STC breaks eleven million barrier

20 Dec 2005

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) yesterday announced that it had signed up its eleven-millionth mobile subscriber (post-paid and Sawa pay-as-you-go) since launching commercial services in 1998. STC has witnessed strong growth in 2005, in particular during the last quarter of the year, and claims to have signed up 1.4 million new users in the fifty days to 19th December. STC is one of two mobile operators in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – the other being Mobiliy – which boasts a cellular penetration rate of 57.14%.

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