STC Expands Relationship with Intelsat to Drive Broadband Growth in Saudi Arabia

STC (Saudi Telecommunication Company) has expanded its relationship with Intelsat and entered into a new contract for satellite services on Intelsat 15 located at 85.15° East.

The additional connectivity from Intelsat 15 will enable STC, the largest telecom operator in Saudi Arabia, to grow VSAT services for corporate networks in the banking, government, and oil & gas sectors operating in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Walid Al Wabel, General Manager, Operations Management, STC, said: “Throughout our long-term relationship, Intelsat has demonstrated they understand our needs and allow us to advance our business with growth capacity that seamlessly integrates with our expansive network. Together, this has enabled STC’s customers to upgrade and expand the reach of their networks in response to growing end user demand throughout Saudi Arabia.”

This latest agreement further expands Intelsat’s long-standing relationship with STC. Currently, STC uses four additional satellites from Intelsat’s Globalised Network to ensure that corporate customers have access to high quality and reliable connectivity at all times.

Shahrokh Amiri, Intelsat’s Director of Sales, Middle East and North Africa, said: “Our solutions will enable STC to meet current broadband demands, provide the scale necessary to expand its subscriber base and ultimately, drive growth for its business.”

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