STC reduces cost of roaming services for Asian Cup fans

Press release
Published January 6th, 2011 - 12:08 GMT

In celebration of the Saudi national team’s participation in the finals of Asian Cup 2011, which take place in Qatar, 7 – 29 January, STC has introduced and number of exclusive offers for roaming customers for the duration of the event. 

The special offers include internet roaming for only SR 100 a week and a 50% reduction after the third minute on calls from Qatar to KSA and local calls inside Qatar. In addition, last summer’s highly popular “Your Roaming On Us” campaign is being reintroduced during the championship and after each match played by the Saudi national team a draw will be conducted for a prize of SR 3.000 to be added as credit to the winners international roaming bill, valid until the end of January 2011. 

Similar offers were launched during other sports events including the 20th Gulf Cup when STC customers travelling to Yemen to support the Saudi national team benefitted from exclusive low rates that helped them to keep in touch with their families and friends in KSA. 

STC’s unified international roaming service offers added value by applying a unified economic tariff that ensures transparency and price consistency, together with exclusive discounted fixed rates for local calls in countries abroad and for calls to the kingdom, and a free calls receiving service for postpaid customers. 

Confirming STC’s leadership and commitment to excellence, the company has signed more than 1200 international roaming agreements with operators throughout the world, enabling roaming customers to enjoy the latest services such as voice and video 3G, internet and international MMS at substantially reduced costs.