News & Announcements Latest News & Announcements Strategic Alliance Between STC and GE in Industrial Internet Technologies
In the presence of HRH Prince Saud bin Naif bi Abdulaziz Governor of The Eastern Region, STC represented by Dr.Khaled Biyari group CEO and GE represented by Hisham Bahkali President & CEO, Saudi Arabia & Bahrain signed a strategic alliance around GE’s Industrial Internet technologies to drive accelerated growth for both companies in Saudi Arabia. STC and GE shall collaborate in line with the KSA transformation “Strategy of 2030” in the area of digital transformation to drive measurable improvements in access, quality, costs, and efficiency in all industries and government services. The alliance will deliver a continuum of services from initial discovery, strategic management consulting, IoT project delivery and training; in doing so the two organizations will provide a complete end-to-end value proposition to their customers.
STC Group CEO, Dr. Khalid Biyari said, “STC is at the forefront of the Digital Transformation of the Saudi economy. The combination of STC’s strength in connectivity, cloud and managed services and IoT solutions along with GE’s digital industrial technologies will provide our mutual clients the ability to transform themselves into the Industrial Internet with unparalleled 360 degree view of their assets and let them take advantage of the leading edge IoT applications that we will develop.”
Dr. Sultan Binsaeed, CEO of STC Solutions, added “We will provide a complete end-to-end value proposition to our customers. We will jointly go to market and develop long-term durable alliances for target accounts with a focus on quantifiable, rapid return on investment for both GE and STC. STC Solutions is confident that the platform will enable STC to rapidly progress with different IoT applications deployments and add value to STC customers on this very promising technology with leaps and bounds in the very near future” "]]>
Oct 12, 2016 12:00:00 AM Asia/Riyadh
STC showcasing latest innovative solutions at GITEX 2016
Saudi Telecom Company (STC) will be unveiling a variety of advanced information communication technology (ICT) solutions during its participation at GITEX 2016, in Dubai between 16 to 20 of October.
STC Business, the national operator’s enterprise business unit, will be showcasing the latest state of the art mission critical communication solutions, cloud-based services, IoT and managed services, as well as its small to medium enterprise (SME) focused retail in a box concept at its booth inside Zabeel Hall (Z-G45).
Furthermore, STC is also expected to reveal more details about its partnership with ELM, under the patronage of the National Information Center, for the provision of cloud computing services to government agencies so as to enable Vision 2030.
“For us, GITEX is about seeing our customers from inside and outside the Kingdom, hearing out their ambitions and plans for the year ahead, and showing them what new solutions we have to address those ambitions and plans,” said Dr. Tarig M. Enaya, STC Senior Vice President of Enterprise.
Driving STC is Vision 2030, the Kingdom’s blueprint for transformation of the Saudi economy for the coming decade. For STC, this means it is focused on digitization as enabling force for bringing more public and private sector services online.
STC Business, the national operator’s enterprise focused business unit, delivers ICT solutions and services tailored towards the needs and requirements of government agencies and enterprises of all sizes through a series of the largest data centers in the Kingdom and a variety of digital, managed and cloud services. Tying these data centers together is a 147,000 kilometer long fiber optic network, augmented by a mobile network covering 96% of populated areas with 2G and 3G mobile services and 85% of populated areas enjoying 4G LTE coverage. Connecting these national networks to the globe are a series of cross-border overland and submarine cables feeding the Kingdom with 1.5 terabits/second of Internet bandwidth and passing through over 12 petabytes of traffic a day.
Also, STC will be sharing developments from its participation at GITEX 2016 on "]]>
Oct 09, 2016 12:00:00 AM Asia/Riyadh
Dr. Abdullah Bin Hasan Alabdulqader is the STC’s 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
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