Saudi Telecom 5G network accessible in 196 sites in Saudi Arabia

STC has rolled out its 5G network at 196 sites in Makkah, Madinah and other holy places, such as Mina, Arafat and Muzdalifah. The company intends to offer superior services to the Hajj pilgrims, in addition to serving the participating sectors. STC is providing a range of services, technologies and digital solutions for Hajj 2019.

The telecom giant is also offering 230 vehicles for network technical support along with 55 maintenance centers and 50 emergency technical teams, working around the clock to serve pilgrims and various sectors operating in the pilgrimage.

STC is operating more than 190 service centers across many locations such as airports, accommodations for pilgrims and points of sale, which are equipped with electronic recharge technology, as well as 20 sales platforms between Mina and Arafat.

The company is also offering free of charge services around the clock to pilgrims, such as activation of SIM cards, technical support and others.