Modern tech helps raise internet use in Saudi Arabia by 16%
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Modern tech helps raise internet use in Saudi Arabia by 16%

Modern tech helps raise internet use in Saudi Arabia by 16%

Saudi Arabia's Communications and Information Technology Commission (CITC) has said internet usage in the country climbed 16%, with a 10% growth in the number of providers expected by the end of this year, Arab News has reported. Subscriptions to broadband services via fixed telecoms networks increased to 14.82 million subscribers at the end 2012, a 12% rise from 2011, while the number of internet subscribers was recorded at 15.8 million subscribers in 2012. Internet service providers said that modern and smart technologies are helping to increase internet use as services are available in packages for all social sectors.

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