STC Group has received Best Mobile Operator of the Year Award at the 6th TMT Finance & Investment Middle East Awards Ceremony 2012 that held in Dubai, recently. The prestigious award is recognizing STC leadership in providing the best telecommunications services in the region and its international growth strategy.
STC new regional achievement reflects the group abilities to further strengthen its position as one of the largest and most technologically advanced telecom operators both in domestic and international markets. This success materialized as a result of STC continued efforts to offer innovative and integrated products, and services and sustain its operational and financial performance. STC group has succeeded in remaining at the forefront of the telecommunications and information technology sectors in the Middle East and beyond, by optimizing operations and leveraging expertise & strength in providing customers with the latest technologies & services. The group linked its success in developing telecommunication industry, that reflects the strong revenues and net financial growth.
This award received on the 6th TMT Finance Middle East 2012, assures the position that STC group has achieved as one of the best broadband providers in the region, especially when STC group has earned the biggest share market in KSA throughout this year. This ongoing growth has extended to other international investments around the Middle East by owning a variety of Market Shares in Turkey, India, Southern East Asia and South Africa.
STC group enjoys a strong infrastructure of telecommunication and information technology, for instance; broadband network, which has enabled the group to guarantee the leadership over its rivals in lunching 3G and 4G in the region, to provide the best coverage in the kingdom by covering over 65% of the kingdom’s geographical area by the end of 2012, and about 90% by the end of 2014.
It is worth mentioning that STC group has achieved a couple of awards during the conference in addition to Mobile Operator of the Year which included the Best growth story for the work done on “ VIVA Bahrain”, in addition to the outstanding telecom leader which went to Ghassan Hasbani, CEO International Operations, STC group.