Feb 14, 2021

Meqyas government report: stc has the fastest 5G downloading network in the Kingdom

The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) revealed that stc was the operator with the highest mobile downloading speed in the Kingdom, ...

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Feb 07, 2021

Singing a settlement agreement between Saudi Teelcom Company (stc) and Etihad Atheeb Telecommunication Company (GO)

Saudi Telecom Company (stc) signed an agreement with Etihad Atheeb Telecommunication Company (GO) ...

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Jan 28, 2021

Saudi ARAMCO, stc and Huawei Signed a Memorandum of Understanding

stc achieved another milestone in its 5G network development with its partner Huawei after pioneering 5G network deployment in the Middle East in 2019. Today stc announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest integr...

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Jan 19, 2021

Aramco and stc unveil Dammam 7 Supercomputer Dammam 7 will be among the world’s top 10 supercomputers

Aramco and stc announced today the launch of Dammam 7, a new supercomputer among the top ten most powerful in the world. The supercomputer presents new opportunities in both exploration and development and enhances Aramco’s decision-making on exploration and investme...

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Launching 3 Mega Data Centers in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al-Madina with SAR 1 billion investment

in presence of HRH prince Mohammed bin Khaled Abdulla Al-Faisal, stc has announced launching 3 Mega Data Centers in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al-Madina, with SAR 1 billion investment. They aim to host telecommunications equipment and digital cloud infrastructure, offering h...

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Dec 29, 2021

stc test MENA’s first ORAN on live network

in collaboration with its partners stc Solutions and Altiostar, becomes the first operator in the MENA region to run live ORAN session’s. ORAN is a revolutionary technology that promises to change the landscape of wireless service offering. ORAN runs on virtualized a...

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Dec 17, 2020

stc successfully test 5G New Radio live site using mmWave technology band n257 with 800Mhz bandwidth, in close collaboration with Nokia

stc in collaboration with its long-term partner Nokia demonstrated a cutting-edge live network solution enabling 8 carriers using 5G mmWave band with anchoring of FDD LTE Bands on a single Qualcomm chipset device ...

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Dec 14, 2020

Saudi Arabia: establishing a digital hub for the MENA region in cooperation with global partners

stc Group said that it intends to establish a premier digital hub for the MENA region, in cooperation with regional and international partners. This is expected to create an ecosystem of advanced technology services that will establish Saudi Arabia ...

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Dec 31, 2020

Alhakbani appointed CEO at "TAWAL" subsidiary of the stc Group

TAWAL's Board of Directors announces the appointment of Eng. Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Alhakbani as Chief Executive Officer from January 12, 2020...

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Dec 02, 2020

stc Sucessfully Achieved A first Global 5G New Radio non-standalone FDD/TDD carrier aggregation, in close collaboration with Ericsson and MediaTek

today announced another milestone in its 5G commercial network development, demonstrating new radio (NR) time division duplex (TDD) and frequency division duplex (FDD) carrier aggregation...

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Nov 25, 2020

stc and Nokia team up to operate Technology Innovation Center

stc, a digital leader in the MENA region, has partnered with Nokia to jointly operate its Technology Innovation Center over the next five years. An agreement was signed to this extent by Abdullah Alowini, Technology Strategy & Architecture VP at stc, and Khalid Hussa...

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Nov 25, 2020

stc expanded the 5G network by 130% to accommodate the digital increase The Group contributed to the success of the G20 summit by implementing 90 security standards and using the newest security system in the world

stc expanded the 5G network by 130% to accommodate the digital increase The Group contributed to the success of the G20 summit by implementing 90 security standards and using the newest security system in the world ...

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Nov 23, 2020

Western Union acquires 15% of stc pay for $200 million

Under the patronage of SAMA’S ( Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority governor, stc Group announces an agreement with Western Union, ...

