Mar 05, 2017
STC wins the Speed test Award for SAUDI ARABIA'S FASTEST MOBILE internet for the second time
On the sidelines of the participation of STC in Mobile World Congress Barcelona held in Spain and proving the leadership of STC in the field of high-speed internet with highest quality standards, Speed test website owned by Ookla Company emphasized that STC network is still the fastest mobile network in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This recognition, for the second year successively, proves the leadership of STC in the field of high-speed internet with highest quality standards. Thus STC continues its excellence by wining Speed test Award for SAUDI ARABIA'S FASTEST MOBILE internet for the second time. Engineer Abdullah Al Kanhal, vice-president of the Marketing Department in the consumer unit, has received the trophy presented by Ookla company through the Mobile World Congress Barcelona. This award is offered by Ookla which enables measuring of the speed through Speed test for the internet, Android-operated devices, I-phones and other smart phones operating systems. This outcome has been achieved through Speed test, a platform that offers more than 50 million internet speed tests all over the world every month and sees the participation of all providers of internet services all over the world. This Award is based on more than 2 million results registered in Speed test and achieved by the mobile internet users across the Saudi Arabia. These data showed that STC is still ahead of all mobile internet providers in the Saudi Arabia with the highest average speed. “Winning the Speed test Award for SAUDI ARABIA'S FASTEST MOBILE NETWORKS for the second time successively, STC proves its pioneering role and great attention for its through developing its services in a continuous way that caters to their aspirations in having his-speed internet services, with an excellent coverage range for the inhabited areas, in implementation of its slogan “Better Network...Wider Coverage” and with speeds up to 150 Megabit/second”, said Al Kanhal. “We are pleased to announce STC as the winner of the Speed test Award for SAUDI ARABIA'S FASTEST MOBILE internet for the second time. This continuous achievement is considered an evidence of its commitment to provide its clients with the fastest and strongest service and network”, said Mr. Jamie Steven, Chief Operating Officer of Ookla, upon winning the award. It’s worth mentioning that STC was the first mobile operator that adopted the 4G LTE Network in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Middle East and North Africa region as a whole in 2014, with the recognition of international association of mobile operators GSMA. Moreover, 4G LTE Network services from STC witness fast and astonishing progress that reflects the great attention for this modern technology through investment in developing the infrastructure of wireless network, enhancing its outreach and providing the latest global technologies.
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