Zain launches the 2nd phase of its 5G network in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Zain KSA, the telecom operator in the Middle East region, is rolling out the second phase of its 5G network in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) using Infovista radio planning portfolio.

In compliance with Saudi Vision 2030 and in order to support the comprehensive digital transformation of the Kingdom, the plan for the spread and geographic expansion of Zain KSA’s 5G network intends to offer the new 5G services to every corner in Saudi Arabia.

Zain KSA launched its 5G network in its first phase on Oct 2019, and was classified first in its 5G rollout in the Kingdom, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa, and fourth globally. It is also known by ICT government authorities as the number one operator for covering all Saudi’s administrative regions, having the largest 5G reach within governorates, and covering to date 50 cities enabled by more than 4,700 towers.

The Chief Technology Officer at Zain KSA, Abdulrahman Al-Mufadda, said, “As we accelerate the rollout of 5G services in the country with new cities being covered, we want to ensure we deliver best-in-class experience in the location of our customers and to better serve them. As well as provide residents and citizens alike with tools for innovation and development that will benefit the diversification and the competitiveness of the national economy.”

On the other hand, the Managing Director, East Europe, Asia and Africa of Infovista, Faiq Khan, said, “We are committed to helping Zain KSA deliver in its second phase the incomparable 5G experience to its customers throughout the entire Kingdom. Our innovative, market-leading radio planning software and optimization solution aims to support the fast and complete deployment of Zain KSA’s 5G network as well as help Zain KSA in creating a paradigm shift in the telecommunications infrastructure by leveraging network automation capabilities.”

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