Virgin Mobile Saudi, Hitek to develop smart cities in Kingdom

Riyadh - Sharikat Mubasher: Virgin Mobile Saudi, one of Beyond One Group companies, signed a joint venture partnership with Hitek to provide smart building solutions for potential projects in Saudi Arabia, the company announced in a press release.

Virgin Mobile Saudi, in cooperation with local providers, will provide leading-edge telecommunication solutions, including 5G networks, digital services, and enablement.

Hitek will leverage the existing communications infrastructure to employ a full suite of digital solutions to optimize waste, water and energy management, environmental monitoring, citizen engagement, retail and hospitality, data analytics and AI integration, smart transportation, real estate and urban development as well as education technology.

Yaarob Al Sayegh, CEO of Virgin Mobile Saudi, said that the partnership represents a significant milestone in the company’s journey toward realizing the Kingdom’s vision.

He further emphasized the pivotal role of technology in creating smarter and more sustainable cities.

“By leveraging Hitek's expertise in digital solutions and our capabilities in telecommunications, we aim to build robust infrastructure that will not only enhance connectivity but also enable the seamless integration of cutting-edge technologies like AI and IoT,” Al Sayegh added.

Meanwhile, Javeria Aijaz, Managing Director of Hitek, commented: “Through this ground-up partnership with Virgin Mobile Saudi, we can deliver, an advanced bespoke all-inclusive, intelligent, and analytical digital platform, connecting people, assets, and spaces.”

Contribution Time: 18-Apr-2024 12:15 (GMT)
Last Update Time: 18-Apr-2024 12:15 (GMT)