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Nov 19, 2020

5G Coverage Supports the International Media Center during G20 Summit

As part of its partnership with the G20 Saudi Secretariat , stc Group, the digital enabler of the Kingdom's agenda for the 2020 G20 Leaders’ Summit, has provided its 5G services to the International Media Center responsible for covering the Summit activities...

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Nov 09, 2020

stc intends to establish a premier digital hub for the MENA region

stc Group said that it intends to establish an advanced technology business, which is expected to form a premier digital hub for the MENA region, in order to achieve the objectives of “dare strategy 2.0” to enable digital transformation in various sectors aligning wi...

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Nov 02, 2020

50% of jobs will need new skills in 5 years as a result of digital transformations

the STC Group CEO Nasser Sulaiman Al Nasser expects that the desired core skills of some occupations are going to change in the perceived future as a result of digital transformations. He specified that 40% to 50% of jobs would require new skills in the next five yea...

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Oct 29, 2020

stc to deploy phase 2 of the 5G network in 71 cities in Saudi Arabia

stc has confirmed that it is working to reinforce its leadership in mobile coverage and to deploy the largest advanced 5G network in the MENA region. The next stage will witness an expansion of deploying 5G network in more than 71 cities across the Kingdom of Saudi A...

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Oct 29, 2020

SIMAH Rating Agency has assigned stc with the highest credit (AAA)

stc announces that it has been assigned with the highest grade credit rating by SIMAH Rating Agency-Tassnief- (Licensed by the Capital Market Authority) as “AAA” for long term and “T1” for short term....

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Oct 25, 2020

Al-Nasser calls on companies to adopt plans to promote innovation through artificial intelligence

The CEO of stc group Nasser bin Suleiman Al-Nasser called on large companies to adopt transformative plans to promote innovation through artificial intelligence (AI), and to develop solutions that aim to support the growth of sectors while reducing the costs in each ...

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Oct 22, 2020

stc’s Net Profit for Q3 and 9 months period of 2020 compared to the comparable

stc’s Net Profit for Q3 and 9 months period of 2020 compared to the comparable quarter and same period of last year increased by 0.73% & 0.70% (respectively), and it distributes SR 1 per share dividends for the 3rd quarter....

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Oct 21, 2020

stc and NVIDIA Team Up to Build KSA’s First AI and Deep Learning Cloud Infrastructure, Enabling Enterprises to Fast-track AI Adoption

stc, a digital leader in the MENA region, is working with NVIDIA to build Saudi Arabia’s first AI and deep learning cloud infrastructure, ...

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Oct 15, 2020

3,000 female employees in stc Group … with 22% increase during 2020

The number of female employees at stc during the current year 2020 increased by 22.6% compared to the previous year, while the percentage of female employees nominated for leadership positions increased dramatically, making up around 18% of the members of HIPO. ...

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Oct 12, 2020

stc and Rakuten Mobile Sign a Memorandum of Understanding

stc and Rakuten Mobile, Inc. announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the aim of collaborating in the field of innovation and strategic mobile technology....

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Sep 30, 2020

stc: The reliable digital infrastructure has been key for business continuity in 2020

Senior VP for Corporate Affairs at stc, Eng. Abdullah Abdulrahman Al-Kanhal, confirmed that Saudi Arabia’s reliable digital infrastructure allowed business to continue with great success across vital sectors in 2020, reflecting a significant leap in the ICT sector. ...

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Unlimited free internet to social media on the 90th Saudi National Day

stc is celebrating the 90th Saudi National Day with several special offers. stc postpaid and landline customers can send congratulatory messages to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and his Crown Prince...

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Sep 20, 2020

One million jobs are expected to be created over 5 years due to the digital transformations in the Kingdom

Speakers and experts at an international conference revealed an estimated need of more than 1 million jobs in the Kingdom over the next five years, as digital transformation accelerates in several industries and sectors during COVID-19 pandemic....

