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KSA ICT Indicators, Q1 2017 | CITC


ICT sector in the KSA witnessing a slight increase in the number of fixed telephone lines subscription during the first quarter of 2017. It increased only by 9% due to the hard competition with the mobile services in prices and variety of offerings. On the other hand, internet penetration stays stable at the same rate without any increase.

In KSA first quarter of 2017, there were 24 million internet users with a penetration rate of 74.88%, which is typically the same rates of the previous quarter.

KSA ICT Indicators, Q1 2017 CITC

A Chart Shows the KSA Total Mobile BroadBand Subscriptions of Q1 2017


Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) is a Saudi governmental body with a legal personality and financial independence was established under the name of (Saudi Communications Commission) pursuant to the Council of Ministers Decision No. (74). The name was changed after the Commission was entrusted with new tasks related to information technology to become (Communications and Information Technology Commission) under the Council of Ministers Decision No. (123).The Commission aims to advance the communications and information technology sector through regulation to achieve a highly competitive environment for the provision of superior services to end-users and an attractive ecosystem for investors.


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