Telecom Review 2022 awards
Telecom review honored Zain KSA’s pioneering achievements with a number of awards for: “Best Middle Eastern 5G Standalone Network”, “Best Middle Eastern Cloud Provider”, “Best Middle Eastern CSR Initiative”, and “Middle East CTO Merit Leader of the Year” during the summit’s 16th edition held in Dubai.
ISO 27001:2013 (ISMS) Certification(May - 2021)
ZZain KSA has been awarded the ISO 27001:2013 (ISMS) Certification “Zain Cloud” and “Drone” services which demonstrates our ability for maintaining and continually improving the information security management system along with requirements for the assessment and treatment of information security risks.
Local Content Certificate for 2021
The Local Content and Government Procurement Authority has awarded Zain KSA the Local Content Certificate for its local content efforts in 2021. This recognizes Zain KSA's commitment to localizing the supply chain and raising its competitiveness as well as creating sustainable job opportunities while empowering the Saudi people in line with Vision 2030.
‘City Service Providers’ Business Classification Certificate from MOMRAH
Zain KSA has obtained the “City Service Providers” business classification certificate provided by the Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs and Housing (MOMRAH), qualifying it to enter government tenders and smart city development projects across the Kingdom. This further promotes the Company’s role in enhancing the Kingdom’s attractiveness to local and foreign investment and raising the quality of digital services provided in line with Saudi Vision 2030.
Most innovative product service (Yaqoot)
Telecom Review announced that Zain KSA’s digital service Yaqoot has won the “Most Innovative Product Service” award during the 15th Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit. The award confirms Zain KSA’s success in adopting and deploying its ambitious growth strategy that enabled it to lead digital innovation in the market and deliver innovative products and services.
The Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development announced that Zain KSA has won the "HRSD Labor Award" for job localization in the Information and Communications Technology sector, which was earned through Zain’s contributions to empower Saudi youth.
Ookla®, the global leader in internet testing and analysis, announced that Zain KSA won the Speedtest Award™ as Fastest Fixed Internet in Saudi Arabia for the first half of 2021, retaining the title for the third time in a row*. The achievement is added to several other accolades Zain KSA has accumulated over the recent years, since its rollout of the region’s largest 5G network.
Best 5G User Growth Award
Zain KSA is once again recognized by the Telecom Review Leaders' Summit, during the summit’s 15th edition held in Dubai on December 8th 2021. Zain KSA won the “Best 5G User Growth” award, cementing its position in building 5G networks, deepening innovative experiences, and developing 5G use cases and deploying them across the Kingdom.
Meqyas Q3 2021(Oct-2021)
Zain KSA once again ranks first in the Q3 2021 edition of Meqyas Report, issued by the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) for the fasted average download speeds for mobile 5G in Riyadh city. Zain topped the list with an average download speed of 379.7 Mbps.
Zain KSA was also ranked first for having the biggest 5G coverage in Riyadh city at around 89.35% which solidifies Zain KSA’s position as the best 5G provider.
The globally acclaimed umlaut report, specialized in measuring the performance of global networks, recognized the efforts of Zain KSA in leading the development of the wireless network in all parts of the Saudi capital, Riyadh. Zain was distinguished from the rest of the telecom and internet service providers in the 5G network, in addition to the advanced technologies and strong digital performance of the company. It was recognized as the best 5G Riyadh and the fastest in downloading and uploading files.
Meqyas Q1 2021(Jun-2021)
Zain KSA ranked first in the Meqyas report issued by the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) in the Kingdom, delivering the best 5G services during the first quarter of 2021. The results reflected Zain KSA's advanced position in providing 5G services, as it topped all the indicators measured by the report in this category. Zain KSA came in first in the 5G deployment across the Kingdom (Number of Governorates with 5G) indicator for the second consecutive quarter, covering 43 governorates. It also ranked in first place in the mobile 5G average download speed.
Once again, Zain KSA ranks first in the Game Mode report issued by the Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) for the first quarter of 2021, recording top connectivity performance in 4 of the most popular video games Fortnite, FIFA 21, APEX Legends, and Dota 2, and having the Kingdom’s fastest average response time achieved by its 5G mobile network.
“Opensignal” announced in its recent report that “Zain KSA” won all three flowing awards of the Saudi Arabia 5G User Experience:
- Best 5G Availability
- Best 5G Download Speed
- Best 5G Download Experience
Ookla Speedtest Award(Dec-2020)
“Ookla Speedtest” recognized “Zain KSA” through its globally acclaimed Speedtest Award, the Kingdom’s “fastest fixed Network” award, in Q3-Q4 for the second consecutive time.
"Zain KSA" held the first place in 4 indicators measured including: “Fixed Internet Speed”, “5G deployments across Governorates”, “5G deployment across regions” and “Latency for Most Played Video Games in the Kingdom.”
Telecom review 2020 awards(Nov-2020)
Zain KSA’s 5G network was granted Telecom Review’s awards for “Best 5G User Growth,” “Best 5G Infrastructure Deployment,” and “Best Cloud Provider.”
Ookla Speedtest Award(July-2020)
Ookla has announced on the renowned Speedtest website that Zain KSA won the Kingdom’s “fastest fixed Network” award for the first half of 2020.
ISO 9001:2015 (QMS) Certification(May - 2021)
Zain KSA has been awarded the ISO 9001:2015 (QMS) certification for “Zain Cloud” and “Drone” services which demonstrates our ability to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements.