STC Group has officially announced the launch of 5G commercial services in Saudi Arabia as the first operator in the Kingdom to provide this service commercially and make it available to customers in a number of cities.
STC Group CEO, Eng. Nasser Sulaiman Al Nasser, said that this launch confirms the group’s leading position as a major pioneer in Digital Transformation and proves the remarkable development of the ICT sector in KSA.
Al Nasser affirmed that STC has developed the infrastructure of wireless networks in the Kingdom, extended their range, provided the latest global technologies and accelerated the deployment of 5G networks which is considered a major Digital Transformation.
5G networks provide the foundation for a range of innovative future applications, including the provision of unrivaled high-speed mobile Internet all over KSA.
At this time, 5G networks in their first phase are available in select areas in a number of major cities, by using home routers that will be available at specific STC outlets depending on the customers’ demands.
This launch is a confirmation of STC’s commitment towards providing pioneering innovative technologies and services to its customers all over KSA and the region, since 5G technology aims to improve the speed and performance of wireless networks.