday, 15/7/1436 H corresponding to 04/05/2015 AD, and naming the Sub-committee depending on the functions and the approved authorities.

It is worth mentioning that Dr. Abdullah bin Hassan Alabdulqader is a member of number of other boards of directories and commissions. He is a head of Advisory Committee in the Capital Market Authority, and a member of Quality of Assurance Committee in the Organization for Certified Public Accountants. Dr. Alabdulqader worked as a professor at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, and was a member first Council administration of STC, and was a member of the first board of the Capital Market Authority, and Dr.Alabdulqader holds a Bachelor and Master of Business administration from King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, and a PhD from the University of Colorado, USA. "]]>
May 05, 2015 12:00:00 AM Asia/Riyadh
STC Participates in World Autism Awareness Day http://www.stc.com.sa/wps/wcm/connect/english/stc/NewsItems/stc-records-presence-in-world-autism-day
Keen on supporting all members of the Saudi society, STC has participated in the World Autism Awareness Day, which took place at the Intellectual Education Institute (Alfekryah) in Taif.

Guests included high-ranking representatives of both private and public sectors in Taif, such as Deputy Governor Ahmad Al Thamiry and the General Manager of Education in Taif, Mohammed Al Shimrani.

Commanding our company for effectively participating in the World Autism Awareness Day, Al Thamiry presented an honorary plaque STC, while Al Shimrani praised the telecom giant for constantly seeking to empower children with special needs across the Kingdom. "]]>
Apr 16, 2015 12:00:00 AM Asia/Riyadh