Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Zain KSA has extended coverage of its 5G network to new cities, including Ahad Rufaidah and Wadi Al-Dawasir; This extension extends the total coverage of the 5G network to 27 Kingdom cities.
Abdulrahman AlMufadda, CTO of Zain KSA, declared that this step complements Zain KSA’s expansion strategy for 5G network services in its first phase, the largest at local and regional level, noting that it will attend a new expansion by the end of the current period year to reach 2600 towers.
He added, “Zain was a pioneer in providing 5G services at several major events, including the PUBG Championship 2019 organized during the Jeddah season, where contestants enjoyed an unprecedented experience in terms of speed and performance, and the launch ceremony of the Saudi tourist visa “Welcome to Saudi Arabia” in collaboration with the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage. Prior to this, Zain KSA’s 5G network services were launched at Neom Bay Airport, an effort that reflects the company’s keenness to keep pace with Saudi Arabia’s mega projects in line with Saudi Vision 2030.” collaboration with the Saudi Commission of Tourism and National Heritage. Previously, Zain KSA’s 5G network services were launched at Neom Bay Airport, reflecting the company’s eagerness to keep pace with Saudi Arabia’s mega-projects, in line with Saudi Vision 2030. “
In addition, AlMufadda emphasized the importance of the 5G network and the major advances it brings in the transformation of digital services and the development of high-end technologies that will change the face of the world, particularly with regard to its extraordinary speed 10 times faster and its capacity 100 times greater than 4G / LTE. He highlights various digital services that will be boosted by 5G networks, including: digital entertainment, the commercial sector, e-commerce, licensing, health care, training, and the development of automation services for online trading platforms and faster response in the Internet of Things.