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Zain KSA, the leading digital services provider in Saudi Arabia, has announced record-high milestones in data usage, internet speed, and international roaming on its network during the Hajj season of 1445 AH.

This achievement underscores Zain KSA's pioneering role in delivering a cutting-edge digital experience as the first telecommunications operator to provide full 5G coverage across the holy sites with over 1,100 deployed 5G towers.

Zain KSA has demonstrated significant growth metrics with an impressive 86% increase in 5G network users and a robust 45% rise in 5G data traffic. Moreover, the operator has recorded a 79% surge in overall data traffic and a 325% enhancement in data transmission capacity. Additionally, international roaming data grew by 72%.

These results align with a notable surge in demand for international roaming and high-speed data usage during the Hajj season. This has created an enhanced communication experience for visitors, significantly improving the success of the Hajj season. It has also elevated visitors' spiritual journey, contributing to the strategic goals of Saudi Vision 2030’s Pilgrim Experience Program, which endeavors to provide high-quality facilities and advanced infrastructure, thus, ensuring guests can seamlessly access the latest digital services.

Zain KSA: A 5G Leader

Zain KSA has trailblazed 5G technologies by launching the largest 5G network in the Middle East, Europe, and Africa and the third-largest globally.

It has further demonstrated its leadership by pioneering the world's first zero-emissions 5G network as part of its commitment to leveraging technology for sustainable development and environmental empowerment. In tandem, the telco has championed innovative solutions and next-gen applications that redefine the digital landscape.

Moreover, as part of a comprehensive plan to expand its 5G infrastructure and enhance its digital services ecosystem, Zain KSA recently announced a SAR 1.6 billion investment.

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