More than 7,400 employees to provide telecom services during Hajj

Friday, August 17, 2018

JEDDAH: The total number of employees providing ICT services for this year’s Hajj was 7,411, according to the General Authority for Statistics (GASTAT) data.

The 24/7 services are supervised by the Communications and Information Technology Commission in accordance with authorized service providers.

The number of branch offices of telecom services reached 69 offices in Makkah this year, and the total number of 2G, 3G and 4G cell towers was 15,972, to ensure and extend the coverage of the mobile network in Makkah, Mina, Muzdalifah, Arafat and Madinah.