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Sep 17, 2020

1 million interactions on "Tawakkalna" platform... customer satisfaction rates for phone calls exceeds 93%

As the number of "Tawakkalna" subscribers reaches 7 million, stc Group asserted it will be enhancing its contribution in managing interactions with beneficiaries by dedicating a unified call center , equipped with 600 male and female employees. It is managed by stc’s...

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Sep 11, 2020

stc announces the first deployment of 5G stand-alone in MENA region

As the first in the region to achieve this remarkable milestone, stc announced today the first deployment of 5G SA and “5G Voice over New Radio” service in live network. This technologically innovative accomplishment will enable stc to deploy enhanced data and voice ...

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Sep 08, 2020

stc launches a new permanent telecommuting policy

stc announced the adoption of a policy that aims to expand telecommuting to include all employees whose work functions do not require their attendance at the company's headquarters, noting that the telecommuting policy was launched about three years ago as part of th...

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Sep 03, 2020

Microsoft report: 16% of Saudi institutions consider AI a top priority

stc Academy announced the winners of the AIDEA Competition for Artificial Intelligence (AI) which was held in cooperation with Microsoft Arabia with the aim of developing the AI skills of business directors at stc and enable them to generate innovative ideas to enhan...

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Aug 29, 2020

stc Introduces Education Package and Offers Discounts on Baity Fiber Starting from 50%

In view of the precautionary decision by the Ministry of Education to launch an e-learning model for the new school year, stc has announced digital solutions to facilitate access to educational e-platforms. ...

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Aug 18, 2020

Saudi Arabia becomes the 5th fastest mobile internet network worldwide

Saudi Arabia has jumped five places globally in terms of mobile internet speed, ranking 5th worldwide with a speed of 71.73 MB/s as announced by Speedtest website...

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Aug 12, 2020

stc launches its new Code of Ethics and Business Conduct’

stc launched the Company’s new Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, to reinforce its commitment to Integrity and fulfil the ethical expectations of its stakeholders. ...

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Jul 28, 2020

NEOM launches infrastructure work for the world’s leading cognitive cities in an agreement with stc

NEOM Co. announced its first step to create the world’s leading cognitive cities that rely on leading technology for digital services after signing a contract with stc group to establish a 5G network infrastructure that will accelerate NEOM’s digital ambitions. In ad...

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Jul 12, 2020

Al-Nasser urges for 5G adoption across industries to revive the economy and renew investments plans

stc group CEO and Chairman SAMENA Council, Nasser Al-Nasser calls CITC leaders to work closely together on addressing present-day challenges, and to make full use of future opportunities, while staying safe and remaining optimistic about the future, while facing chal...

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Jul 09, 2020

The Diplomatic Quarter General Authority in Riyadh Inks First of Its Kind Strategic Deal with TAWAL

The Diplomatic Quarter General Authority has recently partnered with the leading integrated ICT Infrastructure service provider in the Kingdom, TAWAL, for the development of the area’s telecommunication infrastructure....

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Jul 08, 2020

stc Sustainability Report: Market Value for Entrepreneurship Projects reaches 300 Million and 18% Energy Savings

In its efforts to adopt the best responsible practices and raise the bar in the ICT sector, stc announced the publication of its first Sustainability Report, promoting its strategic role as a digital transformation enabler in Saudi Arabia and the region to maximize i...

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Jul 06, 2020

Strategic partnership between stc pay and Visa to launch a digital payment solutions

stc pay, digital wallet and subsidiary of stc Telecom Company, Saudi Arabia’s largest telco, and Visa (NYSE: V), the world’s leader in digital payments, entered into an exclusive strategic partnership to launch customer-centric financial services and digital payment ...

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Jun 28, 2020

50% Discount on Old Debts of stc Customers

stc has announced an initiative to facilitate the payment of old billing debts, which includes providing discounts on billing value up to 50%, which will enable clients with previous debts to solve their debt problems easily and conveniently....

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Jun 21, 2020

Investments in telecoms and health system pay dividends

The key part that sustained investments in Saudi Arabia’s digital infrastructure have played in helping to successfully contain the spread of the coronavirus...

