Saudi Arabia eyes place in world’s top 30 digital economies

SourceZawya
SectorEconomy
CountrySaudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has implemented the optical fiber deployment initiative, aiming at building a digital society, a digital government and a digital economy    Streets in illuminated cityscape, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. RIYADH: The Saudi Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) completed the delivery of optical fiber to 3.5 million homes by the end of December 2020, according to Al Arabiya.This has passed the optical fiber deployment initiative goal set by the National Transformation Program.The Ministry of Communications aims to place the Kingdom among the top 30 countries in the digital economy by 2023 and make it a hub for connecting continents digitally.Around 570,000 homes have been connected to high-speed internet so far, enhancing the digital infrastructure in all regions of the Kingdom and enabling digital transformation by stimulating investment in the deployment of optical fiber networks in line with the Kingdom's Vision 2030.RIYADH: The Saudi Ministry of Communications and Information Technology (MCIT) completed the delivery of optical fiber to 3.5 million homes by the end of December 2020, according to Al Arabiya.The Ministry of Communications aims to place the Kingdom among the top 30 countries in the digital economy by 2023 ...read more...