CITC says Saudi 5G coverage rises to 53 governates in Q1

Thursday 10 June 2021 | 10:20 CET | News
Saudi Arabia's Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) said 5G coverage increased in the first quarter of 2021 to 53 governorates from 51 in the fourth quarter of 2020. In its Q1 Meqyas report, it said STC and Zain topped the list of broadband providers in the country. The two companies have deployed 5G in 43 governorates, while Mobily's 5G services are available in only 21 governorates.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: CITC / Mobily / STC / Zain Saudi Arabia
Countries: Saudi Arabia
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