Saudi operator Mobily network overtook the country’s ICT companies during Hajj 1440 in terms of download speeds, Speed Checker said in its latest report. Mobily succeeded in doubling the average download speeds of Hajj 1439H, crowning efforts to provide advanced infrastructure within Mashaaer and Holy Central Areas in Makkah and AlMadina. The report analysed mobile data collected from over 50,000 speed tests taken between 8-15 August. The results shows a boost in download speeds over 70 percent compared to last year, placing Mobily atop the list.
Speed Checker says that Mobily’s partnership with Ericsson significantly contributed to this achievement. The Mobily-Ericsson partnership is in line with Saudi Vision 2030 and its objectives to enhance the ICT sector to raise the level of services provided to customers.
For this Hajj season, Mobily added more than 1,070 towers and covered the train network to facilitate telecommunications. Additionally, it readied 68 maintenance and operation centers as well as 950 maintenance and operation teams.
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