S. Arabia Introduces ADSL, Lowers Internet Access Fees
Saudi Arabia has introduced high-speed asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) internet access services and lowered connection charges, the Saudi Riyadh newspaper said.
It said the Saudi Telecommunications Co. (STC) would charge a $59 monthly flat fee for unlimited access as well as a one-time $80 connection fee.
The STC also reduced charges for international links between the Saudi network and the worldwide web by 20 percent.
In addition, it cut by 30-70 percent the fees internet service providers pay to be hooked up to the local network – Albawaba.com