STC Provides FTTH to the residential complex of King Abdul Aziz City for science and Technology (KACST)

STC signs with King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) a cooperation agreement in which STC shall provide high-capacity FTTH-based internet services to the Residential Complex of King Abdul Aziz City for Science and Technology. The agreement was signed by STC Vice President for Home Services Eng. Mazyad Nasser Al Harbi and KACST Vice President for Scientific Research Support Dr. Abdul Aziz Mohammed Al Swailem. Eng. Al Harbi said,” STC shall spare no effort to provide the best infrastructure to KACST to help it sustain its stance among educational and scientific institutions via multi-play and integrated broadband solutions requiring a solid strategy centered on expanding FTTH across the Gulf states through deploying and operating FTTH infrastructure that attracted more than 100,000 customers with plans to connect around 1.5 million sites in 2014.” KACST Vice President for Scientific Research Support Dr. Abdul Aziz Mohammed Al Swailem said,” KACST pays greater attention to universities and scientific centers by providing high-capacity FTTH-based internet services that link them with local and international databases and keep them abreast of the latest technical and scientific breakthroughs.”