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Jun 08, 2020

Saudi Arabia: 1128% increase in remote working

remote working in Saudi Arabia has increased by 1128%, stc declared in a press release referring to 3500 daily virtual meetings held by stc employees. ...

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May 31, 2020

Four initiatives launched including a virtual clinic to facilitate healthcare services

stc has launched four digital initiatives to assist the Kingdom’s healthcare providers in preventing the spread of COVID-19. The initiatives effectively contribute in facilitating the work of medical staff in hospitals and health facilities and ensuring the continuit...

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May 27, 2020

86% Record Data Traffic Increase on Eid and 99% Jump in Internet Speed

Data traffic and internet speed on stc network witnessed record increase during the last day of Ramadan and the first days of the holiday by 86% on fixed networks and by 73% on mobile networks compared to the same period in 2019. stc met this big surge in data traffi...

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May 25, 2020

Forbes: stc is the top Telecom Company in the MENA Region

stc topped the list of powerful telecom companies in the MENA region, according to international Forbes magazine. The company also came in 5th place among the Arab companies listed in the stock market and 335th place internationally. ...

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May 25, 2020

stc Group signs MoU to join the GSMA APAC IoT Partnership Programme for the first time MENA

stc Group has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the GSMA with the intent of joining the GSMA Asia Pacific (APAC) IoT Partnership Programme, one of the most extensive Internet of Things (IoT) communities worldwide. By signing this memo, stc G...

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May 23, 2020

stc confirms switching-off its 3G network

As a global technology leader, stc has been at the forefront of technological innovation in the kingdom. It has always invested in future technologies to ensure that it meets the growing needs of its customers. Over the last decade, wireless technology has changed dr...

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May 22, 2020

"Digital" Eideya via Phone for the First Time in the Kingdom

stcPay has released the Eideya service to spread the joy of Eid among relatives and friends, while maintaining social distancing, by enabling the immediate transfer of Eideya from one phone number to another for the first time in the Kingdom....

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His Highness the Chairman of the Board of Directors of stc and the CEO Congratulate His Highness the Crown Prince on the Occasion of the Third Anniversary of his Ascension

His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Khaled Al-Abdullah Al-Faisal, Chairman of the Board of Directors, and Eng. Nasser bin Sulaiman Al Nasser, CEO of stc Group, conveyed their utomost congratulations and blessings to the wise leadership and the honorable Saudi peo...

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May 18, 2020

20,000 daily calls through Tawakkalna app to issue movement permits online

Stc Group has actively lent its support to Tawakkalna platform by dedicating a call center of 600 employees through the Group's Contact Center Company (CCC). The Center answers an average of 20,000 calls and 12,000 transactions every day. Customer satisfaction with s...

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May 15, 2020

stc Group and Nokia sign a strategic 5-year Master Frame Agreement

stc Group and Nokia signed a five-year Master Frame Agreement (MFA) to further strengthen their strategic partnership. The agreement aims to expedite buying process of Nokia’s latest equipment, software and services for stc Group to introduce innovative services fas...

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May 10, 2020

30% growth in financial operations for the largest digital wallet in the Middle East

: stcpay achieved remarkable growth in financial operations during the first quarter of 2020, paralleling what the company achieved throughout the entirety of 2019. Company data for the largest digital wallet in the Middle East showed 30% growth in financial operatio...

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May 10, 2020

Nasser Al Nasser: The Kingdom's infrastructure investments helped it contain the repercussions of the Corona crisis

Eng. Nasser Sulaiman Al Nasser, stc Group CEO, said that he is proud of the Kingdom's infrastructure that helped it contain the repercussions of the Corona crisis that affected economy all over the world. Al Nasser said that investing in the digital infrastructure a ...

