Riyadh – Mubasher: Saudi Telecom Company (stc) has launched the region’s first 5G-supported self-driving bus at the King Abdulaziz Telecommunication Complex in Riyadh.
The bus, launched in collaboration with Ericsson, will help smooth the movement of the employees and visitors in the telecom complex, in a service that is the first of its kind in the Kingdom and the Middle East.
“We are glad to launch this pioneering experiment today. stc will continue to lead the digital transformation, in line with the Saudi Vision 2030,” said the CEO of stc, Nasser bin Sulaiman Al Nasser.
stc said that move embodies its role in the digital transformation of Saudi Arabia by providing digital smart solutions to make the lives of Saudi citizens better across multiple fields, including the public transport sector.
stc recently introduced 5G network services to the Saudi market, launching commercial operation last June.