Posted by : Aahil Shaik Sunday, May 10, 2020
Saudi Arabia ranks 4th in 5G Network and 10th on Internet Speed in Worldwide rankings
The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology for the Digital Capabilities of Development Dr. Ahmed Al-Thinayyan said that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) ranks 4th in the world, in terms of providing 5G technology and ranks 10th in terms of Internet speed. Trending : Extending Individual vehicle insurance for 2 months without any cost
The Kingdom is only preceded by the US, South Korea and China, in using 5G, he revealed that pointing out that the Saudi Arabia has achieved a quantum leap, in terms of Internet speed, in particular, as it frog leaped from 150th to 10th, and in digital transformation. Recommend : Kuwait imposes 20 Days Total Curfew from May 10th to May 30th
- A fact that proven by the spread of optical fibers benefiting over 3 million households, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is another indicator to the Kingdom's robust and vivid digital infrastructure.
- He added, the Saudization rates in the technology sector have increased to touch 52%, while women's participation rates in the Technology sector have reached 21%. “Saudi Arabia has jumped to the 12th place from the 105th place, when it was in the 10th place last month. It dropped by two places due to the pressure on the network, but its ranking is still very high.”
- The Ministry started many achievements for the digital infrastructure years ago, as the spectrum liberalization and the deployment of optical fibers. There are huge investments for more than 7 thousand 5G network towers in Saudi Arabia. See Also : Ministry of Health launches Whatsapp service
- The time after the Corona pandemic will be completely different, as there will be a lot of things that will change, including the technique of remote work, remote dealing, buying, selling and the virtual market.