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CITC says Saudi operators offer higher download speed in Q1

Published 23 May 2019 09:34 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi mobile operators provided an average download speed of 32.2 Mbps in Q1 2019, a rise of 12.2 percent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ), Argaam reported citing Communications and ...

Saudi Payments signs MoU to introduce national QR code

Published 20 May 2019 14:34 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi Payments has signed a memorandum of understanding with twelve parties, including nine banks and three financial technology firms, to implement a QR-based national ...

STC appoints Al-Alshaikh as enterprise product portfolio strategy GM

Published 16 May 2019 14:53 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator STC has announced the appointment of Fay Al-Alshaikh as product portfolio strategy general at the enterprise business unit (EBU) as the operator seeks to ...

STC tower management unit set to begin commercial operations

Published 16 May 2019 10:40 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator's STC tower management subsidiary will start commercial operations soon, CEO Nasser bin Sulaiman Al-Nasser told Argaam. It is expected to add value to STC's ...

Mobily shareholders approve Bayanat merger

Published 16 May 2019 09:57 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator Mobily's shareholders have approved the merger with Bayanat Telecom at the Extraordinary General Meeting on 14 May. It said in a bourse statement that Bayanat ...

Ooredoo Oman launches special data bundle for Umrah travellers

Published 13 May 2019 11:51 CET | Saudi Arabia

Ooredoo Oman is offering data bundle for those heading to Saudi Arabia for Umrah this year. The Saudi Passport bundle will enable those travelling for Umrah to stay connected ...

Saudi´s Integrated Telecom Company launches new suite of managed security services

Published 13 May 2019 10:40 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi based telecom provider, Integrated Telecom Company announced that it has expanded its portfolio of security services by launching a new suite of managed security ...

STC partners with Philips to provide telehealth services

Published 08 May 2019 15:25 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator STC has partnered with Royal Phillips to rollout telehealth services powered by Artifical Intelligence (AI) in a move that could transform the ability to ...

STCPay appoints new board

Published 07 May 2019 14:36 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator STC digital money wallet STCPay has announced the appointment of a new board headed by Khalid Bin Sulaiman Al Jasser, with six members. Al Jasser has over 30 ...

Saudi ministry launches 'Pioneers of Tecnology' online portal

Published 06 May 2019 11:22 CET | Saudi Arabia

The Saudi ministry of communications and information technology (MCIT) has launched an online portal for registration to its "Pioneers of Technology" programme. The programme ...

STC Sukuk launches first international Sukuk at USD 1.25 bln

Published 06 May 2019 09:40 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) subsidiary STC Sukuk, has issued its first international US dollar-denominated Sukuk programme at USD 1.25 billion, Argaam reported citing a ...

Saudi Telecom Company makes executive management changes

Published 06 May 2019 09:34 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi Telecom Company (SRC) has announced new appointments to its executive management team, giving priority to locals, including women. It has appointed Riyadh Saeed Muawad ...

Google Assistant launches in local dialects of Arabic in Saudi Arabia and Egypt

Published 06 May 2019 09:29 CET | Egypt, Saudi Arabia

Google used machine learning and natural language processing to help the Assistant understand Arabic, and used natural language generation to help it to speak Arabic. The ...

Kindle devices go on sale in Saudi Arabia

Published 03 May 2019 15:01 CET | Saudi Arabia

Souq.com, an Amazon company, said that customers in Saudi Arabia can now purchase Kindle devices including the waterproof Kindle Paperwhite and the Kindle Oasis. Kindle ...

Oracle opens innovation hub in Saudi Arabia

Published 03 May 2019 14:49 CET | Saudi Arabia

Oracle said it has opened the first innovation hub in Saudi Arabia to support the implementation of artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT) and other ...

GO lawsuit against CITC over unified licence refusal delayed until July

Published 30 Apr 2019 14:59 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's Etihad Atheeb Telecommunication Company's lawsuit against the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has been postponed again, to 18 July. ...

Saudi Arabia's ITC launches managed security services

Published 30 Apr 2019 14:57 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's Integrated Telecom Company (ITC) has expanded its portfolio of security services by launching a new suite of managed security services to assist organisations ...

Mobily 5G network tests in Mecca reach 1 Gbps

Published 29 Apr 2019 08:49 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator Mobily has conducted site tests in cooperation with Ericsson for 5G in Mecca around the Haram area, reaching speeds in excess of 1 Gbps. The Haram area has one ...

STC to shut down 3G network in 2020

Published 29 Apr 2019 08:33 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator STC plans to permanently shut down the 3G network by 2020, reports Mubasher. This decision is in line with the DARE Strategy adopted by the company to expand ...

STC contributes SAR 168 bln to Saudi GDP over 19 years

Published 26 Apr 2019 13:30 CET | Saudi Arabia

STC contributed a total of SAR 168 billion to the Saudi Arabian GDP from 2000 to the end of 2018. According to STC's 2018 annual report, this amount is made up of the value ...

STC to offer first US dollar-dominated sukuk

Published 26 Apr 2019 09:42 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator STC said that its subsidiary STC Sukuk Company will start offering the first issue of US dollar-denominated sukuk under the international sukuk programme on 26 ...

GO approves 25.8% capital cut to offset losses

Published 26 Apr 2019 09:25 CET | Saudi Arabia

Etihad Atheeb Telecommunication Company (GO) shareholders have approved a 25.81 percent capital cut to SAR 350.53 million from SAR 472.5 million during an extraordinary ...

Samsung offers new Galaxy M10 online for Saudi customers

Published 24 Apr 2019 10:19 CET | Saudi Arabia

Samsung will be providing its Saudi customers with the new Galaxy M10 exclusively through Souq.com. The Galaxy M10 features a 6.2-inch HD+ Infinity V display with 720x1520 ...

Mobily moves to profit in Q1 as revenues grow 13%

Published 24 Apr 2019 10:15 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator Mobily turned to profit during the first quarter of 2019, with net profit rising to SAR 67.3 million compared to a net loss of SAR 93.4 million a year earlier. ...

STC net profit rises 6.3% to SAR 2.75 bln in Q1

Published 23 Apr 2019 09:14 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) reported a net profit after zakat and tax of SAR 2.75 billion in Q1 ended 31 March, a rise of 6.3 percent or SAR 162 million year-on-year. Revenue ...

 

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