STC’s 4G LTE covers 76 percent of Saudi Arabia

STC, the Saudi 4G LTE operator has augmented its high speed 4G network to cover more than 76 percent of the kingdom.

In Saudi Arabia, STC is now the biggest operator in terms of number of 4G site and coverage. The company provides high speed wireless Internet of up to 100 Mbps which reinforces the efficiency of its network.

STC seeks to strengthen and develop its IT technology in the kingdom where more than 3,500 TB of data is transacted daily through the biggest content localization systems via the largest international gateways in the region with a capacity of 500 Gbps. The company is also a leader in terms of data traffic in the Kingdom.

STC manages more than 90 percent of the internet and data traffic volumes in Saudi Arabia as it is connected to several marine cables which run eastwards and westwards, namely SMW4, SMW3, IMW, FLAG in addition to the new continental cable JADI built by the company in alliance with its strategic partners to provide more capacity and reliability. The submarine cables also help in providing backup capacities on alternative cables during external interruptions to avoid affecting the customer service.

4G LTE smart devices support frequencies up to 1800 MHZ or 2300 MHz and provide high speed wireless Internet through smart devices available in the local market.

Customers can also activate 4G LTE service at no cost by sending SMS message including the number 4466 to 902 and can deactivate the service by sending the code 4469 to 902. Customers can also call 902 or visit the nearest STC office for activation and cancellation of 4G LTE service.

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