At LEAP 2023, Zain KSA and China Mobile International (CMI) signed a memorandum of understanding to establish an all-around partnership, represented by Colin Wang, managing director of CMI Middle East and Africa, and Eng. Sultan AlHadlag, executive general manager of Zain KSA.
Zain KSA and CMI will work together on developing competitive products and solutions and carrying out high-level collaboration. Both parties will strive to implement key projects to contribute to the development of the Saudi ICT sector by enhancing cooperation in 5G development, carrier service transformation and geographic expansion. This will result in better services for individual users as well as organizations and enterprises across the Kingdom.
"CMI is dedicated to serving the Middle East market, providing comprehensive services under iConnect brand to local carrier partners and contributing to local social and economic development. The partnership with Zain KSA will further promote the transformation of KSA’s telecom industry and facilitate high-quality projects under Saudi Vision 2030," Wang commented.
Eng. AlHadlag stated, "Zain KSA and CMI have a long-term partnership in many areas. The MoU will further enhance our collaboration in market exploration and product innovation, which serves Zain KSA’s strategic goals of improving our service capabilities and product offerings to individuals and enterprises to accelerate nationwide digital transformation and support the national ICT goals."
Zain KSA and CMI have been cooperating in data, voice, roaming and innovative IoT solutions for years. The strategic cooperation under this MoU will further the collaboration between both parties and promote digital transformation across Saudi Arabia to support its transition to a digital economy and society.