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Huawei appoints He as new CEO of Saudi operations

Published 26 Mar 2020 10:31 CET | Saudi Arabia

Huawei has announced the appointment of Terry He as CEO for Huawei Tech Investment Saudi Arabia effective immediately. He will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of ...

Huawei takes reservations for Huawei MateBook 13 in Saudi Arabia

Published 26 Mar 2020 09:52 CET | Saudi Arabia

The i5 version costs SAR 2,999, and the i5 version with Nvidia GeForce MX250 2 GB costs SAR 3,499. These come with the Huawei 12000mAh 40W SuperCharge power bank, Office 365 ...

Huawei Saudi enhances repair services

Published 25 Mar 2020 10:56 CET | Saudi Arabia

Huawei Saudi Arabia has announced initiatives to add convenience to its device repair services and ensure safety. Huawei is offering delivery of devices to a customer's home ...

STC reports 1,000% increase in users of education platforms

Published 24 Mar 2020 13:21 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator STC said its network is witnessing a massive growth in traffic for education and health platforms that have been made available for free. The demand growth ...

Mobily AGM to discuss potential conflict of interest over SAR 7.6 bln refinancing facility

Published 24 Mar 2020 10:27 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator Mobily is inviting shareholders to attend its Annual General Meeting on 13 April through the Tadawulaty system of the Saudi Securities Depository Center ...

Saudi mobile traffic up 30-40% in recent days, minister urges judicious internet use

Published 24 Mar 2020 09:59 CET | Saudi Arabia

The digital infrastructure in Saudi Arabia is well developed and internet penetration has reached 94 percent, Argaam reports. ICT minister Abdullah Al Sawah said the ...

ITC and KACST to up capacity in support of distance education

Published 23 Mar 2020 13:26 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi Integrated Telecom Company (ITC)  and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) have launched an initiative to increase the capacity of connectivity ...

STC strengthens network amid surge in traffic

Published 19 Mar 2020 15:12 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator STC announced that its network is witnessing a spike in traffic for education and health platforms which have been made available free. The demand for distance ...

STC to buy 5.5 mln own shares worth SAR 300 mln

Published 19 Mar 2020 10:19 CET | Saudi Arabia

The board of Saudi operator STC has approved the purchase of up to 5.5 million of the company's own shares for an amount not to exceed SAR 300 million, Argaam reported. The ...

Saudi regulator extends deadline for MVNO licence competition from May to August

Published 19 Mar 2020 09:45 CET | Saudi Arabia

The Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has announced the extension of the competition for MVNO licences. It began on 14 January with a deadline in ...

STC to bear cost of SME service suspension, doubles data bundles in response to Covid-19

Published 17 Mar 2020 13:51 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator STC has announced that it will bear the cost of the temporary service fee suspension for SMEs that wish to suspend their services until the end of April. As ...

STC lets staff work remotely for 2 weeks to contain Covid-19

Published 16 Mar 2020 14:18 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator STC says more than 3,000 employees have begun working remotely for a period of two weeks, as part of precautionary measures taken by relevant government ...

Mobily deploys Sales Cloud in SAP Saudi data centre

Published 16 Mar 2020 11:15 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator Mobily has announced a partnership with SAP for sales force automation. Mobily will deploy Sales Cloud, which is part of the SAP C/4HANA customer service ...

Moven tie-up with STC Pay reaches 2 million users in 10-month trial phase

Published 16 Mar 2020 10:54 CET | Saudi Arabia

Digital Bank challenger Moven has announced a partnership with the STC Pay digital wallet app for online purchases, utility bill payments and fund remittances via ...

Etihad Atheeb says accumulated losses down over 33% after capital cut

Published 12 Mar 2020 09:47 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi Etihad Atheeb Telecommunication, which trades as Go, said its accumulated losses decreased to 33.63 percent of the capital as of 27 February, amounting to SAR 76.85 ...

STC Kuwait offers free calls at quarantine resorts

Published 11 Mar 2020 13:13 CET | Saudi Arabia

STC Kuwait announced the launch of its awareness campaign 'Far yet close', to help spread awareness on the precautionary steps to prevent the spread of viruses. STC also is ...

STC signs United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles

Published 10 Mar 2020 13:09 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator STC has signed the United Nations Women Empowerment Principles as part of the Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative. The STC's interaction with International ...

HPS introduces QR-based national payment system to Saudi Arabia

Published 10 Mar 2020 13:06 CET | Saudi Arabia

High-tech Payment Systems (HPS) has been appointed by Saudi Payments, a fully owned subsidiary of Saudi Arabia Monetary Authority (SAMA), to provide a unified QR code ...

STC enables access to educational and health platforms for free

Published 10 Mar 2020 12:58 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator 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 steps taken by ...

STC launches postpaid plans for Samsung Galaxy S20 series

Published 09 Mar 2020 10:51 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator STC has launched its postpaid plans for the Samsung Galaxy S20 series. STC is offering new and existing customers all three devices from Samsung's flagship ...

Saudi Arabia gives mobile wallet licences to Halalah and BayanPay

Published 09 Mar 2020 10:12 CET | Saudi Arabia

The Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) has licensed two start-ups, Halalah and BayanPay to operate digital wallet services. This brings to four the number of non-banking ...

Saudi regulator grants IoT-VNO licences to two companies

Published 09 Mar 2020 08:54 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has granted the companies Dawiyat Integrated Telecommunications & Information Technology Company ...

Arabsat chooses Atos for satellite traffic management system

Published 05 Mar 2020 13:36 CET | Saudi Arabia

ICT group Atos announced that its SkyMon carrier monitoring system (CMS) is now operational across the ground stations of Arabsat, including the main site of the satellite ...

Mobily makes first voice call using 5G standalone network

Published 05 Mar 2020 09:26 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator Mobily has successfully made the first 5G voice call (VoNR) in the Middle East using a 5G standalone (SA) network. Mobily also managed to achieve a 5G (SA) ...

STC selects Mobileum's integrated fraud and security platform

Published 05 Mar 2020 08:47 CET | Saudi Arabia

Saudi operator STC has selected Mobileum's Active Intelligence Platform. The system provides an integrated approach for detecting and reducing telecom fraud and security ...

 

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