Mobily launches HSDPA service in Saudi Arabia

Tuesday 27 June 2006 | 14:25 CET | News
Saudi Arabia's Mobily has launched 3.5G HSDPA services, enabling a number of faster services including video calling, video streaming, broadband internet and multi-player gaming. The HSDPA network is available in fifteen cities, with over 900 upgraded base stations. Mobily's customers can use their existing 2G SIM cards on the HSDPA network. The only service that requires 3G handsets is video calling. Live TV services include Alarabiyah, CNBC Arabiya, Saudi TV and others. It costs SAR 0.80 per minute for postpaid subscribers to place video telephony calls. TV streaming costs SAR 1 per minute.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Mobily
Countries: Saudi Arabia
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