Articles tagged with: Saudi Telecom Company and Saudi Telecom

Huawei Wins Indonesian Network Contract

Under the agreement, Huawei will design, build, deploy and manage AXIS' 2G/3G network within the island of Java, Bali, Lombok, Kalimantan and Sulawesi for a period of three years to 2010. more

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Saudi Telecom Expected to Seek US$14 Billion Debt for Overseas Aquisitions

The Bahrain based Securities & Investment Company (SICO) has issued a report covering Saudi Telecom Company (STC) which expects the company to raise as much as US$14 billion of debt to pursue its international acquisitions towards its objective of generating over 10% of revenues from outside Saudi Arabia by 2010. more

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Huawei Wins Arab 3G Contract

Huawei has been awarded a contract by Saudi Telecom Company (STC) to deploy its 3G network in Saudi Arabia. According to the contract, Huawei will supply a complete core network and new generation NodeBs to help STC launch 3G services countrywide and maintain its leading position. more

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Saudi Arabia to get MMS services

Nokia has signed an agreement with ALJAWAL (GSM operator of Saudi Telecom Company) for the supply of the Nokia Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) solution. Deliveries have already begun and the service is expected to be launched nationwide during first half 2005 - making it the first official MMS service in Saudi Arabia. more

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LogicaCMG wins Saudi billing contract

LogicaCMG has announced a new multi million dollar contract with Saudi Arabia's Saudi Telecom Company to implement its next generation (NG) messaging architecture providing advanced payment and text messaging capabilities. Saudi Telecom will be deploying the IP-enabled next generation messaging platform elements of LogicaCMG's NG architecture such as the Pre-delivery Service Agent (PSA) and messaging nodes. more

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Saudi network improves its customer care

Logica has won a contract from the Saudi Telecom Company (STC) to establish a customer relationship management (CRM) and multi-channel customer contact centre for STC's mobile phone business. In 2003, the Saudi Telecoms market will become deregulated, creating a more competitive landscape for its mobile operators. In order to help maintain its market position, STC will develop a comprehensive CRM strategy. The Logica-developed contact centre will be critical to STC's first phase of its overall CRM initiative. more

Related Tags: customer-care, cisco, contact-centre, call-centre, crm, logica, smsc, stc

Several arrested in Saudi telecoms fraud

ArabNews has reported that a number of Saudi Telecom Company (STC) staff have been arrested following a SIM card fraud involving over 1,000 accounts. The paper reported that Saudi nationals who had reason to contact STC, then had their identity papers copied and used by the staff to acquire a SIM connection to the company's GSM network. These SIM's were then passed to Arab expatriate criminals who were running a discounted international calls scam. more

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PrePay to come to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia's Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has said that it plans to introduce a PrePay tariff at the end of the month. The company has been quietly trialing the service for the past couple of weeks. The company said that it expects to attract over 1 million new subscribers within 12 months for the new service, which will be sold under the Sawa brand name. The top up cards will be sold in denominations of US$27 and US$53. with calls charged at a flat rate of US$0.32 per minute. more

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