Saudi Telecom Company (STC) announced today that it has joined Bridge Alliance, the Asia-Pacific region's largest partnership of mobile operators, as the only member from the Middle East. Membership in the Bridge Alliance will help leverage collaboration in enterprise mobility services and in the fast growing area of M2M. By joining Bridge Alliance, STC aims to strengthen its services in the GCC and Asia-Pacific, to better serve its Multinational Business Customers at worldwide level and to enlarge its M2M Solutions portfolio.
Bridge Alliance aggregates and standardizes member operators' services, solutions and knowledge, and through its promotion of unified services, supports the seamless deployment of M2M and mobile business across borders. Bridge Alliance also works to enhance the customer experience by raising service and customer support levels. Furthermore, it promotes the aggregation of information on M2M helping its members to manage telecommunication circumstances and regulation differces by country.
Through its membership in Bridge Alliance, together with partner operators and other alliances, STC will be able to provide comprehensive support for M2M services including telemetry, remote monitoring and security to its enterprise customers for the GCC region as well as globally.
About Bridge Alliance
Bridge Alliance is a partnership of 32 leading mobile operators, including, Airtel, AIS, CSL, CTM, Globe Telecom, Maxis, MobiFone, Optus, SingTel, SK Telecom, SoftBank Mobile, Taiwan Mobile, Telkomcel, and Telkomsel.
A combined customer base of over 600 million and an extensive footprint allow members to leverage the collective strengths of the alliance to develop and launch innovative roaming and enterprise solutions. Bridge Alliance operates through a Singapore-incorporated joint venture company, Bridge Mobile Pte Ltd. For more information, visit www.bridgealliance.com