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CITC becomes KSA’s new 5G regulator

Saudi Arabia’s Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has announced that it will become a 5G network regulator in the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) rankings, as it progresses from a telecom regulator to a digital regulator. “We are one of the most tech-savvy and connected nations in the world and CITC, as the national regulator, […]

KSA's Neom mega-city: From sand dunes to flying taxis

“A start-up the size of a country,” is how Saudi Arabia’s futuristic mega-city Neom is being described by Saudi officials, investors, contractors and the like. The city will take up a whopping 10,000 square miles of rocky desert and empty coastline in the country’s remote northwest Tabuk province, where the kingdom will look to attract […]

Tata communications obtains local telecom license in KSA

On July 21, 2020, Tata Communications, a digital ecosystem enabler, announced that it has secured a “Type B” telecom license in Saudi Arabia (KSA). The license allows Tata to act as an internet service provider and to offer related telecom services to enterprises in a defined capacity. Vaneet Mehta, Associate Vice-President and Region Head, Middle […]

The Next Arabian Renaissance is Here

Riyadh Expo 2030 Announced I’m a westerner and I spent seven years of the previous decade in the United Arab Emirates. The news of Riyadh winning the bid to host World Expo 2030 came as no surprise at all. The volume and speed of societal progress recently has been barely comprehensible in the Kingdom and […]