Kuwait - 20 August 2020: Kuwait Telecommunications Company – stc, a world-class digital leader providing innovative services and platforms to customers, enabling the digital transformation in Kuwait, participated in one of the most important events held for Telecom Operators, the “Better World Summit 2020”, hosted by Huawei. The virtual summit, joined by thousands of attendees across more than 80 countries, explored the application of information and communication technology (ICT) in powering new economic growth in the current and post-pandemic era.
Through its active participation, stc utilized this opportunity to showcase its 5G dedicated access (DA) for private lines and array of 5G connectivity solutions currently offered to its B2B customers. The Company’s 5G DA service is one of the best ICT solutions for SMEs, given the sector’s demand for faster deployment timeframes with minimal cabling. Complemented by a stable experience and professional services, the 5G DA will provide SMEs with fast GTM connectivity. stc’s 5G DA is also the better choice for larger enterprises due to its capability to serve as a primary link and fiber backup. The Company has offered these services to several customers in various sectors to enhance their operations with success.
During the event stc exhibited its path towards enabling digital transformation in Kuwait through leveraging its innovative infrastructure and unique set of offerings. The Company was amongst the first operators to deploy nationwide 5G coverage in June 2019, a critical milestone achieved to offer the best 5G services in Kuwait.
To further enhance its network, stc partnered with globally recognized innovators, to provide network optimization and E2E QoS service policy services. As a leading operator that focuses on driving innovation through the latest technology, stc stressed on its vision to provide the best experience for its valued customers across a range of sectors such as banking, oil & gas, and others.
Commenting on stc’s participation, General Manager of Sales & Account Management at stc, Meshari Al Hamad, said, “Kuwait is the leading MBB market worldwide with Data Traffic per User (DOU) exceeding 60GB per month, higher than any other country. Based on this statistic, it is crucial that we focus on developing our MBB offerings to successfully grow our connectivity customer base. The ‘Better World Summit 2020’ provided us with an innovative platform to showcase our progress, offerings and capabilities in delivering advanced solutions that satisfy local market demand.”
He added, “5G will play a crucial role in shaping and accelerating the path towards digital transformation across various industries. Our aim is to provide innovative state-of-the-art solutions and exceptional user experience not only for customers, but enterprises as well, specially focusing on faster ICT deployment. This enables us to assist local businesses in digitizing and enhancing their operations throughout this difficult period and prepare for new market conditions shaped by the current pandemic.”
Al Hamad concluded this informative event shedding light on multiple key points relevant to the developing digital and telecom sector and thanked the participants, stc’s team, and the attendees for playing a role in the successful outcome of the virtual event. He expressed that stc will continue to participate in highly valued events that showcase the ongoing developments in the industry while informing the public about the innovations that are shaping the world today for the future generations.