STC provides Marhaba cards in all outlets and the holy shrines
Saudi NewsOct 05, 2013
Within its preparations for 1434H Hajj, STC has covered all kingdom land, sea and air outlets with telecom services. This included the holy shrines in Makkah and Medina continuing its role in making available different telecom services to the pilgrims. It has provided all prepaid calling cards with all denominations (SAR 10, SAR 20, SAR 50) in all sale points with more than 586 prepaid calling card (Marhaba) devices in addition to mobile cabins in pilgrim cities via the pilgrim can call anywhere in the world at low prices.
STC added that it dedicated all its material and technical resources to raise the operational capacity and increase the landline network capacity to match the call traffic volume. It has also concentrated maintenance and periodic check works on the landline network exchanges to ensure the highest efficiency to confirm that STC is the most experienced organization in delivering telecom services during Hajj season where a huge and record crowd meets in a specific area in al limited period of time.
It is worth mentioning that STC dedicates all its resources throughout the year and employs all expertise and material and human capabilities during Hajj season which witness unprecedented congestion of outgoing and incoming calls in the network the fact that necessitates augmentation of capacities to facilitate transiting of calls.