2005 News Story

Jeddah Telecom 2005 conference opens

Minister of Communications and Information Technology Muhammad Jameel Mulla will address the Jeddah Telecom 2005 conference that opens today. The three-day event, under the theme ‘Telecommunication in Saudi Arabia’, is being held at a time when the IT industry is witnessing tremendous development induced by the technology revolution and increased demand for services at both business and social levels. The Kingdom is the largest market in the region, and ongoing privatization has led to a massive expansion, triggered by increased demand for mobile phones and IT services.