STC continues to attend the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona http://www.stc.com.sa/wps/wcm/connect/english/stc/NewsItems/stc-attend-world-mobile-congress-barcelona STC participates in the Mobile World Congress 2019, which will be held on Monday, February 25th in Barcelona, Spain, with an integrated exhibition about the services related to the fifth generation, such as the Drones aircraft as well as the digital services and solutions in different domains such as IoT, AI and Cybersecurity. It is also participating in a special exhibition through "This is Saudi Arabia" platform, which is mainly concerned with the rediscovery of Saudi Arabia through a new perspective, highlighting tourist sites and national heritage in an innovative technical manner.

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.

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Feb 24, 2019 12:00:00 AM Asia/Riyadh
STC Announced the Largest 5G Network in the Middle East http://www.stc.com.sa/wps/wcm/connect/english/stc/NewsItems/stc-announced-largest-5g-network-middle-east Following the launch of its first live 5G network in May 2018, STC has announced that it provided 450 locations with 5G network across the Kingdom as an initial phase, achieving the highest reach level in the MENA Region and one of the highest reach levels worldwide.

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.

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Feb 11, 2019 12:00:00 AM Asia/Riyadh
STC Launches Maintenance Center Accredited BY Apple http://www.stc.com.sa/wps/wcm/connect/english/stc/NewsItems/stc-launches-maintenance-center-accredited-by-apple STC has launched a maintenance and technical support center accredited by Apple for smart devices. Young Saudi male & female, who are specialized in maintaining Apple products and providing technical support, will manage the center. The service includes also devices that are not included by Apple guarantee.
Located in Al Ghadir in Riyadh, the center aims to expand STC’s services to ultimately satisfy the largest segment possible of customers and improve operational efficiency as a part of the company strategy DARE. Similar centers are expected to open in other regions.

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Jul 10, 2019 12:00:00 AM Asia/Riyadh
British Minister for Investment Visits STC http://www.stc.com.sa/wps/wcm/connect/english/stc/NewsItems/british-lnvestment-minister-visits-stc The British Minister for Investment, Graham Stuart, met with STC Group CEO, Eng. Nasser Sulaiman Al Nasser, at the King Abdul Aziz Telecom Complex in Riyadh.
The meeting was attended by a number of STC executives. During the meeting, UK-Saudi bilateral relations in the field of telecommunications were discussed, in addition to cooperation opportunities and the latest technical and informational developments in both countries. At the end of the visit, Al Nasser presented the British minister with a commemorative gift to celebrate this occasion. It is worth mentioning that this visit highlights STC’s prominence and influence as a distinguished provider of communications and information technology services in the Middle East.

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Jul 10, 2019 12:00:00 AM Asia/Riyadh

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