Saudi Telecom Company (stc) and King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) signed a cooperation memorandum in the field of developing telecom services and satellite images.
The cooperation agreement, signed in the presence of stc chief business officer Eng. Riyad Saeed Muawad and KACST director general of international cooperation and partnerships Dr. Hassan Alayied, seeks to develop satellite products, such as remote sensing projects, earth observation, and space science and its applications.
Through this cooperation, both sides would benefit from stc networks and its infrastructure, along with KACST services, to explore available options for satellite images products. In a bid to serve national needs, they will target the sector of institutions and consumers in a way that contributes to increasing and expanding opportunities in the various market sectors and client sectors in the field of image services.
Both sides will cooperate to invest joint capabilities and expertise in research and technological cooperation by developing KACST services with the use of stc cloud networks and benefitting from MPLS network of stc Group to offer the IPVPN service.