Elaf Al-Hazmi is the first STC female employee to get Saudi Driving Licence
Jun 07, 2018 12:00:00 AM Asia/RiyadhIncrease by 1.5 Billion of STC’s procurement from local SMEs
STC Group CEO Nasser Al-Nasser said during The Day of Local Content Forum: “Rawafed's program aims to enhance local content and innovation increasing localization rates, support small and medium enterprises in the field of ICT and train them in transferring knowledge and opening new opportunities for these enterprises beyond the Kingdom, As well as building innovative centers in collaboration with global partners”.
He pointed out that the company in 2017 exceeded the target of 15% allocated to purchase from small and medium enterprises to 24% of its procurement budget. The company will increase this percentage gradually, directly and indirectly through the partners of STC, and this is in light of the Convention signed with The General Authority for Small and Medium Enterprises, to allocate a percentage of the Saudi Telecom purchases budget for Saudi small and medium enterprises. This initiative is in line with the company's active role in achieving objectives of vision 2030.
STC procurement VP and Support Services Imad Al-Awda refered to STC’s strategic initiatives to support local content as one of the main axes and a top priority. “we are developing an ambitious and sustainable framework in cooperation with its governmental and private partners to maximize local content”. He added.
“The company, in cooperation with its strategic partners, will sponsor the establishment of several research and innovation centers that will create an environment conducive to innovation and contribute to the development of an innovative infrastructure that complies with the information aspirations of the Kingdom with leading companies such as Ericsson, Nokia and Huawei”. He said.
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Sep 04, 2018 12:00:00 AM Asia/RiyadhSTC announces a contract for TV and digital broadcasting and the marketing sponsorships with the GSA and SAFF
It includes the matches of Saudi Professional League (SPL), Cups’ Competitions, and Saudi National Team matches which organized by SAFF. STC`s contract is considered to the biggest in the middle east region and in the history of Saudi sport sponsorships.
STC declared that it would launch Dawri Plus Channels, to broadcast the competitions, which will allow watching all football matches through free and paid digital and traditional channels.
Eng. Nasser Al Nasser, STC Group CEO, confirmed that STC will add value to the experience of watching sport competition in innovative ways. He added, “The signing of the historic contract reflects STC's new strategy of growth and digital transformation, in line with the objectives of the Kingdom's Vision 2030”.
“Our investment in the national sports as a strategic partner is a historical; I would thank Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and HRH Crown Prince for their support to Saudi Sports and athletes. I would also thank HE Chairman of the General Authority for Sports Advisor Turki bin Abdulmohsen Al-Sheikh, for the his support”.
The agreement will include the technical sponsorship of all sporting events and the marketing sponsorship of SPL. The first official broadcast of Dawri Plus channels is for Super Cup match on August 18th in London.
Aug 02, 2018 12:00:00 AM Asia/Riyadh
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