New telecom firm to launch Madinah service
Riyadh, August 15, 2009
Etihad Atheeb Telecom (GO), the newest telecom operator in Saudi Arabia, will launch its services in Madinah on August 16, achieving a new success in the scope of GO WiMAX network coverage.
The GO WiMAX service will be launched with speeds of 512 Kbps, 1 Mbps, and 2 Mbps, with exciting special offers.
“We are proud of the arrival of broadband Internet service from GO to Madinah,” said Dr Ahmed bin Abbas Sindi, chief executive officer of Etihad Atheeb Telecom GO.
“This step is an important milestone in the second phase of WiMAX network expansion for GO, as we launch this service with full understanding of importance and uniqueness and spirituality of Al-Medina, where the Prophet's Mosque, who Muslims come throughout the year, and the necessity to provide a solid network and consistent service for high quality broadband Internet, through the use fourth generation technologies.”
Dr Sindi added: “Broadband internet services ‘WiMAX’ is an ideal solution that meets the needs for the people in Al Medina, GO WiMAX requires no waiting period or a land line, and the WiMAX nomadic feature will enable them to enjoy broadband internet at any place within GO network coverage.”
“Visitors of Al-Medina can also enjoy the GO WiMAX service during their stay, the service is available around the city and especially in hotels & apartments near the mosque of Prophet Mohammad.”
The people in the city can get access to GO (WiMAX) Internet broadband service through outlets in each of the Rashid Mall Center, International Mall, and Aaliah mall, in addition to Jareer Bookstore, Extra, Obeikan Bookstore, 4run and Optimal. – TradeArabia News Service