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May 04, 2020

stc and MBC GROUP announce strategic partnership to offer Shahid VIP to stc customers

stc and MBC GROUP – the leading telecom and media groups – announced today the signing of a joint partnership to offer Shahid VIP, MBC’s premium subscription video on demand (SVOD) service, to stc customers for no additional cost for the duration of two months. This ...

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Nov 17, 2019

Meqyas Report: stc has the Fastest Mobile Internet Speed in Saudi Arabia

Meqyas Report: stc has the Fastest Mobile Internet Speed in Saudi Arabia...

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Apr 16, 2020

InspireU continues to support startups after its SR 300 million success in developing technology applications

InspireU, a program launched by stc to support startups and entrepreneurship in the region, announced that despite the difficult conditions that countries all over the world are facing in light of the spread of the novel coronavirus ( COVID - 19 ) ...

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Apr 11, 2020

stc announce localizing platform for E-SIM for the first time in Saudi

stc has announce localizing platform for E-SIM for the first time in Saudi, obtaining an international accreditation deemed requisite for rolling out eSIM technology, in a move that can transform the way consumers use smart phones and devices across Saudi Arabia. Now...

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Apr 09, 2020

"Immunity": The First Virtual Forum to Promote Coronavirus Awareness

In a community initiative of sustainable impact to raise awareness regarding immunity, stc, as a digital enabler, is lending its support to the Immunity Forum (Manaah), the first virtual forum in the region which offers an interactive experience replicating real foru...

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Apr 05, 2020

Sign & (EMM)... Innovative Solutions for Business Continuity

With the increasing telework trend in government and private institutions, Sign and Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM)...

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Mar 31, 2020

The Biggest Electronic Sports (FIFA, Fortnite, PUBG) Tournament Launched with Prizes Up to SAR 500 Thousand

With the support and follow-up of His Royal Highness, Prince Abdulaziz bin Turki Al Faisal, Sports Minister and Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee, His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan bin Abdulaziz, President of the Saudi Arabian Feder...

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Mar 31, 2020

A 100 million riyal initiative from stc to support health care in the Kingdom Doubling Operational Efficiency At 22 stc Health Care Centres To Serve 5 Million Beneficiaries

As part of its partnership with the Ministry of Health aimed at increasing prevention from the coronavirus and limiting its spread, stc has doubled the operational efficiency and awareness outreach of 22 of its healthcare centres, established over the previous years ...

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Mar 29, 2020

1.6 Billion Free Awareness Messages in 44 Days, in 10 Languages, for Coronavirus Prevention

More than 1.6 billion awareness messages (1,671,784,695) have been transmitted by stc out of their social responsibility during the last 44 days, in 10 different languages....

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Mar 29, 2020

Nasser Al Nasser: KSA is No. 10 worldwide in terms of internet speed and telecommunication companies are making our country proud by being worthy competitors.

stc Group CEO, Nasser Sulaiman Al Nasser, said that KSA holds a leading position globally in terms of communications infrastructure in general, and digital communications in particular. Al Nasser said that in 3 years, KSA has jumped from No. 105 to No. 10 globally a...

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Mar 25, 2020

Digitizing 7 Million Contracts Saves 200,000 Annual Waiting Hours

stc revealed that the number of paper contracts that the company dispensed with due to digitization amounted to 7 million annual contracts,...

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Mar 17, 2020

stc will bear the cost of the temporary SME services suspension fees.. and doubles internet data bundles for free

stc has announced that it will bear the cost of the temporary service suspension fees for SME services on behalf of enterprises that wish to temporarily suspend their services until the end of April 2020...

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Mar 15, 2020

stc : 3,000 employees are working remotely during the next two weeks

stc responded to the precautionary measures taken by relevant government entities to address the threat of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and prevent its spread, by declaring that more than 3,000 employees began working remotely ...

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Mar 10, 2020

stc enables access to educational and health platforms for free

stc has made access to a number of health and educational online services free of charge without affecting the users data quota in response to the steps taken by the Ministries of health and education in Saudi Arabia and as part of its responsibilities as a socially ...

