ITC awarded infrastructure-based fixed services concession

5 Apr 2019

The Saudi Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has granted Riyadh-based Integrated Telecoms Company (ITC) a facilities-based fixed telecoms services licence, the state news agency reported. The company offers its services predominantly to the corporate segment and also provides wholesale internet bandwidth to other ISPs. Abdul Aziz Al-Ruwais, Governor of the CITC, said that the licence award aims to increase the competitiveness in the provision of telecoms services (voice and data) in the Kingdom, while also increasing broadband penetration in order to achieve the objectives of the National Transition Programme 2020 and the Vision 2030 project.