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stc records growth of self-activated services and international traffic

stc records growth of self-activated services and international traffic

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stc recorded a growth of 4% in digital services compared to last year, reflecting the increased demand for services provided by the company through its digital channels.

Data traffic witnessed an increase in usage during the first days of Eid al-Adha.

The demand for chat applications increased by 173% compared to normal days due to the demand for exchanging congratulations and blessings, followed by Snapchat with 121% to share shots and pilgrims’ moments.

During Eid, Internet data services recorded a growth of more than 18% and voice services recorded a growth of 8% compared to the same period last year.

International traffic on stc’s network increased to most countries, including Yemen, Sudan and Egypt, whose demand volume rose to more than 990%, compared to normal days during peak hours.

stc provided many digital solutions and services during the Hajj season 1443, including digital medical services such as the Holo Doctor service, security and monitoring services and drones to monitor traffic at the holy sites.

The group also provided an innovative solution to monitor the infrastructure at the holy sites, Makkah and Madinah, via the stc smart screen (Dashboard) to ensure quality communication services and facilitate communication of pilgrims with their families and sharing their time during their stay.

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