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Ericsson to help stc realise Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030

Ericsson to help stc realise Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030

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stc has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ericsson, to further the information and communication technology (ICT) development goals set out in the Saudi Vision 2030. Formalised at Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona 2021, the partnership will focus on ICT development in Riyadh, the Saudi Arabian capital.

The MoU seeks to enhance the user experience of stc customers, provide a boost in network performance, and upgrade the stc network for seamless operation with emerging technologies such as edge computing and Artificial Intelligence (AI).

Eng. Haithem Alfaraj, Senior Vice President Technology and Operations Unit, stc said:” We are happy to be partnering with Ericsson again as we continue to evolve our networks to be able to play a core part in achieving Vision 2030. We are already seeing the impact of 5G on businesses and the economy, and expect ICT development to become even more crucial as the Kingdom continues evolving in line with its digital transformation. Our networks are well-positioned to provide individuals and businesses with a seamless experience as they too evolve the way they work in response to new opportunities.”

Mathias Johansson, Vice President and Head of Saudi Arabia and Egypt, Ericsson Middle East and Africa, said: “Our new partnership with stc will support them in accelerating their plans to help realise achieve Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030.”

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