General Manager Corporate Communications at STC Mohammed Abaalkheil said that Saudi Telecom participates as a sponsor for the sixth time in a row in this global forum. It will sign number of important agreements to enable digital services with major international companies in telecommunications and information technology industry. He noted that the event is befitting the status of Saudi Telecom as a member of the Board of Directors of the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA), The largest organization of operators and manufacturers of mobile communications in the world. The conference is the largest gathering of ICT professionals, experts, technicians and major manufacturers of smartphones worldwide. STC will present its services and digital solutions to demonstrate its role as a leading digital provider.
The conference is being organized by the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA), The world's largest conference on smart phone technology."]]>
STC has also announced that it is working on completing the following phases of spreading the 5G services on a wider scale to ensure keeping up with the newest global technologies, improving digital services, and enriching the customer experience across the Kingdom.
Commenting on its early preparedness to introduce the network’s new generation although 5G devices are currently not available in the markets for customers, STC said in a statement that this reflects its continuous initiatives as a digital leader, meeting customers’ expectations of advanced services in ICT accelerating market. In addition, it stated that a larger number of advanced technical services and solutions operated in high Internet speed would be available to customers by the second half of 2019. It also praised the Ministry of Communications and Information and the Communications and Information Technology Commission for the support has been providing in this regards.
It is worth noting that STC launched its first 5G live network in last May for the first time in the MENA Region after the success of its 5G experiments and trials. On this occasion, STC stated that its pioneering position in launching modern information technology services reflects the advancement of the communications and information technology sector in the Kingdom, stressing that this advancement is part of the Kingdom’s digitization plans and NTP 2020 objectives."]]>