Bitstream Services

How it works

stc's wholesale access services enable licensed fixed-line operators in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to offer data services to end users via its over 6.3 million access lines. Using stc's Bitstream service, fixed-line operators can provide high-speed DSL services to customer with speeds ranging from 128Kbps to 10Mbps.

stc's Bitstream service is an end-to-end offering which includes providing operators with links from its MDFs to the customer premises, DSLAMS and splitters. stc will also aggregate the traffic and deliver it to the operator's network from stc's Edge routers, using the Bitstream Access Link.

The service comes in two flavors. One with stc having ownership of the Broadband Remote Access Server (BRAS) and locating it in its premises while control all issues relating to customer management as well as the operator controlling the BRAS and all aspects of customer management with its end subscribers.


stc has the most extensive access network in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia reaching nearly every household and business in the nation. With this comprehensive coverage, fixed-line carriers get end-to-end assurance that their data services will be up and running 24x7x365. stc is a low cost provider of reliable access infrastructure allowing its fixed-line customers to deliver high-quality services to the customer premises.