Saudi Telecom signs agreement for marine cable to expand its global network

July 25, 2008

Saudi Telecom recently signed an agreement with several international companies to establish the International Marine Way, a marine cable that will link the Kingdom with France and Italy via Lebanon and Egypt, and with India via the UAE and Pakistan.

The agreement, signed with companies from France, Italy, Egypt, Lebanon, the UAE, Pakistan and India, comprises the establishment and maintenance of the line.

STC President Eng. Saud Al-Daweish said that the project is in line with the company's efforts to develop its international network. He added that it is also expected to boost the company’s foreign investments.