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Zain KSA sponsors the Saudi Internet of Things (IoT) Event

Wednesday 27 February 2019

Zain KSA, Primary Sponsor of Saudi IoT



Zain KSA is sponsoring the Saudi IoT event, held in Riyadh from February 13th-15th, as a primary sponsor. This event targets the business sector by providing an important platform that will make a difference in terms of Internet service quality (the Internet of Things).

Zain’s objective is to further leverage the 5G network infrastructure by expanding into value-added sectors, such as the Internet of Things (IoT). At the same time, the company is keen providing the business sector with a high caliber services that will make a profound impact on its performance and reflect positively upon the production process. 

During his visit to the company's booth at the exhibition, HE, Eng. Abdullah bin Amer AlSawah, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, witnessed the efforts exerted by Zain KSA to serve the business sector 

In this regard, Eng. Saad Abdelrahman Al-Sadhan, Chief Business Affairs Officer at Zain KSA, stated: “The company is planning on creating new opportunities and unlocking new potentials, namely in IoT, Smart cities, augment reality, virtual reality, and other various interactive content services. “

Eng. Al-Sadhan asserted that winning the “Best IoT Platform” award at the G5 Middle East and North Africa conference back in 2017 represents a hallmark moment for Zain KSA. He went on to add “This award comes as result of the company’s relentless and fruitful efforts which, in turn, yielded substantial accomplishments such as providing high quality services to the business sector.”

Al-Sadhan also noted that Zain’s 5G technology will be implemented in a completely different manner, reiterating that this technology will carry out part of the company’s strategy that strives to lead the technological development by expanding utilization of IoT technology. 

It is worth noting that Zain KSA is one of the most supportive national companies of local events, fairs and conferences. Such support comes as part of the company’s keenness to partake effectively in anything that adds value to the national economy and contributes to the realization of Vision 2030.