Sunday 7 May 2017
Zain Saudi Arabia Awarded Best IoT Application/Service in 5G MENA Conference
Zain Saudi Arabia was chosen as the best service provider in Internet of Things (IoT) Application and Service, during 5G MENA Conference award ceremony which was held lately in Dubai World Trade Centre in UAE.
This award recognises the innovated Internet of Things (IoT) devices, products, applications, services, and solutions that address a specific challenge. Companies should have devised an innovative solution which will help revolutionise the market, and make a significant impact for future IoT network/ architecture/ technology development.
Eng Sultan Abdulaziz AlDeghaither Chief Technology Officer at Zain Saudi Arabia said “This award highlights our efforts to position our Company as the innovative operator in the market, especially in business and consumer IoT products. Providing affordable, easy-to-install solutions such as Smart Home & Office, Connected Car, and Fleet Management to the market.”
AlDeghaither added “We also successfully trialled country-first NB-IoT technology, designed to enable connectivity to IoT devices. The technology works in almost any environment, with its strong coverage capability connecting devices in hard-to-reach locations.”
“Recently, Zain Technology Center was established as a model of the latest technology’s in the world, such as Internet of Things (IoT) applications. We are eagerly looking forward to play our role to support the digital transformation of the Kingdom, and the knowledge based economy, which comes within the strategic objectives in the National Transformation Program 2020 and Vision 2030” Al Deghaither concluded.
5G MENA Conference brought together telecom operators, solution providers and IoT specialists from across the region to define clear use cases, debate new business models, and drive the connected revolution towards LTE-A, IoT, Smart Cities and 5G.