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stc sees 5G usage increase on Perfusion Day

stc sees 5G usage increase on Perfusion Day

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The volume of stc’s network usage increased on Perfusion Day, after pilgrims’ arrival to Mina during the early hours of the 8th Dhu al-Hijjah 1443.

The pilgrims’ movement rate in Mina exceeded more than 55% compared to last year.

The number of 5G sites in Makkah, Madinah and the holy sites increased by 132%. stc’s digital operations control center monitored the increase in services’ usage as well as transferred more services through its innovative networks, according to group’s strategy.

Its digital operations control center monitored the transfer of more services through the latest networks according to the strategy set by the group, where voice traffic recorded a growth of more than 57%, while the fourth and fifth generation networks carried more than 96% of the internet traffic in Mina.

Through the digital operations control center in Riyadh, the Hajj business center, the support center and technical support center in Makkah, stc monitors the status of services and anticipates the occurrence of any internal and external risks, ensures rapid response to emergencies, and secures operation and monitoring of the network, to provide the best service to pilgrims throughout the Hajj season.

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