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Mar 08, 2020

stc signs United Nations Women Empowerment Principles

As part of the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative “Ring the Bell for Gender Equality”, stc signed the United Nations Women Empowerment Principles...

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Mar 01, 2020

stc crowns the winners of the “Saudi Cup”... The most expensive horse races in the world

Chairman of stc Board, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammad bin Khaled bin Abdullah Al-Faisal Al Saud handed over today a million-dollar prize to the rider Dark Power, winner of “stc 1351 Cup” race, owned by Al-Adiat Stables of Sheikh Issa from the Kingdom of Bahrain, ...

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Feb 24, 2020

stc participates in THE SAUDI CUP as platinum partner and technology provider

stc announced sponsoring the world’s most valuable horse race, THE SAUDI CUP, as a platinum partner and official technology provider. The innovative four-race competition will gather 14 of the world’s leading male and female riders in the International Jockeys’ Chall...

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Feb 17, 2020

Joint cooperation agreement between stc pay and the Saudi Payments Company

The Saudi Digital Payments Company stc pay has signed an agreement with the Saudi Payments Company, to raise cooperation in non-cash payments sector and benefit from the specialized and varied expertise at the Saudi Payments Company....

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Feb 13, 2020

stc successfully deploys the first 5G “Smart Campus” in MENA

The 5G Smart Campus Network is the entry point of stc’s ongoing effort to offer vertical industries in the Kingdom with 5G-powered services...

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Feb 12, 2020

stc Academy launches 5G innovation competition for Saudi university students

In partnership with Huawei, stc Digital Education and Training Academy launched today a competition for 25 students who have been selected from Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University, King Saud University, and Princess Nourah bint Abdulrahman University to conduct...

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Feb 05, 2020

Government’s Meqyas Report: Stc Has The Fastest Mobile Internet Download in Saudi Arabia

The Meqyas governmental report, issued by the Communications and Information Technology Commission, has revealed that stc registered the highest mobile internet downloading speed average in the Kingdom ...

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Jan 29, 2020

Saudi Telecom Company (“stc”) and Vodafone Group sign a Memorandum of Understanding in relation to Vodafone’s 55% shareholding in Vodafone Egypt

stc (Saudi Telecom Company) announces it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding1 with Vodafone Group Plc2 (“Vodafone”) in relation to the potential acquisition of Vodafone’s 55% shareholding in Vodafone Egypt by stc. ...

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Jan 26, 2020

Nasser Al Nasser: stc Develops Artificial Intelligence Applications to Enrich People's Lives and Improve Customer Experience

stc Group CEO Eng. Nasser Sulaiman Al Nasser affirmed that stc seeks to develop artificial intelligence applications to enrich people's lives and reinvent customer experience in line with its DARE strategy; for digital transformation and pursuing new opportunities ...

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Jan 22, 2020

stc’s revenue for 12 months period of 2019 increased

stc’s revenue for 12 months period of 2019 increased by 4.64% compared to the same period of last year, and it distributes SR 1 per share dividends for the 4th quarter....

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Dec 29, 2020

The Ministry of Labor and Social Development Signs a Memorandum of Understanding with stc Group to Build a Strategic Partnership

The Ministry of Labor and Social Development and stc Group signed a memorandum of understanding to build a strategic partnership in several areas and benefit from each other’s ...

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Nov 26, 2019

stc Launches Their Own Board to Empower Women And Reinforce Female Participation in The Business

Driven by its core belief in the importance of investing in their employees and giving them the best opportunities to develop their skills and capacities, Eng. Nasser Bin Sulaiman Al-Nasser, CEO of STC Group...

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Dec 19, 2019

stc Launches its Unified Brand in KSA, Kuwait and Bahrain

stc today launched its new unified brand identity in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain to enhance its performance and role as a leading digital enabler in the region, and set forth on a new journey. ...

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