STC inks deals with Nokia, Ericsson, Huawei

20 Oct 2017

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has reached a number of agreements with Nokia, Ericsson and Huawei on the sidelines of GITEX Dubai 2017. Under its agreement with Nokia, STC will boost mobile broadband capacity and coverage in Saudi Arabia using Nokia’s 4.5G Pro technology. Further, STC inked a deal with Huawei for 5G-ready network to support its 5G strategy; this deal aims to meet the ever-growing needs of subscribers, drive Saudi ICT industry development, and support the Kingdom’s Vision 2030 and National Transformation Programme 2020. Ericsson, meanwhile, will provide STC with managed services to enhance customer experience, network performance and process quality, as well as passive managed infrastructure services, electro-mechanical equipment for mobile access sites, facility management during crises and electromechanical management of technical sites.