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Aramco unit wins CST backing for obtaining radio licence

RIYADH, June 9, 2024

The Saudi Communications, Space & Technology Commission (CST) has announced the qualification of Global Digital Integrated Solutions Company (Aramco Digital), a unit of Saudi oil giant Aramco, to obtain a specialised radio network licence in the 450 MHz band, after completing the regulatory procedures for the licence.
The licence permits the company to serve the industrial and business sectors through establishing a dedicated network, independent from mobile networks, operating on the latest global wireless technologies. 
The network will aim to cater to the specialized needs of various sectors and seeks to achieve the kingdom's leadership in providing specialized broadband communications services, stated CST.
The CST board of directors' decision to qualify the company to obtain the licence will advance the digital transformation within industrial, energy, transportation, healthcare, and other national sectors, in addition to enabling the fourth industrial revolution applications and industrial internet of things (IIoT).
CST previously announced a public competition in March 2024 for this type of licence.-TradeArabia News Service



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