Saudi TAWAL join forces with Dawiyat to strengthen kingdom’s ICT sector

By Arya M Nair, Official Reporter
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TAWAL, the Kingdom’s leading ICT infrastructure provider, and Dawiyat Integrated Communications and Information Technology Company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on strengthening ICT infrastructure solutions in Saudi Arabia.

The MoU will see the two entities join forces to deliver a range of services and collaborate on various projects. This will include providing backhauling services to TAWAL’s existing and future towers to support TAWAL’s future 5G expansion plans.

In addition, the partnership will further provide the two entities with a platform to provide Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. As part of the MoU, both parties will also discuss the potential consortium to serve their respective customers with their innovative business offerings.

Mohammed Alhakbani
Mohammed Alhakbani

“Our MoU with Dawiyat marks another significant leap towards our transformation as a full-service provider for the ICT infrastructure. The partnership is an important milestone toward developing the Kingdom’s ICT Infrastructure. We look forward to working with Dawiyat to develop innovative solutions that fulfill our clients’ needs and contribute to the industry transformation and growth.”

Eng. Wael bin Ali Al-Ghamdi, CEO of Dawiyat Integrated Communications and Information Technology Company, stressed that the agreement aims to enhance the efficiency of the digital infrastructure in the Kingdom and build a solid digital economy that achieves the objectives of the Kingdom’s Vision 2030.

The Integrated Dawiyat will enable TAWAL to connect telecom towers in various regions of the Kingdom using the optical fiber network, as Integrated Dawiyat Company built an advanced network in accordance with the latest technical standards and international best practices, noting that this agreement will contribute to the development of fifth generation networks and fourth Industrial Area, Eng. Al-Ghamdi added.

This agreement also contributes to the joint cooperation between the two companies in the field of hosting data centers provided by the Integrated Dawiyat Company, which localizes and accelerates digital content data storage in the Kingdom.

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