Saudi Arabia’s leading telco Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has won a supplementary ten-year contract for the provision of telecoms and IT services to the Jabal Omar Development Project, located on the Jabal Omar mountain in Makkah, Zawya reports. According to the article, the new agreement builds on a previous deal between the telco and Jabal Omar Development Company for the deployment of telecoms network infrastructure, signed in 3Q08. TeleGeography notes that the Jabal Omar Development project spans over an area of 230,000 square metres, and consists of 39 commercial and residential tower blocks. When completed, by end-2015, the project is expected to accommodate around 35,000 residents.
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